Jeremy Hemsley of Damien (La Verne, Calif.) recently chose San Diego State University. He’ll play for a program that has had recent success in the NCAA Tournament and is located less than two hours from where he grew up. Photo: Ronnie Flores
Location and size of college will be two critical factors in the college recruiting process. So, what options do you have? Here’s a list of D1 colleges that field men’s basketball teams and the “level” they compete at.
LeBron James is playing in is fourth consecutive NBA Finals and gunning for his third consecutive NBA title. He’s being called by some the greatest small forward ever and he hasn’t yet reached his 30th birthday. We take a look back at the growing legend in his first national cover story in the November 2001 edition of Student Sports Magazine when James was entering his junior season at St. Vincent-St. Mary (Akron, Ohio).
Ray Smith (far right) scored 30 points in the Cream of the Crop Top 30 All-Star Game while Terrence Phillips (second left) had a triple double with 18 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists. Tyler Dorsey (far left) and Stephen Zimmerman (middle) joined Isaiah Briscoe as Pangos Camp MOPs. Photo: Ronnie Flores
We evaluated every session of the 2014 Pangos All-American Camp and rank its top underclass performers and fast-risers. We also take a look at the camp’s top five players at each position.
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2014 Pangos All-American Camp MOP Isaiah Briscoe (center) joins former Pangos Camp MOPs Stanley Johnson (left) and Brandon Jennings. Johnson was last year’s MVP and Jennings earned the same honor in 2007. Photo: Ronnie Flores
We evaluated all the sessions of the 2014 Pangos All-American Camp at Cabrillo (Long Beach, Calif.) over the weekend and broke down our notes and evaluations to rank the top fifty players in attendance.
Here is the tentative roster of participants for the 2014 Pangos All-American Camp.
Harrison Barnes celebrated his 17th birthday by going out and earning MOP honors at the 2009 Pangos All-American Camp in Long Beach, Calif. Barnes now plays with the Golden State Warriors. Photo: Scott Kurtz
With the Pangos All-American Camp entering its 12th year, we decided to take a look at the national camp’s top dozen performers over the years. Many are now household NBA names, while others never seem to shine brighter than they did during this annual three-day basketball showcase.
Young phenoms like Andrew Wiggins (left) and Jabari Parker don’t have to worry about spending four of five years of their lives on a college campus but over 99 percent of student-athletes who receive a scholarship do.
Know yourself and what you want before beginning the recruiting process. With recruiting more cut throat and transfer rates higher than ever, young players must realize school size and location are crucial factors in making a sound college choice.