INDIANAPOLIS - The IUPUI basketball program and head coach Ron Hunter announced the signings of Zach Fields (North Vernon, Ind./Jennings County) and Larry Stone (Indianapolis, Ind./Howe Academy) to National Letters of Intent to join the Jaguars next season. Both signed during last week’s Fall signing period and will have four years of eligibility, beginning in 2008.
PITTSBURGH – Duquesne University head men’s basketball coach Ron Everhart has announced the signing of combo guard Johnny Higgins (Baltimore, Md./Randallstown/Notre Dame (Mass.) Prep) to a National Letter of Intent.
The 6-1, 185-pound Higgins is the first fall signee for the 2008-09 recruiting class.
Los Angeles, CA – High school standout guards Kwame Vaughn (6-5, Guard, Skyline High School – Oakland, CA) and Wendell Wright (6-3, Guard, Mayfair High School – Lakewood, CA) signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday to join the Loyola Marymount men’s basketball program in the fall of 2008. Both Vaughn and Wright were named top guards in their league as juniors in 2006-07 and give LMU two more California products recruited by third-year Head Coach Rodney Tention.
EUGENE, Ore. — Five high school players rated among the best at their positions nationally have signed National Letters of Intent with Oregon, head coach Ernie Kent announced Wednesday.
Oregon’s recruiting class has been ranked No. 7 nationally by Hoop Scoop, run by Clark Francis, and 11th nationally by both Rivals.com and Scout.com (Dave Telep).
Three of the signees are from Chicago: Josh Crittle, Michael Dunigan and Matthew Humphrey. The other two are Drew Wiley of Springfield, Ore., and Teondre Williams of Norcross, Ga.
Here are sketch bios on each player:
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky men’s basketball signed highly-rated high school seniors DeAndre Liggins and Darius Miller to National Letters of Intent Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period for college basketball.
"This is a great day for us; I am really excited about today,” said Billy Gillispie. “These guys are really good players, but they are better people and I am really excited about that. Their families are excited about being a part of Kentucky basketball."
TUCSON, Ariz. – University of Arizona interim men’s basketball coach Kevin O’Neill announced Wednesday that four student-athletes have signed National Letters-of-Intent to attend the school and play basketball. The quartet will report to the school in the fall of 2008.
Brandon Jennings, Brendon Lavender, Emmanuel Negedu and Jeff Withey each inked letters-of-intent during the first day of the November early signing period. Three of the players are ranked among the top 15 nationally at his position. The class was rated as No. 7 nationally by rivals.com.
WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Wake Forest head basketball coach Dino Gaudio today announced that three prospective student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent to attend Wake Forest beginning in the fall of 2008.
The three include centers Ty Walker of Wilmington, NC (New Hanover) and Tony Woods of Rome, GA (Rome) along with forward Al-Farouq Aminu of Norcross, GA (Norcross).
UCLA head coach Ben Howland announced today the signing of a heralded class of four student-athletes to National Letters of Intent to attend UCLA in the fall of 2008. Wednesday is the first day of the early signing period that extends until Nov. 21.
OMAHA, Neb. -- A pair of local standouts have signed letters-of-intent to join the Creighton men¹s basketball program, head coach Dana Altman announced today. High school seniors Antoine Young (Bellevue West HS) and Josh Jones (Omaha Central HS) will both enroll next fall and be freshmen at Creighton.
NORMAL, Ill. – After verbally committing to Illinois State and first-year head coach Tim Jankovich over the summer, former Redbird guard and current Lincoln College star Bobby Hill, Decatur Eisenhower forward Jeremy Robinson and Chicago Simeon point guard Kenyon Smith made it official Wednesday, signing their respective National Letters of Intent to continue their education and basketball careers at ISU. All three players will begin their eligibility in the 2008-09 campaign.