Unsigned Senior Spotlight - Kevin Crawford

Unsigned Senior Spotlight - Kevin Crawford

Posted Sunday, May 3rd, 2020

Kevin Crawford came to Bridgeport Prep after a storied four-year career at Bassick High School.  Crawford was a four-year varsity player, three-year starter, and CIAC All-State selection in 2018-19 after averaging 22 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists.  He put up nearly identical numbers this year in the prep ranks, proving that his game translates to higher levels of competition. Now, he remains unsigned and one of the best athletic guards left on the board in the class of 2020. … READ MORE >

Chris Herren joins The Upside Podcast

Chris Herren joins The Upside Podcast

Posted Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Chris Herren joined The Upside Podcast earlier this week to discuss the effects of the coronavirus and current social distancing on those battling addiction and struggling with mental health.  As many New Englanders know, Herren starred at Durfee High School before going on to be a McDonald's All-American and committing to Boston College over the likes of Duke and Kentucky. His career ultimately also brought him to Fresno State, the Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics, and numerous professional stops abroad.  Herren's… READ MORE >

Unsigned Senior Spotlight - Jordan Gallimore

Unsigned Senior Spotlight - Jordan Gallimore

Posted Friday, May 1st, 2020

After a storried career at Bassick High School, one which included multiple years alongside his older brother Jaelin, Jordan Gallimore opted for a post-graduate year which brought him to nearby Bridgeport Prep.  The result was no different. After dominating the local CIAC ranks, Gallimore put up comparable numbers at the prep level, earning post-season accolades in the process.  Now, the post-graduate forward remains unsigned and one of the more athletic two-way forwards left on the board in 2020.  Prospect Profile… READ MORE >

Unsigned Senior Spotlight - Vondre Chase

Unsigned Senior Spotlight - Vondre Chase

Posted Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Vondre Chase's physical tools and potential have always been undeniable, but we've seen him take a significant step forward within the last year.  Following his graduation from Beaver Country Day School, Chase opted for a post-grad year. He seemed like the ideal candidate in many ways as the extra year would help his skill-set and game catch-up to his physical gifts.  Given the opportunity to be a signature piece of Woodstock's Blue team, that is exactly what we saw this… READ MORE >

Unsigned Senior Spotlight - Leon Williams

Unsigned Senior Spotlight - Leon Williams

Posted Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

Leon Williams was one of the best players in the MIAA this year and maybe the most versatile.  He stuffed all columns of the stat sheet on a nightly basis, regularly flirting with triple-doubles. In the process he led Cambrige to their latest big season including a DCL championship in which he went for 25 points and 10 rebounds in the process.  While he is open to the idea of a post-grad year, he remains open to all options as… READ MORE >

Unsigned Senior Spotlight - Bismark Nsiah

Unsigned Senior Spotlight - Bismark Nsiah

Posted Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

Bismark Nsiah is a 6-foot-7 forward from the Bronx who holds a variety of scholarship offers but is nonetheless still under-the-radar.  He was widely expected to make a commitment towards the end of the high school season, and when that didn't happen, he had a variety of visits and college workouts that were scheduled, but ultimately cancalled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Now, while he still has offers on the table, he remains open in his recruitment with the goal of… READ MORE >

Prospect Profile - Bryce Howard

Prospect Profile - Bryce Howard

Posted Monday, April 27th, 2020

It's very rare that coaches don't have good things to say about their players, but you're not going to find many coaches who rave about any player the way all of Bryce Howard's coaches rave about him. The comments below from Westlake High School's Kyle Kegley even came unsolicited as part of a speech he gave about Howard at the end of last season.  Everyone who has ever coached him agrees, there's something special about this kid.  On the recruiting front, the… READ MORE >

Unsigned Senior Spotlight - Geoff Coyne

Geoff Coyne 2020

Posted Saturday, April 25th, 2020

North Kingstown High School's Geoff Coyne was on his way to being a college baseball player, until a big senior season on the hardwood altered his course.  Now, Coyne hopes to pursue college basketball at the next level after being a key part of one of the RIIL's top teams.  Coyne also distinguished himself as one of the premier defenders in the state, drawing praise not just from his coaches and teammates but also from his competitors.  Prospect Profile Height:… READ MORE >

Unsigned Senior Spotlight - Evan Gutowski

Unsigned Senior Spotlight - Evan Gutowski

Posted Saturday, April 25th, 2020

After a strong senior season at Trumbull High School, which culminated with a run to the semifinals of the D1 state tournament, Evan Gutowski opted for a post-graduate season.  When he first arrived at St. Andrew's in August, he looked as if he might be on the outside looking in at scholarship opportunities.  But in the seven months since, Gutowski has exceeded all expectations, by first getting himself in the best shape of his career and then being a virtual… READ MORE >

Master’s Zene makes early Ivy pledge

Master’s Zene makes early Ivy pledge

Posted Friday, April 24th, 2020

Master's School junior forward Quron Zene announced his verbal commitment to Columbia University as part of their 2021 class on Wednesday night.  Columbia initially offered Zene last August and continued to recruit him throughout the course of the year.  He announced his decision via his twitter account.  All in ���� God is the greatest @TMSBBallcoach @coachczechjr @CULionsMBB @SupremeAthlete_ pic.twitter.com/J8FtDDAyGp — QuronzeneJr (@otn_q3) April 23, 2020 Zene has played on the Master's varsity team since he was in the 8th grade… READ MORE >

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