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7′-0″ center DeAndre Ayton, the No. 1 prospect in the 2017 class, made a surprise college announcement on Tuesday on ESPN. The supremely talented native of the Bahamas made his intention to attend Arizona, over Kentucky and Kansas, known. Ayton was widely considered a lean to Kansas, and Kentucky had plenty of buzz as Ayton’s announcement …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: September 7, 2016, 12:16 am
6′-7″ forward Troy Baxter was considered a borderline top-100 prospect in the 2016 class, and a very promising athlete when he signed with South Florida. Now, Baxter is no longer matriculating to South Florida, according to a Evan Daniels of Scout.com. Daniels reported that Baxter has turned an eye directly towards the West Coast, and is down …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: August 29, 2016, 2:25 am
6′-2″ guard Trae Young of Norman North (OK) announced he was down to six college choices near the end of July, and has now set official visit dates for most of his finalists. A pre-eminent scoring point guard in the ’17 class, and the No. 16 overall prospect, Young is set for the following trips: Oklahoma – September …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: August 25, 2016, 1:55 pm
6′-8″ power forward Carte’Are Gordon of Webster Groves (MO) is currently ranked No. 26 nationally in the 2018 class. Given that status there’s no surprise that as he narrowed his list of contending college basketball programs to eleven, it contains many of college basketball’s blue bloods. Notre Dame, Kansas, Oklahoma State, USC, Kentucky, SMU, Missouri, Texas, …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: August 19, 2016, 2:09 pm
Two weeks after trimming his list to eleven high-major programs, 6′-8 forward Kris Wilkes (the No. 17 prospect nationally) of North Central (IN) chopped his list even further on Sunday night. Now, only Indiana, Illinois, UCLA, Connecticut and Xavier are the schools left in the mix for Wilkes. A star forward for the UA Indy Hoosiers …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: August 15, 2016, 3:35 am
Point guard play is always at a premium, and that axiom is perhaps more true in the 2017 class due to the absence of premium quality backcourt prospects. With that in mind, Makai Ashton-Langford, a recent transfer to the elite prep program at Brewster Academy (NH) is an even more valued recruit in the Northeast …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: August 8, 2016, 12:38 pm

Scholarship Grid

Positions2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-2020
Point GuardsDe'Aaron Fox (Fr)De'Aaron Fox (So)De'Aaron Fox (Jr)De'Aaron Fox (Sr)
WingsMychal Mulder (Sr)
Dominique Hawkins (Sr)Isaiah Briscoe (Jr)Isaiah Briscoe (Sr)Malik Monk (Sr)
Isaiah Briscoe (So)Malik Monk (So)Malik Monk (Jr)
Malik Monk (Fr)
PostsDerek Willis (Sr)Isaac Humphries (Jr)Isaac Humphries (Sr)Edrice Adebayo (Sr)
Isaac Humphries (So)Tai Wynyard (Jr)Tai Wynyard (Sr)Wenyen Gabriel (Sr)
Tai Wynyard (So)Edrice Adebayo (So)Edrice Adebayo (Jr)Sacha Killeya-Jones (Sr)
Edrice Adebayo (Fr)Wenyen Gabriel (So)Wenyen Gabriel (Jr)
Wenyen Gabriel (Fr)Sacha Killeya-Jones (So)Sacha Killeya-Jones (Jr)
Sacha Killeya-Jones (Fr)

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Class of 2017