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.
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The City of Palms Classic is the best pre-Christmas high school basketball event in the country. And just imagine if top-10 senior Julius Randle (Dallas/Prestonwood Christian) hadn't been injured and elite junior Joel Berry (Orlando/Lake Highland) hadn't hurt his knee?
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- ESPN 100 shooting guard and Marquette signee JaJuan Johnson (Memphis/Southwind), who's played well this week at the City of Palms Classic, strikes me as a guy who doesn't come into college with the headlining hype but quickly catches his peers.
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- As the days go by here at the City of Palms Classic, the intensity level picks up as teams vie for a spot in Saturday's championship game while hoping to avoid being sent to the consolation bracket.
about 1552 days ago | Paul Biancardi | Florida State Seminoles
It wouldn't be Christmas without a pre-Santa serving of the City of Palms Classic. For 16 years I've packed short-sleeve shirts, hopped on a plane and settled into my seats at the friendly confines of Bishop Verot High School in Fort Myers, Fla.
Marquette head coach Buzz Williams announced the signing of five student-athletes to letters of intent on Wednesday. The Golden Eagles' No. 9 ranked class is headlined by ESPN 100 SF Deonte Burton (Milwaukee, Wisc.
about 1589 days ago | RecruitingNation | NCB On The Trail
JaJuan Johnson (Memphis, Tenn./Southwind), the No. 63 prospect in the Class of 2013, committed to Marquette on Friday. Johnson, the nephew of current NBA shooting guard Louis Williams, had narrowed his choices to the Golden Eagles, Alabama and Miami (Fla.
College basketball's early signing period is less than a month away and the Longhorns are still without a commitment in 2013. What gives? Should Texas be in panic mode right now, especially in a year when three of the top five players in the country are from the state of Texas and two of them (Andrew and Aaron Harrison) have already committed elsewhere?
about 1604 days ago | William Wilkerson | Texas Longhorns
TideNation recruiting writer Greg Ostendorf brings you another edition of The O-zone, a confidential look inside Alabama recruiting. Get the latest updates from the gridiron and the hardwood as it pertains to the Crimson Tide.
about 1610 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | Alabama Crimson Tide