"He'll take the SATS this weekend [and] then we'll start getting fully into it, and start building into it," Ed Smith, Maker's guardian, told SNY.tv by phone on Monday evening from Canada.
Rawle Alkins, the 6-foot-5 guard from Raleigh (N.C.) Word of God Academy,?Bam Adebayo, the 6-10 forward from High Point Christian, and Udoka Azubuike, a 6-10 center from Jacksonville (FL) Potter's House Christian, will all visit the ACC school, sources told SNY.tv. Azubuike's brother, Harry Coxsome, confirmed the visit for his brother.
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The 6-foot-8 Baldwin out of Notre Dame Prep announced for UMass on Twitter, choosing the Minutemen over Creighton, West Virginia, Temple and DePaul.
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"I feel like coach [Roy] Williams and coach [Hubert] Davis believe in my game and can help me improve and reach my dreams and goals," Robinson told ESPN.com. "North Carolina has a great basketball tradition, and I want to be a part of something special and take part in continuing that tradition."
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The 6-foot-2 White out of Richmond (VA) George Wythe is the No. 26 point guard in the Class of 2016 according to 247Sports.com.
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"I would say Baylor's up there, yeah," Omhar Carter, Kegler's guardian and AAU coach, ?told?SNY.tv Sunday evening. "They cannot not be up there."
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The 6-foot-5 Jarreau is?rated the No. 7 combo guard in the nation in the Class of 2016 by 247Sports.com, while the 6-8 Gresham is ranked the No. 31 power forward.
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Over the summer he was considering schools like Princeton, Texas, North Carolina and Louisville, but when he added a Duke offer many expected he would land there. DeLaurier is the No. 12 power forward in the Class of 2016 according to 247Sports.com.
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Here's a rundown that will be updated over the weekend. For more detail on any player, click the embedded link near their name:
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Adam Zagoria and Josh Newman are back with an all-new episode of The 4 Quarters Podcast, covering college hoops, recruiting, and the NBA for SNY.tv. First up, St. John's assistant coach Barry "Slice" Rohrssen calls in to talk about the new players and new era of basketball under new head coach Chris Mullin.
Then, Penn State head coach Pat Chambers joins the show to talk about big recruits for the Nittany Lions, and the overall progress for the program in the Big Ten. Later, St. Patrick's coach Chris Chavannes chats about a big year to come for New Jersey hoops, and the future of his big prospects. Adam and Josh then wrap the show with a recruiting roundup featuring updates on Rawle Alkins, Shamorie Ponds, Harry Giles, and more.
On Thursday, Hurley landed a verbal commitment from?Cyril Langevine, a 6-foot-8, 225-pound power forward from New Jersey power St. Patrick's, who appears to have a huge upside going forward.
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ELIZABETH, N.J. -- It was approaching 2:30 on Wednesday afternoon and a group of high-major Division 1 assistant basketball coaches began assembling on the gym floor of the Mickey Walker Center, where the basketball team from The Patrick School was about to run an open gym on an unusually hot September day.
Indiana assistant Chuck Martin, Georgetown assistant Kevin Broadus, Arizona assistant Book Richardson and Boston College assistant Scott Spinelli, along with Hofstra head coach Joe Mihalich, all came to devote an hour and a half to watching the loaded team from the school everybody knows as St. Patrick.
Most of the coaches came especially to watch one young man: 6-foot-11, 235-pound junior center Nick Richards, ranked the No. 2 big man nationally in the Class of 2017 by 247Sports.com.
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"[Calipari] just let him know it's OK to dream big,"?Cypress Lakes (TX) coach Emmanuel Olatunbosun?told SNY.tv. "He told him he would play with other players that have the same goal as his, and it could be reached playing for him.
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The 5-foot-11 point guard from the PSA Cardinals and St. Patrick's High School plans to make his decision within a couple of weeks after the Miami trip.
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His visit to St. John's will coincide with the school's?Dribble for the Cure event at 10 a.m. on Saturday as part of University Service Day on the St. John?s Queens campus.
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Azubuike is the No. 3 center in the Class of 2016, according to 247Sports.com.
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Adam Zagoria and Josh Newman dish out a new episode of The 4 Quarters Podcast, covering college hoops, recruiting, and the NBA for SNY.tv. First up, Oak Hill Academy coach Steve Smith calls in to talk Harry Giles, and other recruiting notes. Then, Brian Clifton, head coach Word of God Academy, joins the show to talk about Rawle Alkins. Adam and Josh follow that with the weekly recruiting round up, and then wrap the show with a look at FIBA Americas.
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"I had a great visit to Wake Forest last weekend!" the 6-foot-10?Giles, the projected No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, wrote in his USA Today blog.
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"After I'm done with him I should be able to play right away at the next level," Mading said Monday of Hurley.
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The 6-foot-7 guard from Hopkins (MN) announced that he will play for Minnesota and head coach Richard Pitino, choosing the Gophers over Arizona, Baylor, Texas, Wisconsin, Penn State, Michigan State and Indiana.
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Entering this season the Terps are the preseason favorite to win the Big Ten title and are a consensus top-5 team in the nation, with ESPN installing them as the preseason No. 1 in August.
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"Coach [Johnny] Jones and [David] Patrick made us feel like we were right at home, they were?real welcoming,"?Cypress Lakes (TX) coach?Emmanuel Olatunbosun said Monday by phone. "We got a?good feeling when we got there."
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Ranked the No. 15 combo guard in the Class of 2016 by 247Sports.com, he also strongly considered TCU and Memphis.
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Tertsea chose the Rams over George Washington. He visited GW and La Salle in addition to Rhode Island.
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Ranked the No. 15 power forward in the Class of 2016 by 247Sports.com, White also considered?Mississippi, Auburn, South Carolina, Iowa State, Auburn and Virginia, according to Scout.com.
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Two years later, the 6-foot-2, 195-pound shooting guard verbally committed to the Pirates on his official visit to campus. He also considered??UConn, VCU, DePaul and Pittsburgh
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?With Coach [Steve] Prohm and Coach T.J. [Otzelberger], I just feel so comfortable with everything," he told Chris Williams of CycloneFanatic.com. "I?ve never been so sure about something in my life. I feel like it is just the right decision for me. I have so much support in Iowa and I?m familiar with the area. I?m just happy, so happy.?
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?When I took my official up there...it was such a family environment and you could tell that they had so much confidence in me and my ability to be successful,? he told CoBL on Thursday night. ?It was hard for me to turn down.?