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2019 Wilton Basketball Showcase Top Performers

The cavernous, four full-sized court Wilton High Field House was put to great use on the weekend of October 12-13. Wilton High coach, Joel Geriak rounded up 20 FCIAC and SWC programs for a showcase event. It gave everyone a preview of the upcoming wave of talent coming out this winter and generally stoked the excitement levels at the various progra...Read more

Test The Waters Showcase Top Performers - 10/12

By David Cordova On Saturday, October 12, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to St. Raymond High School in The Bronx for the first annual “Test The Waters” High School Basketball Showcase, where teams from the five boroughs of New York City and Westchester County dueled it out in preseason battles. Here are the standouts from Saturday’s act...Read more

2019 The Preview Top Performers

By Derrick Irving Sunday, October 13 RecruitTheBronx.com was in attendance to see The Preview, a one day showcase of 18 high school boys basketball programs. The event was presented and hosted by Fordham Prep in the Bronx, NY. Here are our top prospects:   Andre Curbelo 2020 6’1 Point Guard Long Island Lutheran - High IQ PG, who ha...Read more

Dwight School 2019-20 Season Preview

The Dwight School Lions are looking to continue build on their streak of three consecutive Athletic Conference of Independent School titles (ACIS) as either Regular Season Champions, Tournament Champions or both.  Participating in the NYSAIS “B” Independent Private School Division, Dwight has captured three of the previous six Stat...Read more

2019 Tru Ballaz Pre-Season Classic Top Performers - 10/8

By David Cordova, On Tuesday, October 8, RecruitTheBronx.com got back to Frederick Douglass Academy III in the South Bronx for the Tru Ballaz Pre-High School Classic for the fourth time this fall. One this evening, as we got to see a game between Frecerick Douglass Academy III (PSAL) and Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School aka, WHEEL...Read more

Capital Prep High 2019-20 Season Preview

The Capital Prep Boys varsity basketball team is returning much of its roster from a year ago.  The team is guard heavy and will play an uptempo style of basketball to capitalize on its length, speed and athleticism. With the Trailblazers style of play, they will rely on the contributions of each player. Per head coach Levy Gillespie, “W...Read more

Norman Thomas High 2019-20 Season Preview

The Norman Thomas Tigers are looking to return to the top of the PSAL Manhattan A1 division in 2019-2020. Head Coach Cecilio Gomez enters his third season at the helm and returns three key starters who are ready to step right in as leaders. Coach Gomez has rebuilt the Norman Thomas program to have a defense-first mentality. His philosophy on pos...Read more

Westminster School 2019-20 Season Preview

This year, the Westminster School basketball team is looking to have an impact in the New England Prep School Athletic Council season and post-season tournament.  Most of the prep teams in Westminster’s NEPSAC Class B will again be loaded with college-bound players and very competitive talent.  However, Westminster coach, David Prin...Read more

2019-20 Our Savior New American Season Preview

Everything is shiny and new at Our Savior New American this year. New coach, new players and joining the Private School Athletic Association for the first time. George Holmes, the new Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach at OSNA, knows his team is young and inexperienced, but also knows they have an upside. “I have two high motor and high IQ juni...Read more

IWork Battle for New York Class of 2020 Showcase Player Previews

RecruitTheBronx2gmail.com   Team Staten Island Gerard Nicholson  5’9     Saint Joseph by the Sea   Three year varsity player - Tough-Gritty guard who plays extremely hard on both sides of the ball - High volume shooter   – High IQ and Academic Player -  All League CHSAA Last Season – Averaged 16.4p...Read more

2019-20 Bathgate Campus Season Preview

Last season, the Bathgate Campus Bulldogs of the PSAL Bronx B division were a young team and yet still finished with a solid season last year. Bathgate lost to the eventual city champs, South Bronx Prep in the third round of the PSAL playoffs. The Bulldogs only lost one senior from last year’s team and will be returning the core of their team....Read more

2019-20 Lehman Campus Season Preview

The 2019-2020 season for the PSAL High School Boys Varsity basketball is quickly approaching and the Lions of Lehman Campus are expected to face it with a lot of new players, but they have optimism that the returning players will be ready to carry the load. With a more challenging schedule coming, the Lions are preparing vigorously and as per he...Read more

2019-20 Philip Randolph High School PreSeason Preview

Looking to bounce back from last year’s drought and compete in the Manhattan Northwest A Division, the Cougars will lean on sophomore Tuwan Ellison (6’3) and junior Jordan Wiggins (6’4) to lead the way as a 1-2 punch to take over Harlem. Ellison displays great athletic abilities on the open floor. According to his coach, Peter Gonzale...Read more

2019-20 Adlai Stevenson Educational Campus Season Preview

Adlai Stevenson enters the season with high expectations and a sense of urgency as all five starters from last year will return for their final year together. Per coach James Mohr, Stevenson will look to return in unconventional fashion as they play positionless basketball. This stems from all five starters being guards who play versatile roles. ...Read more

2019-20 St. Edmund Prep High School Season Preview

St. Edmund Prep will begin its 24th season of varsity basketball with high hopes. There are 11 returning players and 4 returning starters. The Eagles have reached the City Championship 4 times 1999, 2001, 2003, and 2012 winning in 1999 and 2003. The Eagles graduated three seniors from last season. In the backcourt, Shemar Latty and Cameron Shie...Read more

2018-19 Xaverian High School Season Preview

By Robert Pena,   The Xaverian High Clippers are coming off of a a 20 win season and are optimistic they can build off of that to be right in the mix of the CHSAA contenders for this upcoming season. In addition to their CHSAA action, they will have a competitive nonleague schedule, including a tournament in Maryland that they played in ...Read more

2019-20 Archbishop Stepinac High School Season Preview

By Robert Pena With a heavy and competitive schedule this season from their seventeen league games to the out-of-state invitational events, the Archbishop Stepinac Crusaders are poised to make a lot of noise and another deep run into the CHSAA championship tournament. “We are excited and beyond challenged. We are hoping to be well over 500...Read more

2019 Tru Ballaz Pre-Season Classic Top Performers - 10/3

By David Cordova, On Thursday night, Recruit the Bronx paid a visit to the Tru Ballaz Pre High School Classic at Frederick Douglass Academy III in The Bronx as they caught two games such as Wings Academy (PSAL) v. Mount St. Michael (CHSAA) and Archbishop Stepinac (CHSAA) and Sacred Heart (CHSAA). Here are the standouts from those two games: &...Read more

2019 Tru Ballaz Pre-Season Classic Top Performers - 10/1

By David Cordova, RecruitTheBronx.com opened the month of October by dropping in on another night of the Tru Ballaz Pre-High School Classic at Frederick Douglass Academy III in the South Bronx. We got to see two games as Brooklyn Collegiate (PSAL) squared off against Iona Prep (CHSAA) and Frederick Douglass Academy III (PSAL) squared off agains...Read more

2019 New Haven Senior Showcase

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The 2nd annual New Haven Senior Showcase brought a dozen D2 and D3 college recruiters from five different states to Amistad High School on September 29 to evaluate prospects. Several prep school coaches attended as well. The event was organized by @AmistadHoops and @NewHavenHeatFam . Top Performers: Kazell Stewart ...Read more

2019 Respect All Invitational - Top Performers

By David Cordova, On Friday night, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to the Baychester section of The Bronx to check out the action at the Respect All, Fear None Invitational, which is a showcase event for high schools throughout the greater New York City area. Here are the standouts from the two games in the event: Steven Turner, 6-0, Point Gua...Read more

2019 Beacon 158 Top Performers - 9/23

By David Cordova, On Monday night, September 23, RecruitTheBronx.com made our third visit out to this year’s Beacon 158 Tournament. On this night, we got to check out the action between Cardozo High and Elmont High and the matchup between St. John The Baptist and Deer Park. Here are the standouts from the games. Isiah Barnes, 5-10, Poin...Read more

St. Peters High School 2019-20 Season Preview

By Robert Pena,   The new season for the CHSAA High School Boys Varsity basketball is quickly approaching and the Eagles of St. Peter High School are expected to face it with a lot of new faces and young players, but they have optimism that the young players will be ready to face the challenge. With a challenging schedule coming at the ...Read more

St Joseph's By The Sea 2019-20 Season Preview

By Robert Pena St Joseph By The Sea which is a part of the CHSAA Boys Varsity basketball league and located in Staten Island, NY. They will have a familiar, guard-oriented team. Their strength in being able to control the ball will an asset this upcoming season. They are returning five key players, all seniors and are looking to make a deep run t...Read more

2019 Beacon 158 Top Performers - 9/20

By David Cordova On Friday, September 20, RecruitTheBronx.com was in Bayside, Queens to catch some more of this year’s Beacon 158 Back to School Tournament as Wings Academy (PSAL) squared off against Cardozo A (PSAL) and Chaminade (CHSAA) squared off against Eagle Academy (PSAL). Here are the standouts from the games: CJ Riley, 5-8, Poin...Read more

2019 Northeast Prep Showcase Player Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Below are the player preview snapshots for the 2019 Northeast Prep Showcase in Troy, NY on Sunday, September 22.     2020s Brandon Cahill (2020) 6’1 Guard, Red Hook Central HS   Jaden Ezomo (2020) 6’7 Forward, Nottingham HS - Syracuse, AAU Team: City Rocks -  Ezomo is a very athl...Read more

2019 Tru Ballaz Pre-Season Classic Top Performers - 9/17

By David Cordova, On Tuesday, September 17,  RecruitTheBronx.com was at Frederick Douglass Academy III in the South Bronx for the annual Tru Ballaz Pre-Season High School Classic, as Mount St. Michael (CHSAA) squared off against Thurgood Marshall Academy (PSAL) and St. Raymond (CHSAA) squared off against Frederick Douglass Academy III (PSA...Read more

RTB College Prospect Notes - September

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com During the month of September, RecruitTheBronx.com went out to its network of high school, prep school and AAU coaches and asked them to submit notes on any under-recruited college prospects that they had in the programs. Below we present their responses.   2020s   Kobe Anderson (2020) 6’2 guard,...Read more

Beacon 158 Tournament Top Performers - 9/16

By David Cordova, On Monday, September 16, RecruitTheBronx.com paid made it out to Bayside, Queens for the first day of the Beacon 158 Tournament, which is a fall league for high school teams in New York City and Long Island. Here are the standouts from the games:   O’Zhell Jackson, 6-7, Forward, Stevenson High School, Class of 2021 - ...Read more

2019 Made Hoops Showcase Participants

RecruitTheBronx.com@gmail.com Below is a prelimnary list of prospects who are signed up to particpate in the 2019 Made Hoops Showcase at Uncommon Charter High School in Brooklyn on October 5th and 6th.   NEW YORK   Chisom Okpara - Vermont Academy - Okpara is an physically blessed Westchester County product with D1 potential. He d...Read more

2019 IS8 Fall Classic Top Performers - 9/14

By David Cordova On Saturday, September 14, RecruitTheBronx.com was in Jamaica, Queens for the IS8 Tip-Off Fall Classic, which is a fall league where many of the best talent in the area comes to compete before the high school season. Here are the standouts from Saturday’s games: Quaran McPherson, 6-3, Shooting Guard, Christ the King High S...Read more

2019 Hoop Group Fall Exposure Tour Top Performers

By David Cordova,   On Friday night, September 13, RecruitTheBronx.com dropped in at the Riverbank State Park for the Hoop Group Fall Exposure Tour stop, where many student-athletes showcased their abilities on the court in front of Division II & Division III coaches. Here were the standouts from the showcase: Koby Brea, 6-6, Shootin...Read more

The Professional Chiller High School Classic Top Performers

By David Cordova On Sunday, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to the Nx Generation Athletics facility in Westbury, Long Island for The Professional Chiller High School Classic, where players from all over New York State came out to show their stuff in a one-day showcase. Here were the standouts from the event: Hammad Singleton, 5-8, Point Guar...Read more

2019 NYC Academic Elite Showcase Players Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com NYC Academic college prospect showcase has made itself into a very important event, getting exposure to a large number of under-recruited prospects from the region. This year it will be held at the House of Sports, just 20 minutes from NYC, on September 14. The showcase’s stated goal is to provide student athlete...Read more

City Is Mine Tournament Top Performers

By David Cordova This Saturday, September RecruitTheBronx.com dropped in at the Gauchos Gym for the fifth annual City is Mine Tournament, in which four teams played against each other in a single-elimination tournament. As you can see below the court was loaded with high major D1 prospects: Sterling Jones, 5-9, Point Guard, Christ the King H...Read more

2019 Smartball Classic Top Performers - 8/19

By David Cordova, On Monday night, August 19, RecruitTheBronx.com returned to the Abraham Lincoln Playground in Harlem for the Smartball Classic for the matchups between Our Saviour Lutheran (Independent) versus Monsignor Scanlan (CHSAA) and South Shore (PSAL) versus Iona Prep (CHSAA). Here are the standouts for both of the games: Dylan Wusu...Read more

2019 Smartball Classic Top Performers - 8/15

By David Cordova, On Thursday night, RecruitTheBronx.com got to the Abraham Lincoln Playground in Harlem for the Smartball Classic, which features teams from the New York-New Jersey area. On this date, The Patrick School (NJ) knocked off St. Raymond and Mount Vernon beat Cardinal Hayes. Here were the standouts in those games. Malachi Smith, 5-1...Read more

2019 FunSport Summer League Top Performers - 8/12

By David Cordova, On Monday, August 12, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to Tillary Park in downtown New York City for the Funsport High School Classic, where high school teams from the five boroughs are playing in a tournament as a prelude to the high school season. Here are the standouts from Monday’s games: Gabe Holley, 5-8, Point Guard,...Read more

2019 Hoops in the Sun Vsonary Day

By David Cordova On Saturday afternoon, August 10, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to the Hoops in the Sun at Orchard Beach in The Bronx for the second annual Vsonary Day event, which features some of the best players in the tri-state area from the Class of 2022. Here are the standouts from the game: Tyler Hawkins(2022) 6-0, Point Guard, Moun...Read more

2019 Will Kelly Sr Invitational Tournament Top Performers

By Derrick Irving, Sunday, August 11th, RecruitTheBronx.com was in attendance for the 1st Annual Will Kelly Sr. High School Invitational Tournament at Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem. The event is ran by Hoops By The River Director/Founder Will Kelly Jr. He and his father, Will Kelly Sr., founded Hoops By The River in 2009. Kelly Jr. start...Read more

2019 Smartball Classic Top Performers - 8/8

By David Cordova, On Thursday night, August 8, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to the Abraham Lincoln Playground in Harlem for the Smartball Classic to check out some of the best high school teams from the tri-state area. We only got through one game, before the rain came cancelled the rest. Here were the standouts from the game between PSAL Que...Read more

2019 FunSport Summer League Top Performers - 8/5

By David Cordova On Monday, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to the asphalt court of Tillary Park in downtown Brooklyn to check out the action at the Funsport High School Summer League, which has about a dozen of the city’s best high school teams in the CHSAA and PSAL. Here are the standouts for Monday’s games: Jakai White, 6-1, Shooting ...Read more

2019 NY v NY Top Performers - Week 5

By David Cordova, On the evening of Tuesday, August 3,  RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to Monsignor Kett Playground in the Inwood section of Manhattan to catch some more of the talent-rich NY vs NY tournament. This was the last week of the regular season before the playoffs. Here were the standouts from Tuesday night’s games: Kadary ...Read more

2019 Top of the Hill Classic Top Performers - 7/29

By David Cordova On Monday, July 29, Recruit the Bronx paid a visit to the Soundview section of The Bronx to check out the action at the Top of the Hill Basketball Classic. It is a brand-new tournament that is sponsored by Kemba Walker of the Boston Celtics, becoming a hub for plenty of talent from around the city. Here are standouts from Monda...Read more

Dyckman Summer League Top Performers - 7/25

By David Cordova On Thursday night, July 25, RecruitTheBronx.com took a trip to the famed Dyckman Tournament in the Inwod section of Manhattan to check out the action as the best players in the tri-state area came out to do battle on the blacktop. Here are some of the standouts from that night’s action: Rhyjon Blackwell, 6-0, Shooting Guard, ...Read more

2019 NY vs. NY Top Performers - Week 4

By David Cordova On Tuesday, July 24,  RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to the Gauchos Gymnasium in The Bronx to catch some Week 4 of “NY vs. NY” action. In the two games that took place (West 4th vs. Gersh Park and Tri-State vs. Watson), there was plenty of intense action and plenty of great play. Here were the standouts for the...Read more

2019 NY vs. NY Top Performers - Week 3

By David Cordova On Tuesday, July 16,  RecruitTheBronx.com made a trip to South Ozone Park, Queens for Week 3 of the Nike sponsored NY vs. NY Tournament. This tournament showcases the best players in the tri-state area who are playing for the six Nike-sponsored tournaments in New York City. Here were the standouts for Tuesday’s action: M...Read more

2019 Seward Park Showdown Top Performers - 7/11

By Derrick Irving, Thursday, July 11, RecruitTheBronx.com was in attendance for opening day of the Seward Park Showdown, an indoor high school summer league at Seward Park Campus in Downtown Manhattan. The summer league is run by Seward Park and New Design High School Head Coach Katey Wentworth. Here are our top prospects: Alione Mbay 2021 5...Read more

2019 CHSAA Team Camp Player Previews

. On June 28-30, the Catholic High School Athletic Association of Greater New York City will run its 2019 Team Camp. Give that this is NCAA Scholasstic “live period” sanctioned events, a very large number of D1 college coaches will be in attendance. Below we have previews on some of the top players that they will see. All Hallows ...Read more

Lincoln Park Classic Top Performers - 6/26

By David Cordova On Wednesday night, June 26, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to the Lincoln Park Classic in South Ozone Park, Queens to check out some of the finest talent in the borough of Queens and other parts of New York City. Here were the standouts from the three games: Stephon Roberts, 6-9, Forward, Medgar Evers Preparatory School, Bro...Read more

2019 Rucker Park Prep Tournament - Top Performers

By David Cordova On Saturday, June 22, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to the hallowed grounds of Rucker Park in Harlem for the first annual Rucker Park Prep tournament, which is sponsored by Def Jam Records. Two New York-area schools and an AAU program from upstate New York came out and showed their talents. Here were their standouts: Joshua ...Read more

2019 Watson Basketball Classic Top Performers

By David Cordova This Tuesday and Wednesday, Recruit the Bronx paid a visit to the Watson Basketball Classic in the Soundview section of The Bronx as they were in their second week of summer play action. Here are the standouts for this week’s action: DJ Watson, 6-6, Shooting Guard, Roosevelt High School Uptown Elite, Class of 2019 – Watson ...Read more

2019 Collision - Top Performers

By Dave Moses The Collision basketball tournament returned for its second year in a row, loaded with top teams and talent from NYC and surrounding areas. The event took place Friday, June 14th through Sunday, June 16th at Long Island Lutheran High School and Uniondale High School. Several players caught our eye. Amadou Diallo (2021) 5’10 poi...Read more

2019 Rumble in the Bronx Top Performers - 17u

By David Cordova This Saturday, June 8, RecruitTheBronx.com was on the scene at House of Sports in Ardsley, New York for the Rumble in the Bronx Tournament to check out their 17U division. The Rumble is the largest and deepest AAU tournament in the Greater NYC area. Below are the standouts for the squads hailing from New York and Connecticut: ...Read more

2019 Fordham Team Camp

By David Cordova On Tuesday evening, June 4,  RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to the Lombardi Athletic Center on the campus of Fordham University in The Bronx for their annual team camp. Schools from New York City, Rockland County and Westchester County all came out to compete as a way to build cohesion and also to prepare themselves for...Read more

2019 EYAC Beacon 158 Spring Fling Top Performers - Quarterfinals

By David Cordova On Thursday night, May 30, RecruitTheBronx.com made a return visit to the Beacon 158 Spring Classic in Bayside, Queens to check out the quarterfinals. Here are the standouts from this week’s action in the games between Cardozo and Stevenson and Eagle Academy and Deer Park: Errol White, 6-6, Forward, Cardozo High School, Cla...Read more

2019 West 4th Street Classic - 5/27

By David Cordova On Monday, May 27, RecruitTheBronx.com returned to the West 4th Street Classic in the Greenwich Village. The games in “The Cage” which it is most commonly referred to, are tough and gritty and iconically reflects the New York City basketball culture. Here are the standouts from Monday’s games: Duquan Patterson, 6-1, Shoot...Read more

2019 NEPSAC Scholastic Showcases Player Previews

In the wake of last year’s Condoleeza Rice led Independent Commission investigation of NCAA Mens Basketball practices, one of the outcomes was a two weekend reduction in the D1 July Live Period for AAU Basketball. Now, those two weekends will be switched to “Scholastic” events that can only be hosted by approved high school basket...Read more

2019 Under Armour Rise Tournament

By David Cordova This Memorial Day weekend, RecruitTheBronx.com made it out to House of Sports in Ardsley, New York for the Under Armour Rise Tournament. Plenty of teams from the East Coast were playing in this regional event to qualify for a chance to play at the Under Armour Finals in Atlanta, Georgia in July. Here are the standouts for all of ...Read more

2019 All Gym Rat Challenge Team - 9th Grade Division

Excerpted from Gym Rat Challenge reporting Jamyier Patton, a lightning-quick 5-foot-6 guard, earned the MVG award for the bracket as he served as a high effective floor general for Unit Promise, and spearheaded the team’s superlative defensive work. JoPaul McKrieth (42) 6-4 post BABC 2022/Chicopee High School: An outstanding “big&...Read more

2019 All Gym Rat Challenge Team - 10th Grade Division

Excerpted from Gym Rat Challenge reporting Zaire Rogers (1) 6-7 forward Playaz Basketball Club/Immaculate Conception School: Not happy with his sophomore campaign coming off the bench for his high school team this past season, he is dedicating his summer to improving. And, the results are more than positive so far. He scored 17 points, blocked ...Read more

2019 All Gym Rat Challenge Team - 11th Grade Division

Excerpted from Gym Rat Challenge reporting Zed Key (10) 6-8 post Long Island Lightning-Wagner/Long Island Lutheran: Easily the most-dominant player in the division. Ca post up and finish both ways with counter moves His drop step dunks are impressive. Uses his body extremely well to get position in deep. An elite shot-blocker, sending anything th...Read more

2019 West 4th Street Classic - Opening Day

By David Cordova On Friday, May 24, RecruitTheBronx.com dropped down to Greenwich Village in Manhattan for opening day of the West 4th Street Classic’s high school division. Many of the best talent in the city and surrounding areas compete in a park that is known for being a battleground for gritty players. On the infamously under-sized court...Read more

2019 Frankie Williams Charity Classic

By David Cordova On Wednesday night, May 15, RecruitTheBronx.com paid made it up to White Plains, NY, for the 10th annual Frankie Williams Charity Classic, which was held at the Westchester County Center. The event featured some of the best talent and hidden gems in the tri-state area. Here are the standouts from that we saw: Jordan Agyemang, 6...Read more

2019 IS8/Nike Spring Classic Top Performers - 5/11

By David Cordova This past weekend, Recruit the Bronx paid a visit to the IS8/Nike Spring Classic, which is held at Intermediate School 8 in Jamaica, Queens, and is a breeding ground for the best talent in the tri-state area. During that weekend, it was the start of the playoffs, as teams with the best records in the league were prepared to go ...Read more

2019 EYAC Beacon 158 Spring Fling Top Performers - 5/9

By David Cordova On Thursday evening, May 9, RecruitTheBronx.com paid our final visit to this year’s Beacon 158 Tournament in Bayside, Queens, as it finished the last day of the regular season. A few high school programs from Queens such as Holy Cross, St. Francis Prep, Springfield Gardens, Campus Magnet, Cardozo and a community program ca...Read more

2019 Wheelchair Classic

By David Cordova On Wednesday, May 8, RecruitTheBronx.com made it to Adlai Stevenson High School in The Bronx for the annual Wheelchair Classic event, which is a fundraising basketball event supporting the disabled. In the event, there were players representing four teams: Bronx/Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island. The first game was the ...Read more

2019 EYAC Beacon 158 Spring Fling Top Performers - 5/6

By David Cordova On Monday, May 6, RecruitTheBronx.com made our third visit to this spring’s Beacon 158 Tournament to check out some of the best high school teams from Queens, Long Island and The Bronx. Here are the standouts from Monday’s games: Tahliek Taylor, 5-10, Point Guard, Martin Van Buren High School, Class of 2020 - Taylor i...Read more

2019 Entertainer’s Spring League Top Performers - 5/5

By David Cordova On Sunday, May 5, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to the Dunlevy Milbank Community Center for the Entertainer’s Spring High School League, where many of the best players in the tri-state area come out to play. Here are some of the standouts from this Sunday’s games: Curtis Fornchor, 6-8, Forward, Hudson Catholic High S...Read more

2019 EYAC Beacon 158 Spring Fling Top Performers - 5/3

By David Cordova On Friday night, May 3rd, RecruitTheBronx.com paid another visit to the Beacon 158 Spring League. This time the action was in Bayside, Queens, where high school programs from The Bronx and Queens dueled it out in three games. Here are the standouts from Friday’s games. Errol White, 6-6, Forward, Cardozo High School, Class of ...Read more

2019 EYAC Beacon 158 Spring Fling Top Performers - 4/30

By David Cordova RecruitTheBronx.com went to the Marie Curie School, Bayside, Queens to catch some EYAC Beacon 158 Tournament action on April 30. The Spring Fling atteacts high school programs from the Bronx, Queens and Long Island in a spring league in order to showcase their players for the following season. Here are the standouts from Monday n...Read more

2019 Entertainer’s High School Spring Classic

By David Cordova On Sunday afternoon, April 28, RecruitTheBronx.com made it out to Harlem’s Frederick Samuel Community Center for the first annual Entertainer’s High School Spring Classic, which showcases plenty of the best talent in the tri-state area. Here are the standouts from this weekend’s games: Abou Wague, 6-5, Forward, Benjamin ...Read more

2019 IS8 Spring Classic

By David Cordova On Saturday, April 21 RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to Jamaica, Queens for the IS8 Spring Classic at Intermediate School 8. The tournament showcases plenty of the best talent in the tri-state area and is a breeding ground for premier talent for big names and players trying to make their name. The tournament’s slogan of “Br...Read more

Hoop Group Spring Exposure Tour - River State Park

By David Cordova On Friday night, April 19, RecruitTheBronx.com was at Riverbank State Park in Harlem for the Hoop Group Spring Exposure Tour. The event is one of a series that Hoop Group runs on the Eastern Seaboard in order to showcase players, from grades 9-12, from the region where they to compete in front of D2 and D3 college coaches. Here...Read more

Entertainers High School Spring League

By David Cordova On April 14, RecruitTheBronx.com attended the first day of the Entertainers High School Spring League, which took place at the Dunlevy Milbank Center in Harlem. It showcased some of the finest players in the tri-state area. Here are the standouts from Sunday night’s games. Justin Champagnie, 6-7, Forward, Bishop Loughlin Hig...Read more

2019 Unsigned Hype Showcase Games

By David Cordova RecruitTheBronx.com checked out the action at this year’s Unsigned Hype Showcase Games at George Westinghouse High School in Brooklyn, which was an opportunity for seniors from the tri-state area to play in front of various college coaches. Here were the standout’s from Friday night’s action: Joseph Peña, 6-4, Forwar...Read more

2019 Nate Blue Showcase

By Derrick Irving On Thursday RecruitTheBronx.com was on hand to watch the 5th Annual Nate Blue Showcase at The Frederick Samuel Community Center in Harlem, NY. The showcase is apart of the Big Apple Sports College Exposure Week, a 4-day event of unsigned senior games with college coaches in attendance. Nate Blue is the director of Real Scout Ba...Read more

2019 IS8 Opening Weekend

By David Cordova This weekend, Recruit the Bronx made their way out to the borough of Queens to check out the opening weekend of the IS8 Spring Classic at the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens. The tournament had plenty of strong players from around the tri-state area. Check out the standouts from this week: Irvin Patrick, 6-0, Shooting Gu...Read more

2019 Under Armour Elite 50 Showcase

The Connecticut Elite Basketball Program held it’s 2019 UA Elite 50 Showcase this past weekend on March 30th, 2019. The camp was populated mostly by players that ranged from the 4th grade all the way through their senior year of high school. Many talent evaluators and college coaches were in attendance to witness firsthand the amount of talent...Read more

2019 Nick Ciccone/Pete Sinis Memorial Tournament Top Players

By David Cordova This weekend, Recruit the Bronx made a trip to the Our Lady of Mercy Gymnasium in Port Chester, New York for the Nick Ciccone/Pete Sinis Memorial Tournament. This is an annual tournament hosted by Team Triple Threat for teams from around the tri-state area. In this year’s event, eight teams competed in a very small gymnas...Read more

2019 NYC Mayor's Cup

By David Cordova, Recruit the Bronx paid a visit to St. Francis College in Brooklyn to check out the action at the NYC Mayor’s Cup, which is a matchup between the best seniors in the PSAL and the CHSAA. Here are the standouts from the boys game: Michael Green, 5-11, Point Guard, Mount St. Michael Academy - Green is a guard who is great at reb...Read more

2019 CHSAA A Division Semifinal Top Performers Notes

By David Cordova On Tuesday, Recruit the Bronx paid a visit to St. Raymond High School in The Bronx to check out the Catholic High Schools Athletic Association (CHSAA) A Division semifinal games. The teams that were featured in the games were La Salle Academy (Manhattan), Fordham Prep (The Bronx), Nazareth (Brooklyn) and Monsignor Farrell (Sta...Read more

2019 The LuHi Postseason Invitational Championship

By David Cordova This past weekend, Recruit the Bronx made the trip out to Brookville, Long Island for the LuHi Postseason Invitational, which is hosted by Long Island Lutheran High School. In this event, four high level teams from New York State,  Long Island Lutheran, Albany Academy for Boys, John Bowne and Martin Luther King all battled in...Read more

2018-19 Freshman All FCIAC Team

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2019 Big North Shootout Top Players

By David Cordova RecruitTheBronx.com took a trip to Uncommon Charter High School in Brooklyn to cover the Big North Shootout, where several standouts from schools in New York City and upstate New York State met up. Here were the standouts from the two-day event: Michael Browne, 6-2, Forward, Archbishop Molloy High School, Class of 2020 - A play...Read more

2019 Empire Invitational Top Players

By David Cordova This weekend, RecruitTheBronx.com made our way to the Empire Invitational, which was a two-day event that was played at Iona Preparatory School in New Rochelle and Mount St. Michael Academy in The Bronx. In both days, plenty of teams from around the area had players that showcased their talent in front of college coaches from al...Read more

2019 Apparel Classic Top Perfomrers

By David Cordova This weekend, RecruitTheBronx.com made our way out to the Middle Village section of Queens for the fifth annual Apparel Challenge at Christ the King High School. We got a look at standouts from schools all over The City and Long Island. In the span of four games, we saw special talents from players from eight teams. Here were ...Read more

2018 NYC Super 16 Showcase

By Derrick Irving On the December 15th, RecruitTheBronx.com was on hand to watch the Super 16 Showcase at Intech Academy in the Bronx. The two day event is organized by Head Coach and Director of Tennessee Preparatory Academy, Harold Rayford. Here are the top prospects that we saw: Anthony Marshall 2020 5’11 Point Guard Metro BDA - One of...Read more

2018 Eddie Lau Down Syndrome Classic

By David Cordova Saturday, December 29 was the date for the first annual Eddie Lau Down Syndrome Classic. It consisted of three games hosted by Xaverian High in Manthattan. Here were the New York City teams’ standouts: Willem Nielsen, 6’0, Shooting Guard, Brooklyn Tech High School, Class of 2020 - Nielsen has good court vision, awar...Read more

2018 Monsignor King and Monsignor Brown Tournament

By David Cordova This week, RecruitTheBronx.com made the trip to the Monsignor King and Monsignor Brown Tournament, which was played inside the St. Thomas Aquinas CYO gymnasium in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn. The tournament, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, showcased many teams from parts of New York City and Long Island. Here we...Read more

2018 Brooklyn Bridge Holiday Classic

By David Cordova This past Sunday, Recruit the Bronx made their way to downtown Brooklyn for the Brooklyn Bridge Holiday Classic, which is run by the Brooklyn Youth Sports Club, at George Westinghouse High School. There were several programs from the CHSAA and the PSAL that came out to play on this Sunday afternoon and evening. Here are the stand...Read more

NCAA Eligibility Made Easy

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2018 City Legendz Invitational Top Players

By David Cordova This weekend, RecruitTheBronx.com took a trip to check out the action at the City Legendz Invitational at St. Raymond High School in the Bronx. The CL Invitational is a high school event designed to help student/athletes gain exposure and raise funds for the Motefiore Childrens Hospital. We caught five New York teams from four s...Read more

2018 Cancer Aneurysm Awareness Classic

By Derrick Irving On Saturday December 8th, RecruitTheBronx.com was on hand to watch the Cancer Aneurysm Awareness Classic at Benjamin Banneker HS in Brooklyn, NY. The event was ran by Benjamin Banneker Head Coach Willie Jackson. Here are our top prospects: Emiliano Tappin 2019 6’1 wing, August Martin HS - Attacks the basket strong and ca...Read more

2018 Battle in the Apple (NYC Teams) Top Players

By David Cordova This weekend, RecruitTheBronx.com headed to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the first annual Battle in the Apple Showcase, which is sponsored by Puma. Three New York teams played in the first two games, as Christ the King (CHSAA) took on South Shore (PSAL) and Lawrence Woodmere took on Seattle’s Federal Way. Here were the s...Read more

2018 NEPSAC Class B Showcase Top Players

The New England Prep School Athletic Counsel (NEPSAC), like many state high school associations, divides its Class A through Class D teams by school (male) population size. The challenge for their seeding committees in choosing their post-season championship tournaments participants is that the region covers seven different states. Consequently, th...Read more

2018 Battle of the Bronx

By Derrick Irving On Thanksgiving Friday and Saturday, Recruit the Bronx was on hand to watch the2018-19 season opening Battle of the Bronx at Evander Childs HS in the Bronx, NY. The event is ran by Evander Childs Varsity Head Coach Dave Fonfa. Here are our top prospects from the event: Kevon Wiggins 2019 6’3 Guard Evander Childs - An agg...Read more

2018 Brooklyn Collegiate Thanksgiving Invitational

By David Cordova On Saturday, Recruit the Bronx made its way to the Brownsville section of Brooklyn to check out Brooklyn Collegiate’s 4th annual Thanksgiving Invitational, where five PSAL teams and a charter school from four different boroughs did battle in three games. Competing in this event was Queens High School of Teaching (Queens), Inwoo...Read more

2018 Tru Ballaz Playoffs Top Players

By David Cordova On Saturday afternoon, October 20, Recruit the Bronx took another trip to Frederick Douglass Academy III in The Bronx to check out the playoffs at the Tru Ballaz High School Classic. In the quarterfinals, there were three games between St. Raymond (CHSAA) and Monsignor Scanlan (CHSAA), Mount St. Michael (CHSAA) and Wings Academy...Read more

Tru Ballaz Top Players Notes 10/16/18

By Dave Cordova On Tuesday night, October 16, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to the Tru Ballaz High School Classic for the final regular season games at Frederick Douglass Academy in the Bronx. Theplayoff games start on Thursday. The matchups on this night were between Thurgood Marshall (PSAL) and St. Raymond (CHSAA) in the first game and betwe...Read more