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One of the most interesting storylines in college basketball recruiting as the early signing period approaches has been the performance on the recruiting trail from head coaches in their first years at programs. While Bruce Pearl (Auburn) and Wayne Tinkle (Oregon State) each had experience leading D-1 programs prior to their new appointments, Steve Wojciechowski did ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 10, 2014, 1:30 pm
The Texas Longhorns landed their first recruit for the 2015 recruiting cycle on Tuesday, and it was a big pledge, as 6′-3″ Arthur Hill (MI) combo guard Eric Davis announced he is headed to play for Texas. Davis, a top-40 recruit nationally, is a capable and competent ballhandler and also savvy scorer – two valuable traits ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 17, 2014, 3:32 am
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

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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