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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 not clear exactly what new head coach Ben Howland’s plans are for the Mississippi State Bulldogs next season, but an educated guess is that 6′-3″ guard Malik Newman of Callaway (MS), and incoming freshman, will likely lead the squad in points scored and shot attempts. A consensus top 10 recruit nationally in the 2015 class, ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 24, 2015, 9:31 pm
Now in its 14th year, the Jordan Brand Classic will return to Brooklyn, N.Y., on Friday with games showcasing the top boys, girls and international basketball players. For the third consecutive year, Barclays Center will host the top boys in the nation on Friday, April 17, as part of a quadruple-header event. These future stars follow ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 16, 2015, 5:14 pm
Some of the world’s top youth basketball players assembled on Saturday for the 2015 Nike Hoop Summit game in Portland, Oregon. After the talented titans clashed, World won a hard-fought game over the United States, 103-101. The World team demonstrated a long and defensively-strong frontline and scored the first 10 points of the game. The United ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 11, 2015, 9:21 pm
Press Release The 2015 Nike Hoop Summit will be played at 12 p.m. (PST) on Saturday, April 11 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. The game will be televised on ESPN2. Elite center Caleb Swanigan of Homestead (IN) is expected to announce his college decision in conjunction with the game. The Nike Hoop Summit is ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 10, 2015, 2:47 pm
The clear top two high school basketball teams in the nation, Oak Hill Academy (VA) and Montverde Academy (FL), faced off at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, and Montverde Academy emerged as the champion. The title was the Eagles third consecutive DICK’S Sporting Goods High School Nationals championship. Montverde Academy won 70 to 61 over Oak ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: April 4, 2015, 6:03 pm

Scholarship Grid

Position2015-20162016-20172017-20182018-2019
Point GuardsJosh Gray (Sr)Jalyn Patterson (Jr)Jalyn Patterson (Sr)
Jalyn Patterson (So)
WingsKeith Hornsby (Sr)Tim Quarterman (Sr)Antonio Blakeney (Jr)Antonio Blakeney (Sr)
Tim Quarterman (Jr)Antonio Blakeney (So)Brandon Sampson (Jr)Brandon Sampson (Sr)
Antonio Blakeney (Fr)Brandon Sampson (So)Cedric Russell (Fr)Cedric Russell (So)
Brandon Sampson (Fr)
PostsDarcy Malone (Jr)Darcy Malone (Sr)Elbert Robinson (Sr)Ben Simmons (Sr)
Brian Bridgewater (Jr)Brian Bridgewater (Sr)Craig Victor (Sr)
Craig Victor (So)Craig Victor (Jr)Aaron Epps (Sr)
Elbert Robinson (So)Elbert Robinson (Jr)Ben Simmons (Jr)
Aaron Epps (So)Aaron Epps (Jr)
Ben Simmons (Fr)Ben Simmons (So)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2015

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Ben Simmons6'-8"PFMontverde Academy (FL)HSSigned
Antonio Blakeney6'-4"SGOak Ridge (FL)HSSigned
Brandon Sampson6'-4"SGMadison Prep (LA)HSSigned

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2014

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
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 2013

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
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

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
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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