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  1. 10 tough decisions in the 2013 ESPN 100

    Dave Telep

    With Wednesday's release of our final ESPN 100 for the Class of 2013, the player rankings for the basketball recruits in the current senior class can finally be etched in stone. Although every rankings update throughout the year is full of diffic...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  2. Dave Telep's Starting 5: Jaren Sina, Ben Simmons, Dakari Johnson ...

    Dave Telep

    Dave Telep's Starting 5: The latest on uncommitted point guard Jaren Sina, sophomore sensation Ben Simmons, Kentucky-bound center Dakari Johnson, Syracuse-bound point guard Tyler Ennis and freshman phenom Terrance Ferguson.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  3. Final observations from NHSI title game

    Dave Telep

    NORTH BETHESDA, Md. -- The final high school game of the 2013 season wound up being the best game of the year. Jalyn Patterson of Montverde Academy (Fla.) made a 3-pointer with time winding down to deliver the Eagles their first National High School ...

    Blog | April 06, 2013
  4. Takeaways from the NHSI semifinals

    Dave Telep

    NORTH BETHESDA, Md. - It will be No. 2 seed Montverde Academy (Fla.) against No. 4 seed St. Benedict's Prep (N.J.) for the National High School Invitational championship on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET on ESPN. Close games were once again the order of t...

    Blog | April 06, 2013
  5. Elite recruits shine in NHSI quarterfinals

    Dave Telep

    NORTH BETHESDA, Md. -- Now in its fifth year, the National High School Invitational has evolved each season. On Thursday, in front of the best crowds the event has ever had, eight nationally ranked teams and more than a dozen ESPN 100 seniors compete...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  6. What I learned from McDonald's

    Dave Telep

    CHICAGO -- It was a busy week of practices, college commitments and game action at the McDonald's All American Game, culminating in No. 4 recruit Aaron Gordon earning MVP honors in Wednesday's main event, one day after he made headlines by pledging t...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  7. Is Kentucky's 2013 class the best ever?

    Dave Telep

    No one has ever done this before. Six McDonald's All Americans and four top-rated players at their position in one class. The No. 1 recruiting classes four of the past five years. Unreal. John Calipari sits atop the mountain of college bask...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  8. Telep's Top 10: Frontcourt players

    Dave Telep

    The basketball world is flush with comparisons these days. Is Michael Jordan the greatest? Where is LeBron James in the conversation? Comparing players from different eras is tough. For this week's Top 10 I set out to compare and rank frontcourt pros...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  9. Cleaning out the notebook

    Dave Telep

    This week's Friday notebook includes a continuation of the Aaron Gordon/Blake Griffin comparison, how Kentucky's recruiting class made history again, which underclassmen visited Duke and Michigan State and much more recruiting news. More Gordon v...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  10. Teleps Top 10: Best rebounders

    Dave Telep

    As talent evaluators, we have our biases. Over the course of my 16 years in basketball recruiting, I've developed a huge bias toward rebounders. I once learned a difficult lesson. In 2001, Emeka Okafor led the city of Houston with an average of 1...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  11. Cleaning out the notebook

    Dave Telep

    Over the course of seven days in recruiting, you see, hear and get texted a lot of things. Some of the info turns into stories. Some of it is not to be repeated. And some gets filed away in the notebook. As a new weekly feature, we'll be cleaning ...

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  12. Dave Telep's Starting 5: Kentucky reaching Fab Five status, Jabar...

    Dave Telep

    Dave Telep's Starting 5: Kentucky's historic class, Jabari Parker's return to form, Rysheed Jordan's final list, introducing Harry Giles and the search for Jamar Ergas.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2013
  13. Cancer Research Classic: What I learned

    Dave Telep

    WHEELING, W.Va. -- Where to begin? For a two-day event, the Cancer Research Classic smashed a ton of talent into a tight window. Between two classes, there were four top-five players on display this weekend, plus a college announcement from the natio...

    Blog | January 06, 2013
  14. City of Palms Classic: What I Learned

    Dave Telep

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The City of Palms Classic is the best pre-Christmas high school basketball event in the country. And just imagine if top-10 senior Julius Randle (Dallas/Prestonwood Christian) hadn't been injured and elite junior Joel Berry (Orlan...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  15. Cleaning out the notebook from COP

    Dave Telep

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Some final news and notes from the City of Palms Classic before heading home on Friday. I'll have a final recap over the weekend with what I learned at this year's event and Paul Biancardi will continue to recap the best performan...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  16. Battle of the nation's best centers

    Dave Telep

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Take the nation's highest-rated center from the Class of 2013 and match him against the best from the Class of 2014 class and I'm in. No matter the place, and apparently with no concern for the time. The matchup between Jahlil...

    Blog | December 21, 2012