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  1. How Alabama found Jaren Sina

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    After driving through the mountainous terrain known as West Virginia, I finally stumbled onto a remote gym at the Hoopgroup WV Jamfest. Here's what I got for you. 1. How Alabama found Jaren Sina You know the drill: It's better to be lucky than g...

    Blog | Conversation | July 15, 2011
  2. Brice Johnson's coming out party

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Shooting 3s ... 1. Johnson having his moment In his home state, Brice Johnson (Edisto, S.C./Edisto) has been at his best. From a triple-double performance to another stat-stuffing effort on Wednesday, he's created a buzz for himself. The guy who ha...

    Blog | Conversation | July 14, 2011
  3. Dyshawn Pierre ready to break out

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Shooting 3s ... 1. Pierre looking like a breakout guy Sitting in the stands watching CIA Bounce was Jacksonville coach Cliff Warren. He's seen Dyshawn Pierre (Whitby, Ontario/Anderson Collegiate) before, actually recently in Latvia where Pierre was...

    Blog | Conversation | July 13, 2011
  4. Nerlens Noel is nation's best defender

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Shooting 3s ... 1. Noel best shot blocker since Oden? The best defensive player in the country isn't a senior. It is junior Nerlens Noel (Boston/ Tilton). "He makes everything easy all the time because you know you have a dominant shot-blocker ba...

    Blog | Conversation | July 12, 2011
  5. Jake Layman continues to impress

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Shooting 3s ... 1. Layman is going to be real deal If my gut is correct, Jake Layman (Wrentham, Mass./King Phillip) is going to be the favorite son of this year's Nike EYBL Peach Jam. At last year's Peach Jam, Layman burst onto the scene as a stret...

    Blog | Conversation | July 11, 2011
  6. Emmanuel Mudiay is one to watch

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Here are some notes from the LeBron James Skills Academy. Mudiay will have his day I sat down with sophomore Emmanuel Mudiay (Arlington, Texas/Grace Prep) in the media room and after talking to him for a few minutes, I had to ask him how old he wa...

    Blog | Conversation | July 09, 2011
  7. Adam Woodbury building confidence

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Shooting 3s ... 1. Woodbury's no one-hit wonder One of the big questions I had coming into the month was could Adam Woodbury (Sioux City, Iowa/East) replicate his NBPA Top 100 Camp effort? He may not, but he's taken the next step. Woodbury achieve...

    Blog | Conversation | July 08, 2011
  8. Florida going hard after Robert Carter

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Shooting 3s ... 1. Gators show commitment to Carter The first day of the July evaluation period for power forward Robert Carter (Thomasville, Ga./Thomasville) meant a small tournament with his Atlanta Express AAU team outside of Atlanta. Gathered ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 07, 2011
  9. T.J. Warren narrows it to seven

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Shooting 3s ... Warren settles on summer seven T.J. Warren (Durham, N.C./Brewster Academy) recently made a significant decision. He's heading off to Brewster Academy for his senior year where he'll star alongside Mitch McGary (Chesterton, Ind./Bre...

    Blog | Conversation | July 06, 2011
  10. Reebok Breakout Challenge preview

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Tip of the cap to Reebok for its inaugural Breakout Challenge, which replaces the Reebok All-American Camp. Reebok isn't funding travel teams the way it used to, but the organization committed resources for a camp designed to give nearly 100 under-th...

    Blog | Conversation | July 05, 2011
  11. NBA scouts not allowed in HS gyms

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Shooting 3s... 1. No NBA guys in high school gyms Before the last collective bargaining agreement, high school gyms and AAU tournaments were a popular gathering place for NBA scouts. Events like Las Vegas and the Nike Camp were must see gatherings ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 01, 2011
  12. Kaleb Tarczewski to decide in August

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Shooting 3s... 1. Tarczewski deciding in August The fans at North Carolina, Kansas and Arizona think about recruiting a lot. In particular, they think about recruiting Kaleb Tarczewski (Claremont, N.H./St. Mark's) a great deal. The No. 4-ranked cen...

    Blog | Conversation | June 29, 2011
  13. Jabari Parker, Aaron Gordon lead USA

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Shooting 3s... USA takes gold again Coach Don Showalter has this USA Basketball thing down to a science. It seems like every summer he's jet setting across the world and bringing home a gold medal for our country. This time around, Showalter won t...

    Blog | Conversation | June 27, 2011
  14. High school reputation matters

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Shooting 3s... Today's blog is dedicated to the "advisors" who aided in ruining numerous collegiate careers last night. So many good players with eligibility remaining woke up this morning and realized they'd been sold a bill of goods. Their "adviso...

    Blog | Conversation | June 24, 2011
  15. Peach State to UCLA pipeline kicks off

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Shooting 3s... 1. UCLA taps the pipeline On June 7, Korey McCray was hired by the UCLA Bruins as a full-time assistant coach. McCray is the son of the co-founder of the Atlanta Celtics, one of the most talent-laden traveling team organizations in A...

    Blog | Conversation | June 21, 2011
  16. Breaking down Adam Woodbury's play

    Dave Telep, ESPN Recruiting

    Shooting 3s... 1. Pulling back the curtain on Woodbury's performance On Friday, Adam Woodbury (Sioux City, Iowa/ East) expressed gratitude for an invitation to the NBPA Top 100 Camp. A day later, I was able to hand him the MVP trophy that over the ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 20, 2011