There is a lot of rumor and speculation out there about much-traveled power forward Karron Johnson, but his mentor, James Black, said the 6-foot-8 Johnson will sign with Oklahoma State this fall.
“He’s definitely going to Oklahoma State,” Black, pictured here with Johnson, said Monday by phone. “Karron’s set to sign this November at Oklahoma State. He’s going to do an early signing.”
Johnson, 20, initially committed to Oklahoma State and then decommitted and was recruited by other schools, including West Virginia. To read more of this story, click here
Having alreday taken officials to Baylor and Arkansas, Ky Madden has plans to hit Ole Miss (Sept. 24), Oklahoma State (Sept. 30) and UConn (Oct. 8 ) before making a decision.
He has already visited Ole Miss unofficially.
“Really right now I’m liking Arkansas, Ole Miss and Baylor,” the 6-foot-5, 175-pound Madden out of Arkansas East Poinsett County said by phone. “Those are the only schools I’ve been able to look at. I like Oklahoma State and UConn but I really haven’t seen them for myself.”
This past weekend, the No. 6 point guard in the Class of 2011 tripped to Arkansas. To read more of this story, click here
LeBryan Nash is considering four schools but says one is the team to beat.
“Oklahoma State might have a slight lead over everybody and they might be the school to beat,” the 6-foot-7, 227-pound small forward from Dallas Lincoln said Saturday night by phone.
Nash is also mulling Baylor, Kansas and Arizona and has officials set to Arizona Sept. 24 and Kansas Oct. 15.
He recently tripped to Baylor and said he’s been to Oklahoma State — about three hours from his home — approximately half a dozen times.
“Arizona might be matched up with Oklahoma State,” he said. “They might be if everything goes well on the visit.” To read more of this story, click here
So two minutes after I posted the D’Angelo Harrison blog, Terrell Henderson of the Franchize All-Stars called me back.
He confirmed that four schools are still in the mix for the 6-foot-3, 190-pound shooting guard from Dulles (Texas) Fort Bend: Baylor, Marquette, Oklahoma State and St. John’s.
No official visits have yet been set, and Harrison has had one home visit with Marquette last week. To read more of this story, click here
Two of the top point guards in the Class of 2011 have set their visits and are driving toward a decision.
Jabarie Hinds of Mount Vernon (N.Y.) High will take officials to UNLV (Sept. 17), Oklahoma State (Sept. 24) and West Virginia (Oct. 14).
The 6-foot-1, 175-pound Hinds has home visits Thursday with Oklahoma State and Friday with UNLV.
He said UConn and UCLA have both offered and he may still have in-home visits with those schools.
“UConn is trying to work something out also,” he said. To read more of this story, click here
LeBryan Nash has narrowed his list to three schools and plans to announce Oct. 21 on ESPN.
The 6-foot-7, 227-pound small forward from Dallas Lincoln is considering Oklahoma State, Baylor and Kansas. He took an unofficial to Oklahoma State last weekend and has a visit slated to Baylor Sept. 11.
The No. 2 small forward in the Class of 2011 said he “might” visit Kansas Oct. 15 for “Late Night in the Phog” and then plans to announce Oct. 21 on ESPN.
“My decision is going to be on Oct. 21,” he said by phone from the Boost Mobile Elite 24 game in Venice Beach, Calif. “ESPN picked that date. It’s the best date for both of us.” To read more of this story, click here
D’Angelo Harrison, a four-star combo guard from Fort Bend (Texas) Dulles, is focusing on five schools at this point.
The 6-foot-3, 190-pound Harrison listed Texas A&M, Marquette, Baylor, Oklahoma State and St. John’s.
Harrison will visit St. John’s unofficially Aug. 30 after attending a Five-Star Camp in the New York area.
Asked what he knew about St. John’s, Harrison said, “I’ll see when I get up there. I’ll know more.” To read more of this story, click here
Jabarie Hinds has narrowed his list to three schools.
Oklahoma State, West Virginia and UNLV.
The 6-foot-1, 175-pound Hinds out of Mount Vernon (N.Y.) High had previously considered Wake Forest, Cincinnati, Miami and UConn.
Mount Vernon coach Bob Cimmino said no dates are finalized for official visits, but Hinds plans to take his officials in the “September/October window”.
After that they could “further evaluate Wake Forest.”
Hinds is the No. 23 point guard in the Class of 2011.
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Mount Vernon point guard Jabarie Hinds has cut his list to seven schools.
The 6-foot, 175-pound Hinds is considering Oklahoma State, Wake Forest, Cincinnati, Miami, UConn, UNLV and West Virginia.
“I only have two official visits planned in September, Oklahoma State and UNLV,” Hinds, the No. 23 point guard in the Class of 2011, said Tuesday.
“I’m going to take four officials just in case I don’t sign in the fall. I’ll have one extra visit.” To read more of this story, click here
Mount Vernon (N.Y.) has churned out a slew of Division 1 players in recent years, from Jonathan Mitchell to Mike Coburn to Kevin Jones to Sherrod Wright.
The latest is rising senior point guard Jabarie Hinds, ranked No. 23 at his position nationally by Rivals.
Hinds recently added Boston College to a long list of suitors that also includes Cincinnati, Florida State, Iona, Louisville, Miami, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Rutgers, St. John’s, UConn, UNLV, Villanova, Wake Forest and West Virginia.
“He’s just taking everything in,” Mount Vernon coach Bob Cimmino said. “He will chop the list the first week in August and make plans for official visits.”
Hinds will be in Orlando beginning Friday with the Westchester Hawks for the AAU Nationals.
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