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Former Washington and Oregon State commitment JaQuori McLaughlin, a 6′-3″ combo guard from Peninsula (WA) is back in the Beavers’ good graces as he announced his verbal pledge, spurning Utah and Wisconsin. McLaughlin’s previous commitment to Oregon State came under the former coaching staff headed by Craig Robinson. McLaughlin announced his decision via Twitter. I've made …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 26, 2015, 1:32 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
Two Pac-12 programs added verbal commitments from junior college programs in recent days, with the Utah Utes and Washington State Cougars each nabbing guards from the two year college ranks. Utah snagged City College of San Francisco (CA) wing Gabe Bealer. The last player from that junior college worked out extremely well for Utah, as current …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 14, 2014, 3:51 am
On an unusually busy Thursday, three Pac-12 programs struck with commitments from the 2015 class, as USC, Utah and Arizona State all scored pledges from prospects. The USC Trojans picked up the most-touted pledge in 6′-9″ forward Bennie Boatwright. The Village Christian (CA) forward is one of the sweetest shooting big men nationally, and is an …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 8, 2014, 1:44 am
Paperback Version (At Amazon.com) Paperback Version (At CreateSpace.com) Kindle Version (At Amazon.com) It’s a cruel irony for college basketball fans, having the best season-ending tournament, but a tremendous long off-season afterwards. The College Basketball Newcomers Guide helps break up the doldrums of the summer, as it breaks down every men’s D-1 college basketball recruiting class. With profiles of the …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: June 12, 2014, 1:09 am
And then there were two… As of Sunday evening, only two members of our Top 100 for the Class of 2014 remained on the board, point guards Ahmaad Rorie and Shelton Mitchell. During the course of the week, fellow Top 100 prospects Jared Terrell (Rhode Island), Elijah Stewart (USC) and Namon Wright (Missouri) all finalized their college decisions. Terrell ultimately decided …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: May 19, 2014, 3:36 am

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Makol Mawien6'-9"PFGranger (UT)HSSigned

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Brekkott Chapman6'-8"PFRoy (UT)HSSigned
Kyle Kuzma6'-9"PFRise Academy (MI)HSSigned
Isaiah Wright6'-2"PGBorah (ID)HSSigned
Chris Reyes6'-7"PFCitrus College (CA)JCSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Parker Van Dyke6'-4"SGEast (UT)HSSigned
Brandon Miller6'-2"SGBrighton (UT)HSSigned
Marko Kovacevic6'-11"CWestern Nebraska CC JCSigned
Delon Wright6'-5"SGCC of San FranciscoJCSigned
Ahmad Fields6'-4"SGMassanutten Military (VA)PrepSigned
Princeton Onwas6'-6"SFNavarro JC (TX)JCSigned
Kenneth Ogbe6'-6"SFGermanyHSSigned

Class of 2012

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Jordan Loveridge6'-7"SFWest Jordan (UT)HSSigned
Josh Hearlihy6'-7"SFHarvard-Westlake (CA)HSSigned
Justin Seymour6'-4"SGCampbell (GA)HSSigned
Brandon Taylor5'-10"PGPacific Hills (CA)HSSigned

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