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At this stage in their development, there’s plenty of reason be highly bullish on the development of the elite prospects currently in the class of 2016. As many as four players, including power forward Harry Giles, wing Jayson Tatum, small forward Josh Jackson and post Thon Maker, all could legitimately rank as the No. 1 prospect in the class, with ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: December 7, 2014, 9:38 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
The majority of the top talent in the 2015 class is signed with their college of choice now, and depth in the 2016 class also dropped significantly in recent days, as three top 100 players verbally committed, and fourth member of the class reclassified and joined the 2015 class. Memphis will get Broddie early The ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 21, 2014, 2:46 pm
After the fireworks involved in four top 100 prospects declaring their intentions on Thursday, Friday was a quiet day during the early signing period. Auburn adds former Charlotte commit The Auburn Tigers recruiting class somewhat surprisingly jumped to six members on Friday, as 6′-2″ guard Bryce Brown of Tucker (GA) signed a letter of intent. Brown was ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 15, 2014, 5:39 pm
2. Jaylen BROWN Height: 6’-7” Weight: 220 Position: SF Wingspan: 6′-11 1/2″ High School (State): Wheeler (GA) Club Team (Affiliation): Game Elite (adidas) Breakdown: Always regarded as a high-potential prospect, the spring and summer of 2014 saw Jaylen Brown’s transition nearly complete itself from prospect to player, as he dominated at several events and still ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 9, 2014, 4:02 pm
The following is an excerpt from the 2014 College Basketball Newcomers Guide, written and published by Kellon Hassenstab of Hoopniks.com. For breakdowns of the top 100 incoming high school recruits, junior college standouts and a look at every men’s D-1 recruiting class nationally, purchase the book in paperback, Kindle or Nook format!  Kevon Looney | 6′-8″ | PF | ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 8, 2014, 1:44 am

Scholarship Grid

Positions2014-20152015-20162016-20172017-2018
Point GuardsBryce Alford (So)Bryce Alford (Jr)Bryce Alford (Sr)Aaron Holiday (Jr)
Aaron Holiday (Fr)Aaron Holiday (So)Lonzo Ball (So)
Lonzo Ball (Fr)
WingsNorman Powell (Sr)Noah Allen (Jr)Noah Allen (Sr)Prince Ali (Jr)
Noah Allen (So)Isaac Hamilton (Jr)Isaac Hamilton (Sr)Kobe Paras (So)
Isaac Hamilton (So)Prince Ali (Fr)Prince Ali (So)
Kobe Paras (Fr)
PostsTony Parker (Jr)Tony Parker (Sr)Wannah Bail (Sr)Gyorgy Goloman (Sr)
Wannah Bail (So)Wannah Bail (Jr)Gyorgy Goloman (Jr)Kevon Looney (Sr)
Kevon Looney (Fr)Kevon Looney (So)Thomas Welsh (Jr)Jonah Bolden (Sr)
Gyorgy Goloman (Fr)Gyorgy Goloman (So)Kevon Looney (Jr)Thomas Welsh (Sr)
Thomas Welsh (Fr)Thomas Welsh (So)Jonah Bolden (Jr)
Jonah Bolden (Fr)Jonah Bolden (So)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Aaron Holiday6'-2"PGCampbell Hall (CA)HSVerbal
Prince Ali6'-3"SGSagemont (FL)HSVerbal

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Lonzo Ball6'-4"PGChino Hills (CA)HSVerbal
Kobe Paras6'-6"SGCathedral (CA)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Kevon Looney6'-8"PFHamilton (WI)HSSigned
Thomas Welsh7'-0"CLoyola (CA)HSSigned
Jonah Bolden6'-8"PFBrewster Academy (NH)HSSigned
Gyorgy Goloman6'-10"CSagemont (FL)HSSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Zach LaVine6'-3"PGBothell (WA)HSSigned
Noah Allen6'-5"SFPalma (CA)HSSigned
Bryce Alford6'-3"SGLa Cueva (NM)HSSigned
Wannah Bail6'-8"PFCanarias Basketball Academy (Spain)HSSigned

Class of 2012

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Jordan Adams6'-6"SFOak Hill Academy (VA)HSSigned
Kyle Anderson6'-8"PGSt. Anthony (NJ)HSSigned
Shabazz Muhammad6'-6"SFBishop Gorman (NV)HS Signed
Tony Parker6'-9"CMiller Grove (GA)HSSigned

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