Dave Telep's Starting 5: UCLA's recruiting situation, the five best poachable senior recruits, why freshman Harry Giles is so special, an introduction to freshman Kwe Parker and the best uncommitted seniors outside the ESPN 100.
about 1582 days ago | Dave Telep | ESPN RecruitingNation
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.
The Southern Cal Trojans fired their head basketball coach, Kevin O'Neill, on Monday. Midseason firings are typically reserved for pro sports, but we're beginning to get accustomed to them on the college football and basketball sides.
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The City of Palms Classic wasn't our first time watching the Long Beach (Calif.) Poly duo of Roschon Prince and power forward Jordan Bell. These guys are headed to Southern Cal and Oregon, respectively, and I'd argue that their future college coaches know exactly what they'll have coming to campus next season.
Senior point guard Julian Jacobs (Las Vegas, Nev./Desert Pines) signed his official letter of intent with USC this week after mulling offers from Santa Clara, St. Mary's and Utah, the school announced.
about 1707 days ago | RecruitingNation | NCB On The Trail
The clock appeared to drag on as an eager Roschon Prince (Long Beach, Calif./Poly) stared at its hands. Every tick seemed slower than the last. Finally, when the time came to sign his national letter of intent to USC basketball, Prince was overcome with relief and excitement.
After a weekend visit to Auburn to check out the Tigers' program, the No. 14 player in California, F Jordan Bell (Long Beach, Calif./Polytechnic) decided to announce his commitment at a small press conference at the school today.
about 1715 days ago | Brandon P. Oliver | NCB On The Trail