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July Live Evaluation Period

  1. Four-star 2015 center Tyler Davis loses weight to transform game

    Aug 1, 2014, 5:00 PM EDT

    (Nike)

    Tyler Davis has lost 70 pounds and evolved into one of the nation’s best big men.

  2. Louisville commit Raymond Spalding doesn’t feel pressure as the hometown kid

    Aug 1, 2014, 2:15 PM EDT

    (Scott Phillips/NBC Sports)

    Louisville commit Raymond Spalding doesn’t feel pressure despite being a hometown kid.

  3. Recruitment starting to pick up for top 30 point forward Braxton Blackwell

    Jul 31, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    Blackwell is a member of the Class of 2016 but is already hearing from some notable programs.

  4. The other side of the July live period: Recruits continue to strive for attention and offers

    Jul 29, 2014, 10:12 AM EDT

    Trevon Mollison (Drew Ebanks/OnPointBasketball)

    Beyond the glitz and glamour of the highest levels of AAU basketball are kids fighting to land one of a few coveted scholarships.

  5. Seven takeaways from AAU Nationals and Super Showcase

    Jul 28, 2014, 5:45 PM EDT

    (Scott Phillips/NBC Sports)

    Seven thoughts are a weekend at AAU Nationals and Super Showcase in Louisville.

  6. Seven takeaways from Las Vegas for the final AAU weekend of 2014

    Jul 28, 2014, 2:59 PM EDT

    (adidas)

    Our Raphielle Johnson spent five days at the tournaments out in Vegas last week. Here are his thoughts on them.

  7. One college coach’s unique connection to the Peach Jam

    Jul 28, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    AP/Jon-Michael Sullivan

    Miami of Ohio assistant coach Trey Meyer is a native of North Augusta and grew up working, playing and coaching at Peach Jam.

  8. July Live Period Week Three Superlatives

    Jul 28, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT

    Adidas Hoops

    The best of the best from the final week of the July live evaluation period from Las Vegas and Louisville.

  9. Las Vegas Saturday Recap: Bennie Boatwright, Justin Simon lead Dream Vision into adidas Super 64 semis

    Jul 27, 2014, 10:29 AM EDT

    Kelly Kline/adidas

    Also some notes on junior college guard Andre Spight and 2015 guard Justin Foreman.

  10. Las Vegas Friday Recap: Jaylen Brown, Kobi Simmons among standouts

    Jul 26, 2014, 12:29 PM EDT

    AP

    Brown also mentioned plans of taking an unofficial visit to UCLA following adidas Nations.

  11. Rawle Alkins carries the torch as one of New York’s next great guards

    Jul 25, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

    adidas

    New York City guard Rawle Alkins is one player to monitor in the Class of 2016.

  12. College Basketball Talk’s Class of 2015 Draft

    Jul 25, 2014, 1:21 PM EDT

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    If allowed to do so, how would a draft of the Class of 2015’s best players go? Here’s our attempt.

  13. Las Vegas Thursday Recap: Skal Labissiere, Stephen Zimmerman perform well

    Jul 25, 2014, 10:49 AM EDT

    Nike EYBL

    Two of the nation’s best big men were on the same court Thursday, with Zimmerman’s Oakland Soldiers getting the win.

  14. Thon Maker’s guardian: It’s ‘not very likely’ that he will reclassify

    Jul 24, 2014, 2:49 PM EDT

    Adidas Hoops

    Thon Maker is a top five recruit in 2016 and would be a top two or three recruit in 2015.

  15. Las Vegas Wednesday Recap: Corey Sanders working to become a better leader

    Jul 24, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    The final open period has begun, with Corey Sanders and Jalen Brunson among the standouts.

  16. Malik Beasley looking to capitalize on a big spring, summer

    Jul 23, 2014, 5:00 PM EDT

    Kelly Kline/Under Armour

    Beasley has been one of the nations top performers over the last three months

  17. Mixtape for top 15 recruit Elijah Thomas (VIDEO)

    Jul 23, 2014, 3:52 PM EDT

    Reebok

    Thomas is a bulldozer on the block.

  18. Top 15 recruit Antonio Blakeney has made the ‘jump’ — literally — to elite status

    Jul 23, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    Nike

    Blakeney is now on the radar of programs like Kentucky and Louisville.

  19. Highlights from the 2014 Nike EYBL Peach Jam (VIDEO)

    Jul 22, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT

    AP

    Seven minutes of highlights from this past weekend’s Nike Peach Jam.

  20. July Live Period Week Two Superlatives

    Jul 22, 2014, 3:16 PM EDT

    Nike

    The second installment of our weekly awards.

  21. Seven Takeaways from the Under Armour Finals

    Jul 22, 2014, 1:04 PM EDT

    (Kelly Kline/Under Armour)

    Josh Jackson, Jaylen Brown, Diamond Stone, and more.

  22. Malik Newman, Ivan Rabb, Jayson Tatum, Malik Monk among 33 members battling for USA U17 roster spots this week

    Jul 21, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

    Malik Newman (Getty Images)

    The USA U17 tryouts have a lot of big names and it will also be important for the last week of the July live evaluation period.

  23. Peach Jam mixtape for five-star 2015 guard Isaiah Briscoe (VIDEO)

    Jul 21, 2014, 9:00 PM EDT

    (Scott Phillips/NBCSports.com)

    Isaiah Briscoe helped lead the New Jersey Playaz to a title at Peach Jam.