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The spotlight is on class of 2015 prospects that are signing letters of intent with their college basketball programs of choice this week, but at least one underclassmen recruit, junior point guard Payton Pritchard of West Linn (OR), is also set to come off the board, according to a report on OregonLive.com. A heady and skilled ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 11, 2014, 10:51 pm
The following is an except from the FREE 2014 National High School Basketball Preview publication, published by Hoopniks.com. Download your copy of the 2014 High School Basketball Preview publication using the button below this paragraph. The publication includes the Terrific 30 High School Rankings, Top 5 Post Graduate teams, Top 100 Seniors, Best Tournaments and Events ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 11, 2014, 4:11 pm
4. Diamond STONE Height: 6′-10″ Weight: 250 Wingspan: 7′-3″ Position: C High School (State): Dominican (WI) Club Team (Affiliation): Young Legends (Under Armour) Breakdown: A member of the all-tournament team at the FIBA U17 World Championship last summer in Dubai in playing for USA Basketball’s national team, Stone has at times flirted with the No. ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 8, 2014, 1:46 pm
On the heels of a recruiting class in 2014 which included four top 100 players, Stanford nabbed a third touted prospect for their 2015 class. 6′-11″ forward Josh Sharma, ranked No. 84 nationally by Hoopniks.com, announced his pledge to the Cardinal on Wednesday. Playing at one of the top prep schools in the country, Sharma has ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 23, 2014, 3:18 am
The Wisconsin Badgers currently have a top 25 recruiting class in the 2015 recruiting cycle, with two top 100 prospects, power forward Alex Illikainen and guard Brevin Pritzl both pledged. The Badgers added a third prospect, as 6′-7″ power forward Charlie Thomas of River Hill (MD) picked Wisconsin as well. The news was first reported by Marcus Helton ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 15, 2014, 3:07 am
The first opportunity for prospects from the Class of 2015 to sign a letter of intent with the college basketball program of their choice (if they are going to) is just a month away, as November 12 marks the beginning of the early signing period. With that in mind, it was time to put our ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 13, 2014, 3:26 am

Scholarship Grid

Positions2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018
Point GuardsTraevon Jackson (Sr)Zak Showalter (Jr)Zak Showalter (Sr)
Zak Showalter (So)Bronson Koenig (Jr)Bronson Koenig (Sr)
Bronson Koenig (So)
WingsJosh Gasser (Sr)Jordan Hill (Jr)Jordan Hill (Sr)Riley Dearring (Sr)
Jordan Hill (So)Riley Dearring (So)Riley Dearring (Jr)Brevin Pritzl (Jr)
Riley Dearring (Fr)Brevin Pritzl (Fr)Brevin Pritzl (So)
PostsDuje Dukan (Sr)Sam Dekker (Sr)Nigel Hayes (Sr)Ethan Happ (Sr)
Frank Kaminsky (Sr)Nigel Hayes (Jr)Vitto Brown (Sr)Charlie Thomas (Jr)
Sam Dekker (Jr)Vitto Brown (Jr)Ethan Happ (Jr)Alex Illikainen (Jr)
Nigel Hayes (So)Ethan Happ (So)Charlie Thomas (So)
Vitto Brown (So)Charlie Thomas (Fr)Alex Illikainen (So)
Ethan Happ (Fr)Alex Illikainen (Fr)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2015

NameHeightPosition School (State)TypeStatus
Brevin Pritzl6'-3"SGDe Pere (WI)HSVerbal
Alex Illikainen6'-9"PFBrewster Academy (NH)HSVerbal
Charlie Thomas6'-7"PFRiver Hill (MD)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Ethan Happ 6'-7"SFRockridge (IL)HSSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Bronson Koenig6'-3"PGAquinas (WI)HSSigned
Riley Dearring6'-5"SGMinnetonka (MN)HSSigned
Nigel Hayes6'-7"PFWhitmer (OH)HSSigned
Vitto Brown6'-8"PFBowling Green (OH)HSSigned
Jordan Hill6'-3"SGPhillips Exeter Academy (NH)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Sam Dekker 6′-7″ SF Sheboygan Lutheran (WI) HS Signed

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Traevon Jackson 6′-2″ SG Westerville (OH) HS Signed
George Marshall 6′-0″ PG Brooks (IL) HS Signed
Frank Kaminsky 6′-10″ PF Benet Academy (IL) HS Signed
Jarrod Uthoff 6′-8″ SF Jefferson (IA) HS Signed

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