St. Andrew’s Guard to Philly U

St. Andrew’s Guard to Philly U

Posted Monday, March 31st, 2014

Less than 48 hours after landing a commitment from Marianapolis Prep forward Eric Long, Philadelphia University returned to New Engalnd to score another pledge, this time from St. Andrew’s post-graduate guard Jordan DeCicco. DiCicco is the second post-graduate guard from St. Andrew’s, and third New England prep product, to commit to Philly U in the 2014 class after Malcolm Smith pledged to head coach Herb Magee this fall.  The post-graduate tandem provided the Saints with just the boost necessary to… READ MORE >

Stephenson Transferring to Suffield Academy

Stephenson Transferring to Suffield Academy

Posted Sunday, March 30th, 2014

Suffield Academy head coach Jeff Depelteau announced that St. Bernard Central Catholic (MA) sophomore forward Garrett Stephenson will be transferring in and reclassifying back to 2017 upon his arrival. Excited to welcome Garrett Stephenson @GarrettS44 to the Suffield Fam! Super young man with tons of potential! He will join the 2017 class! — Coach Depelteau (@SuffieldHoops) March 31, 2014 Stephenson is a talented six-foot-six forward with the inside-out ability to be a major mismatch problem, not only in high school,… READ MORE >

Eric Long Accepts Scholarship

Eric Long Accepts Scholarship

Posted Sunday, March 30th, 2014

There is a reason why Philadelphia University head coach Herb Magee is the winningest men’s basketball coach in NCAA history and a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Actually, there are a multitude of reasons, but it all starts with his ability to recruit talented student athletes and then continue the development of their skills.    While Philly U’s rosters are typically made of players from the Middle Atlantic region, the Rams landed their second 2014 commitment in… READ MORE >

Binghamton Strikes Again

Binghamton Strikes Again

Posted Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Binghamton returned to New England again this weekend, picking up their fourth 2014 commitment in the region, this time with South Kent big man Dusan Perovic.  Perovic joins his South Kent teammate Romellow Walker, as well as Marianapolis Prep forward Bobby Ahearn and Cheshire Academy forward Wilfredo Rodriguez in committing to Bobcats’ head coach Tommy Dempsey for next season.  The six-foot-eight big man was one of the top remaining players left on the board and seemed to be attracting a… READ MORE >

Costello Continuing Career at Suffolk

Costello Continuing Career at Suffolk

Posted Friday, March 28th, 2014

Matt Costello, a senior captain at Bishop Fenwick High School, has committed to playing basketball at Suffolk University for Coach Adam Nelson.  Costello was a four-year varsity player and three year starter for Fenwick.  He is a two-time Catholic Central League All-Star and was named The Boston Globe’s “Player of the Week” on four occasions. The six-foot-three swingman was the leading scorer and rebounder for the Crusaders over the last two seasons, and had 13 double-doubles over this period. Despite… READ MORE >

Year in Review – Connecticut

Year in Review – Connecticut

Posted Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Four different state champions were crowned last weekend at Mohegan Sun Arena, culminating another exciting season in the CIAC.  Here’s a look back at those finals as well as well as the Connecticut High School Coaches’ Association All-Star Game from earlier this week.  Class S: Sacred Heart 65  Valley Regional 56Sacred Heart came into the game as the heavy favorite but got as much as they could handle from Valley, who held a 35-29 lead at halftime.  The game ultimately… READ MORE >

Salisbury’s Robinson Makes Pick

Salisbury’s Robinson Makes Pick

Posted Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Isaiah Robinson, Salisbury School’s six-foot-five power forward, committed to Connecticut College and Coach Tom Satran on Wednesday night.  Robinson came to Salisbury a year ago, repeating 11th grade, after missing most of his junior year at St. John’s Prep with knee surgery.  He made an immediate impact on the frontline teaming with Quinnipiac-bound Samuel Dingba.Robinson injured his back during the winter vacation this year and sat out 15 of the Crimson Knights’ remaining 17 games.  In his two appearances in… READ MORE >

Brandwijk Heading for Siena

Brandwijk Heading for Siena

Posted Monday, March 24th, 2014

Holderness power forward Willem Brandwijk made a verbal commitment to Siena on Tuesday, after having previously trimmed his list to just three schools. The news was first confirmed by Brandwijk’s AAU coach with Metro Boston, Mo Vasquez.   “I’m proud of the fact that he took his time to visit, with his family, each school and then come to a decision,” Vasquez said. Brandwijk’s recruitment took off last summer as he pulled in as many as 16 different division I scholarship… READ MORE >

New England Trio Picked for Jordan Brand Regional Game

New England Trio Picked for Jordan Brand Regional Game

Posted Monday, March 24th, 2014

Jordan Brand, a division of NIKE, Inc., announced the rosters for the Jordan Brand Classic’s Regional Game, which will feature the top prep players from the greater New York area.  The regional game will be played at Barclays Center on Friday, April 18 along with the International and All-American games.   Local New England products including Kimball Union Academy’s Abdul-Malik Abu, Brewster Academy’s Jared Terrell, and Fairfield Prep’s Paschal Chukwu were selected.  The Home Team includes Khadeen Carrington (Bishop Loughlin/Brooklyn,… READ MORE >

Prep Transfers Already Starting

Prep Transfers Already Starting

Posted Monday, March 24th, 2014

Just as the end of the college basketball season ignites the start of the college coaching carousel so does the end of the high school season ignite the annual exodus of local high school players to the prep ranks.  Only days after the high school season has now officially come to an end in all six New England states, we already have three high profile players confirmed to be heading to prep school next season.  The first two stem from… READ MORE >

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