5 Players that stood out at the AA Classic

5 Players that stood out at the AA Classic

Posted Monday, January 28th, 2019

Cushing Academy hosted the annual NEPSAC AA Classic on Sunday featuring 6 games of the league’s top programs.   Lawrence Academy scored a buzzer beating win over Cheshire, South Kent and Cushing ran away with dominant wins over Hoosac and Bradford Christian respectively, Worcester eventually pulled away from Brimmer & May, Gould knocked off Wilbraham & Monson, and MacDuffie handled Tilton in the event’s finale.  Here’s a look at five players who were particularly impressive during the course of the… READ MORE >

Junior Elite 75 Returning on March 15th

Junior Elite 75 Returning on March 15th

Posted Saturday, January 26th, 2019

The New England Junior Elite 75 Showcase will return to New England and Mass Premier Courts on Friday night, March 15th.  The 2019 Junior Elite 75 marks the 11th consecutive year that we've hosted some of the top future stars in the region.  Once dubbed the “Stars of Tomorrow” this event provides early exposure through NERR and HoopRootz' various media platforms but more importantly offers skill instruction and educational sessions for players and their families alike. This year event will also… READ MORE >

Andover’s Mills D1 Bound

Andover’s Mills D1 Bound

Posted Friday, January 25th, 2019

Phillips Andover guard Brenton Mills announced a verbal commitment to Binghamton on Thursday night.  Mills is a 6-foot-3 guard from the greater Dallas area in Texas who previously starred and graduated for his hometown Allen High School.  He had bounced around on the grassroots circuits spending time with Texas D1 Ambassadors, Basketball University, and, most recently, Nike Pro Skills in the EYBL and finished his high school career without a D1 offer. Allen picked up numerous suitors this summer though, including… READ MORE >

ESPN Announces Updated National Rankings

ESPN Announces Updated National Rankings

Posted Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

ESPN updated their national prospect rankings in the classes of 2019, 2020 and, 2021 on Wednesday and as usual, New England was well represented.  The ESPN 100 of 2019 featured eight local products beginning with the Brewster Academy trio of Jalen Lecque (34), Alonzo Gaffney (35), and Kai Jones (49). Putnam Science Academy alum Akok Akok checks in at 57 while MacDuffie guard James Bouknight and Woodstock Academy big man Tre Mitchell both made jumps to 65 and 73 respectively.… READ MORE >

STM’s Lynott D1 Bound

Mick Lynott 2019

Posted Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

St. Thomas More School post-graduate guard Mick Lynott announced a verbal commitment to Gardner-Webb on Tuesday.  Lynott is a native of Miami, Florida who previously attended Calvary Christian Academy and played his grassroots basketball with Florida Legacy.  He arrived in New England for a post-graduate year this fall and quickly established himself as a leader for the Chancellors with his toughness, physical strength, and competitiveness.  A 6-foot-2 combo-guard who is capable of playing both on and off the ball, Lynott… READ MORE >

HoopHall Stock-Risers

Aaron Cooley 2021

Posted Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

The first major winter storm of the season kept programs like Brewster Academy, Northfield Mount Hermon, St. Thomas More, and Rice Memorial from participating in the HoopHall Classic as scheduled.  Nevertheless, most of the show continued as planned and while the majority of the teams on the amended schedule came from beyond New England's borders, there were still a handful of local products that managed to standout.  Here's a rundown of who helped themselves the most: Ronnie DeGray, Woodstock Academy… READ MORE >

HoopHall Classic on tap for this Weekend

HoopHall Classic on tap for this Weekend

Posted Saturday, January 19th, 2019

Even as New England braces for what looks like the first big snow storm of the year the annual Spaulding HoopHall Classic is already under way and slated to continue through the day Sunday.  Top prospects and programs both from New England as well as the entire country are scheduled to be in action with ESPN's coverage including five games on ESPN+ on Saturday, a primetime game Sunday night on ESPN, and four games on ESPNU on Monday's Martin Luther… READ MORE >

2019 State Rankings Released

2019 State Rankings Released

Posted Friday, January 18th, 2019

Over the course of the last week we've updated rankings in all six states while also profiling the top prospect, notable newcomers, and recent stock-risers in all six states.  Next Wednesday, we'll release our composite New England 2019 rankings alongside the release of ESPN's updated national rankings following a busy holiday weekend of action.  Putnam Science Academy forward Akok Akok, MacDuffie guard James Bouknight, Gould guard Boo Buie, Brewster guard Jalen Lecque, St. Andrew's guard Brycen Goodine, and Vermont forward… READ MORE >

Mid-Season Report: Massachusetts 2019

Mid-Season Report: Massachusetts 2019

Posted Thursday, January 17th, 2019

The state of Massachusetts is up next as we continue to update 2019 rankings while also recognizing top prospects, new names, and recent stock-risers.  Here's a rundown of everything you need to know about the top prospects in the Bay State.  Top Prospect It was little more than a year ago that James Bouknight's recruitment was just starting to get to the high-major level. At the time, his immense tools were already obvious but he was just starting to put… READ MORE >

BABC Hosting Prep & Holiday Classics

BABC Hosting Prep & Holiday Classics

Posted Thursday, January 17th, 2019

The Boston Amateur Basketball Club will host their annual BABC Prep Classic as well as session 2 of the Slades Bar & Grille Holiday Classic.  Both events will take place at Cathedral High School located at 74 Union Park Streetin Boston.  Full schedules are below BABC Prep Classic Saturday, January 19th  11:00am Redemption Christian Academy v. Rocky Hill School 12:30pm Proctor Academy v. Masters School 2:00pm Tilton School v. South Kent 3:30pm Worcester Academy v. Woodstock Academy Gold 5:00pm Dexter… READ MORE >

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