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42. Derrick JONES Height: 6′-6″ Weight: 185 Position: SF Wingspan: 6′-11″ High School (State): Archbishop Carroll (PA) Club Team (Affiliation): We-R-1 (Under Armour) Breakdown: One of the elite athletes in the 2015 class, Jones is an above-the-rim dynamo capable of winning most any dunk contest, anywhere. Jones recently narrowed his list to Auburn, Florida, Louisville, North ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 14, 2014, 6:28 pm
49. Charles MATTHEWS Height: 6’-6” 1/2 Weight: 180 Position: SG Wingspan: 6’-8” 1/2 High School (State): St. Rita (IL) Club Team (Affiliation): Meanstreets (Nike) Commitment: Kentucky Wildcats Breakdown: In late February, Matthews picked Kentucky over a list of finalists which included Illinois, Kansas, Michigan State and Marquette. A one-time top-10 recruit in the 2015 class, Matthews ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 5, 2014, 11:54 pm
50. Doral MOORE Height: 7’-0” Weight: 240 Position: C Wingspan: 7’-0” 1/2 High School (State): Montverde Academy (FL) Club Team (Affiliation): Atlanta Xpress (Under Armour) Breakdown: One of many talented big men in the 2015 class, which almost has an embarrassment of riches in terms of post prospects, Moore is distinguished from his peers by being ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 4, 2014, 4:15 am
Over the course of the past year, Jayson Tatum of Chaminade (MO) has established himself as a legitimate contender for the No. 1 player slot in the 2016 class nationally. As such, he’s the type of prospect that has his pick of any college basketball program. Tatum trimmed his list to ten schools over the weekend, ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 1, 2014, 9:48 pm
6′-9″ power forward Carlton Bragg of Villa Angela-St. Joseph (OH) is a top 15 prospect nationally in the incoming senior class. On Labor Day, Bragg trimmed his list of college basketball programs under consideration to UCLA, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky and Arizona. Perhaps the most surprising cut from Bragg’s consideration is his in-state program, Ohio State. Bragg ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 1, 2014, 9:36 pm
6′-8″ forward Brandon Ingram of Kinston (NC) has established himself as one of the elite prospects nationally over the course of the spring and summer. To no surprise, many of the nation’s elite college basketball programs have heavily pushed to land Ingram, but only six finalists were named when Ingram released his list on Sunday ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 1, 2014, 4:02 am

Incoming Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2014

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
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 2015

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Charles Matthews6'-5"SGSt. Rita (IL)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2013

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
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

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
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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