Rising Senior Spotlight - Cody Appleton

Rising Senior Spotlight - Cody Appleton

Posted Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

St. Paul's Cody Appleton just finished his second season in the NEPSAC after coming from his home state of South Carolina.  Appleton made a quick impression and has continued to improve at a rapid rate, not just establishing himself as a top-notch shooter but showing his overall skill-set and basketball I.Q. for a much-improved St. Paul's team.  On the recruiting trail, he has wide-ranging interest from a long line of division III schools and has also heard from Loyola Chicago at the… READ MORE >

Rising Senior Spotlight - Matt Price

Rising Senior Spotlight - Matt Price

Posted Monday, July 6th, 2020

Matt Price's goal is to play division I basketball.  But let's face it...a lot of kids say that.  Price though, who just finished his first year at Kimball Union Academy in New Hampshire, has a chance to prove it though.  He exceeded all expectations in his first year in the prep ranks and in so doing has started to make a name for himself.  Prospect Profile Height: 6'1" Position: Point Guard School: Kimball Union Academy Travel: Middlesex Magic By the… READ MORE >

South Florida head coach Brian Gregory on The Upside

South Florida head coach Brian Gregory on The Upside

Posted Sunday, July 5th, 2020

South Florida head coach Brian Gregory was the latest guest on The Upside Podcast with Adam Finkelstein.  In this episode, Gregory talks about the process of bringing his players back to campus amidst the coronavirus pandemic, their daily safety protocols, and the way in which his program is addressing issues of social justice and racial inequality, including taking part in peaceful protests together.  Gregory, who was previously the head coach at Dayton and Georgia Tech, reflects upon those previous stops,… READ MORE >

NERR Girls Spotlight - Lauren Beach

NERR Girls Spotlight - Lauren Beach

Posted Saturday, July 4th, 2020

Medway High School rising senior Lauren Beach is one of the most versatile players in the Tri-Valley.  She separates herself on both ends of the floor, creates for herself and her teammates, and has already collected virtually every major award in the MIAA with still a year ahead of her.  On the recruiting front, she owns an offer from Stonehill College and has heard from division I schools in the Patriot League, Ivy League, and Atlantic 10.  Prospect Profile Height:… READ MORE >

CM, Magic’s Henderson D1 Bound

Kurtis Henderson 2021

Posted Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Catholic Memorial and Middlesex Magic 2021 guard Kurtis Henderson made a verbal commitment to the University of Hartford on Thursday.  The 5-foot-10 playmaking guard has already scored over 1,000 career points in just three seasons in the MIAA and was named MVP of the Catholic Conference this past season.  Prior to that, he played for both the Magic's u16 and u17 teams last year, earning his first D1 offers in the process.  "Kurtis came to our program and was an… READ MORE >

Rising Senior Spotlight - Carter Meshanic

Rising Senior Spotlight - Carter Meshanic

Posted Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Kingswood-Oxford rising senior Carter Meshanic had one goal for this summer - to prove he was a scholarship level player.  It would be the culmination for what has already been a story of rapid, yet consistent, development over the years as he's grown and evolved into an ultra-versatile and multi-positional player with an efficient and productive floor game.  Equally impressive in the classroom, Meshanic has already been targetted by a variety of top academic D3 schools, but has his sights… READ MORE >

Rising Senior Spotlight - Hunter Meshanic

Rising Senior Spotlight - Hunter Meshanic

Posted Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

For the next two days we will be profiling the Kingswood-Oxford twin tandem of Carter and Hunter Meshanic.  While they star together year-round, the question college coaches want to know is 'are they a package deal?' The answer is probably, but not necessarily. In other words, chances are good they opt to play together at the next level, although they're open to all scenarios at this point.  Both brothers have a steady dose of high academic D3 schools pursuing them… READ MORE >

Smith Ivy Bound

Smith Ivy Bound

Posted Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Brooks School and Middlesex Magic rising senior George Smith announced his verbal commitment to the University of Pennsylvania on Tuesday.  The Massachusetts native is one of the best shooters in New England and already held numerous division I offers, despite not playing this spring.  He announced his commitment via twitter.  Committed. #Whānau pic.twitter.com/AnXatUBlXL — George Smith (@geosmith23) June 30, 2020 Smith has been a member of the Magic program for the last four years and helped them capture their third… READ MORE >

Rising Senior Spotlight - Teddy Mangiarotti

Rising Senior Spotlight - Teddy Mangiarotti

Posted Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Academics and athletics go hand in hand in Teddy Mangiarotti's family. His father played college football at Colubmia, his sister played lacrosse at Brown, another sister went to Cornell, and another played lacrosse at Villanova.  The Long Island native made his NEPSAC debut at the Westminster School this past year and now, he too, is developing momentum with college recruiters. He's already heard from some of the top D3 programs, both academically and athletically, in the country - Amherst, Claremont… READ MORE >

Rising Senior Spotlight - Matt Constant

Matt Constant 2021

Posted Monday, June 29th, 2020

St. Andrew's rising senior point guard Matt Constant has been the top ranked 2021 prospect in the state of Rhode Island throughout his entire career.  He's skilled, has an elite work-ethic, and he wins. All characteristics that translate to the next level.  Last year, as just a sophomore, he played critical minutes in the Saints' NEPSAC Class AA championship. This past season, he became one of the team's primary playmakers while taking over as the point guard and leader of… READ MORE >

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