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The long-expected move by 7-foot center Thon Maker of Orangeville Prep (CAN) to the 2015 class, from the 2016 class, appears to be a certainty at this point. Maker announced via his Twitter account this week he is on track to graduate with the ’15 class. While it remains to be seen if Maker and his adviser ...
Posted: February 22, 2015, 3:17 pm
Another blue chip prospect is off the board. 6′-9″ power forward Carlton Bragg, the No. 14 ranked prospect nationally in the class of 2015, committed to the Kansas Jayhawks over Kentucky and Illinois. Bragg is the first member of Kansas’ 2015 recruiting class, but the Jayhawks are also in the mix for several of the remaining ...
Posted: January 10, 2015, 4:29 pm
As the calendar turned over to 2015, it was time for Hoopniks.com to update our recruiting class team rankings. Thirteen top 100 prospects (including 6 of the top 10) remain uncommitted in the class overall, which will unquestionably have a strong impact on the final rankings formulated in the summer. Still, as it currently stands two Wildcats ...
Posted: January 3, 2015, 6:10 pm
One of the most prolific scorers in the 2015 class nationally, Oak Ridge (FL) shooting guard Antonio Blakeney, announced his decision on Friday, electing to play college basketball with AAU teammate and No. 1 overall prospect Ben Simmons for the LSU Tigers. Blakeney, the No. 12 prospect nationally, now forms the highest-touted duo of committed recruits with Simmons, of ...
Posted: January 3, 2015, 4:18 am
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) ...
Posted: November 29, 2014, 6:45 pm
Recapping college basketball’s early signing period action from Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. South Carolina, UNLV, Kentucky, and VCU all landed top 100 players in recent days and Kentucky actually scored two players ranked in our top 15 prospects in the 2015 class to take their recruiting class to No. 2 overall. Three West Coast 2016 prospects are ...
Posted: November 17, 2014, 4:20 am
Verbal Commitments and Signings
Class of 2015
|Charles Matthews||6'-5"||SG||St. Rita (IL)||HS||Signed|
|Skal Labissiere||6'-11"||C||Lausanne Collegiate (TN)||HS||Signed|
|Isaiah Briscoe||6'-3"||PG||Roselle Catholic (NJ)||HS||Signed|
Past Recruiting Classes
Class of 2014
|Karl Towns||7'-0"||C||St. Joseph's (NJ)||HS||Signed|
|Tyler Ulis||5'-9"||PG||Marian Catholic (IL)||HS||Signed|
|Trey Lyles||6'-9"||PF||Arsenal Tech (IN)||HS||Signed|
|Devin Booker||6'-4"||SG||Moss Point (MS)||HS||Signed|
Class of 2013
|Derek Willis||6'-8"||PF||Bullitt East (KY)||HS||Signed|
|Andrew Harrison||6'-5"||PG||Travis (TX)||HS||Signed|
|Aaron Harrison||6'-5"||SG||Travis (TX)||HS||Signed|
|Marcus Lee||6'-10"||C||Deer Valley (CA)||HS||Signed|
|James Young||6'-7"||SF||Rochester (MI)||HS||Signed|
|Dakari Johnson||7'-0"||C||Montverde Academy (FL)||HS||Signed|
|Julius Randle||6'-9"||PF||Prestonwood Christian (TX)||HS||Signed|
|Dominique Hawkins||6'-1"||PG||Madison Central (KY)||HS||Signed|
Class of 2012
|Archie Goodwin||6'-4"||SG||Sylvan Hills (AR)||HS||Signed|
|Willie Cauley||6'-11"||C||Olathe Northwest (KS)||HS||Signed|
|Alex Poythress||6'-8"||PF||Northeast (TN)||HS||Signed|
|Nerlens Noel||6'-11"||C||Tilton School (NH)||HS||Signed|