ESPNU will televise the 10th annual Under Armour Elite 24 featuring more than 20 elite college basketball recruits on Friday, August 21, and Saturday, August 22, from Pier 2 in Brooklyn with New York City’s iconic skyline as the backdrop. The two-night, outdoor event begins with the slam dunk contest (Friday at 7 p.m. ET) […]
Part I – Working The Phones Names and places have been changed to protect anyone who thinks this might hit too close to home…but these examples are based on true events from the past few years. These are, obviously, not the real names of these coaches, players or schools. Seated at a minuscule desk forced […]
So this week I’m delving more into how I rate players in high school, and it starts with two components: where they are ‘today’ (meaning, the day I see them play) and what rating they might reach in an optimum environment. Yes, I know that sounds convoluted, so let me break it down a little […]
As in past years when I’ve covered the EYBL, I’m always impressed by the format and organization – it’s a fantastic chance to scout many of the top recruits in a single location. This year the big draws were Harry Giles and Jayson Tatum, the #1 and #2 players in the 2016 class respectively. I […]
The 2015 Southeast Summer Showcase was once again loaded with high level Division I and Division II talent, including Kris Monroe (SF, 6’6″, 2018), JP Moorman (F, 6’6″, 2017) and Andrew Zauzama (PF, 6’7″, 2017). Here’s a rebroadcast of the championship game. Rosters: Home (White Jerseys) 17 Marquise Green 116 Andrew Tauzama Away (Blue Jerseys) […]
Brandon Mayhan 6 2 Morehead High School Team Phoenix Ritch Deshawn Patterson 5 10 undecided River City Reign NC Brandon Childress 6 0 Wesleyan Christian Academy Karolina Diamonds Joe Stone 6 1 Riverview High Devonte Barker 6 4 Faith Assembly Christian Academy NC Elite Devon Dotson 6 1 Providence Day Deshaun Leftwich 6 3 Trinity […]
If you are looking for a basketball scholarship, please take a moment to read this. First, let me back up and start at the beginning. Or, at least, a beginning. A bit over five years ago, my good friend James Blackburn and I were sitting in a frigid gym, frustrated and fed up. After several […]
I don’t know many parents who aren’t worried about their children’s futures. No matter how talented our children may be, no matter how much we know they have going for them, it’s impossible not to worry that they won’t get the best shot at reaching happiness and success. Parents of student athletes are no different […]
Steve Kerr, former NBA championship player, NBA coach and broadcast announcer, has some very insightful and meaningful advice for sports parents.
Live game broadcast from the 2015 Grassroots Tip Off Classic, held during in the NCAA live recruiting period in Greensboro, NC. This AAU basketball match up features WCBA Elite Blue 16U versus Team United.