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  • Player Profile: Anas Osama Mahmoud

    Player Profile: Anas Osama Mahmoud

    Anas Osama Mahmoud recently committed to Louisville to play for Rick Pitino and the defending NCAA Champions. Mahmoud, who plays for West Oaks Academy in Florida, is originally from Egypt and is one of the few who took to basketball at a young age in a country dominated by soccer.  At 7’1″, he certainly made the right decision. While some scouts see him more as a 2-3 year project, he has continuosly gotten better and helped the Egyptian National Team become […]

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  • Brewster takes NEPSAC AAA Title

    Brewster takes NEPSAC AAA Title

    Brewster Academy took home the NEPSAC AAA Championship this past weekend, beating an impressive New Hampton team 68-63. New Hampton raced out to a 16 point lead, but Brewster fought back to take the lead on an Isaac Copeland (Georgetown) layup with six minutes left. Jared Terrell (Oklahoma State) had 14 points, while one of Ed Cooley’s top targets, Donovan Mitchell, had 15 points and knocked down four free throws to put the game away and give Brewster their second straight […]

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  • Kimball Union vs Wilbraham & Monson Look Back

    Kimball Union vs Wilbraham & Monson Look Back

    Before they face off in the NEPSAC AAA Semifinals on Saturday, we look back at the KUA/WMA matchup two weeks ago. Abdul-Malik Abu’s Kimball Union Academy visited Wilbraham & Monson Academy to take on Goodluck Okonoboh & his Titans. In a meeting of the top two New England recruits, Malik Abu scored 26 points and pulled down 15 boards, but WMA prevailed 74-64. Danny Ainge was in attendance to watch his son Crew, who is the point guard for Kimball […]

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  • Player Profile: Tremont Waters

    Player Profile: Tremont Waters

    The five-foot-eight South Kent freshman has had a virtually unprecedented impact for someone of his age and size in a league as competitive as AAA. He’s highly skilled with a unique presence and composure about him that simply can’t be taught. He’s extremely clever, often relishing the opportunity to trick his defender, and always capable of burying threes. While it is obviously still early in his recruitment, he’s already being tracked by a number of high-major programs, and has already […]

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  • Jarvis Garrett is a Coup for URI

    Jarvis Garrett is a Coup for URI

    The top available point guard in the nation, Jarvis Garrett of Notre Dame Prep Guard, committed to the University of Rhode Island on Tuesday. Cox Sports’ Adam Finkelstein breaks down what the commitment means to Dan Hurley and the Rams program moving forward.

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  • Player Profile: Christian Wilkins

    Player Profile: Christian Wilkins

    Christian Wilkins – A true two-sport star who anchored the interior for last year’s New England championship on the hardwood while simultaneously earning a variety of high-major offers on the grid-iron. At six-foot-five and nearly three hundred pounds, Wilkins is a near impossible match-up in the paint at Suffield Academy with an immovable center of gravity and aggressive moves to attack the rim through contact. While he’s most likely to pursue college football, he’s an undeniable scholarship caliber talent in […]

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  • Player Profile: Kaleb Joseph

    Player Profile: Kaleb Joseph

    Kaleb Joseph – The Nashua, New Hampshire native exploded onto the recruiting scene in his first year at Cushing and continued to work his way up national rankings and recruiting lists alike.  Now, he’s a top 50 player in the national class of 2014 and headed to Syracuse next year where he’ll potentially learn under current freshman star Tyler Ennis, if not immediately take the reins should Ennis opt to leave for the NBA.  Joseph has good size and athleticism […]

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  • Player Profile: Goodluck Okonoboh

    Player Profile: Goodluck Okonoboh

    Goodluck Okonoboh – After years of playing alongside Nerlens Noel, Okonoboh established himself as an incredibly dominant shot-blocker in his own rite during the last two years.  One of the nation’s top shot-blockers, the bouncy six-foot-nine big man has starred at some of the biggest venues the grassroots basketball world has to offer in recent years, from the Elite 24 to the Adidas Invitational.  The Wilbraham & Monson big man announced his commitment to UNLV live on national television this […]

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  • Player Profile: Yuta Watanabe

    Player Profile: Yuta Watanabe

    The six-foot-seven forward arrived at St. Thomas More from his native Japan this fall and made an immediate splash with college coaches.  A southpaw perimeter forward with a well developed skill set and deceptive athleticism, Watanabe has demonstrate a quick learning curve when it comes to adjusting to the speed and physicality of the American game and has seen his recruitment blossom as a result.  He was being followed by an increasing number of high-major programs as the season progressed, […]

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  • Player Profile: Jarvis Garrett

    Player Profile: Jarvis Garrett

    A Milwaukee native in his second year at Notre Dame Prep, Garrett opted to return for a post-graduate year in hopes of pushing his recruitment to the highest levels. Only mid-way through his post-graduate season, he has already succeeded in that endeavor with varying levels of recruitment coming from the likes of Marquette, Creighton, Providence, Rhode Island, and St. Joseph’s. He’s equally capable of getting into the lane or pulling up with deep range beyond the three-point line and is […]

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