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Writing Illini

Illinois Basketball: Future top 100 recruit visits Illini

While the Illinois basketball coaching staff is focusing on the micro, they also have the ability to focus on the macro. The Illini class of 2023 and 2024 have a chance to pull in some special talent. 2023 is already bringing Illinois a great forward in Amani Hansberry. He will be a huge asset to […] Illinois Basketball: Future top 100 recruit visits Illini - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Ball Durham

Duke basketball staff visiting with local five-star superstar

The Duke basketball coaching staff will be visiting a local five-star recruit.  Jon Scheyer does not have to travel far to visit another Duke basketball recruit as the Blue Devil coaching staff will be in this week to see five-star small forward Trentyn Flowers out of Combine Academy (NC). Jake Weingarten of StockRisers reported that […] Duke basketball staff visiting with local five-star superstar - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

A Sea Of Blue

Wednesday Headlines: Tionna Herron Edition

Photo by UK Athletics | Eddie Justice Herron is out indefinitely. The Kentucky women's basketball team will be without one of their star freshman when the season begins in late December. Tionna Herron, a four star recruit ranked 63rd overall in her class, had open heart surgery to correct a congenital heart defect called Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Right Coronary Artery. This has been a challenging process for me mentally and physically however I am currently in the process of making a full recovery so that I can rejoin my team #GOCATS — Tionna Herron...

BT Powerhouse

2023 4-Star Guard Taison Chatman Commits to Ohio State

Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports Ohio State added to their 2023 recruiting class today with the news that combo guard Taison Chatman has verbally committed to the school. Columbus Lets work!! #Committed pic.twitter.com/PgMiakdLqO— Taison Chatman (@tchat04) September 21, 2022 Chatman is a four-star combo guard from Minnesota. The 6’4” guard is ranked by 247Sports as the 31st best recruit in his class, eighth best combo guard and top prospect from the state of Minnesota. He’s the fourth commit in 2023 for the Buckeyes, joining a pair of four-star forwards in...

Addicted To Quack

Quack Fix 9-20-22: Lego Ducks!

Chris Pietsch/The Register Guard / USA TODAY NETWORK Your Daily Dose of Duck News! Quack 12 Podcast: The Bucky and Bo Show Oregon recruit T.C. Manumaleuna leaves UO vs. BYU game because of offensive chant Ducks ‘hopeful’ running back Byron Cardwell Jr., linebacker Justin Flowe will play at Washington State Ducks Rising gives Duck fans a way to help support Oregon athletes through NIL Oregon Ducks defensive end Brandon Dorlus named Pac-12 co-defensive lineman of the week HIGHLIGHT OF THE DAY

Writing Illini

Illinois Basketball: Dwayne Pierce continues to be a priority for the Illini

Illinois basketball continues their pursuit to add more talent to an already loaded class of 2024. The Illini have two commitments for the 2024 class. Morez Johnson is leading the way for the class, as he is a four-star recruit who is the No. 42 player in the nation. He is going to be a […] Illinois Basketball: Dwayne Pierce continues to be a priority for the Illini - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Burnt Orange Nation

WATCH: Texas’ Jahdae Barron takes an interception all the way to the house

Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports Barron’s score helps stretch Texas’ lead to 11 Third quarter, pick six, defensive back Jahdae Barron. JAHDAE BARRON PICK SIX ON AN ERRANT THROW FROM FRANK HARRIS!Texas leads UTSA 31-20 with 0:18 left in the 3Q #HookEm | @Horns247 pic.twitter.com/wiOXWKg8XQ— Hudson Standish (@247Hudson) September 18, 2022 The Texas Longhorns are gaining momentum going into the fourth quarter. The former four-star recruit’s decision to decommit from the Baylor Bears is paying off.

BT Powerhouse

Nebraska Makes Top Six For 2023 Three-Star Power Forward

Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports The Huskers made the cut for a key recruit in the 2023 cycle. Earlier this month, the Nebraska Cornhuskers got some good news as the program made the cut for 2023 prospect Brady Dunlap. He figures to be a key target for Fred Hoiberg and his staff as they look to build momentum in Lincoln. 2023 four-star Brady Dunlap is down to six schools, he tells @On3Recruits. The 6-7 wing breaks down each of his finalists and has scheduled a pair of visits: https://t.co/x3Hm4VVT2X pic.twitter.com/yHiNN34XIn— Joe Tipton (@TiptonEdits) September...

Duke Basketball Report

Who Is Jacob Grandison?

PISCATAWAY, NJ - FEBRUARY 16: Jacob Grandison #3 of the Illinois Fighting Illini in action against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights during a game at Jersey Mike’s Arena on February 16, 2022 in Piscataway, New Jersey. Rutgers defeated Illinois 70-59. | Photo by Rich Schultz/ An interesting addition for Duke as it turns out. There are a lot of things we don’t know about Jacob Grandison, who transferred from Illinois to Duke this season, but here are two significant ones: first, he started at Holy Cross as an insignificant recruit before heading to Illinois where became a...

A Sea Of Blue

UK recruit Cutter Boley makes Rivals’ top 100 players for 2025 class

Instagram/Cutter Boley Boley also recently said of UK’s offense, “That’s an offense I would definitely want to play in.” Will Levis is the star quarterback in Lexington at the moment, but the Kentucky Wildcats have offered and are recruiting a budding star in their own backyard. Cutter Boley, a quarterback in the class of 2025, is making quite the name for himself. As a freshman, Boley threw for 1,391 yards and 11 TDs (83.165 passing), while also running for 245 yards and six TDs. Just four games through his sophomore year, Boley is already closing in on those...

And The Valley Shook

Link Gumbo: Is today Thursday?

Emery is BACK BABY | Photo by Chris Graythen/ Two stars that were around in 2019 re emerge this week Respect is building up for MSU in this game. Vegas is keeping them as the favorite to win this game, and national media is starting to notice what is obvious, that the Bulldogs might have the best defense they have had in the Leach era. The #1 running back recruit in the nation finally comes back to join the ranks. The Oklahoma series gets canceled, to make room for....the Oklahoma series. The 2011 team is being honored this weekend at halftime. And a return I didn’t...

Duke Basketball Report

Duke Recruiting: Get Excited For TJ Power

Worcester Academy’s T.J. Power removes his jacket to reveal a Duke shirt and his intent to play basketball at Duke University during a ceremony at Worcester Academy Wednesday, September 7, 2022. | Rick Cinclair/Telegram & Gazette / USA TODAY NETWORK Jon Scheyer adds another versatile wing with size and shooting ability Last week Duke secured what might be the final piece of its stellar 2023 recruiting class in TJ Power, a consensus 4* recruit ranked as high as a 5* (and the No. 21 player in his class) by Rivals. Power joins combo guards Caleb Foster and Jared McCain...

Ball Durham

Duke basketball: Jon Scheyer returns home to watch recruit

Duke basketball head coach Jon Scheyer returned to his hometown to watch a recruit.  Jon Scheyer is well known in his home state of Illinois and the Duke basketball head coach returned to his roots of Chicago to watch a prized Blue Devil recruit. Scheyer, a Northbrook, Illinois native, made the trip north this weekend […] Duke basketball: Jon Scheyer returns home to watch recruit - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Ball Durham

Duke basketball jumping in water with Kentucky, UNC for five-star recruit

The Duke basketball program could be battling Kentucky, North Carolina for prized recruit.  The current leaders for five-star guard Ian Jackson appears to be the Kentucky Wildcats but the Duke basketball program continues to mull its interest in the Cardinal Hayes (NY) standout. Jon Scheyer and his coaching staff will be making  the trip to […] Duke basketball jumping in water with Kentucky, UNC for five-star recruit - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

A Sea Of Blue

Monday Headlines: Deone Walker becoming UK’s Jordan Davis?

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports There’s so much upside with this young player. If you’ve done any research on Deone Walker, you’ve likely noticed he’s exceptionally large in stature. The true freshman stands 6-foot-6 and weighs in at 330 pounds. Walker was a 4-star recruit out of Detroit (MI), and the Kentucky football staff was sure glad to receive his commitment late in 2021. Everyone assumed he would be a productive player for the Wildcats at some point in his college career, but Walker is already making an impact through his first two games. Kentucky’s...

Writing Illini

Illinois Basketball: 4-star recruit eyeing Illini official visit

Illinois basketball is in the middle of a fight for one of the top players in the class of 2023. Just a little over two weeks ago, the Illini landed their first commitment for the 2023 class. Amani Hansberry, a four-star recruit who is the No. 73 player in the class, pledged to the Orange […] Illinois Basketball: 4-star recruit eyeing Illini official visit - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Detroit Free Press

Michigan football, J.J. McCarthy put on a show for 5-star QB recruit Jadyn Davis

Michigan football's pursuit of five-star QB Jadyn Davis was on display Saturday when the Wolverines made him the focal point of pregame festivities.      

Arizona Desert Swarm

5-star 2024 edge rusher Elijah Rushing to visit Arizona for Mississippi State game

247Sports Arizona signed its best recruiting class in at least 15 years in the winter, including the highest-ranked prospect in school history in wide receiver Tetairoa McMillan. And while a few have been committed to the Wildcats at one point or another, they have still never signed a 5-star recruit. The groundwork to ended that drought could be laid on Saturday night during the home opener against Mississippi State, as Tucson product Elijah Rushing will be on hand at Arizona Stadium on an unofficial visit. I will be at the Wildcats vs Mississippi State game on...

Streaking The Lawn

Virginia men’s lacrosse lands its second #1 recruit in two days with 2023 McCabe Milllon

Photo by Larry French/NCAA Photos via LARS TIFFANY IS THE GOAT. Less than one singular day since UVA men’s lacrosse reeled in Inside Lacrosse’s #1 recruit in the class of 2024 in Ryan Duenkel, Lars Tiffany went out and did himself one better by flipping the top recruit in the 2023 — McCabe Millon — from the Duke Blue Devils to his own Virginia Cavaliers. To say this new development is a shocker would be an understatement. In the five days since coaches were able to start contacting players again, Tiffany nabbed Duenkel and then proceeded to flip 2023s Millon...

Streaking The Lawn

UVA men’s lacrosse gets commitment from #1 recruit in the 2024 class

Photo by Erica Denhoff/Icon Sportswire via Lars Tiffany stays on a roll on the recuiting trail by landing attackman Ryan Duenkel. With college lacrosse coaches only being allowed to start contacting class of 2024 recruits starting on September 1st, Virginia Cavaliers’ Head Coach Lars Tiffany was obviously itching to open his 2024 class on the right note. Tiffany and his staff did just that as Inside Lacrosse’s top-ranked 2024 recruit, Ryan Duenkel, announced his commitment to the Wahoos earlier this evening. An attackman, Duenkel is following in the footsteps of...

thestate

Welcome back, Jam: Former top recruit says USC return was ‘a good experience’

Saturday wasn’t the first time Jamyest Williams stepped foot in the visitors’ locker room at Williams-Brice Stadium. Williams remembers being in that same locker room for a photo shoot when …

Arizona Daily Star

She's like Sam: Five-star recruit Montaya Dew will remind fans of former Wildcats great

Montaya Dew was so excited to play for Arizona that she didn't want to wait.

Cincinnati Enquirer

Xavier basketball lands a commitment from Dailyn Swain, its third four-star recruit in 2023

Dailyn Swain, the reigning Division III player of the year in Ohio, committed Friday to Xavier, giving the Musketeers three four-star commits in 2023       

BT Powerhouse

2023 Four-Star Forward Carey Booth Commits to Penn State

Head coach Micah Shrewsberry of the Penn State Nittany Lions | Photo by Justin Casterline/ Head coach Micah Shrewsberry adds to a now top-10 2023 recruiting class Carey Booth made waves last week in the Penn State community when he announced his decision to sign with the Nittany Lions. Booth joins an already strong 2023 recruiting class for head coach Micah Shrewsberry, who is entering his second season with the program. 2023 four-star legacy recruit Carey Booth has committed to Penn State, he tells @On3Recruits. "We’re really going to turn things around at Penn...

Writing Illini

Illinois Basketball: 5-star shooting guard is a new target for the Illini

Illinois basketball cast their line into the water in hopes of landing another big fish for the 2024 class on Tuesday. The Illini currently have an amazing class for 2024. Morez Johnson is the lead dog for the class, and he is a top 50 recruit and someone who could help bring in other talented […] Illinois Basketball: 5-star shooting guard is a new target for the Illini - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Writing Illini

Illinois Basketball: Illini targets crack ESPN Top 25 for 2025

It is never too early to see who could emerge as a potential recruit for the Illinois basketball class of 2025. The Illini haven’t secured a commitment for 2025, but right now is more about offering scholarships and building relationships. In the new ESPN Top 25 for 2025, the Illini have a few targets out […] Illinois Basketball: Illini targets crack ESPN Top 25 for 2025 - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

A Sea Of Blue

Kentucky offers top-5 recruit Darryn Peterson

Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal / USA TODAY NETWORK Peterson holds additional offers from Michigan, Ohio State, Texas and Arkansas among others. The Kentucky Wildcats have offered a scholarship to class of 2025 recruit Darryn Peterson, according to Andrew Slater. Peterson becomes the first 2025 recruit to score an offer from Kentucky. A 6-foot-5, 195-pound shooting guard out of Cuyahoga Falls (OH), Peterson plays at Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy. He averaged 26.1 points and 10 rebounds per game this past season, earning him First-Team All-Ohio in Division...

Writing Illini

Illinois Football: Iowa legacy recruit receives Illini offer

The class of 2025 might be a little ways away, but it is never too early to build relationships with recruits. I want the Illini to start winning games and building recruiting classes. I believe we can get to 6-8 wins each year with solid recruiting of three-star players with a smattering of four-star recruits. […] Illinois Football: Iowa legacy recruit receives Illini offer - Writing Illini - Writing Illini - An Illinois Fighting Illini Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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.