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Colorado hasn’t exactly been known as a hotbed destination for international signees in men’s college basketball, but two signees as the regular signing period kicked off buck that trend. The Buffaloes inked guard Thomas Akyazili and power forward Kenan Guzonjic on Wednesday, adding depth to a team which will seek to have a turn-around season in 2015-2016. At …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 16, 2015, 1:59 pm
The proliferation of prep schools has perhaps diminished the notoriety of being an elite junior college basketball recruit. Still, there are plenty of high major programs that harvest the top prospects at the two-year level each recruiting cycle, and many junior college transfers will eventually be heard from in key times in March for the …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 4, 2015, 3:44 pm
Best Player: Allonzo Trier, Arizona Best Potential: Ray Smith, Arizona Best Scorer: Allonzo Trier, Arizona Best Shooter: Bennie Boatwright, USC Best Rebounder: Marquese Chriss, Washington Best Passer: Kendall Small, Oregon Best Defender: Marquese Chriss, Washington Best Glue Guy: Tres Tinkle, Oregon State Best Athlete: Ray Smith, Arizona 1. Arizona Wildcats Allonzo Trier | 6′-4″ | SG | Findlay …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 23, 2014, 5:05 pm
24. Tyler DORSEY Height: 6’-4” Weight: 180 Position: SG Wingspan: 6′-4″ High School (State): Maranatha Christian (CA) Club Team (Affiliation): Dream Vision (adidas)/Belmont Shore Breakdown: A scoring-oriented combo guard, Dorsey originally committed to Arizona, and after re-opening his recruitment is considering Kansas, Oregon, Colorado, Arizona State and California. Dorsey captured a state championship at St. …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 24, 2014, 11:29 pm
Three prospects being pursued by high-major programs, Kaiser Gates of St. Francis (GA), Chris Silva of Roselle Catholic (NJ) and Landry Shamet of Park Hill (MO) each substantially trimmed their college lists in recent days. Gates, a face-up 6′-8″ forward that can shoot, has eight programs remaining on the list, as Missouri, Texas Tech, Georgia, Cincinnati, Xavier, LSU, …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 19, 2014, 3:59 am
6′-4″ combo guard Tyler Dorsey, a top-20 prospect in the 2015 class, has narrowed his list to ten schools. Dorsey, who was formerly committed to the Arizona Wildcats, will officially visit Kansas from October 10-12 and Oregon from September 5-7, according to AAU coach Dinos Trigonis. Dorsey also has Arizona State, California, Colorado, Georgetown, Louisville, St. …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 16, 2014, 2:02 pm

Scholarship Grid

Point GuardsEli Stalzer (Jr)Eli Stalzer (Sr)Dominique Collier (Sr)
Dominique Collier (So)Dominique Collier (Jr)
WingsDerrick White (Sr)Josh Fortune (Sr)George King (Sr)Thomas Akyazili (Sr)
Xavier Johnson (Sr)Tre'Shaun Fletcher (Sr)Thomas Akyazili (Jr)Deleon Brown (Jr)
Xavier Talton (Sr)Josh Fortune (Sr)Deleon Brown (So)Bryce Peters (Jr)
Josh Fortune (Jr)George King (Jr)Bryce Peters (So)
Tre'Shaun Fletcher (Jr)Thomas Akyazili (So)
George King (So)Deleon Brown (Fr)
Thomas Akyazili (Fr)Bryce Peters (Fr)
PostsJosh Scott (Sr)Wesley Gordon (Sr)Tory Miller (Sr)
Wesley Gordon (Jr)Tory Miller (Jr)Kenan Guzonjic (Sr)
Tory Miller (So)Kenan Guzonjic (Jr)
Kenan Guzonjic (So)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Deleon Brown6'-5"SFBrewster Academy (NH)HSVerbal
Bryce Peters6'-5"SGDamien (CA)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Thomas Akyazili6'-2"SGBelgiumHSSigned
Kenan Guzonjic6'-8"PFMidland JC (TX)JCSigned

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Dominique Collier6'-2"PGDenver East (CO)HSSigned
Tory Miller6'-8"PFNew Hampton (NH)HSSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Jaron Hopkins6'-5"SGDobson (AZ)HSSigned
Treshaun Fletcher6'-6"SFLincoln (WA)HSSigned
Dustin Thomas6'-7"SFPleasant Grove (TX)HSSigned
George King6'-6"SFBrennan (TX)HSSigned

Class of 2012

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Josh Scott6'-10"CLewis-Palmer (CO)HSSigned
Wesley Gordon6'-8"PFSierra (CO)HSSigned
Chris Jenkins6'-6"SFJesuit (MI)HS Signed
Xavier Johnson6'-7"SFMater Dei (CA)HSSigned
Xavier Talton6'-3"PGSterling (CO)HSSigned
Eli Stalzer6'-2"PGMater Dei (CA)HSSigned

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