#S16 Saturday Morning Twitter Blog

#S16 Saturday Morning Twitter Blog

Posted Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

  The Twitter Blog is up and running for the Memorial Day Super 16 Showcase allowing NERR evaluators and staff, coaches, players and even parents to help contribute to the recap of the action. Just tweet at @NERRhoops to be included before the weekend is out. Here's a look back at the action from Saturday morning: Great early morning atmosphere building here at @CamelAthletics, Charles B. Luce Field House, for @NERRHoops #S16 @ZGReport — Brian Grossman (@BG_zg3) May 23, 2015… READ MORE >

Rivals, Playaz Invited to Adidas Gauntlet Finale

Rivals, Playaz Invited to Adidas Gauntlet Finale

Posted Thursday, May 21st, 2015

The Mass Rivals and New England Playaz have both been selected to participate in the Adidas Uprising Gauntlet Finale on July 8th - 10th in Atlanta.  With 56 sponsored teams from across the country taking part in the Gauntlet's first two stops in Dallas and Indianapolis during the April evaluation period, only the top 16 were invited to the Finale, which takes place during the first three days of the July evaluation period. The Playaz and Rivals both earned at-large… READ MORE >

#S16 Schedule Announced

#S16 Schedule Announced

Posted Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

The schedule for this weekend's Memorial Day Super 16 Showcase has been released and it includes some of the top programs from New England and beyond. Click here for the complete schedule. The 17u or Varsity field is loaded with depth as over 52 teams will be in action at Connecticut College and surrounding facilities including the likes of Mass Rivals, New York Rens, Metro Boston, New Heights, Middlesex Magic, USAD, CBC, MB Nation, MBR, Boston Warriors, New York Gauchos,… READ MORE >

Another Scholarship for St. Andrew’s Senior

Duncan Ozburn 2015

Posted Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

St. Andrew's saw another unsigned senior accept a full athletic scholarship on Monday when Duncan Ozburn committed to Westmont College. Westmont is a small liberal arts school in Santa Barbara (California) that advanced to the NAIA division I title game this year. Ozburn is a six-foot-nine big man who came to St. Andrew's from Illinois and made significant strides during the course of his post-graduate season. "Duncan worked hard and got better throughout the course of the year," St. Andrew's… READ MORE >

Diarra Set to Announce Friday

Posted Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

One of the top big men in New England's 2016 class is ready to make an early college commitment. Mamadou Diarra will announce his verbal commitment during a Friday morning press conference and is set to choose between UConn and VCU. NCAA rules will preclude him from signing a National Letter of Intent until November. Diarra confirmed the news via his twitter account: I will announce my college decision on Friday at 11:30 AM. #2016 #VCU #Uconn. Thank you to… READ MORE >

Maine Lands a Big One

Vincent Eze 2015

Posted Monday, May 18th, 2015

The University of Maine scored what could potentially be a very important late commitment in the 2015 class on Sunday night when Putnam Science Academy big man Vincent Eze pledged to the Black Bears. Eze was previously committed to Manhattan before receiving his release a few weeks ago. A long and athletic six-foot-eight big man who graduated from Notre Dame-Green Pond High School in Pennsylvania last year prior to his arrival at PSA, Eze also owns a chiseled frame and… READ MORE >

Mukasa Earns Full Ride

Posted Monday, May 18th, 2015

St. Andrew’s post-graduate guard Brian Mukasa has accepted a full athletic scholarship to division II Post University according to Saints’ head coach Michael Hart. Mukasa had a decorated high school career at Sharon (MA), scoring his 1000th point last year as a senior, and leading them to the Division II South Sectional Final of the MIAA tournament. He took on a brand new role upon his arrival at St. Andrew’s, coming off the bench and providing a burst of instant… READ MORE >

Commitment Catch-Up

David Labossiere 2015

Posted Saturday, May 16th, 2015

Members of the 2015 class continue to finalize their plans for next year. Here are some of the most recent commitments: Connecticut College has landed two late commitments from Taft point guard Tyler Rowe and Brimmer & May shooting guard David Labossiere. The duo joins Bridgton Academy forward Phil Leotsakos to give the Camels three impact players in their 2015 recruiting class, following up on their incredibly deep 2014 class from a year ago. Rowe is a pure point guard… READ MORE >

Arajuo Earns Full JC Scholarship

Celio Araujo 2015

Posted Friday, May 15th, 2015

Master’s School senior and South Boston resident Celio Arajuo has received a full athletic scholarship to Sheridan College, a junior college in the Wyoming that is considered a NJCAA Division I powerhouse in Region 9. Arajuo graduates from Masters this month with a 3.7 GPA and because he is fully qualified he will be eligible to leave Sheridan after only one season. A consistent staple of BABC’s backcourt rotation over the years, Arajuo helped lead the club to Final Fours… READ MORE >

Final 2015 Rankings Announced

Jalen Adams 2015

Posted Thursday, May 14th, 2015

The final New England rankings in the class of 2015 have now been published, in all six states as well as New England. Final New England Rankings Jalen Adams finishes the year right we he started, at the top of the class. Adams finishes his career with three NEPSAC championships and the 2015 National Prep Championship to his name, and so while he's rarely described this way, he's actually as big of a "winner" as we've seen in New England… READ MORE >

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