Michigan landed ESPN 100 point guard Xavier Simpson on Wednesday, choosing the Wolverines over Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa State and Miami. The No. 66 player in the class of 2016 from Lima, Ohio stopped by Ann Arbor for a final look this past weekend, according to sources, and Michigan jumped into the drivers seat and secured the commitment.
about 800 days ago | Reggie Rankin | NCB On The Trail
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- The NBPA Top 100 Camp once again produced one of the best collections of top high school players in the country. Though the players at the very top of the 2016 class were not present at this year's event, the group that did show up performed very well.
about 879 days ago | John Stovall | NCB On The Trail
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- The big news out of the NBPA Top 100 camp on Thursday was heralded center Thon Maker's decision to reclassify until 2016, meaning college basketball will have to wait one more year to witness his talents.
about 882 days ago | John Stovall | NCB On The Trail
With the field expanding from 25 to 60 as the sophomores become juniors, here are 10 things to know about the prospects in the new ESPN 60 for the Class of 2016: 1. Jayson Tatum continues to make his move upward.
about 1262 days ago | Reggie Rankin | NCB On The Trail
FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- The Spiece Bill Hensley Memorial Run & Slam has a strong history in the Midwest. It has been the premier basketball event in the region for 20 years. This year's edition was just as good, as teams from 12 states converged here for a great weekend of hoops.
about 1291 days ago | John Stovall | NCB On The Trail
AKRON, Ohio -- The King James Shooting Stars Classic has long been one of the top events in the Midwest. With over 100 college coaches in attendance over the course of the weekend, players from all over the United States came together and provided a very good session of competitive basketball.
about 1299 days ago | John Stovall | NCB On The Trail
The Ohio high school boys basketball championships were this past weekend on the Ohio State campus in Columbus and featured many of the state's and the Midwest's best players. In Division IV, Convoy Crestview beat Louisville St.
about 1334 days ago | John Stovall | NCB On The Trail
Every fall the state of Ohio sends most of its elite players to Columbus, Ohio, for the All Ohio Battle of the Cities. The event has all of the major cities put together teams in each age group (8th grade through 12th grade) and come to the capital of the state to play to see which city is the king of basketball.
about 1480 days ago | John Stovall | NCB On The Trail
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The John Lucas Midwest Elite camp attracts many of the top underclassmen in the country. The camp's focus is on skill development -- the players go through various stations designed to help improve different parts of their game as well as compete in games.
about 1509 days ago | John Stovall | NCB On The Trail