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Flint, Michigan native Miles Bridges, a top 15 prospect in the 2016 class, announced his intention to attend Michigan State on Saturday. Bridges, a power wing at 6′-6″, popped for the Spartans over Indiana and Kentucky. Bridges’ decision marks two consecutive weeks in which the Spartans and head coach Tom Izzo have received a top 50 …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 3, 2015, 4:35 pm
Height: 6′-4″ Weight: 190 Wingspan: 6′-6″ Position: SG High School (State): Bentonville (AR) Club Team (Affiliation): Arkansas Wings (Nike) Our Take: With arguably as much bounce to the ounce as any high school prospect in the country, Monk is at times unguardable for even the above-average high school foe. Still, there’s an increasing school of thought that …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 28, 2015, 3:28 am
Height: 6’-10” Weight: 230 Position: PF Wingspan: 7’-3” High School (State): Oak Hill Academy (VA) Club Team (Affiliation): CP3 All-Stars (Nike) Our Take: A prototypical power forward prospect graced with an extraordinary skill level, Giles swapped his high school for his senior year to Oak Hill Academy, which is arguably the premier finishing academy for elite high …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 21, 2015, 11:31 am
Depending on which service you prefer, as many as a half-dozen Top 100 prospects came off the board in what was an eventful weekend of official visits held mostly in conjunction with early season college football games. It’s an interesting time of the year on the college basketball recruiting trail, as many schools have been …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 21, 2015, 2:25 am
Due to perhaps an unprecedented number of reclassifications, it took awhile to put the final stamp on the Class of 2015 Top 100 player rankings. In fact, a check of the top 25 players on the final list indicates 3 prospects were in the Class of 2016 last year around this time. A handful of …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: July 17, 2015, 3:16 pm
It’s safe to say California Golden Bears head coach Cuonzo Martin has been on a bit of a roller coaster ride over the last year or so. After an tenuous situation at Tennessee saw him jump to the west to take over in Berkeley, Martin has come up with two of the nation’s top 10 …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: May 2, 2015, 2:50 pm

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Wenyen Gabriel6'-9"PFWilbraham & Monson (MA)HSVerbal
Sacha Killeya-Jones6'-11"CVirginia Episcopal School (VA)HSVerbal
Tai Wynyard6'-10"CNew ZealandIntlVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

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

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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