This Week’s Recruiting Round-Up

This Week’s Recruiting Round-Up

Posted Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

We’ve spent the last several days recapping the various events throughout the country that hosted New England products during last weekend’s evaluation period. In the days since the evaluation period has come to an end, a variety of prospects have heard from new college coaches.   Here’s the latest:- Tennessee became the most recent program to offer Cushing Academy 2015 guard Jalen Adams.  He told Rivals.com last weekend that Connecticut, Kansas, Georgia Tech, and Creighton were the four schools that were… READ MORE >

Rivals Undefeated in Dallas

Rivals Undefeated in Dallas

Posted Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Our final look back at the evaluation weekend takes us to Dallas for the first of the Adidas Uprising events.  The Mass Rivals traveled with their u17, u16, and u15 squads and finished a perfect 5-0 in the senior division with all 12 players on the roster seeing time in each of the five games.  They opened with a 69-66 win over the Milwaukee Running Rebels on Friday night.  Marcel Pettway led the way with 13 points, 9 rebounds, and… READ MORE >

Look Back on EYBL Session I

Look Back on EYBL Session I

Posted Monday, April 28th, 2014

BABC and Expressions Elite both spent the evaluation weekend in Sacramento, California for session I of the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League.  BABC was one of just three teams in the field to finish with a perfect 4-0 record on the weekend.  They opened up their season with a 54-43 win over Baltimore Elite on Friday night and followed that up with a pair of 11 point wins over Howard Pulley and The Family on Saturday.  After opening the weekend… READ MORE >

HOF NE Championship – Event Recap

HOF NE Championship – Event Recap

Posted Sunday, April 27th, 2014

This past weekend Basketbull held their annual event at Wesleyan University that saw top teams from around the northeast region come to Middletown, Connecticut to compete in front of a large numbers of college coaches.  By the end of Sunday, due to NCAA Live Period rules not permitting teams to play more than three games in a day, the 17u bracket saw two champions be crowned, House of Sports and Middlesex Magic.     House of Sports used a strong frontline… READ MORE >

New Hampton’s Dawkins Bound for Michigan

New Hampton’s Dawkins Bound for Michigan

Posted Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Just as the focus of the recruiting world has now turned to the 2015 class, one of the final remaining holdovers from the 2014 group made a decision on Sunday night as New Hampton’s Aubrey Dawkins committed to Michigan. Dawkins arrived at New Hampton primarily with low-major recruitment, but took his game to new levels throughout the course of the season and saw his recruitment grow as a result.  He was ultimately as critical to New Hampton’s run to the… READ MORE >

Pittsburgh Jam Fest – Event Recap

Pittsburgh Jam Fest – Event Recap

Posted Saturday, April 26th, 2014

There was a strong New England presence in Pittsburgh this weekend’s for the Hoop Group’s annual Pittsburgh Jam Fest, an event which reportedly included hundreds of teams and college coaches alike. Just two weeks after their appearance at the Northeast Hoops Festival, New Heights went on to capture the u17 championship.  New England’s top ranked sophomore, Mustapha Heron, played a critical role in their run, logging major minutes while showing his balanced floor game.  Heron averaged a team high 17… READ MORE >

Terrell Receives Release

Terrell Receives Release

Posted Friday, April 25th, 2014

Brewster Academy and Expressions Elite guard Jared Terrell officially requested his release from Oklahoma State two weeks ago.  On Friday, he was granted a complete and unconditional release according to both Brewster Academy coach Jason Smith and Expressions Elite coach Tyron Boswell. Terrell is a six-foot-three power guard who initially committed to Oklahoma State following last summer’s July evaluation period. Since that time the Oklahome State staff has faced wide spread public scrutiny, even with regards to comments from the… READ MORE >

Prep Bound

Prep Bound

Posted Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

This is the time of year when prep school commitments continue to come in at a consistent clip, but for all the players out there who claim they are “going prep” there are far fewer who have yet to solidify a spot for next year.  Here are some of the recent ones we’ve been able to confirm:• Wenyen Gabriel to Wilbraham & Monson – The skilled six-foot-seven forward would have been a rising senior at Trinity High School in New… READ MORE >

Final 2014 Rankings Announced

Final 2014 Rankings Announced

Posted Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

With the 2013-2014 seasib now long since passed and the most notable all-star games now completed after this weekend’s Derby Classic and Jordan Brand Classic, it’s time to release our final rankings for New England’s 2014 class.  Final rankings are based on a combination of three factors:  First, the player’s potential to, one day, play at the highest levels (something which distinguishes only the most elite prospects); secondly, their projected impact at the college level; and lastly, their impact at… READ MORE >

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