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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
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 ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 17, 2014, 4:20 am
After a relatively quiet open to college basketball’s early signing period on Wednesday, Thursday provided fireworks in the form of four top-100 players announcing their verbal commitments. The quartet of top prospects coming off the board leaves only 16 players remaining uncommitted in top 100 rankings. As the dust settled, the Kentucky Wildcats and VCU ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 14, 2014, 4:08 pm
Wednesday was the opening day to college basketball’s early signing period, and things went relatively according to status quo, though there is some intrigue expected for the second day of the signing period, Thursday, with ESPN’s planned basketball recruiting television special. The South Carolina Gamecocks were the big winners on Wednesday, keeping versatile combo guard P.J. “Perry” ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 13, 2014, 4:10 am
The following is an except from the FREE 2014 National High School Basketball Preview publication, published by Hoopniks.com. Download your copy of the 2014 National High School Basketball Preview publication using the button below this paragraph. The publication includes the Terrific 30 High School Rankings, Top 5 Post Graduate teams, Top 100 Seniors, Best Tournaments and ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 10, 2014, 8:06 pm
2. Jaylen BROWN Height: 6’-7” Weight: 220 Position: SF Wingspan: 6′-11 1/2″ High School (State): Wheeler (GA) Club Team (Affiliation): Game Elite (adidas) Breakdown: Always regarded as a high-potential prospect, the spring and summer of 2014 saw Jaylen Brown’s transition nearly complete itself from prospect to player, as he dominated at several events and still ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: November 9, 2014, 4:02 pm

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Charles Matthews6'-5"SGSt. Rita (IL)HSSigned
Skal Labissiere6'-11"CLausanne Collegiate (TN)HSSigned
Isaiah Briscoe6'-3"PGRoselle Catholic (NJ)HSSigned

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Karl Towns7'-0"CSt. Joseph's (NJ)HSSigned
Tyler Ulis5'-9"PGMarian Catholic (IL)HSSigned
Trey Lyles6'-9"PFArsenal Tech (IN)HSSigned
Devin Booker6'-4"SGMoss Point (MS)HSSigned

Class of 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Derek Willis6'-8"PFBullitt East (KY)HSSigned
Andrew Harrison6'-5"PGTravis (TX)HSSigned
Aaron Harrison6'-5"SGTravis (TX)HSSigned
Marcus Lee6'-10"CDeer Valley (CA)HSSigned
James Young6'-7"SFRochester (MI)HSSigned
Dakari Johnson7'-0"CMontverde Academy (FL)HSSigned
Julius Randle6'-9"PFPrestonwood Christian (TX)HSSigned
Dominique Hawkins6'-1"PGMadison Central (KY)HSSigned

Class of 2012

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Archie Goodwin6'-4"SGSylvan Hills (AR)HSSigned
Willie Cauley6'-11"COlathe Northwest (KS)HSSigned
Alex Poythress6'-8"PFNortheast (TN)HSSigned
Nerlens Noel6'-11"CTilton School (NH)HSSigned

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