Magic Win Pitt Jam Fest

Tommy ONeil 2019

Posted Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

The Hoop Group’s Pittsburgh Jam Fest hosted top non-sneaker affiliated teams from Florida to Minnesota this weekend, but once again New England shined through as Middlesex Magic captured the 17u elite division championship while several other local programs showed well too. This was the second consecutive Pitt Jam Fest championship for the Magic. Tommy ONeil, who is headed to Vermont Academy for a post-graduate year, took MVP honors as he led the team in both scoring and rebounding. O'Neil looked… READ MORE >

RMU Gets a Steal with Gebrewhit

RMU Gets a Steal with Gebrewhit

Posted Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

With Sacred Heart, Bryant, and Central Connecticut all scoring quality late pick-ups in recent weeks, fellow Northeast Conference school Robert Morris struck back on Monday when Holderness School and Expressions Elite unsigned senior Philmon Gebrewhit announced he would be committing to head coach Andy Toole. I am excited to announce that I am committing to Robert Morris University without @Coach_Boswell @boobiefab6 @ToddExpressions none of this would be possible thank you for believing in me when no one else did real… READ MORE >

CCSU Scores with Krishnan

Ian Krishnan 2018

Posted Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Central Connecticut State University and head coach Donyell Marshall scored a quality late commitment in the 2018 class over the weekend when Proctor Academy post-graduate Ian Krishnan pledged to the Blue Devils. Krishnan is a 6-foot-2 guard who came to New England from Clarksburg High School in Maryland, where he was a two-sport star doubling on both the hardwood and grid-iron. A product of the District Basketball Club, Krishnan emerged as a division I sleeper last summer and continued to… READ MORE >

EYBL, UAA tip in Dallas

EYBL, UAA tip in Dallas

Posted Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Dallas, Texas was the center of the grassroots world this weekend as Nike and Under Armour both held the first sessions of their respective circuits, the EYBL and UAA, surrounded by several other regional and independent events. Expressions Elite (EYBL), BABC (EYBL), and NE6 (UAA) all flew down to compete in these highly anticipated season opening events. On the Nike side, Expressions Elite had a strong weekend posting a 3-1 overall record. They opened with a narrow 65-62 loss to… READ MORE >

Yags’ Point Forward - Class of 2017 Done with Year 1

Yags’ Point Forward - Class of 2017 Done with Year 1

Posted Saturday, April 21st, 2018

As we promised at the time of our first class of 2017 check-in, which came right before most D1 programs were set to begin their conference schedule, here’s a more in-depth look at how last year’s class of New England prospects fared at the college level. It’s important to stay updated on the performance of past prospects for a number of different reasons. It could act as a barometer or a reality check for players who are entering their freshman… READ MORE >

Live Period Tips Tonight

Live Period Tips Tonight

Posted Friday, April 20th, 2018

The NCAA recruiting period tips tonight at 6pm, giving college coaches one of their two chances this spring to attend grassroots style team events. For teams in New England that means trips to places like Dallas, Washington D.C., and Pittsburgh. Both the Nike EYBL and Under Armour Association will be holding their opening session in Dallas, Texas this weekend and so that means that Expressions Elite, BABC, and NE6 will all be in attendance. Adidas is operating a regional model… READ MORE >

Final 2018 Rankings Announced

Final 2018 Rankings Announced

Posted Thursday, April 19th, 2018

With the national all-star games now concluded and the April recruiting period tipping this weekend, ESPN announced their final natinoal rankings in the class of 2018 on Tuesday. The ESPN 100 featured 10 different New England prep products in Vermont Academy's Simisola Shittu, St. Andrew and BABC's Cole Swider, Cushing Academy and Mass Rivals' David Duke, Northfield Mount Hermon and New England Playaz' Nate Laszewski, Brimmer & May and Mass Rival's A.J. Reeves, Brewster Academy's Derek Culver, Milton Academy and… READ MORE >

#NEHF reveals unprecedented depth & balance in grassroots ranks

#NEHF reveals unprecedented depth & balance in grassroots ranks

Posted Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

There were a lot of takeaways from last weekend’s Northeast Hoops Festival as the amount of talent in the gym spoke for itself and various teams and players were able to make a statement. Perhaps the most significant theme though was the unprecedented amount of depth in New England’s grassroots ranks. There has been a hierarchy over the years that has rarely been rattled. New England has had their five sneaker sponsored programs and then a handful of the best… READ MORE >

#NEHF Still Trending

Jay-Juan Hayes 2019

Posted Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

36 hours after the 11th annual Northeast Hoops Festival came to an end and the grassroots basketball world was still buzzing about all of the action over the weekend. With a field that was as good as advertised, the stars came out from across New York and New England this weekend. NERR was out in full force covering the event throughout the two days in action and had covered over 250 prospects by the time it was all said and… READ MORE >

#NEHF - Sunday Varsity Division Twitter Blog

#NEHF - Sunday Varsity Division Twitter Blog

Posted Monday, April 16th, 2018

Championship Sunday at the 11th annual Northeast Hoops Festival hit eastern Massachusetts on Sunday and once again the New England Recruiting Report was out in full force to cover all of the action. If you missed any of Saturday's action in the varsity division, a twitter blog style recap can be found here, while you Sunday's road to a championship was covered in real time on social media by @NERRhoops, @hooprootz, @mdimartino203, @Sully_ZG, @ChrisGaynor9, @MikeYagmiNERR, and @AdamFinkelstein.  When it was… READ MORE >

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