Mississippi Men’s Basketball Recruiting
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Skal Labissiere, a legitimate contender (although perhaps a dark horse) for the No. 1 slot in the 2015 class overall, slashed his college recruitment list down to six on Tuesday. Kentucky and Memphis are considered the primary contenders to land Labissiere, with North Carolina, Tennessee, Baylor and Georgetown also among the finalists. My final 6! ...
Posted: August 13, 2014, 3:42 am
In recent days, two SEC programs from the Magnolia State added talented 2015 recruits for their respective backcourts. Mississippi State nabbed Velma Jackson (MS) shooting guard Quinndary Weatherspoon, while Ole Miss was able to snag Terence Davis. Weatherspoon was one of the most surprising talents in the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League, starring for the Jackson Tigers. ...
Posted: August 1, 2014, 4:27 am
Is Labissiere on Mudiay’s route? In the wake of Emmanuel Mudiay’s jump to China in lieu of NCAA basketball, there’s no question that at least a handful of 2015 prospects and beyond may be considering going overseas, rather than a year or more of college hoops. There’s certainly a major difference between considering making a such a move, and having ...
Posted: July 28, 2014, 3:20 am
Paperback Version (At Amazon.com) Paperback Version (At CreateSpace.com) Kindle Version (At Amazon.com) It’s a cruel irony for college basketball fans, having the best season-ending tournament, but a tremendous long off-season afterwards. The College Basketball Newcomers Guide helps break up the doldrums of the summer, as it breaks down every men’s D-1 college basketball recruiting class. With profiles of the ...
Posted: June 12, 2014, 1:09 am
It’s a fine time to be a fan of the Nebraska Cornhuskers basketball team. Coach Tim Miles has the program headed in the right direction, and an NCAA tournament experience awaits. Continuing the Huskers good fortunes, they landed a verbal commitment on Monday from point guard Tarin Smith of St. Anthony (NJ). Smith, a 6′-2″, 170 ...
Posted: March 18, 2014, 1:30 am
Duke Blue Devils bound 6′-11″ center Jahlil Okafor of Whitney Young (IL) was selected as the Parade Player of the Year on Sunday, in 58th Annual selection of All-America basketball teams by the publication. While the Parade All-America teams don’t carry as much meaning as they used to, they are a long-running tradition and certainly a prestigious award. Duke (Okafor ...
Posted: March 17, 2014, 3:25 am
Verbal Commitments and Signings
Class of 2014
|Stefan Moody||5'-11"||PG||Kilgore (TX)||JC||Signed|
|Marcanvis Hymon||6'-7"||PF||Whitehaven (TN)||JC||Signed|
|Rauno Nurger||6'-10"||C||Sunrise Christian (KS)||HS||Signed|
|J.T. Escobar||6'-4"||SG||Florida A&M (FL)||HS||Signed|
Past Recruiting Classes
Class of 2013
|Dwight Coleby||6'-9"||C||Piney Woods (MS)||HS||Signed|
|Janari Joesaar||6'-7"||SF||Sunrise Christian (KS)||HS||Signed|
|Sebastian Saiz||6'-9"||PF||Sunrise Christian (KS)||HS||Signed|
|Gian Louis Clavell||6'-3"||SG||Northwest Kansas Tech (KS)||HS||Verbal|
|Jerron Martin||6'-1"||PG||Princeton Day (MD)||HS||Signed|
Class of 2012
|Martavious Newby||6'-4"||SG||Booker T. Washington (TN)||HS||Signed|
|Anthony Cortesia||6'-9"||PF||Montverde Academy (FL)||HS||Signed|
|Marshall Henderson||6'-3"||SG||South Plains JC (TX)||JC||Signed|
|Jason Carter||6'-8"||PF||Chipola JC (FL)||JC||Signed|
|Derrick Millinghaus||5'-11"||PG||Believe Prep (NC)||HS||Signed|
|Terry Brutus||6'-6"||SF||Massanutten Military (VA)||HS||Signed|