Milwaukee - The Marquette University men's basketball program has compiled a consensus top-25 recruiting class for the 2009-10 season, first-year head coach Buzz Williams announced Wednesday evening.
Marquette's five-member class includes three student-athletes ranked among the nation's top-100 players and another who has been tabbed a preseason junior college All-America honoree.
UCLA head coach Ben Howland announced today the signing of a heralded class of four student-athletes to National Letters of Intent to attend UCL
NORMAL, Ill. - Illinois State head men's basketball Tim Jankovich announced that Terrence Johnson (North Lawndale College Prep - Chicago) and Zeke Upshaw (University High School - Chicago) each signed National Letters of Intent Wednesday, during the NCAA early-signing period, to continue their education and basketball careers at Illinois State University.
AUSTIN, Texas - Three high school hoop standouts have signed National Letters of Intent to play basketball next season at The University of Texas, head coach Rick Barnes announced Wednesday. Avery Bradley (Tacoma, Wash.), Jordan Hamilton (Los Angeles, Calif.) and Shawn Williams (Duncanville, Texas) will join the Longhorns for the 2009-10 season.
NORMAN, Okla. - Oklahoma men's basketball head coach Jeff Capel and his staff continue to make names for themselves on the recruiting trail and, for the third straight November, unveiled an impressive four-man list of signees today. The group is rated No. 14 nationally by Scout.com and features three top-100 players.
Murray is in his senior season at The Glen Mills School where he averaged 19 points and 11 rebounds a season ago.
Murray is ranked among the nation's Top 40 basketball recruits by all of the recognized scouting services and is considered the 19th top prospect in America by HoopScoop.
BOULDER - University of Colorado men's basketball head coach Jeff Bzdelik announced Wednesday that Alec Burks, Keegan Hornbuckle, and Shane Harris-Tunks have officially signed National Letters of Intent to continue their education beginning in the 2009-10 academic year.
"With the signing of these three young men, once again we have taken a major step toward creating the vision for this program," Bzdelik said. "All three are highly skilled, highly intelligent and play with a competitive spirit."
A 6-foot-8, 210-pound native of Memphis, Tenn., Buckner is rated among the top 30 high school senior prospects in the nation and the No. 5 small forward in the nation by Rivals.com. He is also ranked among the country's top 100 players by Scout.com and Hoop Scoop.
WACO, Texas - Baylor head men's basketball coach Scott Drew announced the signing of Givon Crump (Wolfeboro, N.H.), Cory Jefferson (Killeen, Texas) and A.J. Walton (Little Rock, Ark.) to National Letters of Intent for the 2009-10 academic year Wednesday.