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  1. 2015 guard Corey Sanders verbally commits to attend UCF (VIDEO)

    Sep 18, 2013, 5:50 PM EDT

    Donnie Jones

    The 2015-16 season is well off in the distance, meaning that things can change, but the last two days have been very good for the UCF basketball program on the recruiting trail. One day after landing a verbal commitment from 6-8 power forward Alex Owens, UCF received one from 6-2 guard Corey Sanders Wednesday afternoon.…

  2. 2014 forward/center David Wacker becomes Boise State’s second commitment

    Sep 15, 2013, 11:26 PM EDT

    Leon Rice

    After landing their first verbal commitment in the 2014 class last weekend (shooting guard Chandler Hutchison), Boise State landed a second verbal commitment as 6-9 forward/center David Wacker announced his decision on Sunday. The news was first reported by Robin Washut of Rivals.com. Wacker, a native of Converse, Texas, attends Judson High School where plays…

  3. Report: Vanderbilt lands commitment from 2014 SG Matthew Fisher-Davis

    Sep 15, 2013, 9:30 PM EDT

    Kevin Stallings

    With Kyle Fuller entering his senior season and leading scorer Kedren Johnson suspended for the entire 2013-14 season, Vanderbilt head coach Kevin Stallings needed some reinforcements on the perimeter. Earlier this summer the Commodores received a verbal commitment from shooting guard Wade Baldwin, and late Sunday evening it was reported by Evan Daniels of Scout.com that…

  4. 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…

  5. 2014 combo guard JaQuan Lyle de-commits from Louisville

    Sep 13, 2013, 11:33 PM EDT

    Scout.com

    In late June the Louisville recruiting haul for 2014 received a nice boost in the form of 6-5 combo guard JaQuan Lyle, who is regarded as a Top 25 prospect by most major scouting services. However that move triggered the domino that was Quentin Snider de-committing from his hometown school in July, and on Thursday Snider…

  6. 2014 point guard Tyler Ulis verbally commits to attend Kentucky

    Sep 13, 2013, 8:33 PM EDT

    SEC Basketball Tournament - Quarterfinals - Vanderbilt v Kentucky

    Another top point guard in the 2014 class is off the board, as Marian Catholic (Ill.) product Tyler Ulis announced Friday evening that he will be attending the University of Kentucky. The 5-8 Ulis picked the Wildcats over Michigan State and Iowa, leaving the two Big Ten programs to seek other options at the position.…

  7. Addition of 2014 center Steve McElvene gives Dayton needed size

    Sep 13, 2013, 9:45 AM EDT

    Beth Stauffer/New Haven Bulletin

    With just three players taller than 6-6 who have eligibility past the 2013-14 season on the roster, the Dayton Flyers could use some additional size in its 2014 recruiting class. And that’s exactly what head coach Archie Miller has gained, as 6-11 center Steve McElvene announced his decision to verbally commit to the Atlantic 10…

  8. Guard Marcus Bartley becomes Saint Louis’ third 2014 commitment

    Sep 12, 2013, 11:10 PM EDT

    Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament - Semifinals - St. Louis v Butler

    With Jordair Jett and Mike McCall Jr. entering their senior season the Saint Louis Billikens could use some additional depth on the perimeter. First head coach Jim Crews and his staff reeled in Memphis native Davell Roby, and on Thursday night it was reported by multiple outlets that Decatur, Ill. native Marcus Bartley has verbally…

  9. 2014 point guard Quentin Snider commits to Illinois

    Sep 12, 2013, 7:13 PM EDT

    Montgomery County Ballard Basketball

    When he made the decision to de-commit from hometown school Louisville, 2014 point guard Quentin Snider became one of the most highly sought-after lead guards in the country. And on Thursday the Ballard High School product verbally committed to attend Illinois, picking the Fighting Illini over UCLA. Snider becomes Illinois’ third verbal commitment in the…

  10. Montverde Academy guard Justin Bibbs commits to Virginia Tech

    Sep 12, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

    James Johnson

    While most college basketball fans are awaiting the decisions of 2014 guards Quentin Snider (expected to announce his decision at 7 p.m. EST) and Tyler Ulis (expected to announce Friday), another 2014 guard announced his decision Thursday afternoon. 6-5 guard Justin Bibbs, a native of Dayton, Ohio who attends Montverde Academy in Florida, announced his…

  11. 2014 shooting guard Khadeen Carrington commits to Seton Hall

    Sep 11, 2013, 8:42 PM EDT

    Damion Reed/MSG Varsity

    After missing on some high-level recruits in recent years, it seems as if the luck is changing for the Seton Hall basketball program. Having already received verbal commitments from forwards Angel Delgado and Ismael Sanogo, 2014 shooting guard Khadeen Carrington became Seton Hall’s third commit in the 2014 class on Wednesday. The Brooklyn native announced…

  12. 2014 PG Jordan McLaughlin a big commitment for USC

    Sep 11, 2013, 6:23 PM EDT

    Nike

    When Andy Enfield took over as head coach at USC the question was how long would the process of turning the Trojans into a factor in the Pac-12 take. On Wednesday the head coach received an important verbal commitment, as Etiwanda (Calif.) point guard Jordan McLaughlin announced his decision to attend USC (subscription required). The 5-11…

  13. 2014 guard Chandler Hutchison commits to Boise State

    Sep 8, 2013, 9:00 PM EDT

    Leon Rice, Derrick Marks

    Boise State head coach Leon Rice has two of the best perimeter players in the Mountain West in Anthony Drmic and Derrick Marks, two players some believe are capable of making the Broncos a contender for the conference title in 2013-14. What’s even better for Boise State fans is the fact that both are juniors,…

  14. 6-7 forward Zane Waterman becomes Manhattan’s fourth commitment

    Sep 8, 2013, 5:58 PM EDT

    Steve Masiello

    Despite last season’s injury-riddled 14-18 campaign, things are looking up for the Manhattan basketball program. Having to augment their style of play due to those significant personnel losses (the biggest one being leading scorer George Beamon), Steve Masiello’s Jaspers still managed to reach the title game of the MAAC tournament. Now healthy, expectations are high…

  15. 2014 power forward Obi Enechionyia headed to Temple

    Sep 8, 2013, 4:58 PM EDT

    Fran Dunphy

    Given their overall lack of depth, success on the recruiting trail in the 2014 class is of great importance to the Temple basketball program. Fran Dunphy’s Owls won’t be able to add those players to this season’s roster, which at present time has just ten scholarship athletes, but a good run recruiting-wise will help Temple…

  16. 2014 power forward Martin Geben verbally commits to Notre Dame

    Sep 6, 2013, 4:28 PM EDT

    Iowa State v Notre Dame

    With Jack Cooley having graduated and Tom Knight and Garrick Sherman both being seniors, Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey could have used a win on the recruiting trail when it comes to adding to the front court rotation. The Fighting Irish heard the news they were hoping for on Friday, as 6-9 power forward…

  17. 2014 forward Justin Tillman commits to attend VCU

    Aug 30, 2013, 7:17 PM EDT

    VCU v Michigan

    With mainstay Juvonte Reddic and Florida State transfer Terrance Shannon both entering their senior seasons, VCU head coach Shaka Smart needed some additional bodies in the front court for the 2014 season and beyond. On Friday the Rams received a boost in that department, as 2014 forward Justin Tillman (Pershing HS, Detroit) verbally committed to…

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