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Devin Booker commits to Kentucky

The University of Kentucky nabbed it’s third commitment in the 2014 class on Thursday. Moss Point (Miss.) shooting guard Devin Booker picked the Wildcats over offers from North Carolina, Duke, Michigan, Michigan State, Florida, Missouri and others. Booker is ranked a 4-star recruit by 247sports.com. The site also ranks him as the 10th best shooting guard in the class, and best...
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October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Announcement Primer: Devin Booker & James Blackmon Jr.

James Blackmon Jr. and Devin Booker will announce their college decisions later today. Here’s everything you need to know about the top remaining targets on Michigan’s class of 2014 recruiting board. Devin Booker 247Composite: 26th Schools: Kentucky, Missouri, Michigan, Michigan State Official visits: Kentucky, Missouri, Michigan, Michigan State 247 Sports Crystal Ball: 95%...
Via UM Hoops
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Booker, Blackmon Jr. To Decide On Thursday

Halloween could become a very big trick or treat for the Kentucky Wildcats. Both Devin Booker and James Blackmon Jr. are choosing their college decisions on Thursday. The Wildcats only have two players committed for their 2014 class so far. 5-star center Karl Towns is ranked the No. 3 center in the class and No. 1 player in his home state of New Jersey. 4-star point guard Tyler Ulis...
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October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Kentucky Falling Behind With Devin Booker?

John Calipari’s 2014 class consists of only two players, and Kentucky’s recruiting class is ranked 14th best in the nation according to 247sports.com. Kentucky fans have very painful memories resulting from a step back in recruiting. While the 2012 class was still ranked No. 1 in the nation, the players involved had their struggles at the next level. Only two players in that...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Kentucky Falling Behind With Devin Booker?

John Calipari’s 2014 class consists of only two players, and Kentucky’s recruiting class is ranked 14th best in the nation according to 247sports.com. Kentucky fans have very painful memories resulting from a step back in recruiting. While the 2012 class was still ranked No. 1 in the nation, the players involved had their struggles at the next level. Only two players in that...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Clemson's Brownell happy to have depth

Clemson coach Brad Brownell believes he'll finally have a chance to build some continuity and that the Tigers will rebound from their first losing season in nine years. In each of Brownell's previous three seasons, he's dealt with a roster that was without its leading scorers from the year before. And that meant watching that year's upperclassmen develop into the...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Clemson 2013-14 Basketball Preview

Our ACC basketball previews continue with the Clemson Tigers who will be looking for someone to step up in the paint this season. ACC Season Previews Boston College |  Clemson Clemson Season Preview Record Last Season 13 - 18, 5 - 13 ACC ...
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October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Mizzou's Haith lands a big recruit -- and he's not a transfer

Who says Frank Haith lands only transfers? The Mizzou hoops coach has shown a tendency to create Tigers out of players who started careers at other colleges, but he broke from that groove this weekend when he received a commitment from Jakeenan Gant, a stretch forward from Georgia who will graduate in 2014. Gant (6 feet 8, 210 pounds) is ranked nationally in every scouting service...
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Mizzou's Haith lands a big recruit -- and he's not a transfer

Who says Frank Haith lands only transfers? The Mizzou hoops coach has shown a tendency to create Tigers out of players who started careers at other colleges, but he broke from that groove this weekend when he received a commitment from Jakeenan Gant, a stretch forward from Georgia who will graduate in 2014. Gant (6 feet 8, 210 pounds) is ranked nationally in every scouting service...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Mizzou's Haith lands a big recruit -- and he's not a transfer

Who says Frank Haith lands only transfers? The Mizzou hoops coach has shown a tendency to create Tigers out of players who started careers at other colleges, but he broke from that groove this weekend when he received a commitment from Jakeenan Gant, a stretch forward from Georgia who will graduate in 2014. Gant (6 feet 8, 210 pounds) is ranked nationally in every scouting service...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

#98 Clemson Tigers: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season.  We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters, transfers...
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August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Clemson adds second big man in class of 2013

The Tigers are proving yet again, size does matter…at least in the ACC. Brad Brownell has locked down Sidy Mohamed Djitte out of Fayetteville, N.C., the second big man in the 2013 class. The other was Ibrahim Djambo, who comes with one season of playing time at Three River Community College in Missouri. Djitter is a solid get. The 43rd ranked center, according to ESPN, he’s long...
Via SCACC Hoops
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Projected 2013-14 Lineup: Clemson Tigers

In the ACC, some starting lineups are easy to figure out, while others will be much tougher, like Clemson’s for example. The fact is, Brad Brownell has a lot of new pieces to play with. He’s got a transfer, a couple of injury redshirts coming back into play and two decent freshmen as well. His two stars are gone and of the players coming back, only two started at least 25 games...
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May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Clemson target Sidy Djitte will decide Monday

Sidy Djitte, a 6-10, 210 pound center in the class of 2013 from Fayetteville, North Carolina, will make his college choice tomorrow. The 43rd ranked center (according to ESPN) is picking between the Clemson Tigers, Memphis Tigers and the Cincinnati Bearcats. Djitte is a true center inside. He’s long and physical and can handle the paint on the defensive side. When it comes to offense...
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May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Game Notes: Boston College @ Clemson

Boston College at Clemson Date 3/5/2013 7:00:00 PMLive StatsLinkTV RSN Team Stats Advantage ClemsonAdvantage Boston CollegeFG %  FT %     3 PT %   2 PT %   3/FG       Four FactorseFG%    TO%  O Reb %    D Reb %    FT Rate      Defensive Allowed3 PT %    2 PT %    TO%    Embed This Chart On Your WebsiteMatchup Simulation StatsThis...
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March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC Scores Needed Win Over Clemson

Score: North Carolina 68, Clemson 59 Stars: North Carolina: Dexter Strickland 16 Pts, 4 Ast. Clemson: Devin Booker 25 Pts, 11 Reb. Story: A win is a win and it doesn’t matter how you get it. The Heels went into Clemson, South Carolina and pulled off an important victory, improving to 10-5 in the ACC. Clemson continues its rough season, falling to 5-10 in conference play. Senior...
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February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC 68 Clemson 59

In the first half, UNC rode six made threes to a 12 point halftime lead. Everyone got into the act with Marcus Paige hitting a pair of threes early and Leslie McDonald hitting back-to-back threes to kick off a 20-6 run to close the half. After intermission UNC was never really threatened but the game was basically a grind. Clemson's Devin Booker, who ended the game with 25 points...
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February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Recruiting Notebook: Beilein watches Ricky Doyle, Booker plans visits, Mizzou decommit lists Michigan

John Beilein was in Florida on Thursday evening to check in on 2014 big man Ricky Doyle. Beielin joined Miami head coach Jim Larranaga in the stands to watch the back-to-the-basket big man score 20 points and grab seven rebounds to lead Bishop Verot to a 36-point playoff win. Doyle recently visited Miami and is also being pursuited by Notre Dame, Michigan, Penn State, Boston College...
Via UM Hoops
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Virginia 78, Clemson 41

Joe Harris scored 21 points and outscored Clemson by himself for most of the game Thursday night as Virginia used one of its best defensive efforts of the year to embarrass the Tigers 78-41. Akil Mitchell added 16 points and Justin Anderson 14 as Virginia (16-6, 6-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) avenged one of its worst performances of the season, a 59-44 loss at Clemson on Jan. 12...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston College 75, Clemson 68

Freshman Joe Rahon scored a season-high 26 points and Boston College snapped a five-game losing streak with a 75-68 win over Clemson despite nearly blowing a 17-point lead in the closing 5 1/2 minutes Saturday. The Eagles (10-11, 2-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) surpassed their victory total of last season, when they went 9-22. Lonnie Jackson added 14 points and Ryan Anderson 12...
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February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida St. 60, Clemson 57

Michael Snaer's 3-point shot as time expired lifted Florida State to a come-from-behind 60-57 win over Clemson Thursday night. Snaer's winning shot gave the Seminoles their only lead of the second half and their first since going up 16-13 early in the game. It was Snaer's third game-winning 3-pointer in the past two seasons. He had game-winners last season at Duke and...
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January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Snaer's 3-pointer helps FSU edge Clemson

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Michael Snaer's 3-point shot as time expired lifted Florida State to a come-from-behind 60-57 win over Clemson Thursday night. It was Snaer's third game-winning 3-pointer in the past two seasons. He had game-winners last season at Duke and Virginia Tech. Florida State's Devon Bookert drained a 3-point basket from near the top of the key to...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Devin Booker makes statement in front of Michigan coaches

Devin Booker, a five-star 2014 guard prospect being heavily recruited by Michigan, has heard the knock on him and his Moss Point teammates. The teams up north in Jackson say that Moss Point doesn’t play anyone. They say Booker may be good, but just wait until he plays the competition around the capital city. On Monday, that’s just what Booker did. The Grand Rapids native led...
Via UM Hoops
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

ACC Bubble Analysis for 1/21

Another edition of our bubble analysis. With only 7 weeks remaining until selection Sunday, as many as 8 ACC teams still have a shot at what I think will end up being 5-6 ACC bids. In my ranking system, any RPI top (100) win is a good win and any RPI top (50) obviously worth more. Any losses outside the RPI top (100) is considered a bad loss, and outside the RPI (150) are even more...
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January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Recruiting Roundup: Irvin for Mr. Basketball, Kennard dominates at Flyin’ to the Hoop

Our weekly (sorry about last week) look at how Michigan recruiting commitments and targets fared across the country including statistics, videos and photos. 2013 Commits Zak Irvin Irvin scored his 1,000 point in Hamilton Southeastern’s 72-61 win over Brownsburg and had 24 points in the victory. Irvin also had 15 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two blocks in a 74-55 win...
Via UM Hoops
January 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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