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  1. Noel welcomes lofty expectations at UK

    Jason Jordan

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The second Nerlens Noel spun around and showed the letters "UK" meticulously cut into the back of his head live on ESPNU Wednesday night, the lofty expectations were all over cyberspace before he could step out of the studio. No...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  2. ESPNHS NHSI set for March 29-31

    Jason Jordan

    The ESPNHS National High School Invitational tournament will invade Georgetown Prep in Bethesda, Md., on March 29-31. In all, 10 games featuring some of the country's top boys' and girls' teams will air live from the Hanley Center on ESPNU, ESPN2 ...

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  3. Naismith boys' hoop finalists announced

    Jason Jordan

    The Atlanta Tipoff Club released the finalists for the Naismith Boys' High School Player of the Year award Monday, and all four seniors made up the top four in the ESPNU 100. Tilton School (Tilton, N.H.) center Nerlens Noel, Bishop Gorman (Las Veg...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  4. McDonald's announces its 35 greatest

    Jason Jordan

    In celebration of the 35th anniversary of the McDonald's All-American Game, McDonald's unveiled its 35 greatest players to participate in the all-star game.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2012
  5. Stopping Shabazz Muhammad is a daunting task

    Jason Jordan

    On a frigid January afternoon, Shabazz Muhammad calmly stands in the media room at Blake Arena in Springfield, Mass., dead-center in a mob of audio and video recorders shoved just inches away from his face while notebook-jotting reporters attempt to ...

    Blog | January 20, 2012
  6. Players dish on skills they'd like from Santa

    Jason Jordan

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Julius Randle can understand why you're mystified. Here he is ranked No. 3 in the ESPNU 60 and the one thing he says he wishes could unwrap for Christmas is a basketball skill? Oh the greed. "Hey I'm not a finished produc...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  7. NCAA forces showcase to change location

    Jason Jordan

    Related: High school events moved out of college arenas A last-second NCAA ruling means that 20 high school teams that were originally scheduled to play at Duke University's historic Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C., for the "Clash at Camero...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  8. United Faith Christian's Braxton Ogbueze refuses to settle for le...

    Jason Jordan

    This story originally appeared in the Holiday issue of ESPNHS magazine's North Carolina edition. With the moon still hovering over the Charlotte skyline early on a September morning, Braxton Ogbueze hops out of his parents' teal Saturn and walks a...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  9. No. 21 soph Lattin enrolls in Spanish academy

    Jason Jordan

    ESPNHS - Texas After a strong summer with Houston Select AAU, Khadeem Lattin decided he'd play his sophomore season at Canarias Basketball Academy in Spain. Lattin, a center who is ranked No. 21 in the ESPNU 25, was originally enrolled at Westb...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  10. Kings of the contact period

    Jason Jordan

    Last Wednesday marked the end of the NCAA's contact period, which had been in effect since September 9. That meant hundreds of high school hoopers around the country had to sift through all of their visits from college coaches and decide who made the...

    Blog | October 09, 2011
  11. Purvis prefers the Pack

    Jason Jordan

    ESPNHS - North Carolina | Purvis Will Rebuild The Pack RALEIGH, N.C. -- Rodney Purvis' smile said it all. He'd never envisioned himself going through a long, drawn out recruitment process and Purvis, a senior combo guard at Upper Room Christian...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  12. Offseason Offerings: Julius Randle

    Jason Jordan

    ESPNHS - Texas With the offseason in full effect, ballers around the country have begun what is widely regarded as one of the most grueling grind modes of the year as they prepare for the up-and-coming season. Every week we'll profile one of th...

    Blog | September 20, 2011
  13. Muhammad comfortable on top

    Jason Jordan

    Muhammad Has The Top Spot | Muhammad Wins MVP At Elite 24 Shabazz Muhammad doesn't mind that fans expect him to live up to the hype of being the top ranked player in the ESPNU 100 every time he steps on the court. Check out the video to hear h...

    Blog | September 16, 2011