2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 17 – Jalen Brunson

17. Jalen BRUNSON Height: 6’-2” Weight: 193 Position: PG Wingspan: 6’-3” High School (State): Stevenson (IL) Club Team (Affiliation): Mac Irvin Fire (Nike) Commitment: Villanova Wildcats Breakdown: Jalen Brunson is arguably the top pure point guard nationally, and the son of a former Temple Owls standout, Rick Brunson. At several times during his recruitment it ...
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Top pure point guard Jalen Brunson to Villanova

Arguably the top pure point guard in the country, Stevenson (IL) lead guard Jalen Brunson, announced his commitment to Villanova over Illinois on Wednesday, bringing a tremendously talented backcourt prospect to a program that has successfully developed many such players in recent years. The son of former Temple standout Rick Brunson, Jalen Brunson absolutely blew up ...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jalen Brunson to Announce College Choice Wednesday

Stevenson Point Guard Jalen Brunsons will announce his college decision on Wednesday, September 9th at 4:OOpm CT. The top point guard in the 2015 class has officially visited both Illinois and Villanova. He cancelled his official visit to Temple, which was planned for September 11th-13th. That means that Brunson’s decision will come down to the Fighting Illini and the Wildcats...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

What the Hell Happened to...Rick Brunson?

If you watched college basketball in the 1990s, you remember him as being the 3rd best player at Temple (behind Eddie Jones and Aaron McKie).  If you didn't know better, you may not have guessed he stuck around as quite as long as he did or that he had a quick stint with the Celtics.  In this go-round for What the Hell Happened To, we remember the "Brunson Burner," Rick Brunson...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

James Brunson aimed to impress at LeBron James Skills Academy

Check out the original article, from Philly.com, here.--In the midst of the media circus surrounding the decision of where he will continue his NBA career, LeBron James kicked off his annual Skills Academy in Las Vegas on Wednesday. The three-day event features 80 top high school players and 30 top collegiate players from across the country working on their skills and competing against...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Chicago Bull Ric Brunson Uses Hilarious Alias To Book A Massage

Posted to Randy Brown's Bulls Championship RingFormer Chicago Bulls player and assistant coach Rick Brunson had a clever trick up his sleeve in order to get an appointment with a masseuse he’d been banned from seeing. Records show that the 42-year-old Brunson had booked 19 appointments – seven of which were with the accusing party — at Lifetime Fitness in Vernon Hills (Ill...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Bulls Player Used “Patrick Ewing” Alias To Get Happy Endings From Masseuse

Former Chicago Bulls player and coach Rick Brunson was arrested for sexual assault on a masseuse at Lifetime Fitness. Records show he had seen the masseuse seven times over December 2011 to August 2013. After his last visit Brunson was banned from seeing her but  he booked an appointment using the alias Patrick Ewing in order to get in the same room as the masseuse. Via Next Impulse...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NBAer uses 'Patrick Ewing' alias, gets arrested

Former Chicago Bulls player and assistant coach Rick Brunson had a clever trick up his sleeve in order to get an appointment with a masseuse he’d been banned from seeing. Records show that the 42-year-old Brunson had booked 19 appointments – seven of which were with the accusing party — at Lifetime Fitness in Vernon Hills (Ill.) from December 2011 through August 2013. After...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple Asst. Coaching Candidate Rick Brunson Arrested For Sexual Assault

This is bad news on several fronts.  The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that former Temple great Rick Brunson was arrested in suburban Chicago on June 25 after an alleged sexual assault at a fitness center. According to a Vernon Hills (Ill.) police report, Brunson grabbed an employee of Lifetime Fitness and was charged with attempted criminal sexual assault, criminal sexual...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

New Favorite Landing Spot for Jalen Brunson

Posted to MockeryJalen Brunson, the highly thought of guard from Stevenson High School has a new favorite college destination, and that would be the University of Temple. Yes, the University of Temple. Rick Brunson, Jalen’s father, has accepted an assistant coaching job at Temple — read between the lines people. Temple already made the cut of the final eight schools in which...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Eight programs left for top PG Jalen Brunson

6′-2″ point guard Jalen Brunson of Stevenson (IL) is arguably the best pure point guard nationally in the 2015 class. The son of former Temple standout and NBA player Rick Brunson, Jalen Brunson came into his own as a junior and averaged 25 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists per game during a season in which ...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighting Illini Basketball Recruiting Rumors

Fighting Illini Basketball – With the 2014 recruiting class pretty much locked up, head coach John Groce and the rest of the Illinois Fighting Illini coaching staff are looking to sign some of the top recruits among the 2015 class. Leading the class, are Simeon High School small forward, D.J. Williams, and Plainfield East High School shooting guard, Aaron Jordan. Both of which...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Recruiting Notebook: Michigan coaches on the road, new targets

John Beilein watched 2016 star Josh Jackson against 2015 guard Eric Davis on Friday. The Wolverines continue to be in heavy contact with Davis, who visited Michigan for the Arizona game. Davis finished with 18 points in the loss while Jackson tallied 25 points and 11 rebounds. The Wolverines have also been on the road this week, checking in on a number of new prospects across the...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Recruiting Roundup: New class of 2015 targets emerging

In today’s recruiting roundup we look at how current commitments are performing but also discuss some new class of 2015 targets including a five-star forward and an under the radar combo forward. DJ Wilson DJ Wilson had 11 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks in a win over Salesian, 11 points in a 66-60 win over Richmond and 11 points, 10 rebounds and six blocks in a win over...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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