Swider Announces for Villanova

Cole Swider 2018

Posted Friday, June 30th, 2017

St. Andrew's School and BABC forward Cole Swider announced his commitment to Villanova during a Friday afternoon press conference. He chose the Wildcats from four finalists that also included Syracuse, Duke, and Xavier. ABC 6 Sports Anchor Nick streamed the announcement live. Cole Swider school announcement at St. Andrew's https://t.co/0MQc4WRuKO — Nick Coit (@NickCoit) June 30, 2017 Swider is an elite three-point shooter and one of the most offensively skilled forwards in the country. He follows in the footsteps of… READ MORE >

Ivy Bound Mitchell is a Bear

Posted Friday, June 30th, 2017

Belmont Hill School and Mass Rivals wing David Mitchell made a verbal commitment to Brown University on Thursday while on their campus for an unofficial visit. Mitchell has been a frequent visitor to the Bears' campus in recent years as he has been a top priority for head coach Mike Martin and his staff dating back to his days as an underclassmen.  Mitchell took to his twitter account on Thursday afternoon to confirm his decision. Proud to announce that I… READ MORE >

#E75 College Showcase Tips Thursday at WPI

#E75 College Showcase Tips Thursday at WPI

Posted Thursday, June 29th, 2017

The Elite 75 College Showcase tips Thursday night at WPI in Worcester, Massachusetts. Registered players will check-in beginning at 5pm and the event will kick-off at 6pm. The field of players is one of the most talented in years including the likes of Jarred Houston, Tyler Thomas, Terion Moss, Jared Whitt, Nick Timberlake, Taylor Schildroth, John Bella-Hunter, Tyler Arbuckle, Kehinde Aruwajoye, David Tiedemann, Isaiah Williams, Colin Bradanese, Sean Christy, Nick Casiano, Jayden Depina, Mykel Derring, D.J. Frechette, Brandon Kolek, Frank… READ MORE >

SCA’s Pouncey is D2 Bound

Malik Pouncey 2017

Posted Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Springfield Commonwealth Academy guard Malik Pouncy made a commitment to Nyack College on Wednesday. Nyack is an NCAA division II school located in New York that competes in the Central Atlantic Conference. Pouncey is a 6-foot-3 wing who has long been known for his three-point shooting and ability to make tough shots without much seperation thanks to his especially high release. Pouncey has always been a naturally strong player but he's also exceptionally long with a +6 wingspan that helps… READ MORE >

Local Products Attend Elite One Hundred

Ismael Massoud 2019

Posted Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Nike Grassroots Basketball hosted 100 top national prospects in the classes of 2019 and 2020 at their annual Nike Elite One Hundred last week in Saint Louis. Invited prospects, who were selected almost exclusively from within Nike's sponsored grassroots programs, competed in closed session drills and games from Thursday to Sunday in front of Nike staff, select media, and limited family. Tabor Academy and Expressions Elite guard Noah Fernandes was in attendance along with MacDuffie School and PSA Cardinals guard… READ MORE >

KUA’s Dike Commits to Yale

Eze Dike 2018

Posted Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

  Kimball Union Academy 2018 guard Eze Dike committed to Yale on Monday afternoon. Dike is a native of Montreal, Quebec who announced his commitment via North Pole Hoops, which has been at the forefront of covereing Canadian basketball for several years now. Eze Dike commits to Yale, I caught up with him today for the full story. One of 2018s finest off the board @EzeDn13 https://t.co/3Z5AcON9vw pic.twitter.com/aEizFePPP1 — Elias Sbiet (@Elias_NPH) June 27, 2017 Dike arrived in New England… READ MORE >

Reeves is a Friar

A.J. Reeves 2018

Posted Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Providence College's Elite Camp couldn't have gotten off to a much better start on Sunday. In fact, when Ed Cooley first began to address the campers he spoke of a commitment that the Friars had just received from a prospect who had attended elite camp for the last three years. The Friars' pursuit of Reeves does indeed go back that far. It was clear from a very early age that Reeves would be one of the top prospects in New… READ MORE >

Mattos Earning Offers

Tayler Mattos 2018

Posted Sunday, June 25th, 2017

The live period doesn't begin until July but that doesn't necessarily mean prospects have to wait until then to play in front of division I coaches. The month of June is a big time for both elite camps and team camps run by various division I programs. It is different from the live periods because you're only playing in front of one coaching staff as opposed to potentially numerous ones at the same time but it can still be very… READ MORE >

ESPN Announces 2019 & 2020 Rankings

Chol Marial 2019

Posted Friday, June 23rd, 2017

After announcing an updated ESPN 100 earlier this week, the ESPN 60 for the class of 2019 and ESPN 25 for the class of 2020 were announced on Thursday and Friday respectively. Two New England prep products were ranked among the top 60 rising juniors as Chol Marial maintained his status within the top five prospects in the class while Akok Akok made his debut at 51st overall. Marial, who finished his second consecutive season at Cheshire Academy, is rumored… READ MORE >

3 Prep Products Taken in NBA Draft

Donovan Mitchell 2015

Posted Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Three former New England prep products were selected in Thursday night's NBA Draft. Brewster Academy alum Donovan Mitchell and New Hampton alum Tyler Lydon weren't just taken in the first round they were actually traded for each other. More accurately, the picks they were selected with were included in a trade for each other prior to the picks being made and so when Denver selected Mitchell with the 13th overall pick it was actually Utah who was selecting Mitchell, and… READ MORE >

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