ESPN Releases New Rankings

ESPN Releases New Rankings

Posted Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

ESPN rolled out updated national rankings in the classes of 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 over the course of the last 48 hours and, as usual, New England was well-represented.  The final ESPN 100 of the class of 2019 was released on Monday with Brewster Academy guard Jalen Lecque sitting at 39th followed by teammates Alonzo Gaffney and Kai Jones at 40 and 49 respectively, Putnam Science Academy's Akok Akok at 59, MacDuffie's James Bouknight at 65, Woodstock's Tre Mitchell… READ MORE >

East Catholic’s Hunter Picks ODU

Jaylin Hunter 2019

Posted Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

East Catholic High School senior guard Jaylin Hunter made a verbal commitment to Old Dominion on Tuesday.  COMMITTED. #GoMonarchs pic.twitter.com/9QQEfZeCzM — Jaylin Hunter (@_jaylinhunter12) April 23, 2019 Hunter moved to Connecticut from Nebraska prior to his senior season after his father, Kenya Hunter, joined the staff of first year UConn head coach Dan Hurley as an assistant coach.  Hunter arrived without a division I offer and was relatively under the radar for the first-half of the season until a breakout… READ MORE >

Bridgton’s Samore Patriot League Bound

Kelton Samore 2019

Posted Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

Bridgton Academy post-graduate Kelton Samore announced a verbal commitment to American University on Tuesday.   The 6-foot-8 forward is a native of Oregon who graduated from Grant High School a year ago, where he won a state championship as a senior before traveling across the country to Maine.  This year, he had a strong season for the Wolverines and continued to attract division I interest this spring with American, Cal Baptist, and Troy all making him a priority.  He visited… READ MORE >

#HoopSquadTV Releases #NEHF Videos

#HoopSquadTV Releases #NEHF Videos

Posted Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

If you've been following us on Twitter (@nerrhoops) or Instagram (@nerrhoops) than you've already seen the massive amount of video content to come out of the Northeast Hoops Festival.  The fact that two weeks after the event concluded, new content continues to come out, is a testament to the incredible talent and depth that the field had to offer that weekend.  #HoopSquadTV produces all seven videos below including the official #NEHF mix as well as individual highlights for R.J. Davis,… READ MORE >

Lecque Declares for NBA Draft

Lecque Declares for NBA Draft

Posted Monday, April 22nd, 2019

Brewster Academy guard Jalen Lecque officially declared for the NBA Draft on Saturday, confirming an ESPN report from two weeks ago.  Lecque is a New York native who spent his fourth year of high school at Christ School in North Carolina last year before using his fifth year of eligibility at Brewster this season.  He led the Bobcats to a historic fifth National Prep Championship and was named the tournament's MVP after helping the team to win four games in… READ MORE >

Hyde Duo off the Board

Frankyn Batista 2019

Posted Friday, April 19th, 2019

The Hyde School tandem of Frankyn Batista and Christian Beeke have both finalized their recruitment this week as Batista will be headed to Hutchinson Community College in Kansas on a full athletic scholarship and Beeke to Rock Mountain College in Montana.  Hutchinson is a well-known division I junior college which regularly produces D1 recruits while Rocky Mountain is a D1 NAIA school.  Batista has made tremendous strides in the last year and really started to make a name for himself… READ MORE >

#RealTalk - Don’t Focus on Level, Especially Late

#RealTalk - Don’t Focus on Level, Especially Late

Posted Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Over the course of the last week, we've seen a handful of unsigned seniors accept athletic scholarships at division II schools.  Virtually all of these players once believed, or were told, they were certain division I recruits.  To their credit, they didn't let previous expectations or external opinions get in the way of getting a free education and so when the scholarship offers presented themselved, they pounced on them.  Recruiting often comes down to supply and demand and, especially in… READ MORE >

South Kent’s Bresnan Headed to NE-10

Sean Bresnan 2019

Posted Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

South Kent School and Born Ready Elite forward Sean Bresnan is the latest local prep product to accept a full athletic scholarship from a division II school.  Bresnan made a verbal commitment to Franklin Pierce College on Tuesday, announcing his decision via his twitter account.  Excited to announce my commitment to play at Franklin Pierce University! #FP23’ pic.twitter.com/nVPjqSa4Ud — Sean (@SeanB24_) April 16, 2019 Prior to arriving at South Kent, Bresnan had a storied high school career at Saunders High… READ MORE >

HH’s Dawson is Latest D2 Pledge

HH’s Dawson is Latest D2 Pledge

Posted Monday, April 15th, 2019

Hamden Hall and Metro Boston point guard Tim Dawson has committed to, and signed with, New York Institute of Technology.  NYIT is an NCAA division II school located in Long Island that competes in the East Coast Conference.  Dawson started his career at Notre Dame-West Haven, where he played alongside Tremont Waters as a junior, before spending his final two season at Hamden Hall.  He averaged 13 points and 4 assists this season while shooting 43% from three-point range for a Hornets… READ MORE >

Lee’s Smith D2 Bound

Lee’s Smith D2 Bound

Posted Sunday, April 14th, 2019

Lee Academy post-graduate guard Brandon Smith made a recent commitment to St. Thomas Aquinas College in New York, accepting a full athletic scholarship from the division II school.  Smith is a native of upstate New York who previously starred at the Park School in Buffalo, where he won a state championship as a senior.  He ran with Corey Graham Elite during the summer AAU circuit, winning the platinum division championship at the Las Vegas Fab 48 in July.  This season,… READ MORE >

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