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Tag Archives: Demetris Morant – 2012

Top national wing Shabazz Muhammad set for UCLA


Analysts are in agreement that 6′-6″ wing Shabazz Muhammad is the most tenacious and attacking player in the 2012 class. The only disagreement is whether 6′-11″ center Nerlens Noel, a gifted shotblocker, is a better long-term prospect. For now, call Muhammad and Noel the 1(a) and 1(b) players in the 2012 class, in what is probably best a debate for NBA general managers and scouts. For now, the recipient of Muhammad’s commitment, UCLA, will only ... Read More »

Stacked squads set for Spalding Hoophall Classic


There’s no doubt where the top high school and prep basketball teams can be found this holiday weekend. The Blake Arena at Springfield College in Springfield, Mass., hosts the Spalding Hoophall Classic, which features ten high school basketball teams ranked in the latest Hoopniks Terrific 30 team rankings, as well as several prep schools with loaded rosters that include 5th year players. The event starts Thursday, and the first two days feature teams from the ... Read More »

2011 Hoopniks Terrific 30 Pre-Season Preview: #4 Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, NV)


Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, NV) Last season: 25-6, Unranked Affiliation: Nevada 4A Mascot: Gaels Head coach: Grant Rice Key Players: Shabazz Muhammad, 6’-6”, SR, G; Rosco Allen, 6’-8”, SR, F (Stanford); Ben Carter, 6’-8”, SR, F (Oregon); Demetris Morant, 6’-9”, SR, C (UNLV). Despite a roster laced with at least a half-dozen high-major basketball prospects, Bishop Gorman was shockingly upset in the semi-finals of the Nevada 4A state tournament last year. It wouldn’t be wise ... Read More »

Leaving Las Vegas: Rosco Allen Says Stanford


While Arizona rightfully gets plenty of attention for the work they’ve put in on the recruiting trail so far in the 2012 recruiting cycle, Stanford has also come on like gangbusters. The Cardinal landed the third commitment in a sneaky good recruiting class on Monday morning, pulling in 6′-8″ forward Rosco Allen from Bishop Gorman (NV). The talented combo forward picked Stanford over Oregon and UNLV, and previously had an offer from North Carolina as ... Read More »

UNLV Mines Bishop Gorman Talent Pool, Demetris Morant Pledges


UNLV has landed their third verbal commitment of the 2012 class, 6′-8″ power forward Demetris Morant of Bishop Gorman (NV), according to the twitter account of PremierBall, a Las Vegas based recruiting website. After the Running Rebels added touted guard Katin Reinhardt, Hoopniks speculated that a prospect from the loaded roster at Bishop Gorman (NV) would be next, though we figured it would be talented wing forward Rosco Allen. Regardless, Morant, who started high school ... Read More »

UNLV Grabs 2012 SG Katin Reinhardt; Bishop Gorman Star Next?


6′-4″ shooting guard Katin Reinhardt announced his college decision today, and the 2012 prospect from Mater Dei (CA) has selected UNLV. Reinhardt, a consensus Top 100 player, can and probably will play either guard position at UNLV. Reinhardt was formerly committed to USC, but was recruited by Texas, Baylor, St. John’s and others after re-opening his recruitment. Reinhardt is an outstanding get for UNLV. Given the fact that the Running Rebels already have Baltimore point ... Read More »

2011 Pangos All American Camp Recap

Long Beach, CA – The 9th Annual Pangos All American Camp under the direction of Dinos Trigonis was one load of talent. It’s a first class ran event and the hospitality and accommodations that was provided to the national media was the best I have ever been too. A special thanks to Trigonis and the Pangos All American staff for their years of hard work at making this the best camp in the country that ... Read More »

Findlay Toyota Sponsors BCS Challenge high school basketball game at Cox Pavilion

Las Vegas, Jan. 19, 2011— In what could be a prelude to a 2011 national high school basketball title, nationally ranked seventh by ESPN Rise, Findlay College Prep, will play this year’s state champions, Bishop Gorman High School, on Saturday, January 22, 2011 at the Cox Pavilion at 8 p.m. Prior to main event, St. Bernard will play Army-Navy Academy at 6:15 p.m. These high school basketball games, dubbed the BSC Challenge – Big City ... Read More »

Terrific 30 Pre-Season Preview: #12 Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, NV)

Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, NV) Last season: 30-2, Nevada 4A Champions Affiliation: Nevada 4A Mascot: Gaels Head coach: Grant Rice Key Players: Shabazz Muhammad, 6’-5”, JR, G; Rosco Allen, 6’-7”, JR, F; Ronnie Stanley, 6’-7”, JR, C. School Link Nevada high school basketball teams aren’t frequent visitors to national high school basketball polls, but the Gaels are back again, and might even be stronger than last season’s Nevada 4A championship squad.  Bishop Gorman finished at ... Read More »