The Miami Hurricanes backcourt is now solidified for years to come. Head coach Jim Larranaga landed a commitment from ESPN 100 point guard Ja'Quan Newton (Philadelphia/Neumann-Goretti) on Wednesday, just two days after shooting guard James Palmer (Washington, D.
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History tells us that lurking somewhere at the bottom end of a top-100 prospects list or possibly even outside the list entirely are future college basketball stars. Current college standouts like Trey Burke, Doug McDermott and Seth Curry were all either back-end top-100 prospects or not in the top 100 at all.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- If you look at the National Prep Showcase with a wide lens, you'll notice that the event serves two purposes. The high-end talent has a major platform in which to state their case and solidify their standing amongst their peers.
Miami head coach Jim Larranaga received a verbal commitment from point guard Deandre Burnett (Miami/Carol City H.S.) on Friday, the Sun Sentinel reported. The 6-foot-1 Burnett is a senior who will spend next season at a prep school and join the Hurricanes' 2013 class.