South Carolina Men’s Basketball Recruiting
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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
South Carolina closed out its ’14 recruiting class on Thursday, landing 6′-8″ power forward James Thompson of Parkview Baptist (LA). Thompson is long on potential as a post prospect, but will need time to develop. The Gamecocks now have four recruits in the fray for their class, with point guard Marcus Stroman and wings TeMarcus Blanton and Shamiek Sheppard, to go ...
Posted: May 30, 2014, 4:23 am
After leading his Morgan Park (IL) team to two straight 3A State Championships in Illinois, Josh Cunningham became one of the hottest forward prospects still left on the board in the 2014 class. The 6′-8″, 200 senior garnered more than a handful of high-major offers, including tenders from Indiana, DePaul, South Carolina, St. John’s and more. On ...
Posted: April 30, 2014, 2:48 am
Top-100 talent comes back on the board At this late stage of the NCAA D-1 men’s basketball regular signing period, the annual coaching carousel has led to an increasing and surprising number of top-100 players, or players considered to be of that caliber, to be still seeking schools. Given that a huge number of players signed during ...
Posted: April 28, 2014, 3:43 am
The proliferation of prep schools has perhaps diminished the notoriety of being an elite junior college basketball recruit. Still, there are plenty of high major programs that harvest the top prospects at the two-year level each recruiting cycle. The following list of 25 potential impact junior college players is alphabetical only, and no doubt not ...
Posted: April 17, 2014, 12:31 pm
Lyle will decide The recruiting process is set to end on Wednesday for 6′-5″ guard JaQuan Lyle of Huntington Prep (WV). The No. 23 recruit nationally in the 2014 class, Lyle has narrowed his list of potential suitors to just three, the Memphis Tigers, Oklahoma State Cowboys and Oregon Ducks. He officially visited all three ...
Posted: March 17, 2014, 4:48 am
Verbal Commitments and Signings
Class of 2014
|Marcus Stroman||6'-2"||PG||Keenan (SC)||HS||Signed|
|TeMarcus Blanton||6'-4"||SG||Luella (GA)||HS||Signed|
|Shamiek Sheppard||6'-5"||SF||Fishburne Military (VA)||Prep||Signed|
|James Thompson||6'-8"||PF||Parkview Baptist (LA)||HS||Signed|
Past Recruiting Classes
Class of 2013
|Sindarius Thornwell||6'-5"||SF||Oak Hill Academy (VA)||HS||Signed|
|Justin McKie||6'-4"||SG||Irmo (SC)||HS||Signed|
|Desmond Ringer||6'-9"||PF||Eagle's Landing (GA)||HS||Signed|
|Jaylen Shaw||6'-0"||PG||Hartsville (SC)||HS||Signed|
|Duane Notice||6'-3"||SG||St. Thomas More (CT)||HS||Signed|
|Reggie Theus Jr.||6'-6"||SF||Fairfax (CA)||HS||Signed|
|Demetrius Henry||6'-8"||PF||Faith Baptist (FL)||HS||Signed|
Class of 2012
|Tyrone Haughton||6'-9"||PF||Dr. Krop (FL)||HS||Signed|
|Minda Kacinas||6'-8"||SF||Word of Life (KS)||HS||Signed|
|Thaddeus Hall||6'-5"||SG||Thomas Jefferson (NY)||HS||Signed|
|Michael Carrera||6'-6"||PF||Montrose Christian (MD)||HS||Signed|