Emerging Names in New England’s Class of 2021

Mac Etienne 2021

Posted Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

We recently profiled some of New England’s top 2020 stock risers following the grassroots season.Today, we’ll shift that focus to some of the 2021 prospects (and one in 2022) who have started to emerge in recent months.Click here to read the entire YurView New England piece featuring Mac Etienne, Bensley Joseph, Camaron Tongue, George Smith, Gus Larson, Jai Smith, Dasonte Bowen and others.  READ MORE >

Elite 75 Frosh/Soph to feature North & South Events

Elite 75 Frosh/Soph to feature North & South Events

Posted Monday, August 12th, 2019

For the last 11 years the Elite 75 Frosh/Soph Edition has featured the very best underclassmen in all of New England.  What started as a showcase for roughly 100 young prospects in 2008 has since grown into the largest one-day showcase in the entire northeast region with over 300 players in three of the last four years.  Bigger is not always better though.  While having 300 kids across 8 courts was definitely the only event to put all of the… READ MORE >

Assumption Assembles Quality Late Class

Assumption Assembles Quality Late Class

Posted Saturday, August 10th, 2019

When Scott Faucher was named Assumption’s new head coach on May 14th, he took over a program that had one available scholarship in the class of 2019. Three months later, he and his staff have built a strong three-player class comprised entirely of players from the local ranks. The full scholarship went to Connecticut native Isiah Gaiter, who graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 2018 before heading to West Virginia for a post-graduate year at Huntington Prep. Gaither had… READ MORE >

Incoming NMH Post-Grad Commits to Harvard

Incoming NMH Post-Grad Commits to Harvard

Posted Saturday, August 10th, 2019

Incoming Northfield Mount Hermon post-graduate Sam Silverstein made a verbal commitment to Harvard earlier this week.  A graduate of New Trier High School in Illinois, Silverstein's senior season was cut short after breaking his wrist in February. His team was 22-3 prior to his injury but won just one of their five remaining games according to the Chicago Tribune.  Now fully healthy, the 6-foot-6 wing starred with Fundamental U on the grassroots circuit and is poised to be an immediate… READ MORE >

Summer Stock-Risers - 2020

Jordan Geronimo 2020

Posted Friday, August 9th, 2019

The summer recruiting period has come to an end and while this year’s schedule was very different due to the NCAA calendar, there were still plenty of prospects who managed to completely change their recruitment over the course of the last few months. Stock-risers, by their definition, aren’t necessarily the most highly recruited prospects in the class (although some of them now are), but they are the prospects who have played their way into significantly higher recruitment than they previously had. With… READ MORE >

Be a Baller not a Bully - Session 2 Recap

Be a Baller not a Bully - Session 2 Recap

Posted Thursday, August 8th, 2019

NERR'z Zack Sandberg returned for the second week of the "Be a Baller, not a Bully" camp in Waterbury this week.  This is the second year of the co-ed camp which was founded and is run by Ta'Quan "Tootie" Zimmerman, a local product who still plays professionally in various international leagues.  The morning session is filled with skills and drills while the afternoon consists of "run and shoot games" but the anti-bullying theme is a constant over the course of… READ MORE >

Springs Commits to UConn in ‘19

Springs Commits to UConn in ‘19

Posted Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

An already loaded UConn 2019 recruiting class picked up one more late addition on Tuesday when Richard Springs made a verbal commitment to join the Huskies in this fall's freshman class.  Springs graduated from the MacDuffie School in the spring and was set to do a post-graduate year at Brewster Academy, remaining in the same 2020 class he had been listed in since he arrived at MacDuffie in the fall of 2017, but ultimately decided to join Connecticut a year… READ MORE >

STM’s Jere Quinn Recovering from Illness

STM’s Jere Quinn Recovering from Illness

Posted Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

St. Thomas More head coach Jere Quinn is undoubtedly one of the godfathers of prep school basketball.  The Chancellors program, and the St. Thomas More School itself, has very literally been his life's work and he has plenty to show for his 41 years on the sidelines including over 1,000 career wins, a nomination to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, and a countless number of lives he's changed in the process.  This spring though, Quinn was hospitalized and diagnosed… READ MORE >

South Kent’s Reaves D1 Bound

South Kent’s Reaves D1 Bound

Posted Monday, August 5th, 2019

South Kent School forward Josh Reaves announced his verbal commitment to Mount St. Mary's on Saturday.  Reaves is a native of Hamden, Connecticut who began his career at Hamden High School before transferring to South Kent last year.  He played his grassroots basketball with DTX Elite and was a standout at the second NEPSAC Summer Showcase at Hamden Hall in June. 100% Committed!!! @SKSHoops @Noelromanhfd @DTXBasketball @NERRHoops pic.twitter.com/bzFOP7e2gv — Josh Reaves (@joshuareaves_) August 3, 2019 "The love and sincere interest… READ MORE >

Odom Leaving New England

Odom Leaving New England

Posted Sunday, August 4th, 2019

New England's top ranked rising sophomore is leaving the region.  Shy Odom, who spent his freshman year at Beaver Country Day School while playing with BABC's u16 team, announced via his instagram account that he will be transffering to Sierra Canyon High School in California.  Sierra Canyon has annually featured top talent in recent years but next season's roster is shaping up to be especially compelling given the arrival of Lebron James Jr. and Zaire Wade, the sons of Lebron… READ MORE >

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