In this week's Friday notebook, two prospects join an exclusive group of high school basketball players, three ESPN 60 stars plot to play together in college and the basketball community suffers a heartbreaking loss.
Dave Telep's Starting 5: Julius Randle visits NC State, Marcus Lee explains his rebounding explosion, freshman Tyus Battle explodes on the scene, Jordan McLaughlin trims his list, and the Whitney Young vs. Simeon showdown fails to live up to the hype.
about 304 days ago | Dave Telep | ESPN RecruitingNation
Dave Telep's Starting 5: Team USA roster announced for Nike Hoop Summit, Louisville-bound post-grad Terry Rozier, the whispers behind a Tyus Jones/Jahlil Okafor package deal, freshman sensation Joe Hampton and St. Benedict's (N.J.) loaded starting five.
about 321 days ago | Dave Telep | ESPN RecruitingNation
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -– If you look at the National Prep Showcase with a wide lens, you’ll notice that the event serves two purposes. The high-end talent has a major platform in which to state their case and solidify their standing amongst their peers.
Louisville announced the signing of four student-athletes on Wednesday. Suiting up for the Cardinals in 2013-14 will be ESPN 100 prospects Anton Gill (Raleigh, N.C./Hargrave Military) and Akoy Agau (Omaha, Neb.
about 389 days ago | RecruitingNation | On The Trail
Louisville landed a verbal commitment from ESPN 100 power forward Akoy Agau (Omaha, Neb./Omaha Central) on Wednesday night, ESPN.com has confirmed. The 6-foot-9 Agau held mulitple offers including Clemson, Connecticut, Creighton, Iowa State and Nebraska.
about 444 days ago | RecruitingNation | On The Trail
ESPN.com has confirmed that junior college point guard Chris Jones (Memphis, Tenn./NW Florida State College) verbally committed to Louisville on Monday. The 5-foot-10 Jones was a member of the ESPN 100 in the Class of 2011 and signed with Tennessee but opted to spend two years at NW Florida State.
about 447 days ago | RecruitingNation | On The Trail
CHATHAM, Va. -- Tis the season. Time to gas up the car and go out and see some players. Preferably good ones. Sept. 9 began the contact and evaluation period for the fall. In layman’s terms, it means college coaches can do in-home visits with prospects and watch open gyms involving prospects at every level.
According to a report in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Louisville signee Terry Rozier (Shaker Heights, Ohio/Shaker Heights) will not enroll and will instead spend a post-graduate year at Hargrave Military Academy (Chatham, Va.