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42. Derrick JONES Height: 6′-6″ Weight: 185 Position: SF Wingspan: 6′-11″ High School (State): Archbishop Carroll (PA) Club Team (Affiliation): We-R-1 (Under Armour) Breakdown: One of the elite athletes in the 2015 class, Jones is an above-the-rim dynamo capable of winning most any dunk contest, anywhere. Jones recently narrowed his list to Auburn, Florida, Louisville, North ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 14, 2014, 6:28 pm
51. Horace SPENCER Height: 6’-8” Weight: 215 Position: PF High School (State): Findlay Prep (NV) Club Team: NJ Gym Rats Commitment: Auburn Tigers Breakdown: Spencer is a native of Pennsylvania, who is currently in the powerhouse basketball program at Findlay Prep. A good performance in various events this summer has boosted Spencer up to being ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 3, 2014, 3:39 am
52. Danjel PURIFOY Height: 6’-6” Weight: 200 Position: SF High School (State): Hargrave Military (VA) Club Team (Affiliation): Atlanta Xpress (Under Armour) Commitment: Auburn Tigers Breakdown: Purifoy was the first commit in an impressive haul for Auburn assembled in a short time, in which five highly-regarded prospects all committed to head coach Bruce Pearl’s squad. Purifoy, ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 1, 2014, 1:32 pm
Any doubts about how head coach Bruce Pearl would recruit coming off of his show-cause penalty are now a mere distant memory. In just over a week’s time after the penalty expired, Auburn has landed five recruits, one for each position going forward. Sunday’s pledge was Nuwr’iyl “New” Williams, a 6′-2″ guard likely to play point ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 31, 2014, 2:36 pm
To say it’s been a big weekend for the Auburn Tigers would be putting it mildly. The Tigers haven’t been to the NCAA tournament since 2003, but presumably new head coach Bruce Pearl has designs on getting back there quicker than most anyone could expect. In a weekend’s time, Pearl came off of his show ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 24, 2014, 9:26 pm
The time frame for the Auburn Tigers to gain success in the SEC seems to be decreasing. With his show cause time served, head coach Bruce Pearl is free to get on the recruiting trail and build Auburn’s program up. Before he could do so, the Tigers landed top-50 talent Danjel Purifoy, a native of Alabama ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 23, 2014, 1:16 am

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2014

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Sam Logwood6'-7"SFLa Lumiere (IN)HSSigned
Jack Purchase6'-10"CCarey Baptist (AUS)HSSigned
Cinmeon Bowers6'-7"PFChipola JC (FL)JCSigned

Class of 2015

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Danjel Purifoy6'-6"SFHargrave Military (VA)HSVerbal
Horace Spencer6'-8"PFFindlay Prep (NV)HSVerbal
Trayvon Reed7'-0"CElev8 Sports (FL)PrepVerbal
T.J. Dunans6'-4"SGColumbia State CC (TN)JCVerbal
New Williams6'-2"PGSanta Monica (CA)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2013

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Ronald Delph7'-0"CIMG Academy (FL)HSSigned
Benas Griciunas7'-0"CFindlay Prep (NV)HSSigned
Tahj Shamsid-Deen5'-10"PGColumbia (GA)HSSigned
Matthew Atewe6'-9"CNotre Dame Prep (MA)HSSigned
Chris Griffin6'-7"PFWabash Valley (IL)JCSigned
Dion Wade6'-4"SGFindlay Prep (NV)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Shaquille Johnson6'-4"SGMilton (GA)HSSigned
Jordan Price6'-5"SGSouthwest DeKalb (GA)HSSigned
Jordan Granger6'-8"PFMcCluer North (MO)HSSigned
Asauhn Dixon-Tatum6'-11"CChattahoochee TechJCSigned
Brian Greene6'-2"PGIMG Academy (FL)HSSigned

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