Author: Anthony Ray

In a big transition of Division-I college programs, Dream City Christian Prep’s star 6-foot-4, 195-pound senior guard Jamari Phillips recently de-committed from the University of Arizona, after committing to the Wildcats early on in the recruiting process as a junior. Phillips’s decision to re-open his college recruitment recently, has now landed Phillips at the University of Oregon, after he committed to the Ducks this weekend. Phillips will now suit up for the Oregon Ducks for the 2024-2025 college basketball season, after it was expected for some time that he would be an Arizona Wildcat. Phillips gave an early pledge to¬†University…

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It was a lengthy recruiting process for AZ Compass Prep’s 6-foot-10 senior post Luke Bamgboye. After receiving numerous high-major offers early on in the recruiting process, and as a mere sophomore, Bamgboye went some time without receiving another offer. After a transfer to AZ Compass Prep for his senior season, Bamgboye re-ignited his performance on the national stage. As a result, he would see his college recruitment kick-start once again. After receiving loads of Division-I interest as of late, and mulling over his recruiting options, Bamgboye has now made his college decision for Virginia Commonwealth (VCU). Bamgboye will play for…

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St. Mary’s High School’s talented 6-foot-7 rising senior Caspian Jones is coming off a very strong performance in this year’s Pangos All-American Camp in Las Vegas, Nevada, @ Bishop Gorman High School, where he earned a Top 60 Cream of the Crop all-star selection from his performance in the event. Jones had one of his best performances of his young career in this year’s camp. Jones is now really focusing on his college recruitment, as he is really putting himself in a position to be recruited by Division-I programs, despite the lure of the NCAA Transfer Portal. Jones’s college recruitment…

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During the spring, it is always expected that there will be juniors and seniors that take full advantage of their exposure to college coaches, but today many more younger prospects are emerging early in the recruiting process than ever before. Perry High School’s talented and promising 6-foot-6 freshman Bruce Branch has seen his college recruitment take off and go to another level, all at the same time. In one spring season, and since the end to the high school season, Branch has received (6) big offers to his credit, and is now on another level. Branch, as a mere freshman,…

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The 2024 Pangos All-American Camp will be held from Sunday through Tuesday, June 2nd-4th @ Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. This camp annually is comprised of (100) of the nation’s top prospects. Each year the camp is attended by more than (30+) NBA scouts, as well as a large amount of national media that is in attendance for the exciting event. Division-I college coaches are not permitted to attend the camp, but the coverage of the event’s top performers is colossal, as national and regional scouts flood the building. Arizona Preps will be in attendance for this…

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Higley High School will have an excellent chance to win it all next high school season in the state’s 5A Division, and will certainly be an Open Division Playoff team for sure, as the team returns loads of talent for next season – giving hard-working Head Coach Kenny Drake his best chance to do so in some time. A big reason for the excellent potential for this team next season, will be the continued terrific play of 5-foot-10 sophomore guard Noah Gloor. Gloor has had a terrific high school career thus far for himself, and is coming off an excellent…

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One of the state’s top unsigned senior prospects in the 2024 Class, has soared below the recruiting radar for some time, but now looks to be heating up. Highland Prep High School’s 6-foot-4, 190-pound senior guard¬†Presley Ibeh is a very nice athletic talent that plays both ends of the floor at a high level. Ibeh is coming off a very good senior season for himself, and, after a long wait in his recruiting process, Ibeh has now received two more college offers to his credit. Last week, Ibeh released that he had received offers from Black Hills State and Northwest…

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During the NCAA Evaluation Period (May 17-19), many of Arizona’s top rated prospects helped themselves a great deal in their current and future college recruitment. With numerous different shoe circuits now available for club programs to compete on throughout the spring and summer, many more prospects are now benefiting from the exposure to college coaches. One prospect that took full advantage of this opportunity was Eduprize Prep’s talented and versatile 6-foot-8 junior wing Andre Thomas. After a strong junior season for himself and emerging with a loaded Eduprize Prep program, Thomas competed with a talented Peak Basketball Academy 17U program…

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The spring period is officially coming to an end now across the country for hundreds of club programs, as we begin to get set to prepare now for the busy month of June high school basketball. This spring was certainly a unique one for national high school basketball prospects, as the entire spring included only one NCAA certified weekend for events nationally to include NCAA member Division-I college coaches. As a result of this fact, as well as the tremendous growth, importance and popularity of the NCAA Transfer Portal among college coaches at all levels, high school student-athletes across the…

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Casteel High School’s 6-foot-5, 180-pound junior guard/forward Amare King emerged this past season as one of the better looking prospects in the 2025 Class, and was relied on heavily this high school season to lead Casteel to a strong finish. King had a good junior season for himself, and has now continued his strong play on the club circuit with a talented AZ Select Team that has had very good success on the UAA Circuit. As a result, King has reeled in several offers for himself as of late, and has seen his college recruitment transform and now reach new…

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