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With their 2016-2017 team set up through recruiting, Ole Miss was able to place an increased emphasis on the 2017 class. That intensity paid off in a big way on Saturday, as according to multiple reports, 6′-5″ wing Jatrious “J.J” Smith verbally committed to the Rebels. Smith is a top 100 prospect who is at Pebblebrook …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: January 10, 2016, 4:24 pm
Best Player: De’Aaron Fox, Kentucky Best Potential: Wenyen Gabriel, Kentucky Best Scorer: Malik Monk, Kentucky Best Shooter: Terrance Ferguson, Alabama Best Rebounder: Edrice “Bam” Adebayo, Kentucky Best Passer: J.J. Caldwell, Texas A&M Best Defender: Abdulhakim Ado, Mississippi State Best Glue Guy: Braxton Key, Alabama Best Athlete: Malik Monk, Kentucky 1. Kentucky Wildcats De’Aaron Fox | 6′-3″ | PG | Cypress Lakes (TX) Malik Monk …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: December 12, 2015, 7:36 pm
Height: 6′-3″ Weight: 200 Wingspan: 6′-8″ Position: SG High School (State): Sacred Heart (CT) Club Team (Affiliation): NY Rens (adidas) Commitment: Auburn Tigers Our Take: After an early commit to Pittsburgh, Heron opened things up and is set to be a centerpiece to the rebuilding effort at Auburn. He’s a strong and versatile guard who boasts the length and …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 25, 2015, 1:27 pm
The end of college basketball’s early signing period is exactly a month away – November 18. With that in mind, it seemed appropriate to evaluate which college basketball programs are currently off to a great start in the 2016 recruiting cycle. There’s bound to be plenty of changes as oodles of elite talent is still on …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 18, 2015, 8:46 pm
Since taking ever as head coach at Auburn, Bruce Pearl has constantly been on the grind in overhauling the overall talent level for the Tigers. On Saturday that effort paid off in a big way as top 25 junior big man Austin Wiley announced his commitment to Auburn via Twitter, prior to a visit to …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 26, 2015, 5:39 pm
The proliferation of prep schools has perhaps diminished the notoriety of being an elite junior college basketball recruit. Still, there are plenty of high major programs that harvest the top prospects at the two-year level each recruiting cycle, and many junior college transfers will eventually be heard from in key times in March for the …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 4, 2015, 3:44 pm

Scholarship Grid

Point GuardsK.C. Ross-Miller (Sr)Kareem Canty (Jr)Kareem Canty (Sr)Nu Williams (Jr)
Malcolm Canada (Sr)Tahj Shamsid-Deen (Jr)Tahj Shamsid-Deen (Sr)
Kareem Canty (Tr)Nu Williams (Fr)Nu Williams (So)
Tahj Shamsid-Deen (So)
WingsAntoine Mason (Sr)T.J. Dunans (Jr)T.J. Dunans (Sr)T.J. Lang (Sr)
K.T. Harrell (Sr)T.J. Lang (So)T.J. Lang (Jr)Danjel Purifoy (Jr)
T.J. Lang (Fr)Danjel Purifoy (Fr)Danjel Purifoy (So)Bryce Brown (Jr)
Bryce Brown (Fr)Bryce Brown (So)
PostsJordon Granger (Jr)Jordon Granger (Sr)Matthew Atewe (Sr)Jack Purchase (Sr)
Cinmeon Bowers (Jr)Cinmeon Bowers (Sr)Jack Purchase (Jr)Horace Spencer (Jr)
Matthew Atewe (So)Matthew Atewe (Jr)Horace Spencer (So)Trayvon Reed (Jr)
Jack Purchase (Fr)Jack Purchase (So)Trayvon Reed (So)
Horace Spencer (Fr)
Trayvon Reed (Fr)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Jared Harper5'-11"PGPebblebrook (GA)HSVerbal
Mustapha Heron6'-4"SGSacred Heart (CT)HSVerbal
Anfernee McLemore6'-8"PFWorth County (GA)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Danjel Purifoy6'-6"SFHargrave Military (VA)HSSigned
Horace Spencer6'-8"PFFindlay Prep (NV)HSVerbal
T.J. Dunans6'-4"SGColumbia State CC (TN)JCSigned
New Williams6'-2"PGSanta Monica (CA)HSSigned
Bryce Brown6'-2"SGTucker (GA)HSSigned

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (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 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (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

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
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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