Claude Calls it for Xavier

Claude Calls it for Xavier

Posted Friday, January 21st, 2022

The best available player in New England's class of 2022, Desmond Claude, came off the board on Thursday with a commitment to Xavier.  The Musketeers had prioritized Claude all season long, making numberous trips Putnam Science Academy to see him this fall and then hosting him for an official visit in October.  "I think it was the best basketball situation for me," Claude told the Cincinnati Enquirer. "For one, they win and they got good other freshmen coming in. They… READ MORE >

ESPN updated national rankings

ESPN updated national rankings

Posted Thursday, January 20th, 2022

ESPN updated their national rankings with the ESPN 100 of 2022, ESPN 60 of 2023, and ESPN 25 of 2024 on Wednesday.  As usual, there were plenty of local names on the list.  It begins with Wilbraham and Monson Academy and New York Rens senior Kyle Filipowski who is now one of the top five ranked prospects in the entire country.  Bristol Central big man Donovan Clingan, who played with grassroots basketball with Team Spartans, is next at 51 while… READ MORE >

NEBL debuts this weekend

NEBL debuts this weekend

Posted Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

The New England Basketball League (NEBL) is set to debut this weekend and is designed to feature the region's top ten prep programs regardless of league affiliation.  Brewster Academy, Bridgton Academy, Cushing Academy, Northfield Mount Hermon School, New Hampton School, Putnam Science Academy, South Kent School, St. Thomas More School, Woodstock Academy, and Vermont Academy will all compete.  Collectively, these ten programs have accounted for nine of the last ten National Prep Champions, every NEPSAC AAA championship since conference realignment,… READ MORE >

HoopHall Classic - Early Standouts & Highlights

HoopHall Classic - Early Standouts & Highlights

Posted Saturday, January 15th, 2022

The Spalding HoopHall Classic tipped Thursday at Springfield College with four games featuring local western Mass teams and is slated to continue all the way through Monday with some of the very best programs in players in high school basketball scheduled to be in attendance.  Here's a look at which prospects have already stood out on one of the premium platforms in all of high school basketball.  Day 1 recap from the 2022 @Spalding Hoophall Classic presented by @Eastbay. #HHClassic… READ MORE >

Spalding HoopHall Classic returns this weekend

Spalding HoopHall Classic returns this weekend

Posted Wednesday, January 12th, 2022

The Spalding HoopHall Classic, widely considered to be the nation's best high school basketball event, returns to Springfield College and Springfield, Massachusetts this weekend.  Five days of action kick off Thursday with eight local programs and continues into the weekend. The event not only features many of the best high school programs in the country, but also the top prospects.  In fact, 8 of the top 10 players in the ESPN 100 of 2022 are scheduled to be in action. … READ MORE >

Prep Power Rankings Released

Prep Power Rankings Released

Posted Wednesday, January 12th, 2022

While there will be no HoopHall Prep Showcase this weekend, prep school basketball is still gradually getting underway this week following the winter and so the Prep Power Ranking are bound to evolve in the coming weeks.  Coming out of break however, Northfield Mount Hermon and Putnam Science Academy remain the top two, and only undefeated, programs in the country.  They're followed by Fork Union Military Academy, Mount Zion Prep, Bridgton Academy, Montverde Academy CBD, Hargrave Military Academy, Wilbraham and… READ MORE >

NERR Coaches vs. Cancer Challenge Update

NERR Coaches vs. Cancer Challenge Update

Posted Tuesday, January 11th, 2022

It was three weeks ago today that we announced, in collaboration with the American Cancer Society, the return of the NERR Suits and Sneakers Challenge.  These fundraisers have raised over $30,000 in recent years to help in the battle against cancer and this year that mission is more important than ever with numerous events put on hold over the course of the last two years.  Our goal remains to get 50 or more schools to host their own fundraisers in… READ MORE >

Commitment Catch-Up

Commitment Catch-Up

Posted Sunday, January 9th, 2022

There have been a handful of D3 commitments in the last few weeks and while they were all announced via our social media platforms (@NERRhoops on both twitter and instagram), and will continue to be in the future, you can find a full list of them below.  Most notable, in all liklihood, is the commitment of Berkshire School and New York Jayhawks big man Charlie Randall to Amherst, an undeniable steal for a skill near-seven-foot southpaw with touch out to… READ MORE >

Updated New England 2022 Rankings Released

Updated New England 2022 Rankings Released

Posted Friday, January 7th, 2022

After breaking down the most notable new names and biggest stock-risers we've seen during the first six weeks of the winter season, today we consolidated all of that movement in the updated New England top 100 for the class of 2022.  The class continues to be paced by the likes of Wilbraham and Monson's Kyle Filipowski and Bristol Central's Donovan Clingan, while NMH's Rowan Brumbaugh makes his debut inside the top three. Putnam Science's Desmond Claude and Brewster Academy's Dasonte… READ MORE >

Fullerton, Waters trending in RI & VT

Sean Fullerton 2022

Posted Thursday, January 6th, 2022

Over the course of the last ten days, we've been circling back to account for what we've seen so far in the winter season, in the class of 2022.  Prep school basketball returned in mid-November with the National Prep Showcase leading the way and then followed by the Zero Gravity Prep Classic, Scholar Roundball Classic and other events. More recently, high school basketball has returned to the six state associations.  Accordingly, we've now had the chance to evaluate a number… READ MORE >

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