Dave Telep's Starting 5: All-star game impact on Andrew Wiggins and Aaron Gordon, a pair of weekend mid-major commitments, an introduction to freshman Amir Coffey, senior shooting guard superlatives and why "motor" guys are at a premium.
about 816 days ago | Dave Telep | ESPN RecruitingNation
History tells us that lurking somewhere at the bottom end of a top-100 prospects list or possibly even outside the list entirely are future college basketball stars. Current college standouts like Trey Burke, Doug McDermott and Seth Curry were all either back-end top-100 prospects or not in the top 100 at all.
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The City of Palms Classic is the best pre-Christmas high school basketball event in the country. And just imagine if top-10 senior Julius Randle (Dallas/Prestonwood Christian) hadn't been injured and elite junior Joel Berry (Orlando/Lake Highland) hadn't hurt his knee?
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- ESPN 100 shooting guard and Marquette signee JaJuan Johnson (Memphis/Southwind), who's played well this week at the City of Palms Classic, strikes me as a guy who doesn't come into college with the headlining hype but quickly catches his peers.
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- As the days go by here at the City of Palms Classic, the intensity level picks up as teams vie for a spot in Saturday's championship game while hoping to avoid being sent to the consolation bracket.
about 889 days ago | Paul Biancardi | Florida State Seminoles
It wouldn't be Christmas without a pre-Santa serving of the City of Palms Classic. For 16 years I've packed short-sleeve shirts, hopped on a plane and settled into my seats at the friendly confines of Bishop Verot High School in Fort Myers, Fla.
Marquette head coach Buzz Williams announced the signing of five student-athletes to letters of intent on Wednesday. The Golden Eagles' No. 9 ranked class is headlined by ESPN 100 SF Deonte Burton (Milwaukee, Wisc.
about 925 days ago | RecruitingNation | NCB On The Trail