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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: Joel Embiid, Cullen Neal and more basket...

    Dave Telep

    Dave Telep's Starting 5: The latest on Kansas-bound Joel Embiid, the impact of the college coaching carousel on recruiting, and introductions to one of the nation's best rebounders and one of the nation's best freshmen.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2013
  3. Telep's Top 10: Wooden replacements

    Dave Telep

    Recruiting is a tricky deal to figure out sometimes. There's Duke, which knew it had to replace seniors Mason Plumlee and Ryan Kelly with a stud frontcourt player in this recruiting class. But conversely, did the thought of potentially having to ...

    Blog | March 13, 2013
  4. Telep's Top 10: NBA-style bodies

    Dave Telep

    Talent evaluation is an inexact science. However, over the last 15 years, because of advances in technology and the ability to see prospects more, be it live on TV or through the Internet, we now know more about players on every level. However, what ...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  5. Big matchups highlight Jordan Classic

    Dave Telep

    There's no arguing the quality of this year's Jordan Brand Classic rosters, which were announced on Tuesday. The game is stocked with 22 players, and that means some of the fat has been trimmed off the event. Typically, this event constructs its ...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  6. Teleps Top 10: 2013 sleeper recruits

    Dave Telep

    History tells us that lurking somewhere at the bottom end of a top-100 prospects list or possibly even outside the list entirely are future college basketball stars. Current college standouts like Trey Burke, Doug McDermott and Seth Curry were all ei...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  7. Joel Embiid makes verbal commitment to Kansas Jayhawks

    Dave Telep

    The Kansas Jayhawks won a significant recruiting battle and received a verbal commitment from four-star center Joel Embiid.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2012
  8. ESPN 100 C Meeks updates top schools

    Dave Telep

    There are five uncommitted ESPN 100 centers remaining. While Joel Embiid (Cameroon/The Rock) is not currently ranked, his recent play should land him on the next list so we'll count him as one. The clear top dog out of the men in the middle is 6-foot...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  9. Jayhawks hit a homer with Selden

    Dave Telep

    When you think of Kansas, you immediately think of the long list of big-time players the program has produced. Celtics star Paul Pierce comes to mind, and so do the Morris twins and Thomas Robinson -- all of whom were lottery picks. Pierce was a h...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  10. Embiid's game is all grown up

    Dave Telep

    Center Joel Embiid (Cameroon/The Rock) lost the final game of his junior season as his Montverde squad gave up 47 points in the final quarter and overtime in a heartbreaking loss to Findlay Prep at the National High School Invitational. Embiid, just ...

    Blog | October 02, 2012
  11. The Nike Team Florida Workout recap

    Dave Telep

    SARASOTA, Fla. - The Nike Team Florida Fall Workout, more commonly known as "The Workout," turned into a coronation event for one of the nation's fastest-rising big men, Joel Embiid. In addition to the senior center's breakout effort, a host of young...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  12. Five whose stocks are going to rise soon

    Dave Telep

    Here is a look at five players flying a bit under the radar whom I am excited to see more from. Don't be surprised to see their recruiting stocks boost in the near future. Leo Vincent, PG (Bensalem, Pa./Bensalem) The last time I saw him was in ea...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  13. Joel Embiid's recruitment gaining steam

    Dave Telep

    The last time he had a national audience, center Joel Embiid (Cameroon/The Rock) was on the wrong side of a clinic at the hands of Brandon Ashley. Then a junior center for Montverde, Embiid was given the unenviable task of trying to slow down a groov...

    Blog | September 06, 2012