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3* DE Jake Shipley Commits to Oregon

The Ducks are adding to their #CaliFlock The Ducks picked up another commitment on a busy Friday. This time from three star defensive end Jake Shipley COMMITTED. EUGENE IM COMIN... SCODUCKS pic.twitter.com/2pOgzF1DOn— Jake⚓️ (@jakeshipley55) June 14, 2019 Shipley is a 6'4 250 DE from Shadow Hills HS in Indio, California. He ranks as the 56th Strongside Defensive End, 86th overall recruit in the state of California and 1,102th overall recruit in the 247 Sports Composite. He is currently on his official visit with the Ducks and he visited Washington last week. 247 Sports lists...

Arizona Desert Swarm

Expert analyzes new Arizona commit Jordan Brown

What should Wildcats fans expect from the Nevada transfer? The Arizona Wildcats rounded out their roster by adding Nevada transfer Jordan Brown. The 6-foot-11 forward was a five-star recruit and McDonald’s All-American coming out of high school, but hardly played for the Wolf Pack, averaging 3.0 points, 2.1 rebounds and 0.5 blocks in 10.1 minutes per game. Last week, we broke down what Brown brings to the Wildcats, but we wanted even more insight on the big man, so we caught up with Mountain West Wire’s Eli Boettger. Here’s our Q&A with Eli. Why didn’t Brown play much at...

Arizona Desert Swarm

Arizona transfer Devonaire Doutrive to visit San Diego State

Going back to Cali Arizona Wildcats transfer Devonaire Doutrive will be visiting San Diego State next week, according to college basketball insider Jon Rothstein. The sophomore guard recently entered the transfer portal and, per Arizona coach Sean Miller, is looking for a place where he can take on a bigger role. A former four-star recruit, Doutrive averaged 3.3 points and 3.0 rebounds in 11.0 minutes per game in his lone season with the Wildcats. San Diego State used to be one of the top mid-majors in the country, but it has missed the NCAA Tournament three times in the last four...

Ball Durham

Duke Basketball: Blue Devils extend offer to another 2021 five-star

As Saturday was college coaches’ first opportunity to contact 2021 recruits by phone, a five-star quickly picking up an offer to become a Duke basketball player should come as no surprise. For almost a year, five-star small forward Patrick Baldwin Jr. was the lone 2021 recruit holding an offer from the Duke basketball coaches. ALSO READ: […] Duke Basketball: Blue Devils extend offer to another 2021 five-star - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

LasVegasSun.com

Local recruit Nick Blake commits to UNLV

T.J. Otzelberger has prioritized local recruiting in his first few months on the job, and that strategy paid off on Friday when Las Vegas native Nick Blake became the first player from the Class of 2020 to commit to UNLV ...

Dawn of the Dawg

A closer look at Georgia Football commit Jalen Kimber

Recently Georgia football has been adding a lot of talented recruits to their defensive backfield. One such recruit is Jalen Kimber. Let’s take a closer look at just what Kimber brings to the Dawgs defense. Georgia football currently has 13 members in the 2020 recruiting class. According to 247Sports team rankings, the Bulldogs have the No. […] A closer look at Georgia Football commit Jalen Kimber - Dawn of the Dawg - Dawn of the Dawg - A Georgia Bulldogs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

A Sea Of Blue

2 UK targets are now the top 2 players in 2021

And one could reclassify into 2020. John Calipari has offered two recruits in the 2021 class. Now, they’re the top two players in 2021. Rivals just updated their recruiting rankings for 2021. Taking home the top spot is Jonathan Kuminga, who was the first player to receive a scholarship offer from Kentucky in this class. Coming in at No. 2 is Terrence Clarke, who was the second recruit to receive an offer in this class. He’s also a reclass candidate that could end up being one of the top players in 2020. The 6-6, 175-pound shooting guard also has offers from Kansas, LSU, Memphis,...

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Get Your Popcorn: At least six basketball programs to receive notice of major NCAA violations

Might two SEC teams be on that list? If you’re a sweaty, piss-poor liar like Will “Strong Ass Deal” Wade, July is probably not going to be good for you — despite locking down a 5-star recruit and winning the SEC regular season title in 2019. If you’re Bruce “Cheating is civil disobedience against antisemitism” Pearl, the summer may not be a good one for you either — despite locking down a Top 20 recruiting class, winning the SEC tournament title, and making a Final Four run in 2019. (Gee, it seems that maybe, just maybe, cheating pays in basketball? Who knew?!) With the...

House of Sparky

ASU Football: Local product elects to stay home with Sun Devils

Antonio Pierce brings in another LB Antonio Pierce added to his linebacker group with a commitment from nearby Saguaro High School on Wednesday evening. Will Shaffer made his intentions known and elected to commit to ASU. I’M STAYING HOME! pic.twitter.com/BXDNLaqkvC— Will Shaffer ‍♂️ (@chillwill_8) June 13, 2019 A member of the 2020 recruiting class, Shaffer is a three-star recruit, according to 247Sports and Rivals. Shaffer attended ASU games growing up in the area, and aside from the Sun Devils, he also fielded offers from Memphis, Northern Arizona, Air Force, and...

Writing Illini

Illinois Football: Greg Spann is a perfect match for the Illini

The Illinois football team has made another top list for a big-time recruit who could help the team in the future. Developing the quarterback position has been a bugaboo for the Lovie Smith era. Finding the right player to put behind center hasn’t come easy. I believe the Illini have found a great one in […] Illinois Football: Greg Spann is a perfect match for the Illini - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Dawn of the Dawg

Georgia football’s Sunshine State strategy

Georgia football snatched a couple of four-star recruits out of Florida the last two weeks. Stay tuned.  The Smart Dawg’s Sunshine State strategy is just beginning to take hold. Kirby Smart claimed a four-star recruit for Georgia football in each of the last two weeks, both from Florida. To make things even more delicious for […] Georgia football’s Sunshine State strategy - Dawn of the Dawg - Dawn of the Dawg - A Georgia Bulldogs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Kansas City Star

Top basketball recruit from Denton chooses Kansas

Denton Guyer wing Jalen Wilson, who previously decommitted from Michigan, committed to Kansas on Wednesday. …

Kansas City Star

Kansas coach attracted Jalen Wilson by making him priority

Top basketball recruit from Denton chose Kansas because coach Bill Self made him a priority. …

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Get to Know Your Orange Man: #83, WR Kevin Johnson Jr.

A legacy recruit trying to make a name for himself in the Dome Name: Kevin Johnson Jr. Position: Wide receiver Year: (Redshirt) Freshman Height: 5’11” Weight: 201 Hometown: Columbus, N.J. High School: IMG Academy 2018 Stats: Redshirt season 2019 projections: It’ll be tough for Johnson to find meaningful snaps at wide receiver for the Orange this fall, so he’ll likely have to look to special teams for an opportunity to contribute. How’d he get here? Johnson enrolled at SU in January as a walk-on in the 2018 class. He was teammates at IMG Academy with Andre Cisco and Juan...

All for Tennessee

Tennessee football: Vols 2019 OL signee Melvin McBride retires

Tennessee football lost another player due to retirement. Volunteers 2019 offensive line signee Melvin McBride is ending his career due to health reasons. Numerous Tennessee football players have retired this offseason due to health reasons, but now the Vols have lost even a new recruit because of that issue. And, like many of the ones […] Tennessee football: Vols 2019 OL signee Melvin McBride retires - All for Tennessee - All for Tennessee - A Tennessee Volunteers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Arizona Daily Star

Muslim couple deny terror-related charges in Madrid re-trial

Aziz Zaghanane, right, and his wife Ana Marilu Reyna attend their trial at the National Court in Madrid, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. The Moroccan-born Spaniard and his Mexican wife are denying charges in their re-trial that they helped recruit militants…

Centre Daily

Here’s what Penn State basketball is getting in transfer Curtis Jones, a former 4-star guard

Former four-star recruit Curtis Jones — who played for Indiana before transferring to Oklahoma State — is now heading to Happy Valley. The combo guard was the the Cowboys’ sixth …

Hookem.com

Two Longhorns to leave UT’s softball team this offseason

A Texas spokesperson confirmed on Tuesday that softball players Chloe Romero and Jaden Hoelker have entered the NCAA’s transfer porter. Softball America first reported the impending departures of those two players from Texas. Romero was a sophomore pitcher this past season. Hoelker, a utility player, just completed her freshman year. Romero was a heralded recruit […]

Roll 'Bama Roll

COMMIT: The Crimson Tide Receives Pledge From Top Alabama Prospect

Alabama now has 20 commits for the class of 2020. Fresh off the commit of Demouy Kennedy, the Crimson Tide rides the recruiting momentum by accepting the verbal commitment of the state’s top recruit. Quandarrius Robinson made his pledge on Tuesday evening to Alabama. The 6-4.5/217 lbs OLB is rated a high 4-stars and No. 53 in the nation by 247sports Composite. Expect that ranking to go up in the coming months. 247sports non-composite has him No. 41 and Rivals ranks him No. 28. His numbers are eye-popping: 40 Yard Dash: 4.52 Shuttle: 4.32 Vertical: 30.1 Powerball: 42 Bench: 260 The...

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Tennessee basketball: Victor Bailey is signed but won’t help till 2020

The Tennessee basketball roster keeps getting bigger thanks to the newest signee, Victor Bailey. The Oregon transfer, committed to play for the Vols back in May and now it’s official. There has been a lot of chatter recently about the roster and why Rick Barnes continues to actively recruit the 2019 class. With the addition […] Tennessee basketball: Victor Bailey is signed but won’t help till 2020 - All for Tennessee - All for Tennessee - A Tennessee Volunteers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Quack Fix 6-11-19: Enter the Off-Season

Oregon has been snagging some massive recruits along the offensive line in the past couple years, then asking them to lose weight. The Ducks recently got a commitment from potentially the biggest (in size) recruit in school history with Faaope Laloulu at 6’7” and 390. Football is looking forward to the rest of the recruiting class enrolling in the next two weeks to begin the process of getting acclimated to school and college football. Oregon hopes to have some first year impact players in the group, including linebacker Mase Funa. The addition of basketball transfer Eugene Omoruyi is...

A Sea Of Blue

EJ Montgomery named candidate for Malone Award

EJ is a top-15 pick for the honor. EJ Montgomery is coming back to the University of Kentucky for his sophomore season, and he’s expected to thrive as one of the more experienced Wildcats. A team known for their one-and-done recruits, Montgomery made the right decision to come back and sharpen his skill set. Not quite a polished freshman, Montgomery, who was the ninth-ranked recruit and top ranked player from Georgia in 2018, averaged just 3.8 points per game. Having started a mere 10 games, Montgomery saw time yet never put together the season he was expected to. That said, Andy Katz,...

Columbia Daily Tribune

Four-star LB Doyle commits to Mizzou

Another prized recruit from St. Louis has committed to Missouri football.Lutheran North linebacker Antonio Doyle Jr., a four-star prospect, announced on social media Saturday night he has decided to make Missouri his college destination.Doyle, a 6-foot-4, 230-pound rising high school senior, garnered 23 FBS offers before choosing Missouri, according to 247 Sports. Rivals ranks Doyle as the fourth-best 2020 recruit in the state.Doyle made his official visit to Missouri [...]

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3* OL Faaope Laloulu Commits to Oregon

The Ducks pick up a BIG commitment from the state of Hawai’i The Ducks picked up a commitment from three star offensive linemen Faaope Laloulu on Saturday evening Just wanna thank these for giving me the opportunity to be a student athlete at the next level.@coachjsalavea@coachmirabal#GoDucks@aaducksdc@coach_cristobal@OregonGridiron GO DUCKS pic.twitter.com/F1Fqf7CEVc— Faaope Laloulu (@ope2flyy) June 9, 2019 Lulaolu is a 6'7 390 three star offensive linemen recruit from Hawaii. He attends St. Francis School in Honolulu. 247 Sports lists DL Coach Joe Salave’a as his primary...

Writing Illini

Illinois Basketball: Illini needed a player like Benjamin Bosmans-Verdonk

As a bit of a surprise, the Illinois basketball team landed another recruit for the class of 2019 on Saturday. Back in May, I put together a projected Illini lineup for the 2020-2021 campaign. In this article, I had Tevian Jones started at the No. 3 spot for the Orange and Blue. Behind him was […] Illinois Basketball: Illini needed a player like Benjamin Bosmans-Verdonk - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Canes Warning

Miami football lands massive OL Jalen Rivers over Florida and Georgia

Manny Diaz and the Miami football program added another massive recruit, literally and figuratively, when four-star tackle Jalen Rivers committed to the Hurricanes on Sunday. Rivers chose Miami over Florida and Georgia. The Miami football program continued to add to their top five recruiting class for 2020 when four-star offensive lineman Jalen Rivers from the […] Miami football lands massive OL Jalen Rivers over Florida and Georgia - Canes Warning - Canes Warning - A Miami Hurricanes blog

A Sea Of Blue

Several Kentucky recruit will be in NBPA Top 100 Camp

A nice honor for these players and a great chance to boost their recruitments. In the midst of the final high school players committing to colleges and the climax of the NBA season, we are on the verge of the biggest basketball lull of the year. While there is always recruiting news and speculation, it can also be fun just to look at the future stars of college basketball and see how they develop. The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) released the rosters for its annual Top 100 Camp this week. The camp will take place from June 11-16 at the University of Virginia. From the...

Derrick Brown: Auburn Tiger - "The Giant" Highlights [HD]

Derrick Brown came into Auburn as a five-star recruit and after two seasons on the Plains, he has solidified himself as one of the top defensive players on the team. Expect Brown to have a huge junior year.