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The recruitment of the No. 1 player and prospect in the 2016 class according to Hoopniks.com, Josh Jackson of Prolific Prep (CA) via Michigan, is over. Jackson announced via Twitter on Monday that he is headed to Kansas to play college basketball. Jackson’s final three programs before making his decision were Arizona, Kansas and Michigan State. If …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 12, 2016, 3:39 am
On Sunday night, the roster for the 2016 McDonald’s All American game was announced on a selection show on ESPNU. The game will go down on March 30, 2016 at Chicago’s United Center (for a sixth straight season). The game is the 39th annual boys contest, and remains as the premier showcase for high school …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: January 18, 2016, 2:40 pm
Elite 6′-5″ guard Kobi Simmons, the No. 17 prospect in the 2016 class nationally, committed to Arizona on a Saturday ESPN broadcast. With Simmons off the board, only seven top 100 prospects remain uncommitted at this juncture. Simmons picked the Wildcats over Kentucky, Ohio State and UNLV. Arizona loses standout guard Gabe York from its 2015-2016 …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: January 17, 2016, 2:41 pm
The Texas Longhorns hooked one of the top available guard prospects in the country on Monday, as 6′-4″ guard Andrew Jones of MacArthur (TX) announced his pledge. Jones is a top 50 prospect nationally who has been shooting up the recruiting charts over the last several months. Jones’ commitment comes on the heels of knocking off …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: December 15, 2015, 3:10 am
The Kansas Jayhawks landed their first verbal commitment for the 2016 recruiting cycle on Saturday, as 6′-9″ power forward Mitch Lightfoot of Gilbert Christian (AZ) announced his pledge. Lightfoot reportedly popped for Kansas over in-state Arizona, along with Pac-12 programs Stanford and Utah, as well as St. John’s. As a junior, Lightfoot was committed to New …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 25, 2015, 3:19 am
College basketball’s early signing period starts on November 11, 2015, and runs through November 18, 2015. This is a look at the top Pac-12 college basketball recruiting classes to date. Best Player: Lonzo Ball, UCLA Best Potential: Lauri Markkanen, Arizona Best Scorer: Markelle Fultz, Washington Best Shooter: Lauri Markkanen, Arizona Best Rebounder: Ike Anigbogu, UCLA Best Passer: Lonzo Ball, UCLA …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 23, 2015, 5:55 pm

Scholarship Grid

Position2015-20162016-20172017-20182018-2019
Point GuardsParker Jackson-Cartwright (So)Parker Jackson-Cartwright (Jr)Parker Jackson-Cartwright (Sr)Justin Simon (Sr)
Justin Simon (Fr)Justin Simon (So)Justin Simon (Jr)Kobi Simmons (Jr)
Kobi Simmons (Fr)Kobi Simmons (So)
WingsKadeem Allen (Jr)Kadeem Allen (Sr)Allonzo Trier (Jr)Allonzo Trier (Sr)
Gabe York (Sr)Elliott Pitts (Sr)Ray Smith (So)Ray Smith (Jr)
Elliott Pitts (Jr)Allonzo Trier (So)
Allonzo Trier (Fr)Ray Smith (Fr)
Ray Smith (Rs)
PostsRyan Anderson (Sr)Dusan Ristic (Jr)Dusan Ristic (Sr)Chance Comanche (Sr)
Kaleb Tarczewski (Sr)Chance Comanche (So)Chance Comanche (Jr)Lauri Markkanen (Jr)
Mark Tollefsen (Sr)Lauri Markkanen (Fr)Lauri Markkanen (So)
Dusan Ristic (So)
Chance Comanche (Fr)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Lauri Markkanen6'-10"PFFinlandInternationalSigned
Kobi Simmons6'-6"PGSt. Francis (GA)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Justin Simon6'-4"PGTemecula Valley (CA)HSSigned
Ray Smith6'-7"SFLas Vegas (NV)HSSigned
Allonzo Trier6'-5"SGFindlay Prep (NV)HSSigned
Chance Comanche6'-11"CBeverly Hills (CA)HSSigned

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Parker Jackson-Cartwright5'-9"PGLoyola (CA)HSSigned
Craig Victor6'-7"PFFindlay Prep (NV)HSSigned
Stanley Johnson6'-7"SFMater Dei (CA)HSSigned
Kadeem Allen6'-3"SGHutchinson (KS)JCSigned
Dusan Ristic6'-11"CSunrise Christian (KS)HSSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Elliott Pitts6'-5"SGDe La Salle (CA)HSSigned
Rondae Jefferson6'-7"SFChester (PA)HSSigned
Aaron Gordon6'-8"PFArchbishop Mitty (CA)HSSigned

Class of 2012

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Grant Jerrett6'-8"PFLa Verne Lutheran (CA)HSSigned
Gabe York6'-2"SGOrange Lutheran (CA)HSSigned
Brandon Ashley6'-8"PFFindlay Prep (NV)HSSigned
Kaleb Tarczewski7'-0"CSt. Mark's (MA)HSSigned
Matt Korcheck6'-8"PFCochise CC (AZ)JCSigned

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