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Larry Austin Released From LOI

Class of 2014 Springfield Lanphier star Larry Austin has requested and received a release from his Letter of Intent to the University of Tennessee.

Austin was recruited to Tennessee by Cuonzo Martin who is now the new head coach at California.

Austin was superb as a high school senior averaging 22.2 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.8 assists per contest.  Lanphier was undefeated until losing to Lincoln in their final regular season game.

Austin is wide open as he begins the process of selecting a new school.


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DePaul Adds Juco Guard Darrick Wood

Head coach Oliver Purnell and the DePaul Blue Demons have secured a verbal commitment via the junior college route with Hutchinson (KS) star Darrick Wood pledging to the program.

Wood, a 6'5 guard, averaged 13.6 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists per contest this past season at Hutch.

DePaul has already signed former North Chicago star Aaron Simpson (Lincoln College) and former Chicago Farragut star Rashaun Stimage (Daytona C.C.).

Wood originally committed to St. John's as a prep ahead of heading to junior college.



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Hoops 247 All-American Combine Invitee's

The Hoops 247 Regional Combine & Showcase took place this past weekend at the Fieldhouse of Merrillville and showcased top prospects from the 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 recruiting classes.

Top performers from the event received guaranteed invitations to compete in the Hoops 247 All-American Combine & Showcase on July 9-10 at Riverside-Brookfield High School.  Last year's event featured 140 top prospects from around the Midwest.

Below is the invitation list to the Hoops 247 All-American Combine & Showcase.

 

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Prospect

Ht.

Class

School

#4

Kenneth Bates

6’10

2015

Thornwood

#12

Corey Carter

6’2

2016

TEAM Englewood

#14

Nathan Cokenour

6’8

2015

O’Fallon Township

#17

Luke Davis

6’7

2016

DeKalb

#23

Alex Edward

5’9

2015

Neuqua Valley

#31

Johnny Fox

6’6

2015

Chicago Hales Franciscan

#32

David Holliday

6’6

2015

Chicago Gordon Tech

#35

Elyjah Goss

6’6

2016

Plainfield East

#60

Erion Moore

6’0

2015

Chicago Hales Franciscan

#48

Yahmir Muhammed

5’10

2018

Rockford

#52

Christopher Lester

6’6

2015

Barrington

#68

Antoine Pittman

6’2

2015

Rockford Auburn

#72

Devon Sams

5’9

2016

Bolingbrook

#77

Brandon VanSant

6’7

2016

Bloomfield (IN)

#85

Brandon Suggs

6’7

2016

Winnebago

#92

Nick Phillips

6’0

2017

Rockford Guilford

#98

Darien McClain

5’8

2015

O’Fallon Township

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hoosier Jam Fest Coaches Packet

The Hoosier Jam Fest is set to run this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Fieldhouse of Merrillville in Merrillville, Indiana.

College Coaches can prepay for their Coaches Packet here and your book will be waiting for you when the doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Coaches Packets, which include full admission all three days cost $150 for Division I coaches and $100 for Division II, III, NAIA, Junior College and other programs.

NCAA Division I Click Here To Purchase Your Coaches Packet

NCAA Division II, III, NAIA, Junior College and Other Click Here To Purchase Your Coaches Packet

 



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Hoosier Jam Fest Pools and Schedule

Here are the Pool Assignments as well as the Schedule of Games for the 2nd Annual Hoosier Jam Fest which is set to take place this Friday, Saturday and Sunday with the Fieldhouse of Merrillville serving as the headquarters facility.

The Fieldhouse of Merrillville is located at 899 East 99th Place in Merrillville, Indiana.  Merrillville is on Central Standard Time (CST).

The Hoosier Jam Fest features nearly 100 teams spread out over 15-U, 16-U and 17-U age divisions.  The event is NCAA Certified for Division I coaches to attend.  The non-certified Jr. Jam Fest will be headquartered in Lake Zurich, Illinois and features nearly 100 teams spread out over 10-U, 11-U, 12-U, 13-U and 14-U age divisions.  Jr. Jam Fest Schedule will post shortly.

All Teams Must Check-In At The Fieldhouse of Merrillville Prior To The Start Of Their First Game.

17-U Pool Assignments and Schedule of Games

16-U Pool Assignments and Schedule of Games

15-U Pool Assignments and Schedule of Games

Jr. Jam 14-U Pool Assignments and Schedule of Games

Jr. Jam 13-U Pool Assignments and Schedule of Games

Jr. Jam 12-U Pool Assignments and Schedule of Games

Jr. Jam 11-U Pool Assignments and Schedule of Games

Jr. Jam 10-U Pool Assignments and Schedule of Games

 

 

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