NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. -- Kevin Ollie has been front and center at the Nike Peach Jam this week, watching his most recent pledge, ESPN 100 guard Alterique Gilbert, compete with Team CP3 club in the EYBL finals.
about 471 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
The American Athletic Conference is in its second year of existence, and it is coming off a national championship with UConn leading the way. Now, the conference is looking to build on that momentum on the recruiting trail.
about 614 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
When college coaches run out of good options in the senior class, they are forced to get creative. They can mine the junior-college market, explore immediately-eligible transfers or look for overseas prospects who can make an impact.
about 619 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
What do Kansas, Kentucky, Duke, North Carolina, Arizona, Michigan State, Connecticut, Syracuse, Michigan, Ohio State, Louisville and North Carolina State have in common? Yes, they're all among the most prestigious college basketball programs in the country, but they're also among the programs battling it out for the 10 remaining prospects left available in the ESPN 100, eight of whom are among the top 12 ranked players in the country.
about 626 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- The big news of the day didn't necessarily happen on the court, but was instead a confirmation of Jeff Borzello's report from last week as both Thon Maker and his guardian Ed Smith acknowledged a move to the class of 2015 was possible, and could potentially become official in the coming weeks.
about 644 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
Prep school basketball -- that is to say legitimate scholastic programs that offer a post-graduate option -- can be specific to certain geographic parts of the country, but its implications are felt throughout all of college basketball and the NBA with recent alumni including the likes of Andre Drummond, Michael Carter-Williams, Nerlens Noel, Nik Stauskas, Shabazz Napier, Steven Adams, Noah Vonleh, Wayne Selden and many more.
about 654 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
With the early signing period and the college basketball season around the corner, things are quieting down on the recruiting circuit. With that said, there were several recruiting storylines that developed this offseason.
about 719 days ago | Jeff Borzello | NCB On The Trail
UNION, New Jersey -- The first wave of Nike's annual Skills Academies came to Kean University this week for The Bigs Skills Academy and The Ones Skills Academy, for big men and point guards, respectively.
about 851 days ago | Adam Finkelstein and John Stovall | NCB On The Trail
ESPN 60 guard Allonzo Trier made Nike EYBL history last weekend, becoming the first player to ever record 30 or more points in each game of a single session. While the feat has never been accomplished before on the Nike circuit, ironically, Adidas had someone accomplish the very same thing on the same weekend when fellow ESPN 60 guard Jalen Adams finished with 30 or more points in all four of his games.
about 886 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail