Stone Commits to William & Mary in ‘19

Thatcher Stone 2019

Posted Friday, August 16th, 2019

For the second time in the last week, the New England region has seen a previously reclassified prospect return to his original graduating class and make an immediate commitment.  Dexter Southfield and WrightWay Skills forward Thatcher Stone announced his commitment to William & Mary on Friday night.  He took to his twitter account to publicize his decision.  100% Committed!!�������� @AdamFinkelstein @WMTribeMBB @astone18 pic.twitter.com/4LXVl1fpD6 — Thatcher Stone (@stone_thatcher) August 16, 2019 Stone is a late-blooming forward who just turned 18 years… READ MORE >

New England 2020 Rankings Feature Major Changes

Hassan Diarra 2020

Posted Thursday, August 15th, 2019

After updating rankings in all six states earlier this week, today it is time to unveil New England rankings in the rising senior class of 2020.  There has been lots of movement in recent months with plenty more expected with the start of the school season right around the corner.  Putnam Science and PSA Cardinals guard Hassan Diarra currently holds top billing as the number one ranked prospect in the country but incoming Brewster Academy and BABC forward Matt Cross is… READ MORE >

Updated 2020 State Rankings Announced

Updated 2020 State Rankings Announced

Posted Thursday, August 15th, 2019

It has been a long time coming, but with the grassroots season now over, we are ready to update rankings in all six New England states.  Lots has certainly changed in recent months as various players have emerged (click here to read the YurView New England feature on 2020 stock-risers), some of left the region, and others have moved to new destinations within New England.  This will be just the tip of the iceberg as well with the region's various… READ MORE >

Reilly commits to Holy Cross in 2019

Reilly commits to Holy Cross in 2019

Posted Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

After a storied high school career at East Catholic, which included a pair of state championshiops, Joey Reilly was set to pursue a post-graduate year at Phillips Exeter Academy.  That was until, new Holy Cross head coach Brett Nelson offered him a scholarship to join the Crusaders right away.  Now, Reilly becomes the first player to commit to Nelson and helps fill a key void in Holy Cross' backcourt next season.  In addition to his two state championships with East… READ MORE >

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 >

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