For the Bluff City Legends, much has changed since last summer. East High School senior Nick King is still a nationally ranked star player, but he is not alone. Southwind shooting guard JaJuan Johnson decided enough was enough, and he used the past year to propel himself into the national spotlight.
Major talent has been coming out of the high school basketball ranks in the city of Memphis for decades. With the proliferation of highly recruited kids over the past few years, it’s easy to get lost in the shuffle.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Unlike some players who are considered top-notch prospects earlier in their high school careers and then tail off, Sindarius Thornwell is undoubtedly progressing as a player. The 6-foot-5 class of 2013 shooting guard had a great spring and moved his way up many recruiting rankings.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – When you can list over a dozen scholarship offers by the time the first day coaches can even call you directly, it is a good sign that you are a top-notch prospect. That is certainly the case for 6-foot-9, 215-pound combo forward Chris McCullough.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Having only been in the United States for 10 months, Dwight Coleby is not yet a big name in the basketball recruiting world. Fresh off of an unofficial visit to Memphis, the 6-foot-9, 225-pound power forward used his opportunity this past week at the NBPA Top 100 Camp to show that he Read more...
CHRLOTTESVILLE, Va. – It is not often that high-major programs are drawn to Nebraska for a high school basketball player. However, for the second straight year that trend has been bucked. Nebraskan point guard Mike Gesell inked with Iowa in the class of 2012, and now it is power forward Akoy Agau who has top-notch Read more...