USAD Wins Summer Jam Fest

Posted Sunday, July 19th, 2015

After a huge collective showing at Hoop Group Elite Camp, New England did it again at the Hoop Group Summer Jam Fest, with 5 teams advancing to the quaterfinals, 3 to the semifinals and then an all New England final as USAD held on for the championship in a one point win over the D.C. Blue Devils. The Blue Devils were USAD's third straight opponent from New England as they knocked off Middlesex Magic in the quarterfinals and then We… READ MORE >

Hoop Group Elite Camp - Award Winners

Hoop Group Elite Camp - Award Winners

Posted Sunday, July 19th, 2015

Session II of the Hoop Group Elite Camp was held at Albright University in Reading, Pennsylvania, but for the better part of four days it seemed like it was in New England, as the local products were the story of the camp. Cushing Academy point guard Wabissa Bede was named the camp’s MVP and was one of 13 different New England products to be chosen for the Top 20 All-Star Game. Saul Phiri, Aaron Wheeler, Jarrod Simmons, Kimani Lawrence, Tyrn… READ MORE >

New England Well Represented at Adidas All-American

Posted Saturday, July 18th, 2015

New England was well represented at the Adidas Uprising All-American Camp, held Wednesday through Friday last week at Long Island University Post in New York. Mustapha Heron, Tyrique Jones, Wenyen Gabriel, A.J. Brodeur, Tremont Waters, Makai Ashton-Langford, Kellan Grady and Tomas Murphy were all among the 90 players from across the Adidas Uprising brand selected to participate. Heron was also one of 18 players from within the camp chosen to take part in the Uprising Showcase game, played Thursday night… READ MORE >

BABC takes Bronze at AAU 9th Grade Nationals

Posted Friday, July 17th, 2015

The BABC freshmen defeated Team Mississippi to win the Bronze medal at the AAU 9th Grade Division I national championship in Memphis this week. This was the 45th time a BABC team has advanced to a National Final Four in the program’s history. Coached by East Boston High School coach Shawn Brown, the BABC 9th graders have comprised a record of 71-11 heading into their final event of the season, this weekend’s Hall of Fame National Invitational in Springfield, and… READ MORE >

HoopRootz Rising Sophomore Report: Connecticut

HoopRootz Rising Sophomore Report: Connecticut

Posted Thursday, July 16th, 2015

More so than in any other New England State, Connecticut has seen a rash of freshmen break out before our eyes this spring and establish themselves as bonafide prospects. Let's take at these cats and also check in with some level-raising prospects and some guys who continues to progress on par. Breakouts Nate Laszewski - Transfer to Northfield Mount Hermon and reclassification vaults Nate to the top of the conversation topic titled, 'Best Prospect in Connecticut's Class of 2018.' Jaekwon… READ MORE >

Offers Flying In

Offers Flying In

Posted Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

With the second of three weeks of the July evaluation period set to tip-off today at 5pm we take a look back at the first week of the live period and recap the local products that landed new scholarship offers: Hamidou Diallo, NY Jayhawks, Putnam Science, 2017 - Maryland, Villanova & Florida Wenyen Gabriel, Mass Rivals, Wilbraham & Monson, 2016 - Notre Dame, Villanova & Texas Samuel Japhet-Mathias, PSA Cardinals, Vermont Academy, 2017 - California & Seton Hall Mike McGuril,… READ MORE >

Blue Devils Take Summer Tip-Off

Blue Devils Take Summer Tip-Off

Posted Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

The D.C. Blue Devils spent the opening week of the July evaluation period in the state of Pennsylvania, beginning at the Hoop Group Elite Camp and then heading to the Summer Tip-Off tournament where they earned the championship in the seventeen-and-under "Nook" bracket. The Blue Devils opened with a win over Team Blaze from Maryland after receiving an opening round bye and then knocked off House of Hoops in an overtime game in the quarterfinals behind 21 points from Eamon… READ MORE >

AAC Final Recap

AAC Final Recap

Posted Monday, July 13th, 2015

As another Hoop Mountain All-Academic Camp wraps up, we take a look back on another great week that saw 150 college coaches from all levels come through Brandeis' doors to see nearly 400 high-academic players compete. Standout Bigs: Sean Smith (Sacred Heart, 2017)- Smith was an animal all week.  His motor is always running, and he is an excellent rebounder who uses his athleticism to its peak to grab rebounds out of his area.  He is also quick off his… READ MORE >

AAC Day 3 Recap

AAC Day 3 Recap

Posted Saturday, July 11th, 2015

As the Hoop Mountain All-Academic Camp winded down early on Friday, many players were still playing hard and showing what they could do to college coaches.  The following players stood out on Friday: Mike Perry (Bishop Feehan)- The rising sophomore was on fire on Friday afternoon.  He got to the hoop at will, and used his body position on those drives well enough to draw multiple fouls and convert a few old-school three-point plays. Xavier Proctor (Chadwick School, CA)- Proctor… READ MORE >

AAC Day 2 Underclassmen Recap

AAC Day 2 Underclassmen Recap

Posted Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Although the All-Acacemic Camp is an opportunity for seniors to showcase their abilities, the camp acts as a lens to the future to feature the next crop of high academic players from across the country.  The following underclassmen (2017 and below) have played to rave reviews so far: Zach Light (Northfield Mount Hermon, 2018)- Light is a 6'1 guard who really impressed us today.  His skill level is high in the half court, and he is very good at moving… READ MORE >

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