Author: Anthony Ray

Phoenix College Head Coach Duane Eason had one of his youngest teams last season in recent memory, and, as a result, finished with a 16-14 overall record this past season. The team got excellent production from several members of their young roster, as several freshman prospects led the way throughout the season. One freshman that Eason and his staff can look forward to next season is the consistent and strong play from 6-foot-3 sophomore guard Mike Rogers, who was selected as an All-ACCAC Conference and Region selection as a result of his performance last season. Rogers put up strong numbers…

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Another one of the top available overall prospects still available to make his decision regarding his immediate future is McClintock High School’s college-ready guard prospect, 6-foot-2 unsigned senior guard PJ Volz. Volz has generated some interest for himself throughout the spring, while also playing on the spring club circuit with Team Zona and playing at a high level for himself. Volz is nearing the summer, and will have a lot to think over before making his final decision for college. Of course, like many other top-rated prospects in his situation, Volz will have the juco route or a year of…

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Hamilton High School’s talented and athletic 6-foot-5 unsigned senior guard / forward Quincy Adams is still considering his options for his immediate future. While he would like to play Division-I bsketball and he is well deserving of getting there, Adams may need to take a different route to reach his goals. In a year where the NCAA transfer portal is the driving force in college recruiting, Adams has had to overcome a significant lack of college recruitment, due to him simply not being seen by enough coaches. As a result, Adams is now considering numerous options for himself for his…

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Another one of Arizona’s top overall prospects in the 2022 Class is looking to make his college decision very soon. St. Mary’s High School’s 6-foot-10 senior wide-body post Jeremiah “Bear” Cherry is still looking at his options for college, but looks to be nearing a decision very soon for himself. I reached out to Cherry’s father, Darnell Cherry, this week to get an update on the latest with his college recruitment, and was advised that they have not made a decision yet, but that one would be coming within the next week. According to my inside sources, it looks as…

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Dream City Christian Prep’s 6-foot-11 senior man-child Shawn Phillips has now signed with LSU, after a recent decommitment from NC State. Phillips had given NC State a commitment in the fall and was headed to the Wolfpack program, until a change in staff caused him to re-open his college recruitment. Now LSU is the new recipient of one of the top post talents in America’s 2022 Class. Phillips had narrowed down his final list of college programs to Georgetown, Kansas State, Miami and LSU, before selecting the SEC Conference program. Phillips is a highly regard post prospect that was once…

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It was never thought that one of the top overall prospects in Arizona’s 2022 Class would still be available this late, but that is the case for Bella Vista Prep’s tough and athletic senior guard prospect Dasean Lecque. While he received numerous division-I offers for himself early in the recruiting process, Lecque is currently looking to make his college decision, but has not found the right situation for himself. As a sophomore starter for a loaded Desert Vista High School program two years ago, Lecque was the catalyst to lead the Thunder to a big 6A State Championship, alongside Marquette…

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It was just a matter of time for greener pastures to open up for former Cesar Chavez High School Head Coach Joe Esposito. After taking over the helm at Chavez, after the school decided not to renew former Head Coach Gary Lee’s contract, it seemed to be just a matter of time for Esposito to return to his roots in Division-I basketball. Esposito was hired as only the second Head Coach to lead the Chavez program in the school’s young history. Recently, after the hiring of longtime successful Head Coach Marv Mensy at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Mensy announced…

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One of the top available prospects in Arizona’s 2022 Class has flown well below the recruiting radar for some time, but recruiting is beginning to now pick up for Chaparral High School’s 6-foot-8 senior forward Michael Saba. Saba has just returned from one college visit, with another scheduled for this weekend and other colleges looking to get involved with him. The longer Saba waits in the recruiting process, the more valuable he is becoming to smaller college programs still in the hunt for talent to fill their rosters for next season. After waiting for some time to even get noticed…

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The top overall prospect in Northern Arizona and one of the top overall prospects in Arizona’s 2022 Class, has been consistently been Prescott High School’s 6-foot-4, 185-pound senior guard Jason Parent. Parent had a terrific high school career for himself, putting up superb numbers throughout his tenure at Prescott High, and drew a lot of recruiting interest as a result. The recruiting process has been a long one for Parent and his family, but after considering all of his options for college, Parent has decided that he will enroll at Northern Arizona University and play for Head Coach Shane Burcar…

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The Pangos Best of Arizona League concluded on Wednesday evening with more exciting basketball action, as the league went on for a month and included numerous elite prospects from different classes within the state of Arizona. Organized by Pangos Director and top-rated national scout Dinos Trigonis, the league again was strong and enjoyable to watch each night, as top-rated prospects proved their value among their peers, and many lesser known prospects made names for themselves and caught the attention of the scouts and media involved. With the conclusion of the league, two prospects were selected as CO-Most Valuable Players for…

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