2021 State Rankings Announced

2021 State Rankings Announced

Posted Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

After updating 2020 rankings last week, today it's time to continue our post-summer updates with a look at the class of 2021.  We begin by going through each of the region's six states before updating New England's rising junior class as a whole later in the week.  This is a group that is just starting to emerge and while a handful of prospects are already making a name for themselves with college coaches (check the YurView feature on ascending names… READ MORE >

Max Good Inducted into Maine HOF

Max Good Inducted into Maine HOF

Posted Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Most players competing in the prep ranks today might not know the name Max Good, but they nonetheless owe him a debt of gratitude.  While Jere Quinn and Whit Lesure are rightfully often credited with being the godfathers of prep school basketball, so too was Good.  Before Brewster Academy or Bridgton Academy were perennial prep powerhouses, Maine Central Institute held that distinction.  Good led the MCI program from 1989-99 and won five New England championships in that ten years span,… READ MORE >

St. Mike’s Lands Gorham in 2019

St. Mike’s Lands Gorham in 2019

Posted Monday, August 19th, 2019

Little more than two weeks after being named the new head coach at St. Michael’s College in Vermont, Eric Eaton has landed his first recruit and it’s a potentially big one as MacDuffie School forward Jalen Gorham has opted to return to his original graduating class of 2019. Gorham has tremendous raw talent. He’s an elastic athlete with extremely long arms (7-foot wingspan), huge hands, good touch, and a frame that he is just starting to grow into. In short,… READ MORE >

#E75 Frosh/Soph Flashback to ‘08

#E75 Frosh/Soph Flashback to ‘08

Posted Sunday, August 18th, 2019

It was September of 2008, the New England Recruiting Report was little more than two years old but already the Elite 75 Showcase had become the region's premier individual event. Andre Drummond and Alex Murphy were the two most high profile underclassmen in New England, and both had recently starred at the 3rd annual Elite 75 as two of the only underclassmen to earn invitations. Now though there was an unprecedented demand from other young players looking for a similar… READ MORE >

Stone Commits to William & Mary in ‘19

Thatcher Stone 2019

Posted Friday, August 16th, 2019

For the second time in the last week, the New England region has seen a previously reclassified prospect return to his original graduating class and make an immediate commitment.  Dexter Southfield and WrightWay Skills forward Thatcher Stone announced his commitment to William & Mary on Friday night.  He took to his twitter account to publicize his decision.  100% Committed!!�������� @AdamFinkelstein @WMTribeMBB @astone18 pic.twitter.com/4LXVl1fpD6 — Thatcher Stone (@stone_thatcher) August 16, 2019 Stone is a late-blooming forward who just turned 18 years… READ MORE >

New England 2020 Rankings Feature Major Changes

Hassan Diarra 2020

Posted Thursday, August 15th, 2019

After updating rankings in all six states earlier this week, today it is time to unveil New England rankings in the rising senior class of 2020.  There has been lots of movement in recent months with plenty more expected with the start of the school season right around the corner.  Putnam Science and PSA Cardinals guard Hassan Diarra currently holds top billing as the number one ranked prospect in the country but incoming Brewster Academy and BABC forward Matt Cross is… READ MORE >

Updated 2020 State Rankings Announced

Updated 2020 State Rankings Announced

Posted Thursday, August 15th, 2019

It has been a long time coming, but with the grassroots season now over, we are ready to update rankings in all six New England states.  Lots has certainly changed in recent months as various players have emerged (click here to read the YurView New England feature on 2020 stock-risers), some of left the region, and others have moved to new destinations within New England.  This will be just the tip of the iceberg as well with the region's various… READ MORE >

Reilly commits to Holy Cross in 2019

Reilly commits to Holy Cross in 2019

Posted Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

After a storied high school career at East Catholic, which included a pair of state championshiops, Joey Reilly was set to pursue a post-graduate year at Phillips Exeter Academy.  That was until, new Holy Cross head coach Brett Nelson offered him a scholarship to join the Crusaders right away.  Now, Reilly becomes the first player to commit to Nelson and helps fill a key void in Holy Cross' backcourt next season.  In addition to his two state championships with East… READ MORE >

Emerging Names in New England’s Class of 2021

Mac Etienne 2021

Posted Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

We recently profiled some of New England’s top 2020 stock risers following the grassroots season.Today, we’ll shift that focus to some of the 2021 prospects (and one in 2022) who have started to emerge in recent months.Click here to read the entire YurView New England piece featuring Mac Etienne, Bensley Joseph, Camaron Tongue, George Smith, Gus Larson, Jai Smith, Dasonte Bowen and others.  READ MORE >

Elite 75 Frosh/Soph to feature North & South Events

Elite 75 Frosh/Soph to feature North & South Events

Posted Monday, August 12th, 2019

For the last 11 years the Elite 75 Frosh/Soph Edition has featured the very best underclassmen in all of New England.  What started as a showcase for roughly 100 young prospects in 2008 has since grown into the largest one-day showcase in the entire northeast region with over 300 players in three of the last four years.  Bigger is not always better though.  While having 300 kids across 8 courts was definitely the only event to put all of the… READ MORE >

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