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Best Player: De’Aaron Fox, Kentucky Best Potential: Wenyen Gabriel, Kentucky Best Scorer: Malik Monk, Kentucky Best Shooter: Terrance Ferguson, Alabama Best Rebounder: Edrice “Bam” Adebayo, Kentucky Best Passer: J.J. Caldwell, Texas A&M Best Defender: Abdulhakim Ado, Mississippi State Best Glue Guy: Braxton Key, Alabama Best Athlete: Malik Monk, Kentucky 1. Kentucky Wildcats De’Aaron Fox | 6′-3″ | PG | Cypress Lakes (TX) Malik Monk …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: December 12, 2015, 7:36 pm
After making official visits to Memphis, Arkansas and UNLV, 6′-2″ point guard Jaylen Fisher was ready to make a commitment. The top 50 prospect in the 2016 class announced for UNLV on Wednesday, in an ceremony at his school, Bolton (TN). Fisher is an aggressive point guard, who is a strong on the ball defender. Fisher …
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: October 7, 2015, 3:22 pm
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

Scholarship Grid

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 2016

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Skylar Mays6'-3"PGFindlay Prep (NV)HSVerbal
Wayde Sims6'-6"PFUniversity Lab (LA)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

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

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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