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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
Two of the premier wings in the country, John Petty and Chaundee Brown both cut colleges involved in their recruitments on Saturday, to each achieve a manageable list. A top-20 prospect from J.O. Johnson (AL), Petty’s recruitment has long been believed to be a two-horse race between Kentucky and Alabama, though Kansas, Connecticut and Florida State were …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: August 6, 2016, 3:47 pm
Touted 6′-7″ power forward P.J. Washington is among the top power forward prospects in the country. A native of Texas who plays at Findlay Prep (NV), Washington named a final eight college basketball programs in his recruitment on Wednesday. Many believe Kentucky is the leader to land Washington, but Texas, North Carolina, Arizona, UCLA, NC State, …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: August 4, 2016, 3:10 am
One of the premier scorers in the 2017 class nationally, 6′-5″ guard Gary Trent Jr., has five elite college basketball programs among his lists of finalists. The son of former NBA player Gary Trent, Trent Jr. has trimmed his list to a veritable who’s who of programs in Arizona, Duke, Kentucky, Michigan State and UCLA. …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: August 3, 2016, 2:30 am

Scholarship Grid

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)

Incoming Recruits

Class of 2017