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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
High school basketball talent in Texas is seemingly off the charts as of late, with an absolute bevy of elite prospects. Two shooting guards in the Lone Star State are among that category, having received attention as potential top-100 prospects this spring and summer, Wendell Mitchell of Rockdale (TX) and Admon Gilder of Madison (TX). Both prospects narrowed their ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 22, 2014, 2:37 pm
Three prospects being pursued by high-major programs, Kaiser Gates of St. Francis (GA), Chris Silva of Roselle Catholic (NJ) and Landry Shamet of Park Hill (MO) each substantially trimmed their college lists in recent days. Gates, a face-up 6′-8″ forward that can shoot, has eight programs remaining on the list, as Missouri, Texas Tech, Georgia, Cincinnati, Xavier, LSU, ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 19, 2014, 3:59 am
At the end of July, Auburn released athletic forward signee Sam Logwood from his letter of intent to their 2014 recruiting class, after Logwood announced in May he was standing by Auburn through their head coaching change. When Logwood’s coach at La Lumiere School (IN) Alan Huss was hired as an assistant coach for New Mexico, ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 17, 2014, 2:28 pm
Derrick Jones, one of the elite talents on the wing in the 2015 class and a top-25 overall prospect, narrowed his list to nine schools. The Archbishop Carroll (PA) standout is now considering Auburn, Florida, Louisville, North Carolina, Kentucky, Kansas, Arizona, UConn and UNLV. A supreme athlete, capable of flying to the cup in even the ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 16, 2014, 5:55 pm

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

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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