On Thursday, we examined the last 10 national champions in order to determine if recruiters put too much emphasis on potential one-and-done prospects. What we found was that unless those prospects were once-in-a-generation talents like Carmelo Anthony or Anthony Davis, the answer may be yes.
about 665 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
Want to ask ESPN RecruitingNation national recruiting director Paul Biancardi a question about basketball recruiting? Tweet it to @PaulBiancardi using the hashtag #AskCoachB. @PaulBiancardi What does Jae'Sean Tate need to do to earn a 5 Star player rating?
about 681 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
The small forward position is probably the most diverse in basketball, with many different types of players performing in different locations on the floor. What defines the position is to perform by scoring and defending outside and inside the arc as well as within the paint.
about 704 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
In basketball recruiting, the July recruiting period is a chance for college coaches to zero in on their top targets. And for us here at RecruitingNation, it is likewise a chance to attend July's biggest events and watch the nation's top players.
about 728 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The action has been fast and furious at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex, as the AAU Super Showcase is heading into the Sweet 16 and elite rounds while the AAU Nationals are just warming up.
about 734 days ago | Paul Biancardi, Reggie Rankin, John Stovall | NCB On The Trail
Editor's note: This is the latest entry in Dave Telep's July Road Trip blog. Throughout the month, Dave will check in each day he's on the road while covering some of the biggest basketball recruiting events in the country.
The new player rankings are out, and the 2014 class of rising seniors has graduated from the ESPN 60 to its initial full ESPN 100. As this group of prospects takes center stage in a new recruiting cycle, here are 10 things you need to know about the Class of 2014.