Bickford Staying Home in 2020

Bickford Staying Home in 2020

Posted Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

Sanford High School and Blue Wave Elite forward Leyton Bickford made a verbal commitment to the University of Maine late Sunday night.  Bickford follows in the footsteps of former Portland High School guard Terion Moss to become the second Blue Wave prospect to commit to head coach Richard Barron in the 13 months since he has been at the helm of the program.  “I feel like I was able to make my commitment early because this my home state, they… READ MORE >

Glezen Commits to Monmouth

Jake Glezen 2019

Posted Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

Loomis Chaffee unsigned big man Jake Glezen made a verbal commitment to Monmouth University on Monday.  Glezen had spent the past two years playing with Team Rio in the UAA and HGSL but joined WrightWay Skills this spring as an unsigned senior where he found immediate success, helping them to a championship at the Northeast Hoops Festival and then a run to the semi-finals of last weekend's Pittsburgh Jam Fest.  “First and foremost, Jake is a great kid,” WrightWay Skills… READ MORE >

Live Period Recruiting News & Notes

Live Period Recruiting News & Notes

Posted Monday, April 29th, 2019

The only live period of the spring has come and gone with local teams traveling to Atlanta, Dallas, Kansas City and Pittsburgh among others.  As is often the case during the live periods offers were coming in at a rapid rate, and if you were keeping up with us on social media then you were up-to-date throughout the weekend.  Click here to visit @nerrhoops on instagram Click here to visit @nerrhoops on twitter Finally, a reminder that while scholarship offers… READ MORE >

NCAA Live Period Tips Friday

NCAA Live Period Tips Friday

Posted Thursday, April 25th, 2019

The NCAA recruiting period (informally known as the “live” period) tips Friday night and that means top players and teams from across New England are on the road traveling to places like Atlanta, Kansas City, Dallas, and Pittsburgh among others.  This weekend is particularlly important given the new NCAA recruiting calendar which limits non-scholastic events (AAU style tournaments) that division I coaches can attend to just this weekend and one four-day period in July.  The 2019 Nike EYBL season tips… READ MORE >

ESPN Releases New Rankings

ESPN Releases New Rankings

Posted Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

ESPN rolled out updated national rankings in the classes of 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 over the course of the last 48 hours and, as usual, New England was well-represented.  The final ESPN 100 of the class of 2019 was released on Monday with Brewster Academy guard Jalen Lecque sitting at 39th followed by teammates Alonzo Gaffney and Kai Jones at 40 and 49 respectively, Putnam Science Academy's Akok Akok at 59, MacDuffie's James Bouknight at 65, Woodstock's Tre Mitchell… READ MORE >

East Catholic’s Hunter Picks ODU

Jaylin Hunter 2019

Posted Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

East Catholic High School senior guard Jaylin Hunter made a verbal commitment to Old Dominion on Tuesday.  COMMITTED. #GoMonarchs pic.twitter.com/9QQEfZeCzM — Jaylin Hunter (@_jaylinhunter12) April 23, 2019 Hunter moved to Connecticut from Nebraska prior to his senior season after his father, Kenya Hunter, joined the staff of first year UConn head coach Dan Hurley as an assistant coach.  Hunter arrived without a division I offer and was relatively under the radar for the first-half of the season until a breakout… READ MORE >

Bridgton’s Samore Patriot League Bound

Kelton Samore 2019

Posted Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

Bridgton Academy post-graduate Kelton Samore announced a verbal commitment to American University on Tuesday.   The 6-foot-8 forward is a native of Oregon who graduated from Grant High School a year ago, where he won a state championship as a senior before traveling across the country to Maine.  This year, he had a strong season for the Wolverines and continued to attract division I interest this spring with American, Cal Baptist, and Troy all making him a priority.  He visited… READ MORE >

#HoopSquadTV Releases #NEHF Videos

#HoopSquadTV Releases #NEHF Videos

Posted Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

If you've been following us on Twitter (@nerrhoops) or Instagram (@nerrhoops) than you've already seen the massive amount of video content to come out of the Northeast Hoops Festival.  The fact that two weeks after the event concluded, new content continues to come out, is a testament to the incredible talent and depth that the field had to offer that weekend.  #HoopSquadTV produces all seven videos below including the official #NEHF mix as well as individual highlights for R.J. Davis,… READ MORE >

Lecque Declares for NBA Draft

Lecque Declares for NBA Draft

Posted Monday, April 22nd, 2019

Brewster Academy guard Jalen Lecque officially declared for the NBA Draft on Saturday, confirming an ESPN report from two weeks ago.  Lecque is a New York native who spent his fourth year of high school at Christ School in North Carolina last year before using his fifth year of eligibility at Brewster this season.  He led the Bobcats to a historic fifth National Prep Championship and was named the tournament's MVP after helping the team to win four games in… READ MORE >

Hyde Duo off the Board

Frankyn Batista 2019

Posted Friday, April 19th, 2019

The Hyde School tandem of Frankyn Batista and Christian Beeke have both finalized their recruitment this week as Batista will be headed to Hutchinson Community College in Kansas on a full athletic scholarship and Beeke to Rock Mountain College in Montana.  Hutchinson is a well-known division I junior college which regularly produces D1 recruits while Rocky Mountain is a D1 NAIA school.  Batista has made tremendous strides in the last year and really started to make a name for himself… READ MORE >

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