Tag Archive | Kansas

A conversation with star ’14 PG Tyus Jones

A conversation with star ’14 PG Tyus Jones

I got the chance to catch up with class of 2014 star point guard Tyus Jones last night to talk about his recruitment, how his AAU season is going and much more. The Minnesota native has been one of the stars throughout the Nike EYBL this summer and is fourth in scoring with over 20 points […]

’14 Pinson grew up a Duke fan, Irving a favorite

’14 Pinson grew up a Duke fan, Irving a favorite

A lot of big time colleges have had their eyes on class of 2014 shooting guard Theo Pinson for a long time including Syracuse, Georgetown, Ohio State, Florida State and N.C. State — all schools who have offered him. However, Pinson has long had his eye on one school in particular before he became a highly sought […]

Jam Fest day one evaluations, recruiting notes

Jam Fest day one evaluations, recruiting notes

The Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton, Virginia is a magnet for the top AAU events in the country, especially with the EYBL making an annual stop there. However, this time it was the Southern Jam Fest’s turn to put on a show and it didn’t disappoint. During the first night, we got a chance to […]

Allerik Freeman talks final five, focusing on AAU

Allerik Freeman talks final five, focusing on AAU

Class of 2012 shooting guard Allerik Freeman was closing in on the end of his recruitment after he narrowed his list down to two schools — Kansas and Villanova — over two months ago, but after adding schools to his list and deciding to focus on the summer circuit, the end isn’t in sight. “I’ve been focusing on AAU lately; […]

Rathan-Mayes up to 34 offers, may visit FSU

Rathan-Mayes up to 34 offers, may visit FSU

In 1990, Florida State great Tharon Mayes averaged over 23 points per game for the Seminoles, finishing his career 12th all-time in steals and 18th in scoring. Now, over two decades later, his son, class of 2013 shooting guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes, is taking the recruiting world by storm. “I have around 34 offers,” Rathan-Mayes told […]

Ishmail’s Intuition: Wainright’s second blog

Ishmail’s Intuition: Wainright’s second blog

Class of 2013 small forward Ishmail Wainright was previously committed to the University of Missouri but has since taken a step back and reviewed his other options. He now has drawn interest from the top programs in the country including Duke, Ohio State, Florida and many others. Wainright has agreed to give National Recruiting Spotlight exclusive access […]

Nike EYBL recruiting news from day one, two

Nike EYBL recruiting news from day one, two

What an event the Nike EYBL is. As we went from game to game at the second session of the EYBL throughout the first two days in Hampton, Virginia, there were star-studded teams everywhere you looked. Future division one basketball players were coming off the bench and multiple teams had a plethora of top-100 prospects. […]