Monday, November 24, 2014

11/24-26 News and Notes

Articles and Recaps
https://rivalshoops.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1707905
http://scouthoops.scout.com/story/1484039-national-prep-showcase-day-two
http://scouthoops.scout.com/story/1484554-national-prep-showcase-day-three
http://www.slamonline.com/college-hs/high-school/2014-national-prep-showcase-top-underclassmen/
2016 PF Eddie Ekiyor makes a national statement at the National Prep Showcase. Has interest from SU and hopes to visit soon.

http://www.syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2014/11/thomas_bryant_syracuse_basketball_top_recruit.html
Thomas Bryant's mother Linda Bryant gives the latest on her son's recruitment and speaks highly of SU.

http://scouthoops.scout.com/story/1484966-king-beginning-to-take-a-look
Update on 2016 SF VJ King.

http://scouthoops.scout.com/story/1485170-franklin-howard-evaluation
Good detailed evaluation of Frank Howard from Scout's Rob Harrington.

http://www.prephoopsohio.com/news_article/show/451398?referrer_id=
https://future150.com/hs/basketball-news/thoughts-from-gahanna-westerville-south-scrimmage
Matt Moyer leads his team with 22pts in a scrimmage win against Westerville South.



Daily Updates
Randy Miller @R_Miller12  ·  3 hours ago
2016 New Hampton Prep PF Eddie Ekivor is a HM talent who has upside. Strong, Athletic, mobile tough
 
Elias Sbiet @Elias_NPH  ·  3 hours ago
Ekiyor 10pts, 2reb in last 3 minutes, straight ballin
 
Elias Sbiet @Elias_NPH  ·  3 hours ago
Ekiyor offensive arsenal expanded and remains strong defender, distinguishing himself at
 
Evan Daniels @EvanDaniels  ·  3 hours ago
Eddie Ekiyor is a competitor. Gets after it on D & plays hard on both ends. Finishing off plays on offense right now.
 
Elias Sbiet @Elias_NPH  ·  3 hours ago
Eddie Ekiyor finishes with 17pts, 4reb. Really sealed the deal for New Hampton
 
HoopDreamsMag.com @HoopDreamsMag  ·  3 hours ago
New Hampton '16 PF Eddie Ekiyor recruitment should catch some steam after today's showing
 
Jeff Borzello @jeffborzello  ·  3 hours ago
2016 Canada native Eddie Ekiyor is a battler. Plays around the rim, competes in traffic, passes out of the double team.
 
Jeff Borzello @jeffborzello  ·  4 hours ago
Tyler Lydon showing a little bit of a mean streak today. Aggressive early.
 
Rodger Bohn @rodgerbohn  ·  3 hours ago
Eddie Ekiyor starting 2 establish self on block for .Confidence growing by minute.As we saw in EYBL, has good 1.

Dean Francis @OttosWorld365  ·  8 hours ago
Tyler Lydon () had 11pts, 8rbs, and 2blks in a victory today at the National Prep Showcase.

Jason Morrow @JMorrowF150  ·  6 hours ago
Cuse-commit Matt Moyer with some nice range this morning, with 15 points already for Gahanna as the Lions lead 29-28.
 
Zach Fleer @ZachFleerLGHL  ·  6 hours ago
Matt Moyer hits from three, Gahanna leads 29-28 with 1:03 in the half. Moyer has 15 points. Looking high-major
 
Zach Fleer @ZachFleerLGHL  ·  5 hours ago
Matt Moyer hits a three to give Gahanna a 52-50 win after two full halves. Looks like they're going to go another. Moyer with 22 points
 
Zach Fleer @ZachFleerLGHL  ·  5 hours ago
That showing was the best I've ever seen Matt Moyer play. If he plays that like consistently, there's nobody in the area that can guard him.
 
Zach Fleer @ZachFleerLGHL  ·  5 hours ago
Moyer with back-to-back threes for Gahanna in this extra period. Not much South can do with him right now

Coach Mike Rice @CoachMikeRice 4 hours ago
Just returned from workout with Paul VI. Not sure if there is a better 1-2 combo in the country than Franklin Howard & VJ King. HS Hoops!


Highlight 

2016 PF Eddie Ekiyor interview and highlights from the National Prep Invitational.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

2014-15 Cuse Commits and Targets High School Season Schedule

2015
Malachi Richardson
http://highschoolsports.nj.com/school/trenton-trenton-catholic/boysbasketball/schedule/?game_search_season=2357
Full schedule.

Key games
12/27-28 Primetime Christmas Tournament vs Conwell-Egan 6pm in the semi's on the 27th. Finals or 3rd/4th place game on the 28th.

1/3 Home vs The Patrick School.

1/17 Hoophall Classic vs Kinston(Top 20 Brandon Ingram) 12:30pm.

2/7 Primetime Shootout vs Hudson Catholic 5:30pm.

2/14 NJ Play by Play Classic vs St. Georges 8pm.


Tyler Lydon
http://www.newhampton.org/podium/default.aspx?t=157983
Full schedule.

Key games
11/22-23 National Prep Tournament vs Elev-8 Academy 2:45pm on the 22nd, and Max My Game 11:45am on the 23rd.

12/5-6 Buckeye Elite Tournament vs Genesis Academy 2pm on the 5th, and IMG Academy 5pm on the 6th.

12/10 At Brewster Academy 6pm.

12/18-19 Basketbull Hoops Fest vs Athlete's Institute(Thon Maker and 2016 Target Jamal Murray) 7pm on the 18th, and Bill Crothers School(Can) 4pm on the 19th.

1/16 Home vs Brewster Academy 6pm.

1/18 Hoophall Classic vs St. Andrew's 3:30pm.

2/5 National Prep Invitational vs South Kent 5:45pm.


Frank Howard and 2016 VJ King
http://schedules.schedulestar.com/Paul-VI-High-School-Fairfax--Fairfax-VA/season/09-30-2014/Boys/Varsity/Basketball/
Full schedule.

Key games
12/13-14 Nike Hoop Fest vs Oak Hill 7:15pm on the 13th, and Cesar Chavez 6pm on the 14th.

12/20-23 City of Palms Classic

1/3 Cancer Research Classic vs Montverde(2016 PG Target Howard Washington) 7pm.

1/15-17 Bass Pro Shops TOC

1/19 Hoophall Classic vs Chaminade College Prep (Top 5 2016 Jayson Tatum) 5pm.

2/8 At DeMatha(2017 Target DJ Harvey) 4:30pm.

2/16 Home vs DeMatha 4:30pm.


Moustapha Diagne
http://highschoolsports.nj.com/school/sparta-pope-john/boysbasketball/schedule/?game_search_season=2357
Full schedule.

Key games
1/4 New Year's Jumpoff vs Gil St. Bernard's(2016 Target Tyus Battle) 6pm.

1/25 Newark Invitational vs University 4:30pm.

1/31 Home vs St. Benedict's(2017 Target Trevon Duval) 3pm.

2/8 Primetime Shootout vs Our Savior New American(Cheick Diallo) 4:30pm.


Thomas Bryant
http://www.huntingtonprep.com/schedule
Full schedule.

Key games
12/5-6 Marshall Country Hoop Fest vs Arsenal Tech 8:30pm on the 5th, and Arlington Country Day(2016 Top 50 Mario Kegler) 7:30pm on the 6th.

1/2 Chance Harman Classic vs Franklin County.

1/9 Mustang Madness vs Our Savior New American(Cheick Diallo) 8:30pm.

1/16 Flyin to The Hoop vs Prolific Prep(Top 5 2016 F Josh Jackson) 8:15pm.

1/18 Hoophall Classic vs Our Savior(Cheick Diallo) 2pm.



2016
Matt Moyer
http://gahannalincolnathletics.com/basketball/boys/varsity/schedule
Full schedule

Key games
1/19 Flyin to the Hoop vs Chaminade Julienne 6.45pm.

1/23 Home vs Pickerington Central 7:30pm.

1/24 Ohio Scholastic Play by Play Classic vs Wayne 8pm.

2/20 At Pickerington Central 7:30pm.


Tyus Battle
http://highschoolsports.nj.com/school/gladstone-gill-st-bernards/boysbasketball/schedule/?game_search_season=2357
Full schedule.

Key games
12/27-28 Slam Dunk at the Beach vs Neumann-Goretti 6pm on the 27th, and Gonzaga(Top 100 PG Bryant Crawford, Wake Forest commit) 9pm on the 28th.

1/2 Cancer Research Classic vs Wheeling Central Catholic.

1/4 New Year's Jumpoff vs Pope John(Moustapha Diagne) 6pm.

1/25 Newark Invitational vs Newark East Side 2:45pm.

2/7 Primetime Shootout vs Linden 4pm.

2/25 Home vs St. Benedict's(2017 Target Trevon Duval) 7pm.


Sedee Keita
http://www.shannonforest.com/athletics/22ft-academy.html
Full schedule.

Key games
12/17-20 Tarkanian Classic

1/18-19 Flyin to The Hoop vs Shaker Heights(Top 100 Esa Ahmad, West Virginia commit) 11:45am on the 18th, and Dublin Coffman 11:45am on the 19th.

2/19-21 La Lumiere Invitational vs Athlete's Institute(Thon Maker and Jamal Murray) 5pm on the 19th, and La Lumiere 2pm on the 21st.


Harry Giles
http://www.oneschoolstreet.com/sports.php?school_id=274
Full schedule.

Key games
12/18-24 City of Palms Classic

12/26-30 OT Holiday Invitational

1/3 Chance Harman Classic vs Cape Henry(Top 100 Chris Clarke, Va Tech commit).

1/15-17 Bass Pro Shops TOC


2017
Jordan Tucker
http://stepinacbasketball.stackvarsity.com/schedules/
Full schedule.

Key games
12/16 at St. Raymond's(2017 Target Sidney Wilson) 4:30pm.

12/28-29 Slam Dunk Tournament at Spring Valley.

1/17 Big Apple Classic vs Thurgood Marshall(2016 Top 100 Amarveer Singh) 12pm.

1/30 Home vs St. Raymond's 7:30pm.

2/15 Home vs Christ The King(Top 30 2016 Rawle Alkins) 4pm.















Tuesday, November 18, 2014

11/18-22 News and Notes

Articles and Recaps
http://www.sportingnews.com/ncaa-basketball/story/2014-11-19/thomas-bryant-syracuse-orange-indiana-hoosiers-missouri-tigers-decision
Thomas Bryant talks about what he likes about his final three choices.

http://www.coxhub.com/articles/nepsac-class-aaa-basketball-preview
NEPSAC AAA preview. Tyler Lydon named Pre-season all conference.

http://www.newenglandrecruitingreport.com/news/article/3757/National-Prep-Showcase-tips-Friday.php
Schedule for the National Prep Showcase. Tyler Lydon and his New Hampton squad plays on Saturday and Sunday.

http://zagsblog.com/kentucky/thomas-bryant-to-visit-kentucky-as-cats-begin-recruitment/
Thomas Bryant plans to visit Kentucky on Friday.

http://www.syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2014/11/syracuse_basketball_recruit_frank_howard_visits_madison_square_garden_to_watch_f.html
Frank Howard at MSG checking out his first SU game live.

http://peachstatebasketball.com/brandonclayscouting-com-prospect-eval-thomas-bryant-september-23-2014/
List of several evaluations on Thomas Bryant.

http://peachstatebasketball.com/brandonclayscouting-com-prospecteval-malachi-richardson-november-21-2014/
List of several evaluations on Malachi Richardson.




Daily Updates
Frank Howard @Jesussss_ 2 hours ago
Going up MSG tomar for the game!

Jeff Borzello @jeffborzello  ·  44 minutes ago
Tyler Lydon hasn't been all that productive offensively, but he has five or six blocks and is guarding on the perimeter pretty effectively.

Ryan Schmidt @Coach_RSchmidt 13 minutes ago
Great TEAM win tonight by our guys over Redemption Christian Academy (NY). Sedee Keita  led the way with 12 points, 14 rebounds & 5 blocks!
 





Highlights

Mike Hopkins talks about Malachi Richardson


Mike Hopkins talks about Tyler Lydon


Red Autry talks about Frank Howard


Red Autry talks about Moustapha Diagne


Thomas Bryant new mix.


2017 PG Malik Zachery highlights from scrimmage against CBA.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

11/12-15 News and Notes

Articles and Recaps
http://www.syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2014/11/syracuse_basketballs_2015_recruit_tyler_lydon_signs_his_national_letter_of_inten.html
Tyler Lydon is the first 2015 recruit to officially sign his letter of intent today.

http://www.syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2014/11/syracuse_basketballs_2015_recruit_moustapha_diagne_signs_his_letter_of_intent.html
Moustapha Diagne is second in line to sign his LOI today.

http://www.syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2014/11/syracuse_basketballs_next_point_guard_recruit_frank_howard_turns_tough_lessons_i.html
Nice article on the background of Frank Howard.

http://syracuse.scout.com/story/1479874-diagne-lydon-sign-with-syracuse?s=185
Quotes from both Lydon and Diagne on their signing day.

http://www.syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2014/11/syracuse_basketballs_2015_recruit_franklin_howard_signs_his_national_letter_of_i.html
Frank Howard signs his LOI on Thursday.

http://www.syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2014/11/syracuse_basketball_recruit_frank_howard_how_will_he_transition_from_shooting_gu.html
Howard making the transition to PG.

http://ballislife.com/harrygiles-3819-northside/
Harry Giles puts up 38pts and 19rbs in his latest game. Video highlights included in the link.

http://247sports.com/Bolt/Thomas-Bryant-focused-on-three-32927670?Referer=CBSSPORTS
Thomas Bryant tells 247 that he's still only focused on three schools. SU, IU, and Mizzou.



Daily Updates
Tyler Lydon @Tyler_Lydon14 4 hours ago
Can't believe I'm signing today

Tyler Lydon @Tyler_Lydon14 43 minutes ago
ITS OFFICIAL!! Proud to be an Orangemen!

Tyler Lydon @Tyler_Lydon14 43 minutes ago
ITS OFFICIAL!! Proud to be an Orangemen!



Dean Francis @OttosWorld365  ·  52 minutes ago
Moustapha Diagne signs his LOI to Syracuse ": It's official   "
 
 Dean Francis @OttosWorld365  ·  51 minutes ago
Moustapha Diagne signs his LOI to Syracuse ": It's official "


Moustapha Diagne @Tapha35 2 hours ago
It's Official I'm An Orange Man, It's A Blessing &Honor To Play For Coach Beoheim &Syracuse &I wanna Make The Most Of His Opportunity


Frank Howard @Jesussss_ 20 minutes ago
Let's make something official!
 

KingMali @KingMali23 12 minutes ago
OFFICIALLY A ORANGEMEN!!!


Highlights
Harry Giles makes his season debut. Giles had 13pts, 13rbs, and 4blks in only a half of play.


2018 Forward Naz Reid mix.

Monday, November 3, 2014

11/3-9 News and Notes

Articles and Recaps
http://zagsblog.com/articles/tyus-cuts-list-as-part-of-the-battle-plan/
Tyus Battle cuts his list which includes SU. Also a nice video feature inside the link about how Tyus and his Father are handling the recruitment.

http://syracuse.scout.com/story/1476173
SU commits and targets talk about whether or not the NCAA situation will affect their decision.

http://www.syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2014/11/vj_king_an_espn_top_60_recruit_and_teammate_of_syracuse_basketball_commit_frank.html
Update on 2016 target VJ King.

https://future150.com/hs/basketball-news/two-of-ohios-best-juniors-help-division-i-powerhouse-reload
Matt Moyer preparing to lead his HS to another championship.



Daily Updates
KingMali @KingMali23 22 minutes ago
I will be signing my national letter of intent nov 15th at 815 pm




Highlights

Matt Moyer-John Lucas Camp mix.


2017 Wing Melo Eggleston.

Friday, October 31, 2014

10/31 News and Notes

Articles and Recaps
http://www.allmetrohoops.com/index.php/component/content/article/87-news-articles/345-saturday-at-pangos-all-east
http://www.burlisononbasketball.com/2014/10/sizing-up-best-of-the-best-on-pangos-all-east-weekend/
http://tbcnets.com/pangos-east-froshsoph-camp-top-prospects/
Pangos East Camp recap. 2017 prospects David Beatty, Eric Ayala, Zach Kent, Melo Eggleston, 2018 G Cam Reddish and a bunch of other names to lookout for in the future mentioned.

http://www.syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2014/10/syracuse_basketball_recruit_malachi_richardson_has_spent_years_developing_his_sw.html#incart_story_package
http://www.syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2014/10/syracuse_basketball_recruit_malachi_richardson_has_perfect_blend_of_size_skills.html
A pair of good articles on the background of Malachi Richardson. The development of his game, family, and schools.

http://scouthoops.scout.com/story/1474459-coleman-s-fall-getting-hotter
Matt Coleman, one of the top PG's in 2017 claims recent interest from SU.

http://scouthoops.scout.com/a.z?s=75&p=9&c=4&cfg=bb&pid=88&yr=2017
Scout 2017 Top 50 rankings. Notables are 9)DJ Harvey, 12)Brian Bowen, 16)Trevon Duval, 17)Matt Coleman, 26)Jordan Tucker, 41)Aaron Thompson.



Highlights
The full return of Harry Giles.



Malik Zachery Open Gym highlights


Matt Coleman latest mix

Thursday, October 23, 2014

10/23-25 News and Notes

Articles and Recaps
http://cityofbasketballlove.com/2014/10/8eye-classic-preview/
8eye Classic taking place on Friday. Malachi Richardson headlines the upperclassmen game. While young targets such as Melo Eggleston, David Beatty, Trevon Duval, Cam Reddish, Jordan Tucker, and Sidney Wilson will all be featured in the underclassmen game.

http://www.newenglandrecruitingreport.com/news/article/3691/Prep-Profile-New-Hampton.php
New Hampton Prep season preview. Look for Tyler Lydon to lead the way as one of their main returning players.

http://www.syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2014/10/syracuse_basketball_recruit_tyler_lydon_weight_height.html
Lydon and his coach talks about what he needs to do to get stronger and gain the proper weight.

http://zagsblog.com/articles/recruiting-roundup-weekend-visits-tidbits-4/
Thomas Bryant visiting Indiana once again along with several of his teammates.

http://cityofbasketballlove.com/2014/10/2014-8eye-classic-notebook/
8eye Classic recap. 2017 Guards Trevon Duval, David Beatty, and 2018 PF Naz Reid all mentioned.




Daily Updates
Tyler Lydon ‏@Tyler_Lydon14 4m4 minutes ago
Off to cuse for my official [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

Eric Hampford @3ricHampford 5 minutes ago
2017 SG David Beatty of Archbishop Carroll (PA) playing aggressive early. Great frame for a sophomore.
 
Eric Hampford @3ricHampford 5 minutes ago
Nazi Reid is an intimidating presence with a high skill set for a 6'9" freshman. The Roselle Catholic (NJ) big already holds a UConn offer.
 
Josh Stirn @Josh_Stirn 5 minutes ago
In Philly for the 8Eye Classic...2018 6'9 forward Naz Reid putting on a show so far. Insane talent.
 
CourtCred @courtcred 16 minutes ago
Even though they r playing on different teams right now, Roselle Catholic Duo of Nazreon Reid & Aaron Clarke impressing early
 
Josh Stirn @Josh_Stirn 16 minutes ago
2017 6'3 guard David Beatty (Carroll) stands out on a court of great athletes. Explosive slasher that could be a great defender as well.
 
Brian Flinn @BFlinnHoops 15 minutes ago
2017 G David Beatty is an unreal slasher. good speed and power and fantastic body control.
 
Brian Flinn @BFlinnHoops 11 minutes ago
In a game that it filled with potential high major recruits, Nazreon Reid has been the best player in the underclassmen game
 
Eric Hampford @3ricHampford 10 minutes ago
There's not a chance that Nazreon Reid isn't one of the 10 best kids right now in the 2018 class. Potential is off the charts too!
 
Randy Miller @R_Miller12 8 minutes ago
This dude Nazreon Reid should easy have 10 blocks by the end of this game.
 
Eric Hampford @3ricHampford 4 minutes ago
David Beatty has played incredibly well on the offensive end tonight. Really turning into a complete scorer. Showing complete arsenal.

Eric Hampford @3ricHampford 22 minutes ago
MVP's for the 2nd annual All-Star Game are David Beatty & Damon Wall, who had a big game on the offensive end. Strong attacker.
 
Josh Stirn @Josh_Stirn 40 minutes ago
Big fan of sophomore Eric Ayala's game. Very strong attacking downhill but also has a great feel and jumper from the perimeter.

AllMetroHoops @ehoopsshowcase  ·  13 minutes ago
2017 G David Beatty showed his usual explosiveness and energy early at
 
Eric Hampford @3ricHampford  ·  1 hour ago
Archbishop Carroll (PA) 2017 SG David Beatty back at it again today. Man he has major bounce. Good strength too.
 
c Hampford @3ricHampford  ·  1 hour ago
6'10" St. Andrews (DE) 2017 post Zach Kent going to become a very good player in the next few years. Late bloomer.
 
Eric Hampford @3ricHampford  ·  27 minutes ago
2018 G Cameron Reddish is special. The Haverford School (PA) 6'5" prospect is an elite kid in the class. Such good feel.
 
Brian Flinn @BFlinnHoops  ·  16 minutes ago
2017 wing Melo Eggleston continues to impress. He's become more consistent from beyond the arc in the past few months. So much upside.

AllMetroHoops @ehoopsshowcase 8 minutes ago
2017 G Eric Ayala plays with great pace, gets whatnhe wants on the offensive end. Can shoot it deep, pull-up, finishes with both hamds
 
Eric Hampford @3ricHampford 15 minutes ago
2017 PG Eric Ayala just had the gym in a frenzy with his ball skills. Kid gets to the rim at will and finishes well.

Jerry Meyer @jerrymeyer247 7 hours ago
2017 6-6 wing Aaron Cash is a 4-star quality prospect

Eric Hampford @3ricHampford  ·  41 minutes ago
The ceiling is so high for 2017 SF Melo Eggleston of Clinton Christian (MD), it's hard to imagine how good he can be if he puts the work in.
 
Dinos Trigonis @trigonis30  ·  4 hours ago 
Really impressed with the smooth, all-round game of elite 6-5 2018 WF Cameron Reddish (Haverford/PA)
 
Dinos Trigonis @trigonis30  ·  4 hours ago
Really like the skill set of 6-10 2017 C Zach Kent (St. Andrews/Middletown DE)
 
Dinos Trigonis @trigonis30  ·  4 hours ago
6-8 2017 Melo Eggleston (St. Francis/ Baltimore MD) runs the floor in transition as well any SO WF I've seen in that class.