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Point guard Edmond Sumner set for Xavier

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The decision is in for ’14 point guard Edmond Sumner of Detroit Country Day (MI), as the 6′-3″ lead guard picked Xavier over Massachusetts on Sunday. Sumner made his call after a recent trip to the campus at Xavier and is the first known pledge for the Minutemen in the 2014 recruiting cycle. Sumner is currently playing extremely well for the Detroit-based The Family, in Nike’s Elite Youth Basketball League. Through two sessions, Sumner is his ... Read More »

2011 Hoopniks High School Basketball All American Teams

Hoopniks.com’s Senior All-American teams is a look at players from the four high school classes that had tremendous seasons, both personally, and in looking at their teams. There are certainly numerous talented players that have been left off this list, as it has been extremely hard to limit this list to the amount of players listed. We encourage all viewers to leave a comment that includes the season stats and accomplishments of other deserving players. ... Read More »

Early Signing Period Recap: Atlantic 10

Top to bottom, the Atlantic 10 seemingly always manages to be among the better non Big-6 conferences in terms of RPI.  The schools seem to both bring in good prospects, as well as recruit players that fit their systems effectively. It’s another loaded group at Xavier, with point guard Dee Davis, wing Dezmine Wells and center Jalen Reynolds.  The decommitment of Michael Chandler was handled, and Xavier moved on quickly.  Wells may be the most ... Read More »

Doin' Work Outside the Spotlight – Five Eye Catching Non Big-6 Recruiting Classes

Parity may be at an all-time high in college basketball, in a year that follows Butler’s appearance in the national championship game and numerous mid-major and low-major victories over big 6 conference teams on national television.  Still, the majority of the riches on the recruiting trail do tend to fall to traditional power programs, and they have this year like always.  Some college basketball coaching staffs outside of the spotlight that major programs often have ... Read More »

Xavier Makes It Two; Other Commits from the Recruiting Beat

Xavier had several highly-touted basketball recruits from the class of 2011 and 2012 on campus this weekend, and it paid off as they scored with two huge commits, one class of 2011 prospect, and the other a class of 2012 player. 6′-10″ center Michael Chandler of Lawrence North (Lawrence, IN) made the call today, and selected Xavier.  Chandler was a one-time Louisville commit that had a variety of high-major offers on his plate.  At #38 ... Read More »

2013 Standout Has Explosive Debut; Hoosier State Showdown

A member of our Pre-Season All American Team for the Class of 2013, D.J. Fenner, a 6′-5″ wing guard from Seattle Prep (Seattle, WA) – not Gonzaga (Washington, DC) as you’ll see on other websites – had an outstanding debut to his prep basketball career, last Saturday night.  He put up 20 points, and more importantly, his team scored an opening night 75-67 victory over Stanwood.  Fenner is the son of former Seattle Seahawks running ... Read More »

Pre-Season #13: Bloomington South (Bloomington, IN)

South (Bloomington, IN) Last season: 26-0 An undefeated run en route to a state championship in a basketball crazed state like Indiana leaves a huge target on the Panthers for opponents this year.  South only has three varsity returners, but they’re all talented.   Junior guard Darwin Davis (Xavier) is lightning and senior post Erik Fromm (Butler) were both double digit scorers last year.  Junior forward Spencer Turner also returns after scoring 11 ppg.  The Panthers benefit ... Read More »