Scouting the country each year I'll not only see players' skills, athletic ability and basketball IQ, but I'll also witness their character along the way. This year's class might not have any NBA superstars at the moment, but it will have difference-makers for the college game, both in the short term as well as those who will make a difference in time because of their character traits combined with their talent.
about 1227 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
As the 2014 class winds down its final season of high school basketball, the ESPN 100 has been analyzed in virtually every way possible. We've broken down the top prospects, picked out the best fits, projected both the immediate impact players, and even forecast those who are likely to show the most improvement over their college careers.
about 1263 days ago | RecruitingNation staff | NCB On The Trail
ESPN 100 SF Joe Burton (Porter, Texas/Luthern North) has committed to Oklahoma State over Oklahoma and Oregon. Burton's commitment means the Cowboys and coach Travis Ford now have two ESPN 100 prospects in the fold, including SG Jared Terrell.
about 1396 days ago | Reggie Rankin | NCB On The Trail
MILWAUKEE -- The Under Armour Summer Jam presented by NY2LA Sports was one of the must-see July events for college coaches. More than 900 college coaches from all over the country made the trek to Milwaukee for last year's event and the arena was packed just as packed this time around, as coaches piled in to get a firsthand look at the elite talent.
about 1488 days ago | Reggie Rankin | NCB On The Trail
MILWAUKEE -- One player who has continued to impress this week for the Houston Defenders at the Under Armour Summer Jam but is flying slightly under the radar is ESPN 100 small forward/shooting guard Joe Burton (Porter, Texas/Atascocita).
about 1490 days ago | Reggie Rankin | NCB On The Trail
This week's Friday notebook is highlighted by the standout performance of 2015 recruit Thomas Bryant at Team USA U16 tryouts, a pair of high-profile visits for ESPN 60 small forward Justise Winslow and the growing interest in juco stud Kadeem Allen.
This week's Friday notebook includes a breakdown of the common schools on the lists for top-10 juniors Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones and Justise Winslow, recruiting updates from last weekend's Under Armour Invitational and additional recruiting news and notes.