Benigni Makes his Pick

Benigni Makes his Pick

Posted Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Hamden Hall guard Jackson Benigni made a verbal commitment to Stonehill College on Monday. The Connecticut native, who ran with We-R1 in the Under Armour Association last spring and summer, had numerous division II offers along with a steady amount of division I interest. "I couldn't be happier with my decision because I know it's the best fit for me academically and athletically," Bengini told NERR. "I wouldn't be here today without my parents, [Hamden Hall] Coach Doherty, [Xavier] Coach… READ MORE >

Vermont Open Gym - Upperclassmen Recap

Vermont Open Gym - Upperclassmen Recap

Posted Monday, October 28th, 2019

NERR traveled north to Vermont on Friday to host the state’s inaugural Open Gym Series event.  The night proved that the talent within the state’s borders is on the rise, and is an area that must be recruited by college coaches moving forward. Since his performance at last year’s Elite 75 Frosh/Soph, 2021 Michel Ndayishimiye has long been anointed the top college prospect in the state.  He backed that assertion up on Friday night with his improved jump shot and… READ MORE >

ZG Battle for the Belt - 2019 Recap

ZG Battle for the Belt - 2019 Recap

Posted Monday, October 28th, 2019

Titles were won and championship belts earned on Sunday at the Battle for the Belt, the culmination of Zero Gravity’s Fall Circuit. Rise Above Basketball and New England Rivals took the top prizes in the varsity division as recent Emmanuel College commit Bryant Ciccio capped a brilliant grassroots career with a win in his last game for RAB and the Rivals kept up their winning ways after taking the Hoop Group championship in July. Other winners in the varsity division… READ MORE >

Open Gym Series Spotlight - Maine’s Dom Campbell

Open Gym Series Spotlight - Maine’s Dom Campbell

Posted Saturday, October 26th, 2019

In some ways, things are much the same for Waynflete School and Blue Wave Nation standout Dominick Campbell. Several months ago, the Portland, Maine native was a local big man, emphasis on the "big," with a reputation for his humility and willingness to be active in the community. In other ways, he is a new man, with new opportunities he once never imagined possible. A summer of basketball and physical transformation completed, he is now one of, if not the,… READ MORE >

ZG Battle for the Belt - Preview

ZG Battle for the Belt - Preview

Posted Friday, October 25th, 2019

In most parts of the country, grassroots basketball doesn't mean very much in the fall months.  And in fact, that used to be the case in New England.  That all changed several years ago when Zero Gravity introduced their Path to the Belt series, culminating with the Battle for the Belt, which crowned the undisputed fall champions in each respective age group.  That tradition returns this weekend to punctuate what has already been an exciting season of basketball.  The fields… READ MORE >

Vermont Open Gym tips Friday Night

Vermont Open Gym tips Friday Night

Posted Friday, October 25th, 2019

The New England Recruiting Report is coming to Vermont on Friday for the second event in our new open gym series.  In the 14 years since NERR has been in existence, this will be the first time we've ever hosted an event in Vermont and we're expecting the best local prospects from the state to be in attendance.  Check-in for registered players begins at 6:30pm at Castleton University's Spartan Athletic Center while the action will tip promptly at 7:00pm.  The Open Gym Series was… READ MORE >

Prep Profile - St. Thomas More

Prep Profile - St. Thomas More

Posted Thursday, October 24th, 2019

Some things are more important than basketball. At St. Thomas More though, where basketball has been a part of the school’s foundation for years, basketball is Jere Quinn and Jere Quinn is the face of the school. There was a period of time last spring where Quinn must have wondered if he would ever coach again. Long before the general public, or even the basketball community, knew he was dealing with Guillain-Barre Syndrome, he was hospitalized by the illness that… READ MORE >

Windsor & Woodstock’s Foreman MAAC Bound

Windsor & Woodstock’s Foreman MAAC Bound

Posted Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Windsor High School alum and current Woodstock Academy post-grad Lawrence Foreman announced his verbal commitment to Rider University over the weekend. Foreman had been one of Woodstock’s biggest stock-risers from the fall open gym season and is also one of the most improved prospects in New England over the course of the last year. A native of Jamaica, Foreman first played for the St. Thomas More varsity team upon arriving in the U.S. before transferring to Windsor for his senior year… READ MORE >

Poirier Accepts Scholarship

Jack Poirier 2020

Posted Monday, October 21st, 2019

Scituate High School and Middlesex Magic guard Jack Poirier made a verbal commitment to Le Moyne while on his official visit this weekend, accepting the athletic scholarship from the division II school. Poirier has had a decorated high school career to date playing for his father, Matt Poirier, at Scituate High School and pushed his recruitment to the scholarship level this spring and summer while being a key component of the Middlesex Magic squad that won their third consecutive HGSL… READ MORE >

Zero Gravity HoopFest - Event Recap

Zero Gravity HoopFest - Event Recap

Posted Monday, October 21st, 2019

The Zero Gravity Hoopfest set a new standard when it comes to fall tournaments. All high school divisions were packed with talent and ultimately championships were won by some of the most established programs in New England. Middlesex Magic and Blue Wave Elite came away with the top prizes in the varsity division while Mass Attack and EVOelite took titles in their respective brackets as well. BABC took the top prize in the 10th grade division while MetroWest Swarm, Mass… READ MORE >

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