1. ACC News & Notes

    Although we pretty much stick to high school recruiting, it’s hard to ignore talking about the ACC now that the season has started...

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  2. ACC Basketball Recruiting Roundup: Nov. 27, 2008

    Some minor notes today...Jamil Wilson (SF, 6′7″, 2009), the slashing player who was at one time listing Duke as a possibility, seems to have completely moved away from the ...

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  3. Kelvin Sampson, Hoosiers Face NCAA Penalties

    It was pretty obvious that Kelvin Sampson broke NCAA rules while recruiting high school players when he was the Indiana Hoosiers basketball coach...

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  4. UNC Basketball Recruiting Loads Up

    It’s no secret that the North Carolina Tar Heels have had a lot of recruiting success over the years, and the last few have brought in quite a few stars...

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  5. Durand Scott Picks Miami

    Big win for Miami’s basketball recruiting efforts as Durand Scott (SG/SF, 6′4″,2009) has decided to play his college basketball in the sun of Coral Gables...

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  6. Kelly and Plumlee Sign With Duke

    Even though it’s not as common for basketball recruits to back out of their commitments as high school football players, coaches still breathe a little easier once their prized recruits actually turn in their letter of intent...

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  7. Michael Snaer to Announce on ESPNU

    Despite many reports claiming that Snaer(SG/SF, 6′5″, 2009) might wait until Spring to make his final collegiate decision, the basketball recruiting world apparently won’t have to wait that long after all...

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  8. How to Get Duke Basketball Tickets

    For those Duke fans who have been waiting for the season to tip off, what’s better than seeing Duke play full court K-style basketball in hi-def television? Why, seeing it in person, of course (either at legendary Cameron Indoor or anywhere else)

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  9. Ryan Kelly and John Wall are Superbad; Thornton commits

    The Raleigh News&Observer is gushing over the fact that high school basketball in Raleigh this winter will have two major superstars, Ryan Kelly (PF, 6′10″, 2009, Duke), and John Wall (PG, ...

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  10. Dexter Strickland Makes His Move

    Dexter Stickland (SG,6′3″,2009) has enough skill as a shooting guard to get an offer (which he accepted) from UNC. He can blast up and down the court, streaks to the hoop with dominating slashing moves, and can finish...

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  11. Five Burning Questions for Terps

    The incoming freshmen at Maryland have a lot to take in for their first season and a lot to prove. Maryland hasn’t had the success they want over the past few years, and last year’s recruiting woes aren’t likely to help...

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  12. John Henson Basketball Video

    The 2009 phenom SF John Henson (SF, 6′10″, 2009) is a player who I’ve said is a wing who woke up one day and had big man height. Henson is a good shooter, and not ‘big man’ range only...

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  13. Durand Scott Gets Closer to Decision; Boynton to Florida

    The latest on Durand Scott (SG, 6′5″, 2009) is that he’s trimmed his list, and Miami is still in the mix, along with UConn and maybe Pitt...

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  14. Florida Gators Score Big With Recruit Kenny Boynton

    The basketball recruiting efforts of the Florida Gators got a solid win this week as they landed combo guard Kenny Boynton, a 6'2" tough-as-nails playmaker from Plantation, Florida...

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  15. John Wall - Not Going to Kentucky?

    The Raliegh News & Observer has an article about John Wall’s recent visit to NC State, and when asked the question that top recruits hear ad nauseum, ‘what’s your list of schools’, one school was noticeably absent :Kentucky...

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  16. College Basketball Recruits Show Their Stuff at Battle of the Blue Ridge

    Special report today again from James Blackburn, who attended the Battle of the Blue Ridge in Lenoir, NC, which pits Oak Hill against Patterson School in a scrimmage...with many college coaches in attendance, such as Virginia Tech's Seth Greenberg...

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  17. The NBA Lays off 80 Employees

    In anticipation of lower ticket sales, the NBA has announced that it is laying off 9% of it’s workforce. Nine percent is such an exact number (”about 80 jobs”), it seems odd, ...

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  18. The Legend of ‘Ticky’

    This story has been contributed by James Blackburn, who ran into the ABA and NBA legendary shooter Luther Burden, a.k.a., ‘Ticky’ at the gym last week: You never know who you might run into during your regular daily routine...

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  19. Derrick Favors to visit NC State

    Derrick Favors (PF, 6′9″, 2009), many scouts’ top player in the class of 2009, has long included NC State as a possible destination, even including them in his final list...

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  20. UNC: Searching For Motivation?

    I'm going to step out of the realm of basketball recruiting for a few minutes and discuss the upcoming ACC basketball season, and it's heralded champions-in-waiting, the University of North Carolina Tar Heels...

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  21. Kenny Boynton and the big game

    Kenny Boynton (PG/SG, 6′2″, 2009), being heavily pursued by Duke and Georgia Tech, will have to be ready to play on bigger stages than ever before, more often than ever before, ...

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  22. Ryan Kelly Picks Duke

    Duke basketball secured a big prize in the class of 2009 by getting a commitment from Ryan Kelly (PF, 6′10″, 2009). Kelly made his announcement along with Jordan Hamilton (SF, 6′7″, 2009), who chose Texas, on ESPNU’s Recruit

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  23. Duke Lands Big Man Ryan Kelly

    Duke's basketball recruiting efforts over the summer might have taken a detour through Beijing, but once again Coach K has scored big after returning to the states...

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  24. ACC Basketball Recruiting Roundup

    Jamil Wilson (SF/PF, 6′7″, 2009) eliminates the ACC, and according to Scout.com, he’s cut his list to Oregon State, Marquette, Texas and Michigan State...

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  25. Matt Vogrich commits to Michigan

    Yesterday we wrote about the basketball recruiting status of Matt Vogrich (SG, 6′4″, 2009), who at that time was down to no more than three schools he was considering...

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