Which State Association has the Best Talent?

Which State Association has the Best Talent?

Posted Saturday, November 30th, 2013

With most of New England’s top talent typically converging on the prep school marketplace it can be easy to forget about the prospects that remain in the six local state associations.  Today we profile each of those respective associations, ranking them from top to bottom in terms of the number and quality of college prospects they possess:#1 ConnecticutThe CIAC was bitten by the prep school bug this year with two of the state’s top rising seniors, Quincy McKnight and Jared… READ MORE >

Casimir on the Rise

Casimir on the Rise

Posted Friday, November 29th, 2013

One of the themes of last weekend’s National Prep Showcase was big performances from “little” guards. From Cane Broome to Tremont Waters to Jarvis Garrett there were a variety of undersized guards who managed to stand out with dynamic performances. But there might not have been another player in the field that helped themselves more than South Kent’s Schadrac Casimir.  Playing alongside Waters and Jordan Strawberry, Casimir was one leg of a tough three-guard rotation for the Cardinals, as head… READ MORE >

NERR Alum Pens Book on Professional Basketball

NERR Alum Pens Book on Professional Basketball

Posted Thursday, November 28th, 2013

NERR Alum, Kirk Crecco, has recently written and published a book called Living the Dream: How to Get Recruited to Play Professional Basketball that is now available for purchase on Amazon and Lulu.  Kirk had a great career at Gilford High School in New Hampshire where he collected NH Class M Player of the Year honors in 2008 and was nominated for the McDonald’s All-American Game.  He then went on to have a 4-year career at Dartmouth College, but saw… READ MORE >

NPS in the News

NPS in the News

Posted Monday, November 25th, 2013

Here’s a look at some of the headlines to come out of this weekend’s National Prep Showcase:ESPN - National Prep Showcase Recaphttp://insider.espn.go.com/blog/ncbrecruitingon-the-trail/post/_/id/7626/prep-school-stars-shine-at-showcaseScout.com - National Prep Showcase: Day Onehttp://scouthoops.scout.com/2/1349767.htmlScout.com - National Prep Showcase: Day Twohttp://scouthoops.scout.com/2/1350059.htmlScout.com - National Prep Showcase: Day Threehttp://scouthoops.scout.com/2/1350625.htmlRivals.com - New Names Surface on Saturday National Prep Showcasehttp://basketballrecruiting.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1579481Rivals.com - National Prep Showcase Comes to a Closehttp://basketballrecruiting.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1579955CBS Sports - National Prep Showcase Notebook: First Look at CBA Big Menhttp://www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/eye-on-college-basketball/24266421/national-prep-showcase-notebook-first-look-at-cba-big-menCBS Sports - National Prep Showcase Notebook: Jarvis Garrett Raises Stockhttp://www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/eye-on-college-basketball/24271533/national-prep-showcase-notebook-jarvis-garrett-raises-stockCBS Sports… READ MORE >

NPS - Day 3 Recap

NPS - Day 3 Recap

Posted Sunday, November 24th, 2013

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – With another strong turnout of college coaches on hand for Day 3 of the National Prep Showcase at Albertus Magnus College, Sunday’s six games produced numerous memorable individual performances and a few highly competitive contests. Below is a brief recap of those matchups, including the players whose performances headlined the action. Brewster Academy 91, South Kent 84Despite transportation issues – one of Brewster’s two buses broke down en route to Albertus Magnus – the Bobcats made… READ MORE >

NPS - Day 2 Recap

NPS - Day 2 Recap

Posted Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

College coaches continued to flow into Albertus Magnus College on Saturday with the likes of UConn, Indiana, Oklahoma State, Cincinnati, Northwestern, and others headlining another group of coaches that was 40+ strong.  When it was all said and done another list of prospects had managed to distinguish themselves after a full day of exciting games.  St. Thomas More vs Fork UnionThe first game on Day 2 between Fork Union Military Academy and St. Thomas More was a tail of two… READ MORE >

NPS – Day 1 Recap

NPS – Day 1 Recap

Posted Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Over 60 college coaches were at Albertus Magnus College on Friday for the opening day of the National Prep Showcase.  Representatives from Louisville, Pittsburgh, Miami, Wake Forest, and a slew of others looked on as a variety of different players managed to distinguish themselves during the course of the day.  Here’s a rundown of the action:Notre Dame Prep vs. Fork Union Military AcademyThe Crusaders opened the 2013 NPS with a hard fought 87-81 win over Fork Union, in a well… READ MORE >

National Prep Showcase Preview

National Prep Showcase Preview

Posted Thursday, November 21st, 2013

The National Prep Showcase, which annually serves as the unofficial kick-off to the prep school basketball season, will return to New Haven, Connecticut and Albertus Magnus College beginning tomorrow, Friday November 22nd, and running through Sunday November 24th. The field features the vast majority of the top post-graduate programs in the country including all six of the last National Prep School Champions dating back to 2007 in Brewster Academy (NH), St. Thomas More School (CT), Tilton School (NH), Hargrave Military… READ MORE >

Prep Profile – Notre Dame Prep

Prep Profile – Notre Dame Prep

Posted Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Notre Dame Prep is already several games into their 2013-2014 season, but on the eve of the 2013 National Prep Showcase, they’re about to get a good look at the competition that stands between them and their ultimate goal. As an independent prep school, i.e. one that does not compete in the NEPSAC, the only post-season championship which Notre Dame has to strive for is the National Prep Championship. That’s a title which the Crusaders won back in 2007, when… READ MORE >

Dartmouth is Wright Choice

Dartmouth is Wright Choice

Posted Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Tabor Academy senior Miles Wright might not be signing a National Letter of Intent, but he did finalize his recruitment prior to the end of the early signing period. The senior swingman made a verbal commitment to Dartmouth head coach Paul Cormier on Tuesday, following his official visit to the Ivy League campus over the weekend.  “I couldn’t be happier for Miles and his family,” Tabor Academy head coach Chris Millett said.  “Miles is an amazing young man and has… READ MORE >

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