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Prospects are listed in alphabetical order. Players who did not play during the 2015-2016 season are not considered. Bashir Ahmed, 6′-7″, SG, Hutchinson CC (KS), St. John’s – Red Storm fans suffered through Chris Mullin’s first year as head coach, but help in the form of Ahmed, and others, is on the way.  Ahmed had …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 10, 2016, 5:00 pm
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
The Utah Utes landed their third new recruit for the 2016 recruiting cycle, 6′-5″ guard Devon Daniels of Prolific Prep (CA), via Michigan. Daniels reportedly picked the Utes over DePaul. The addition of Daniels makes the third player Utah has snared in the last two weeks or so, as they also nabbed top 100 prospect Jayce Johnson and …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 22, 2015, 1:30 am
The Arizona Wildcats started their 2016 recruiting class off with a bang, landed a verbal commitment from a player expected to be one of the top international talents in the class, 6′-10″ post Lauri Markkanen of Finland. The commitment was first reported by Scout.com, and came after Markkanen seriously considered North Carolina and Utah. With …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 17, 2015, 5:52 pm
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

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Jojo Zamora6'-2"PGYuba College (CA)JCVerbal
Jayce Johnson6'-11"CSanta Monica (CA)HSVerbal
Devon Daniels6'-5"SGProlific Prep (CA)HSVerbal

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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