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SPRINGFIELD, Mass.. -- Here is the 16-man Hoophall All-Tournament Team which includes six newly-minted McDonald's All-Americans.

Lonzo Ball, 6-6 Sr., Chino Hills (CA) (UCLA)

In Chino Hills' 100-75 win over Bam Adebayo and High Point Christian Academy (N.C.), Ball went for 15 points, 11 rebounds and 22 assists, which could be a Hoophall record.

Tags: Recruiting, Tom Konchalski, Adam Zagoria
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Here's a documentary from the folks at Grantland on my friend Tom Konchalski, the longtime New York City recruiting expert known as the last honest man in the gym. It features mostly music in the background and very little audio, but it gives you a nice window into Tom's life.

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**Click the Video Player at right for my interviews with Tom Konchalski, where he talks New York and New Jersey high school playoffs and recruiting**

WROTEN LISTS NEW TOP 5

Seattle (Wash.) Garfield junior guard Tony Wroten listed a new top five on his Twitter page Thursday.

Tags: Rutgers, Seton Hall, Syracuse, Tom Konchalski, UConn, Villanova, Washington, Adam Zagoria
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Derrick Caracter was planning on continuing his basketball career at Long Beach State when his mother received a phone call last December that changed his life.
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Randall Dickey, an assistant coach at the University of Texas at El Paso, called Winnie Terry and said he was interested in recruiting her 6-foot-9, 275-pound son after he had parted ways with Louisville coach Rick Pitino.
"My mom said it wasn't going to hurt if you went to visit one more school even though you have your mind made up," Caracter said Sunday in a telephone interview.
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Tags: Derrick Caracter, Louisville, Tom Konchalski, Adam Zagoria
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Devon Collier's list is now down to four schools, with Maryland out of the mix.

"The schools that have been recruiting him the hardest are St. John's, Seton Hall, Providence and Oregon State," said New Heights coach Adam Berkowitz.

Maryland will get visits from Collier's St. Anthony teammate, Ashton Pankey, Oct. 16 and Long Island forward Tobias Harris sometime in November.

Tags: Maryland, Oregon State, Providence, Seton Hall, St. John's, Tom Konchalski, Adam Zagoria
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After I initally posted this earlier today, I came across Kyrie's interview with DimeMag where he says this about Duke.

"I guess you could say that I?m leaning toward Duke. I?m just not ready to commit. It was my first visit and of course I?m really high on them and like I said I have that feeling, but I think it?s only smart to compare it to something," the 6-2 Irving said.

He added: "Well, I?ve got that feeling with Duke, but I want to go on a few more visits to compare it all. I?m not ready to commit yet. I just want to make sure everything is right. Duke and Indiana were my top two schools, and Duke is up there, but I like the other schools too."

Tags: Duke, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Seton Hall, Texas A&M, Tobias Harris, Tom Konchalski, Adam Zagoria
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**Check out this interview where Tom talks about some of the top players in the area in the Class of 2010, including Jayvaughn Pinkston, Kyrie Irving, Tobias Harris, Devon Collier and Doron Lamb.**

Now that Lance Stephenson is off to college at Cincinnati, the top high school player in New York City in the Class of 2010 is Bishop Loughlin forward Jayvaughn Pinkston.

Tags: Arizona, Jayvaughn Pinkston, Kyrie Irving, Marquette, Miami, Oak Hill Academy, Rutgers, Seton Hall, St. John's, Tennessee, Tobias Harris, Tom Konchalski, UConn, Villanova, Adam Zagoria
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New York recruiting expert Tom Konchalski has known Lance Stephenson since he was in the 4th Grade. In this interview Tom talks about Lance's background, hype and what Cincinnati fans can expect from "Born Ready."

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Tags: Big East, Cincinnati, Lance Stephenson, Tom Konchalski, Adam Zagoria
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Tom Konchalski talks about the recruiting classes at UConn, Villanova, Rutgers, Seton Hall and St. John's.

Just to clarify, an edit was done so that we skip ahead from Rutgers to Seton Hall at one point. The dividing point begins when we talk about Seton Hall recruit Ferrakohn Hall.

Tags: Big East, Rutgers, Seton Hall, St. John's, Tom Konchalski, UConn, Villanova, Adam Zagoria
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Recruiting expert Tom Konchalski talks Lance Stephenson, John Wall and Kevin Parrom.

LANCE UPDATE NO. 1: A source within the Lincoln High school athletic department said the school is "planning a press conference at Lincoln within the upcoming weeks" to announce Stephenson's decision. Take that for what it's worth. No date has been set, and as far as we know Lance has still not made a decision.

Tags: Arizona, John Wall, Kansas, Lance Stephenson, Lincoln High School, Maryland, Memphis, St. John's, Tom Konchalski, Adam Zagoria
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Check out Part 2 of a two-part interview with recruiting expert Tom Konchalski. In this piece, Tom talks Dexter Strickland, St. Patrick and New Jersey playoff hoops.

St. Patrick (20-3), No. 8 in the new Prep Nation.com poll, is still the prohibitive favorite to win the New Jersey Tournament of Champions despite Saturday night's 73-64 loss to Oak Hill at the Primetime Shootout.

Tags: Paterson Catholic, St. Anthony, St. Benedict's, St. Patrick, Tom Konchalski, Adam Zagoria
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Check out Part 1 of a two-part interview with recruiting expert Tom Konchalski. In this piece, Tom talks Lance Stephenson and NYC playoff hoops.

It was recorded Thursday, just before Thomas Jefferson downed Boys & Girls, 70-62, behind 21 points from Keith Spellman, 15 from Fordham-bound?Joel "Air Jamaica" Wright and 14 from Davontay Grace. Jefferson will face Lincoln in the Brooklyn Borough final Sunday at 7 at Long Island University. Read a roundup of borough action at FiveBoroSports.com.

Tags: Lance Stephenson, Lincoln High School, Recruiting, Tom Konchalski, Adam Zagoria
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