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

    Jul 28, 2014, 2:59 PM EDT

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

  2. 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.

  3. South Plains College guard Billydee Williams commits to West Virginia

    Jun 7, 2014, 9:36 PM EDT

    Bob Huggins

    West Virginia now has five commitments in its 2014 recruiting class.

  4. Suspended Illinois forward Darius Paul signs with Lamar State College-Port Arthur

    May 31, 2014, 6:46 PM EDT

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    After being suspended for the entire 2014-15 season by Illinois, Darius Paul is headed to a junior college.

  5. Houston adds East Mississippi CC forward Devonta Pollard

    May 21, 2014, 6:36 PM EDT

    Devonta Pollard

    Former McDonald’s All-American Devonta Pollard will be a Houston Cougar.

  6. Montana announces addition of guard Daniel Nwosu

    May 11, 2014, 9:18 PM EDT

    Wayne Tinkle

    Montana added another perimeter player to the program, announcing the signing of Casper College guard Daniel Nwosu.

  7. Junior college forward Octavius Ellis returning to Cincinnati

    May 8, 2014, 11:44 PM EDT

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    Cincinnati landed two JUCO products Thursday, one of whom being one-time Bearcat Octavius Ellis.

  8. Baylor lands Lee College forward Deng Deng

    May 4, 2014, 6:59 PM EDT

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    Baylor’s added another piece to its front court, as it was reported that Lee College forward Deng Deng will sign with the program Monday.

  9. Oklahoma adds junior college guard Dinjiyl Walker

    May 1, 2014, 11:59 PM EDT

    Lon Kruger

    According to a report 6-foot-2 combo guard Dinjiyl Walker became Oklahoma’s fifth 2014 commitment.

  10. Buffalo lands junior college guard Rodell Wigginton

    Apr 27, 2014, 1:13 AM EDT

    Bobby Hurley, Joshua Freelove

    Buffalo added a sixth player to its 2014 recruiting class Saturday, with JUCO guard Rodell Wigginton committing to Bobby Hurley’s program.

  11. Oklahoma State announces addition of 7-footer Anthony Allen

    Apr 25, 2014, 11:10 AM EDT

    Travis Ford

    Oklahoma State announced the addition of 7-foot-1 center Anthony Allen, who will help improve the interior depth of a team that didn’t enjoy said luxury in 2013-14.

  12. Arizona State lands junior college forward Willie Atwood

    Apr 24, 2014, 4:49 PM EDT

    Herb Sendek

    Arizona State lands its seventh newcomer for the 2014-15 season as forward Willie Atwood picked the Sun Devils over Florida State and Iowa.

  13. DePaul adds junior college guard Darrick Wood

    Apr 23, 2014, 5:23 PM EDT

    Oliver Purnell

    Former St. John’s commit Darrick Wood verbally committed to attend DePaul on Wednesday.

  14. Houston adds second junior college recruit in guard Eric Weary

    Apr 20, 2014, 4:50 PM EDT

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    Houston landed a second junior college transfer Sunday, with Howard College product Eric Weary announcing his decision to commit to the program.

  15. Penn State lands junior college guard Devin Foster

    Apr 13, 2014, 4:12 PM EDT

    Pat Chambers

    Penn State’s perimeter depth for next season improves with the addition of junior college guard Devin Foster.

  16. West Virginia lands junior college point guard Tarik Phillip

    Apr 13, 2014, 2:23 PM EDT

    Bob Huggins

    Bob Huggins has added some backcourt depth, landing JUCO transfer Tarik Phillip after this guard’s official visit to Morgantown.

  17. Auburn lands junior college power forward Cinmeon Bowers

    Apr 13, 2014, 1:09 PM EDT

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    Bruce Pearl has landed a junior college power forward capable of helping immediately in Cinmeon Bowers.

  18. Indian Hills JC guard Quevyn Winters commits to Washington

    Dec 25, 2013, 5:19 PM EDT

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    Recruiting never stops, even on a holiday. On Wednesday the Washington Huskies received a third commitment in its 2014 class, as 6-foot-5 guard Quevyn Winters announced his decision via Twitter. Winters, who began his college career at Duquesne, is currently averaging 11.5 points and 4.7 rebounds per game at Indian Hills (Iowa) JC. He joins…

  19. Memphis lands third JUCO recruit in guard Avery Woodson

    Nov 9, 2013, 6:32 PM EDT

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    With four seniors at the guard position entering the 2013-14 campaign, the Memphis Tigers will have some holes to fill with their 2014 recruiting class. Junior college prospects can help in this regard, as they possess more game experience than the standard recruit and therefore could be better equipped to help a program immediately. On…

  20. Former Cincinnati forward Octavius Ellis commits to Arizona State

    Oct 27, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT

    Herb Sendek, Jordan Bachynski

    After being dismissed from the Cincinnati basketball program in May 2012 for off-court issues, 6-foot-10 forward Octavius Ellis made the move to Trinity Valley CC in Texas in hopes of getting his career back on track. Ellis’ time at Cincinnati wasn’t particularly smooth, with a hand injury and a six-game suspension ultimately leading to his…

  21. Junior college wing Dwayne Benjamin verbally commits to Oregon

    Sep 29, 2013, 6:03 PM EDT

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    With returnees Dominic Artis and Damyean Dotson being sophomores, Houston transfer Joseph Young being a junior (either this season or next, depending upon the result of his request to be granted immediate eligibility) and junior college transfers Elgin Cook and Jalil Abdul-Bassit being juniors as well, the Oregon Ducks don’t lack for depth on the…

  22. Junior college PG Jeff Newberry commits to Oklahoma State

    Sep 22, 2013, 10:04 AM EDT

    Travis Ford

    At the end of the 2012-13 season Oklahoma State point guard Marcus Smart surprised many who follow college basketball with his decision to return to school for his sophomore season. After winning Big 12 Rookie of the Year honors, Smart had the look of a surefire lottery pick according to many NBA scouts. However that…

  23. Odessa JC PG Josh Gray verbally commits to attend Florida State

    Sep 15, 2013, 5:07 PM EDT

    Chris Walker, Josh Gray

    While much of the coverage on recruiting tends to focus on players making the move from high school to the college level, the junior college ranks can prove to be quite fruitful for a program. Such has been the case for Florida State over the last week, as the Seminoles have added two highly-regarded players…

  24. Old Dominion adds Garden City CC forward Josue Ebondo to roster

    Sep 6, 2013, 3:29 PM EDT

    Jeff Jones

    Entering their first season as a member of Conference USA, the Old Dominion Monarchs don’t have a great amount of depth in their front court. With leading scorer and rebounder DeShawn Painter (13.0 ppg, 8.4 rpg) having graduated, first-year head coach Jeff Jones was essentially down to two upperclassmen (senior Anton Larsen and junior and…

  25. Frederick CC product Markee Mazyck will not enroll at Austin Peay

    Aug 30, 2013, 9:22 PM EDT

    Dave Loos

    With one of the program’s best rebounders in Anthony Campbell having graduated, 6-5 forward Markee Mazyck was expected to help Austin Peay on the boards in 2013-14. Unfortunately for both Mazyck and head coach Dave Loos, the Frederick (Md.) CC product failed to meet the school’s academic requirements. As a result, Mazyck will not be…