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Height: 6′-4″ Weight: 190 Wingspan: 6′-6″ Position: SG High School (State): Bentonville (AR) Club Team (Affiliation): Arkansas Wings (Nike) Our Take: With arguably as much bounce to the ounce as any high school prospect in the country, Monk is at times unguardable for even the above-average high school foe. Still, there’s an increasing school of thought that …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 28, 2015, 3:28 am
Press Release Featuring the best high school basketball talent in the country, The DICK’S Sporting Goods High School Nationals returns to New York City for the second-consecutive year. This year, all eight of the boys teams  that were selected to play in the seventh-annual high school basketball tournament are ranked in the USA Today Super 25 national rankings. …
Author: Press Release
Posted: March 28, 2015, 2:11 pm
Best Player: Ben Simmons, LSU Best Potential: Skal Labissere, Kentucky Best Scorer: Isaiah Briscoe, Kentucky Best Shooter: D.J. Hogg, Texas A&M Best Rebounder: Tyler Davis, Texas A&M Best Passer: P.J. Dozier, South Carolina Best Defender: Jimmy Whitt, Arkansas Best Glue Guy: Charles Matthews, Kentucky Best Athlete: Nu Williams, Auburn 1. Kentucky Wildcats Isaiah Briscoe | 6′-3″ | PG | Roselle Catholic (NJ) …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 29, 2014, 6:45 pm
54. KeVaughn ALLEN Height: 6’-2” 1/2 Weight: 176 Position: SG Wingspan: 6’-5” High School (State): North Little Rock (AR) Club Team (Affiliation): Team Penny (Nike) Commitment: Florida Gators Breakdown: The Gators are off to the races in the 2015 recruiting cycle, and Allen of North Little Rock was the second commit in the class. Allen had a tremendous junior …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 31, 2014, 4:12 pm
55. Jimmy WHITT Height: 6’-4” Weight: 190 Position: SG High School (State): Hickman (MO) Club Team (Affiliation): KC Run GMC (Under Armour) Commitment: Arkansas Razorbacks Breakdown: The Missouri Tigers had sought to keep Whitt in-state, but Arkansas landed a dandy when they wrested him away. Razorbacks head coach Mike Anderson established a relationship with Whitt early on, and …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 30, 2014, 8:28 pm
After losing out on one of the top in-state prospects earlier in the week, when Jimmy Whitt of Hickman (MO) committed to Arkansas, the Missouri Tigers rebounded on Thursday as they started their 2015 recruiting efforts by landing Whitt’s AAU teammate, 6′-7″ forward Kevin Puryear of Blue Springs South (MO). According to KansasCity.com, Puryear picked the Tigers over Nebraska …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 22, 2014, 2:18 pm

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Jaylen Barford6'-3"PGMotlow State CC (TN)JCVerbal
Darryl Macon6'-1"SGHolmes CC (MS)JCVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Jimmy Whitt6'-3"SGHickman (MO)HSSigned
Ted Kapita6'-9"PFHuntington Prep (WV)HSVerbal

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeClass
Anton Beard6'-0"PGNorth Little Rock (AR)HSSigned
Trey Thompson6'-10"CForrest City (AR)HSSigned
Nick Babb6'-4"SGMartin (TX)HSSigned
Jabril Durham6'-1"PGSeminole State (OK)JCSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State) TypeStatus
Bobby Portis6'-9"PFLittle Rock Hall (AR)HSSigned
Moses Kingsley6'-9"CHuntington Prep (WV)HSSigned

Class of 2012

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Michael Qualls6'-5"SFHuntington (LA)HSSigned
Anthlon Bell6'-3"SGBartlett (TN)HSSigned
JaCorey Williams6'-7"SFCentral Park Christian (AL)HSSigned
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