Timberlake on a Tear

Timberlake on a Tear

Posted Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Kimball Union Academy post-graduate Nick Timberlake has been taking his game to new levels in recent weeks and college coaches are now starting to pay attention. The Braintree High School graduate has gone now gone for 30+ points in each of his last three games. The streak began ten days ago at Loomis Chaffee School when he went for a game high 32 points in a 78-77 loss. He was back at it four days later when KUA played the… READ MORE >

Local Teams Featured in Prep Circuit Power 10

Local Teams Featured in Prep Circuit Power 10

Posted Thursday, January 18th, 2018

New England has four of the top six prep school programs in the country according to Prep Circuit's Post-Grad 10, which was released on Wednesday. While Scotland Campus Sports and Massanutten Military Academy occupy the top two spots in the poll, the next four all go to local programs with Woodstock Academy coming in at 3, Putnam Science Academy at 4, Northfield Mount Hermon at 5, and Brewster Academy at 6. Hargrave Military Academy, IMG Academy, CBD Montverde, and Fork… READ MORE >

Shittu is a McDonald’s All-American

Shittu is a McDonald’s All-American

Posted Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Vermont Academy forward Simisola Shittu was one of 24 high school seniors from around the country to be named McDonald's All-Americans on Tuesday afternoon. The announcements were made on ESPN's The Jump. Shittu is the first McDonald's All-American selected from the New England region since 2013 when both Noah Vonleh and Wayne Selden were selected for the nation's most prestigious all-star game. McDonald's does not consider any fifth year players eligible for the game and so Shittu was the only… READ MORE >

HoopHall Classic - New England Standouts

HoopHall Classic - New England Standouts

Posted Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

The Spalding Hoophall Classic wrapped up on Monday night at Springfield College, bringing an end to arguably the nation’s premier high school event. While the Hoophall brought some of the very best prospects and teams from across the country to Springfield, it also provided a forum for some of New England’s best to standout. Here’s a look at the five prospects who seized the opportunity. 1. Tyler Bertram, Vermont Academy Playing without both Simi Shittu and Thornton Scott, Vermont Academy… READ MORE >

Perry Goes for 52 at BABC Prep Classic

Perry Goes for 52 at BABC Prep Classic

Posted Sunday, January 14th, 2018

Woodstock Academy post-graduate and Brighton High School graduate Tyrone Perry exploded on Saturday in his return to Boston as he went off for 52 points and 13 three-pointers in a 116-90 win over Tilton at the BABC Prep Classic. Perry's performance earned him an offer from St. Bonaventure, who joined Fordham to become the second Atlantic 10 School to offer him a scholarship, following the game. Perry did not hold a division I scholarship offer upon his high school graduation.… READ MORE >

The Return of HoopRootz!

The Return of HoopRootz!

Posted Friday, January 12th, 2018

The New England Recruiting Report is both excited and proud to announce that HoopRootz will return later this month. HoopRootz was founded by A.J. Stokes in 2011 and quickly evolved into the foremost authority for junior elite basketball in New England and beyond. With unmatched passion and creativity, HoopRootz was able to promote the game at the developmental levels and recognize early talent through event recaps, numerous social media platforms, video, and much more. HoopRootz will strive to live up… READ MORE >

McDonald’s Announces Nominees

McDonald’s Announces Nominees

Posted Friday, January 12th, 2018

Nominees were announced for the 2018 McDonald's All-American Games on Tuesday. Players were nominated by their high school coaches, athletic directors, principals, and members of the McDonald's All-American Games Selection Committee according to a press release. The New England Recruiting Report no longer participates in the nomination process. The final rosters for the 2018 McDonald's All-American Games will be released on Tuesday, January 16th and the 41st annual McDonald's All-American Game will take place on Wednesday, March 28th in Atlanta… READ MORE >

BABC hosts Prep Classic this weekend

BABC hosts Prep Classic this weekend

Posted Friday, January 12th, 2018

The Boston Amateur Basketball Club (BABC) will be hosting their annual BABC Prep Classic, Patrick J. Harrington Memorial Game, and Session 2 of the Slades Holiday Classic this weekend, January 13-15 at Cathedral High School (74 Union Park Street) in Boston. The Prep Classic will include some of the best programs from the NEPSAC, Power 5, and Independent conferences while Session 2 of the Slades Holiday Classic will include some of the top annual powers in the MIAA. The complete… READ MORE >

Carrigan ends up at Eastern Florida State College

Dimon Carrigan 2017

Posted Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Dimon Carrigan will spend the rest of the year at Eastern Florida State College, BABC announced via their twitter account earlier this week. Carrigan helped Cambridge Rindge & Latin to consecutive MIAA state championships in 2016 and 2017. This summer, he starred for BABC and took his recruitment to the highest levels after leading the EYBL in blocks. He was expected to do a post-graduate year at Woodstock Academy but only ended up spending a few days at the Connecticut… READ MORE >

Jeff Goodman joins the Upside Podcast

Jeff Goodman joins the Upside Podcast

Posted Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

ESPN Insider Jeff Goodman was the guest on the 7th episode of the Upside Podcast. Goodman is currently in Lithuania covering the arrival of LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball to begin their professional basketball careers. Goodman talks about the interest in the Ball family and how it has shaped coverage, addresses misconceptions about his coverage of the family, and about Lavar Ball himself. Overall, the discussion provides a great behind-the-scenes look at the news breaking industry, how the industry have been… READ MORE >

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