Conference play is upon us, and there are many freshmen who are playing at high levels and helping their teams win. We know the household names by now: Jahlil Okafor, Myles Turner and Cliff Alexander, our top three players in the 2014 recruiting class, are getting plenty of attention.
about 24 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
The finish line was already in site in February when we last updated our ESPN 100 rankings. After watching many of these prospects for the better part of the past four years, the evaluation process was no longer about learning new things as much as it was monitoring recent developments.
about 290 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
NEW YORK -- The Dick's Sporting Goods High School National Tournament crowned a champion on Saturday at Madison Square Garden with a familiar name as Montverde Academy (Fla.) won its second straight title, this time 71-62 over Oak Hill Academy (Va.
about 292 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
As the 2014 class winds down its final season of high school basketball, the ESPN 100 has been analyzed in virtually every way possible. We've broken down the top prospects, picked out the best fits, projected both the immediate impact players, and even forecast those who are likely to show the most improvement over their college careers.
about 326 days ago | RecruitingNation staff | NCB On The Trail
Here are 10 things to know about the updated 2014 ESPN 100 player rankings. 1. Steady at the top There were no changes in the top five spots because each prospect has played at such a high level this year.
about 359 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The City of Palms Classic is, in my opinion, the best high school basketball tournament in the country. The field is always strong, the games are generally highly competitive, and the crowd is involved and boisterous.
about 394 days ago | John Stovall | NCB On The Trail
FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Many times at weekend travel team events, people approach me and offer their own insight into my job. Look, it's a good gig -- don't get me wrong. But scouts don't look at it through the lens of one big basketball fiesta.