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Three prospects being pursued by high-major programs, Kaiser Gates of St. Francis (GA), Chris Silva of Roselle Catholic (NJ) and Landry Shamet of Park Hill (MO) each substantially trimmed their college lists in recent days. Gates, a face-up 6′-8″ forward that can shoot, has eight programs remaining on the list, as Missouri, Texas Tech, Georgia, Cincinnati, Xavier, LSU, ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 19, 2014, 3:59 am
70. Brandon SAMPSON Height: 6’-4” Weight: 180 Position: SG High School (State): Madison Prep (LA) Club Team (Affiliation): Louisiana Elite (Under Armour) Breakdown: A major target for LSU to attempt to keep in-state, Sampson also has California, UCLA, Oklahoma State and St. John’s among the school’s he’s expected to officially visit, according to a report. ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 18, 2014, 4:12 am
6′-8″ combo forward D.J. Hogg of Plano West (TX) and 6′-9″ center Elijah Thomas of Lancaster (TX) are two of the finest prospects in the talent-rich state of Texas in the 2015 class. Both prospects narrowed their recruiting lists to six high-major programs on Tuesday. Hogg is a unique forward prospect as he is a capable long range shooter ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 6, 2014, 3:31 am
Oak Ridge (FL) shooting guard Antonio Blakeney shot up the charts over the course of the spring and summer, and is now mentioned among the elite prospects nationally in his class. On Monday, Blakeney narrowed his school list to seven contenders, which includes Florida State, Louisville, Missouri, Kentucky, Oregon, LSU, and USC. After Malik Newman and Allonzo Trier, Blakeney ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: July 29, 2014, 4:07 am
The 2014 LeBron James Skills Academy camp tipped off on Wednesday, with an abbreviated evening schedule, and got into full swing on Thursday for the approximately 90 high school players and 30 college basketball standouts in attendance. Thursday’s action at camp in Las Vegas featured a mix of workouts and player development, along with camp game ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: July 11, 2014, 5:05 am
July’s live recruiting period is on deck, and college basketball coaches will be out in full force to get face-time with their targets in the 2015 recruiting cycle, and identify additional prospects. With that in mind, many programs are already ahead of the game with quality verbal commitments in place. With four top-75 prospects verbally ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: June 30, 2014, 4:19 am

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2014

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Elbert Robinson6'-11"CLakeview Centennial (TX)HSSigned
Aaron Epps6'-9"PFTioga (LA)HSSigned
Jayln Patterson6'-1"PGMontverde Academy (FL)HSSigned
Josh Gray6'-1"PGOdessa (TX)JCSigned

Class of 2015

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Ben Simmons6'-8"PFMontverde Academy (FL)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2013

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Jarrell Martin6'-9"PFMadison Prep (LA)HSSigned
Tim Quarterman6'-5"SGJohnson (GA)HSSigned
Jordan Mickey6'-8"PFPrime Prep (TX)HSSigned
Johnathon Odo6'-11"CHill College (TX)JCSigned
Darcy Malone7'-0"CAustrailiaHSSigned
Brian Bridgewater6'-5"SFScotlandville (LA)HSSigned

Class of 2012

Name
Height
Position
School (State)
Type
Status
Malik Morgan6'-4"SGJohn Curtis (LA)HSSigned
Shavon Coleman6'-6"SFHoward College (TX)JCSigned
Shane Hammink6'-6"SFCanarias Basketball Academy (Spain)HSSigned
Calvin Godfrey 6'-8"PFHoward College (TX)JCSigned

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