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70. Brandon SAMPSON Height: 6’-4” Weight: 180 Position: SG High School (State): Madison Prep (LA) Club Team (Affiliation): Louisiana Elite (Under Armour) Breakdown: A major target for LSU to attempt to keep in-state, Sampson also has California, UCLA, Oklahoma State and St. John’s among the school’s he’s expected to officially visit, according to a report. ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 18, 2014, 4:12 am
The UCLA Bruins bolstered their frontcourt in the 2014 recruiting cycle, with four touted post players signing to play in Westwood. The 2015 class is shaping up as the opposite, as UCLA now has two top-50 backcourt players pledge, with Saturday’s addition of 6′-3″ Prince Ali of Sagemont (FL). Ali, a former Connecticut pledge, will reunite ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 16, 2014, 11:14 pm
The 2014 Nike Global Challenge is set to tip off on Wednesday, at Whitney Young High School in Chicago. As is typical of the event, it encompasses four teams of players from the United States, and four international squads. Brazil, Canada, China and Pan Africa are represented on the international side of the event. This ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 13, 2014, 1:20 am
Malik Beasley showed himself to be one of the nation’s most effective scorers and finished as the fifth overall scorer in the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League, pouring in 19.6 points per game for his Georgia Stars squad. The St. Francis (GA) standout is 6′-4″, 185 pounds, and can be a standout shooting guard at the ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 9, 2014, 2:00 pm
Two of the nation’s top 100 guards, Eric Davis of Arthur Hill (MI) and Kenny Williams of LC Bird (VA) narrowed their recruiting lists to seven colleges on Thursday. Davis, a skilled guard capable of playing in both guard slots, narrowed his list to seven schools, in news first reported by NextUpRecruits. Making the cut for Davis included ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 8, 2014, 5:10 am
6′-8″ combo forward D.J. Hogg of Plano West (TX) and 6′-9″ center Elijah Thomas of Lancaster (TX) are two of the finest prospects in the talent-rich state of Texas in the 2015 class. Both prospects narrowed their recruiting lists to six high-major programs on Tuesday. Hogg is a unique forward prospect as he is a capable long range shooter ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 6, 2014, 3:31 am

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2014

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
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 2015

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Aaron Holiday6'-2"PGCampbell Hall (CA)HSVerbal
Prince Ali6'-3"SGSagemont (FL)HSVerbal

Class of 2016

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Lonzo Ball6'-4"PGChino Hills (CA)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2013

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
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

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
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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