ESPN 60 power forward Omari Spellman made a verbal commitment Friday to Villanova, giving the Wildcats one of the premier power forwards in the 2016 national class. Why he committed: Spellman has been to Villanova unofficially on multiple occasions, the last of which came two weeks ago when he and his mother attended the Georgetown game.
about 58 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- One of the unofficial markers to the start of the college basketball season is the National Prep Showcase, which features the best prep schools from the New England area and around the country.
about 146 days ago | Jeff Borzello | NCB On The Trail
It was an eventful day at the LeBron James Skills Academy as the night session of games was cancelled due to player fatigue and injuries. Isaiah Briscoe, Malik Newman, Stephen Zimmerman, and Troy Brown are just a few of the casualties that succumbed to the injury bug.
about 281 days ago | Joel Francisco and John Stovall | NCB On The Trail
If you've noticed a sudden rush of recruiting information for 2016 prospects in the last few days, it's no coincidence. Sunday was the first day that college coaches were permitted to contact prospects in the rising junior class, and for some prospects that literally meant the phone rang when the clock struck midnight.
about 306 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
With the field expanding from 25 to 60 as the sophomores become juniors, here are 10 things to know about the prospects in the new ESPN 60 for the Class of 2016: 1. Jayson Tatum continues to make his move upward.
about 319 days ago | Reggie Rankin | NCB On The Trail
HANOVER, Mass. -- The seventh annual Northeast Hoops Festival featured many of the top programs from New England, New York and beyond, allowing us the opportunity to both check in on high-profile prospects and get a glimpse at others primed to make a name for themselves during the upcoming April evaluation period.
about 370 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
BRONX, N.Y. -- The fifth annual Sharette Dixon Memorial Classic was held Saturday night at Gauchos Gym, pitting top prospects from the state of New Jersey against their peers from the greater New York City area in both an underclassmen and upperclassmen game.
about 545 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
READING, Pa. -- The month of July may be over, but that doesn't mean the balls have stopped bouncing at Albright College. The Future All-American Camp is the final chapter to a long summer of events for the Hoop Group.
about 621 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail