Schools Joining Coaches vs. Cancer Efforts

Schools Joining Coaches vs. Cancer Efforts

Posted Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Last week, the New England Recruiting Report announced that we would coordinate an unprecedented Coaches vs. Cancer effort among New England schools. The goal was to get 50 programs to host Suits & Sneakers events at their school, in association with various national events and college games throughout the end of January, and raise a total of $25,000 to go directly to the American Cancer Society.  So for 13 schools have scheduled their events with several others showing interest.  A big… READ MORE >

Top Prospects in the MIAA - 2020, 2021 & 2022

Top Prospects in the MIAA - 2020, 2021 & 2022

Posted Friday, December 14th, 2018

Yesterday we began our previews of New England six state associations by examining the top senior prospects in the MIAA. Today we’ll expand that focus to look at some juniors who have already distinguished themselves in Massachusetts as well as a few select underclassmen. Justin Vander Baan, Whitinsville Christian – He’s far from a finished product. Anything but in fact. But when you start looking a few years down the road and you’ve got a seven-footer with touch around the… READ MORE >

Top Prospects in the MIAA’s 2019 Class

Top Prospects in the MIAA’s 2019 Class

Posted Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

While the world of prep school basketball has been up and running for a few weeks now, things are just starting to get rolling in New England’s six state high school associations and there are still plenty of quality college basketball prospects to be found in those ranks. Over the course of the next week, we’ll examine those top prospects, one state association at a time. Up first is Massachusetts and the MIAA, where we’ll break our previews into two… READ MORE >

Weekend Holiday Tournaments

Weekend Holiday Tournaments

Posted Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

With the National Prep Showcase, Zero Gravity Prep Classic, and Scholar Roundball Classic all now in the rearview mirror, there are numerous events scattered throughout New England this coming week.  Among the more notable are session I of the BasketBull HoopsFest in Springfield (MA), the Rivers Holiday Tournament in Weston (MA), the Huckins Rouse Bracket at the Middlesex School, the KIT at Kingswood Oxford School, the St. Andrew's Holiday Classic, and the Class A Winter Classic at Phillips Exeter, Tabor… READ MORE >

SRC - Lasting Impressions

SRC - Lasting Impressions

Posted Monday, December 10th, 2018

As we look back and reflect on the 2018 Scholar Roundball Classic, nothing will be more memorable than Chris Ledlum’s 51-point explosion on Sunday afternoon, setting both an event and NMH record for most points in a single game. While Ledlum was certainly at the top of the list, there were a couple of other already committed prospects who stood out including his future teammate at Harvard Idan Tretout, who continues to take his game to new levels, and New… READ MORE >

SRC - Day 3 Recap

SRC - Day 3 Recap

Posted Sunday, December 9th, 2018

College coaches from some of the most prestigious academic institutions in the country were out in full force on Sunday as Harvard, Brown, Cornell, Dartmouth, William & Mary, Rice, Davidson, Colgate, Boston University, Holy Cross, Williams, Bates, Wesleyan, Hamilton, University of Chicago and numerous others were all in attendance.  A full day of action featured seven games that provided entertainment and multiple prospects from top to bottom.  Here's a rundown of the action:  Phillips Andover 66 Kimball Union Academy 63… READ MORE >

SRC - Day 2 Recap

SRC - Day 2 Recap

Posted Saturday, December 8th, 2018

More college coaches from top academic schools continued to file in to Babson College on Saturday for the second day of the 2018 Scholar Roundball Classic.  In total, there were four games on the day which featured top academic prospects for all levels of college basketball.  Kimball Union Academy 71 Williston Northampton 60 Enoch Cheeks continued his tremendous start to his junior campaign with a 28 point performance on Saturday afternoon. His latest offensive onslaught included not only his trademark… READ MORE >

SRC - Day 1 Recap

SRC - Day 1 Recap

Posted Friday, December 7th, 2018

The 2018 Scholar Roundball Classic tipped off with four games on Friday at Babson College.  True to form the event was well attended by college coaches from top academic colleges. Brown, Dartmouth, Cornell, and Princeton were in attendance from the Ivy League. Boston University, Holy Cross, and American represented the Patriot League. Numerous division II and III coaches included Bentley, St. Anselm, Southern New Hampshire, Brandeis, Assumption and others.  Here's a recap of the action: Rivers 81 Wilbraham & Monson… READ MORE >

Coaches vs. Cancer Suits & Sneakers Week coming to New England in January

Coaches vs. Cancer Suits & Sneakers Week coming to New England in January

Posted Thursday, December 6th, 2018

The 9th annual Scholar Roundball Classic tips Friday afternoon at Babson College.  For the previous four years, the first day of the event coincided with a Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser that anually raised about $2,000. This year, the goal is much more substantial.  The New England Recruiting Report is again teaming up with Coaches vs. Cancer to coordinate what we hope will be a major set of fundraisers throughout New England during Suits & Sneakers week (January 21st – 27th).… READ MORE >

Prep Previews - Independents

Prep Previews - Independents

Posted Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

New England has a growing number of independent prep schools. Putnam Science Academy and Woodstock Academy are the most notable, but there are plenty others, and whether they compete in the Power 5 Conference, GNAC, or something else, they’re becoming an increasingly relevant part of the local landscape. Here’s a look at three such programs that every college coach and local prep school fan needs to be familiar with: Lee Academy The Pandas continue to have a distinct international theme… READ MORE >

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