UMass Scores with Baldwin

Posted Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

      Less than 24 hours after UMass made waves in the recruiting world by landing a talented tandem from New Orleans, head coach Derek Kellogg and his staff landed another major score on Tuesday when Notre Dame Prep and Mass Rivals big man Chris Baldwin announced he would be returning close to his Springfield home to play in front of friends and family. At Notre Dame Prep where @RivalsNation PF Chris Baldwin just announced he's UMass bound. Another… READ MORE >

Karpowicz Calls It

Matt Karpowicz 2016

Posted Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

      St. Sebastian's School and New England Playaz big man Matt Karpowicz ended his recruitment on Monday, announcing via his twitter account that he would be enrolling at Williams College next year. Williams College class of 2020 — Matt Karpowicz (@MattKarpowicz24) September 28, 2015 A top ranked liberal arts college in the country, Williams is also a traditional basketball powerhouse within the NESCAC, having advanced to three NCAA division III Final Fours in the last six years. Karpowicz… READ MORE >

ZG Fall Tip-Off - Recap

ZG Fall Tip-Off - Recap

Posted Monday, September 28th, 2015

HANOVER, Mass. – Zero Gravity kicked off their fall season this weekend with a slew of teams advancing past pool play at the University Sports Complex. With some of New England’s most talented teams excited to begin their fall season, here’s who stood out in a deep field in the first edition of Zero Gravity’s #PathToTheBelt: Cole Swider, BABC (St. Andrew’s) – Swider had a big weekend following his offer from Boston College, proving to be an unstoppable force in… READ MORE >

#E75 Frosh/Soph – 2019 Backcourt Standouts

#E75 Frosh/Soph – 2019 Backcourt Standouts

Posted Saturday, September 26th, 2015

  There was a long list of freshmen guards that impressed us at the Elite 75 Frosh/Soph as the class is obviously strong on the perimeter. Here’s a look at some of the best: Taelon Martin – He’s only just beginning to grow into his frame but Martin already possesses the length, touch, instincts, handle, vision and court awareness to be special when it comes to making plays. If he works hard for the next four years, he has a… READ MORE >

#E75 Frosh/Soph – 2019 Frontcourt Standouts

#E75 Frosh/Soph – 2019 Frontcourt Standouts

Posted Friday, September 25th, 2015

The class of 2019 made their introduction last weekend at the Elite 75 – Frosh/Soph. Here’s a look at the freshmen frontcourt players that stood out right away: Maxwell Lorca-Lloyd – This guy is absolutely loaded with talent. He’s 6-foot-9 with long arms but covers the court and moves with the smoothness of a guard. He’s got good touch inside the paint and can put it down once or twice but is just starting to realize how talented he is.… READ MORE >

ZG Fall Tip-Off Preview

ZG Fall Tip-Off Preview

Posted Friday, September 25th, 2015

With many of the ZG Circuit's "High-Major" Teams starting at next week's Fall Brawl, we are excited to be covering many upstart programs who will be looking to make a name for themselves this weekend, along with a few traditional powers who are starting a week earlier than the others. With over 350 teams to choose from there is no doubt that many new players will be catching our eye this weekend. Traditional Powers to watch Mass Rivals Pastore 11th… READ MORE >

#E75 Frosh/Soph - 2018 Breakouts

#E75 Frosh/Soph - 2018 Breakouts

Posted Friday, September 25th, 2015

Playing your way into the NERR database is no easy task. It means that you’ve not only been seen by the NERR staff, but also evaluated to be a DEFINITE prospect for the college level. 25 players in the class of 2018 managed to earn that distinction at last weekend’s Elite 75 Frosh/Soph. Here’s a look at the list: Akok Akok – Reportedly the nephew of former NBA player Manut Bul, Akok made quite an impression on Saturday night. He… READ MORE >

Vegas Bound

Posted Thursday, September 24th, 2015

St. Thomas More and PSA Cardinals guard Christian Vital made a verbal commitment to UNLV on Wednesday, just a few days after returning from his official visit. Vital earned scholarship offers from the likes of the Rebels, Dayton, SMU and many more after a big summer on the EYBL circuit with the Cardinals. He visited Dayton officially to start the month before visiting UNLV this weekend. Vital has spent his entire high school career in the New England prep ranks,… READ MORE >

Gasperini Calls It

Mark Gasperini 2016

Posted Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Brimmer & May big man Mark Gasperini announced his verbal commitment to American University on Wednesday. Gasperini, who earned scholarship offers all the way up to the Atlantic 10 Conference, had previously cut his list to five and taken subsequent visits to Drexel, American, Brown and San Diego. He took to his twitter account to announce his decision yesterday morning: Happy to announce that I have committed to American University for the class of 2016! #Eagles #WAMIY — Teddy Westside… READ MORE >

#E75 Frosh/Soph – Top 2018 Prospects

#E75 Frosh/Soph – Top 2018 Prospects

Posted Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

The best rising stars in New England were all in the gym on Saturday night at the Elite 75 Showcase – Frosh/Soph Edition. Here’s a look at some of the top prospects and major themes in the sophomore class: Usual Suspects  They may still be underclassmen but some of New England’s 2018 products arrived with already big reputations on Saturday, and did nothing but back them up. A.J. Reeves was arguably the top freshmen at this event a year ago,… READ MORE >

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