Prep Profile - New Hampton

Prep Profile - New Hampton

Posted Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

The New Hampton School might be the best shooting team in Class AAA of the NEPSAC this year. They might have the highest collective basketball I.Q. They also may have as many, if not more, division I caliber upperclassmen than any other program. Yet, no one seems to be talking about the Huskies this fall. Don’t expect it to stay like that for long. New Hampton may not have as many big names or high profiles, but in some ways… READ MORE >

Prep Profile - South Kent

Posted Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Whether it’s a quick glance down their roster or just a few minutes at their open gym, it doesn’t take very long to realize that this is the most talented South Kent team head coach Kelvin Jefferson has had in years. Quite possibly, since his first year with the Cardinals when they made a run to the NEPSAC finals and came within just a couple of possessions of calling themselves champions. There are players already committed to Syracuse, Georgetown and… READ MORE >

Racy is NESCAC Bound

Patrick Racy 2016

Posted Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Northfield Mount Hermon forward Patrick Racy has committed to Tufts University, pending acceptance of his early decision application. Racy began his career at Ridgefield High School before transferring into NMH last season. He's also starred with High Rise Elite on the AAU circuit. He received some interest from Ivy and scholarship level schools but was ultimately recruited hardest by a wide variety of academic division III schools before narrowing his choice down to Tufts and NYU. "The great combination of… READ MORE >

Holderness’ Jackson is D2 Bound

Posted Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Holderness School senior point guard Thomas Jackson committed to St. Michael's over the weekend. St. Michael's is a division II school in Burlington, Vermont which competes in the prestigious Northeast 10 Conference. A 6-foot-2 lead guard originally from Connecticut, Jackson had a breakout junior season at Holderness under former Boston College and Cornell assistant Woody Kampmann, proving his ability to put points on the board in bunches and earning interest from a variety of scholarship level schools in the process.… READ MORE >

Schwarz is NESCAC Bound

Ronan Schwarz 2016

Posted Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

        Brookline High School and Middlesex Magic swingman Ronan Schwarz committed to Colby College this weekend, pending acceptance of his early decision application. Schwarz took to his twitter account to announce his decision: Happy to announce that I've committed to Colby College! I can't wait to start this next chapter #GoMules ���� — Ronan Schwarz (@RonanSchwarz) October 17, 2015 Schwarz first played his way into the NERR database after a strong showing at the Elite 75 Academic… READ MORE >

Pemberton Picks Hofstra

Elijah Pemberton 2016

Posted Monday, October 19th, 2015

Cheshire Academy guard Elijah Pemberton made a verbal commitment to Hofstra on Tuesday night, giving head coach Joe Mihalich an immediate impact player next year in the CAA. Pemberton made a brief commitment to another CAA school, William & Mary, last month before changing his mind a few days later and seemed bound to take his recruitment to an even higher level when East Carolina came calling with an offer from the American Conference earlier this fall.  Ultimately though, Pemberton… READ MORE >

ZG NE Hoops Festival Recap

ZG NE Hoops Festival Recap

Posted Monday, October 19th, 2015

The New England Hoop Festival hit the south shore this weekend for the deepest and most talented field of teams seen on the New England fall circuit. Hosted by Zero Gravity, the area’s top programs battled it out in a weekend that saw some breakout performances, plenty of familiar faces, and several instant classics on championship Sunday. Terrell Brown (BABC) – Defensively Brown controls the paint and is often able to dictate the other teams’ shot selection because of his… READ MORE >

The Upside Podcast - Local Products Star in Big East

The Upside Podcast - Local Products Star in Big East

Posted Sunday, October 18th, 2015

CoxHub was at Madison Square Garden last Wednesday for Big East media day and that gave us an opportunity to speak with a variety of the league's head coaches about their recruiting emphasis in the New England region as well as check in on some local prep products like Isaac Copeland, Marcus Derrickson, Andrew Chrabascz and, of course, the reigning Big East Player of the Year and pre-season Player of the Year, Kris Dunn. Click here to listen to the… READ MORE >

Jerome is Penn Bound

Ray Jerome 2016

Posted Sunday, October 18th, 2015

Cheshire Academy senior guard Ray Jerome made a verbal commitment to UPenn on Saturday night. Jerome is a 6-foot-3 off-guard now in his second season in the NEPSAC after reclassifying upon his arrival last year. Early in his career he was known almost exclusivey for his athleticism as he could get out in the open floor and play above the rim with ease, but when he arrived at Cheshire he came with a much improved skill set and specifically ability… READ MORE >

What to make of early commitments & de-commitments?

Posted Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Last week Beaver Country Day junior guard Javon Taylor announced that he was again open in his recruitment.Taylor had previously committed to Providence in the summer before his sophomore year and the word "de-commitment" launched a social media fire-storm.The more important story, is a lesson for all young players, about the meaning of early offers and early commitments.Check out the NERR exclusive on CoxHub.  READ MORE >

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