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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

2018 Hype City Top Players

By Derrick Irving On October 8, Recruit the Bronx was on hand to watch Hype City AA High School Pre-Season Tournament at George Westinghouse HS in Brooklyn, NY. The one day tournament included 8 AA Boys Basketball Programs, 4 Catholic and 4 Public. The event was ran by Shabar Ewing. Here are our top prospects: Mervin Hope 2020 6’4 Wing ...Read more

Tru Ballaz Top Players Notes 10/9/18

By David Cordova On October 9, Recruit the Bronx went to Frederick Douglass Academy III in the South Bronx to check out the action at Tru Ballaz and two games between St. Raymond (CHSAA) vs. Wings Academy (PSAL) and Boys & Girls (PSAL) vs. Cardinal Hayes (CHSAA). Here are the standouts from both games: Luis Kortright, 6-3, Shooting Guard,...Read more

2018 The Great 8 - Top Players

By Derrick Irving On Saturday Recruit The Bronx was on hand to watch the first day of The Great 8, a two day high school boys basketball showcase of four AA Public vs 4 AA Catholic programs at South Shore HS in Brooklyn, NY. The event was run by Coach Shawn Mark. Here are our top prospects: Jaylen Davis 2019 6’3 Shooting Guard Cardozo -&n...Read more

PSAL Preseason Rankings

‪PSAL Preseason Rankings ‬ ‪See http://nycbasketball.com/m/blogpost?id=2827673%3ABlogPost%3A214631‬...Read more

Tru Ballaz Top Players Notes 10/2/18

By David Cordova On a Tuesday night, Recruit the Bronx took a trip to Frederick Douglass Academy III in the Bronx to check out the action at Tru Ballaz in two games. Wadleigh went up against Byram Hills in the first game and Thurgood Marshall and Archbishop Stepinac faced off in the final game of the night. Here are the standouts from both games...Read more

Advanced Scoring Clinic in Madison,CT

‪Advanced Scoring Clinic in Madison, CT‬ ‪See https://sdccamps.com/product/the-fundamental-mans-8-night-scholarship-academy-sdc-advanced-scoring-camp/‬...Read more

Tru Ballaz Top Players Notes (9/25/18)

By David Cordova On Tuesday night, Recruit the Bronx went to Frederick Douglass Academy III in the South Bronx to check out the action in games: St. Raymond (CHSAA) vs. DeWitt Clinton (PSAL) and Archbishop Stepinac (CHSAA) and LaSalle (CHSAA). Here are the standouts from both games: Tahron Allen, 6-4, Shooting Guard, St. Raymond High School, C...Read more

2018 All City Classic Top Performers

By David Cordova This Saturday, Recruit the Bronx took the opportunity to check out the best of the best from New York and Philadelphia as All Star teams dueled it out at St. Raymond High School in three games. New York would emerge victorious in the sophomore, junior and senior games, as they would determine that they were the superior city. Her...Read more

2018 MTG Back2School Top Performers (9/22/18)

By Derrick Irving Saturday September 22nd, Recruit the Bronx was on hand to watch the opening week of MTG Back 2 School Preseason HS Invitational at the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Queens in Queens, NY. The tournament is run by Rob Moses. Here are the top prospects that we saw: Tyrese Apple 2019 6’2 Guard John Bowne - crafty scorer finis...Read more

2018 New Haven Senior Showcase

With several college coaches from Rhode Island and Connecticut on hand, the top 20 New Haven area seniors had an excellent opportunity to showcase their skills Saturday night at Amistad High School.  Some players left the gym with new invites from college coaches for campus visits this fall.  Other players garnered interest as well, and h...Read more

Tru Ballaz Top Players Notes (9/18/18)

By David Cordova On a Tuesday night at the Tru Ballaz High School Classic, we caught a game between the defending PSAL Bronx Borough champions, Eagle Academy, and the defending CHSAA and New York State Federation champions, Archbishop Stepinac. In a battle between teams from the Catholic and public school systems, Eagle would emerge victorious wi...Read more

Free Guide to College Recruiting

See https://proskillsbasketball.com/college-basketball-recruiting-ebook/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_campaign=a2443dece3-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_08_29_03_32&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e09f7993e6-a2443dece3-1210379749...Read more

2918 Corevy Players’ Combine

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2018 Southern Connecticut Showcase

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2018 Tru Ballaz Opening Day

By Dave Cordova On Thursday night, Recruit the Bronx went to Frederick Douglass Academy III in The Bronx to check out the action on the first day of the Tru Ballaz High School Classic, which features teams from Westchester County, The Bronx, Manhattan and Brooklyn. Here are some of the standouts from the first night: Michael Green III, 5-10, Po...Read more

EYAC/Beacon 158 Back-to-School 2K18 Basketball Tournament Schedule

Games will be played at Middle School 158 Marie Curie - 46-35 Oceania St, Bayside, NY 11361...Read more

2018 Pops King Jr. Memorial Invitational

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2018 Great 8 Pre-Season Tourney

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2018 MTG Pre-Season Schedule

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2018 Tru Ballaz Schedule

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2018-19 Division I Men’s Basketball Recruiting Calendar

2018-19 Division I Men’s Basketball Recruiting Calendar Excerpted from https://www.ncsasports.org/ncaa-eligibility-center/recruiting-rules/recruiting-calendar...Read more

2018 Lincoln Park Summer League Championship

By David Cordova August 29 Recruit The Bronx paid one final visit for the summer to the Lincoln Park in South Ozone Park, Queens, for their semifinal and championship games. Here are the list of standouts around the tri-state area who stood out during the playoffs: Joe Toussaint, 5-11, Point Guard, Cardinal Hayes High School (NY), Team Vsonary,...Read more

2018 MTG Summer League Honors

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2018 Fun Sport

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Vertical Hoops Fall AAU Tournaments

For more info, see http://www.verticalhoops.com/new-york-1/...Read more

recruitthebronx on Instagram

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2018 Brooklyn Collegiate Invitational

Interested teams should contact Ken Hoyte at coach6742@gmail.com...Read more

2018 TPC High School Classic

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Next Level Hoops Academy 2018 Fall Exposure Camps

2018 FALL EXPOSURE CLINICS COMBINE TESTING Each Participant will be tested in NBA combine testing including vertical jump, ¾ court sprints, lane agility drill, and reactive shuttle run.   SKILL DEVELOPMENT SESSION Each participant will be worked out by our staff of coaches. This will include ball handling, shooting, rebounding, and def...Read more

2018 Smartball Classic Final Four

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2018 Hoop Mountain College and Prep School Showcase

See http://hoopmountain.com/ne-ny-boys/camps/fall-college-and-prep-school-showcase...Read more

MTG Championship Sunday

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2018 Dyckman Summer League Top Performers

By Dave Cordova This summer RecruitTheBronx.com took again took our trips to one of the most historic playgrounds in New York City, The Monsignor Kett Palyground in the Inwood section of Manhattan. This is better know as The Dyckman Tournament, a battleground for talent to be either made or exposed. If one can hold his own at Dyckman, he has game...Read more

2018 Slam Summer Classic

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Smartball vs NJ/Philly Challenge Game

Smartball vs NJ/Philly Challenge Game on August 21, 8:30pm tip...Read more

Hamidou Diallo Community Day

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2018 Lincoln Park Summer League Playoffs

By Dave Cordova On August 15, Recruit the Bronx returned to the South Ozone Park section of Queens for the Lincoln Park Classic. Although only in only its third year, Lincoln Park is already established itself as one of the most prominent high school summewr leagues. It’s the playoffs at Lincoln Park, so players either go hard or go home. Her...Read more

2018 Smartball Classic - Top Performers

By Brett Wilson The Smart Ball Classic is here. Now in its thirteenth year, this is New York City’s premier single elimination pre season high school tournament. Rudy King, the Director, now has 22 teams participating.  The first week consists of play-in games. Recruit The Bronx was on site, and these are the players that we noticed. ...Read more

2019 AAU Registration

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2018 Trinity College Prospect Camp

See http://www.bantamsports.com/sports/mbkb/2017-18/releases/Men-s_Basketball_241718...Read more

2018 Maritime Workouts

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2018 NYC Academic Elite Camp

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New England Recruiting Report Frosh Soph Elite 75 Showcase

See https://newenglandrecruitingreport.com/events/elite-75-frosh-soph-edition...Read more

2018 Smartball Classic

Game Info. smartballclassic.com AUGUST 6-23 6:30P.M. & 8:30P.M. GAMES MON-THURS. Lincoln Playground 5 East 135th St. Harlem, NY...Read more

2018 Gettysburg Prospect Camp

2018 Gettysburg College Prospect Camp Camp Brochure: https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/gettysburgsports.com/documents/2018/7/16/Prospect_Camp.pdf Online Registration: https://commerce.cashnet.com/cashnetg/selfserve/EditItem.aspx?PC=ATHMBB-PD&ItemCount=1...Read more

2018 The Weekend Showcase Top Performers

By Dave Cordova This Saturday, Recruit the Bronx traveled to Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey, for the third annual “The Weekend” event, where high school teams from Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York, battled it out in front of numerous college coaches on the Division I, Division II or Division III levels, res...Read more

2018 addias Gauntlet Finals - Top Performers

By David Cordova This past weekend, RecruitTheBronx.com made their way to the Lower East Side of Manhattan to check out the Adidas Gauntlet Finale at Basketball City. The teams that played there were all in the Gold division, the elite division on the Adidas circuit. In front of a horde of Division I college coaches from around the nation, play...Read more

2018 Lincoln Park Summer League

By Dave Cordova July 2 On this Monday evening, we went to the South Ozone Park section of Queens for the Lincoln Park Classic. The best of the best in Queens and the tri-state area come out to the courts of the Frederick B. Judge Playground. Here goes the names of the standouts that held their own on the hallowed grounds. Will Kondrat, 6-7, F...Read more

2018 Conrad McRae Summer League Top Performers

By David Cordova July 1, 2018 On Sunday afternoon, RecruitTheBronx.com went out to the Conrad McRae Youth League in Park Slope, Brooklyn. It was 95 degrees outside and the battles were intense on the small court, but players from the teams that played gave everything they had on the asphalt. Here’s the notes on some of the players. Jelani C...Read more

2018 Battle for Connecticut

By Doug Scott United Youth and TMT Directors Terrence Fuller, Chronne Rogers and Anthony Hill decided that for one busy summer weekend, they would not pack up their players and families and battle the I-95 traffic to go compete in a New York or Massachusetts based tournament. Instead, they put out thigsp Bat Signal to the multitude of Connecticut...Read more

2018 Rucker Park Summer League

By Brett Wilson  @brettwilson715 2018 Entertainers Basketball Classic High School Summer League at Rucker Park tipped off this week. With a solid line up of schools this should shape up to be a very interesting time for summer competition. Still one of the better proving grounds in NYC EBC continues its rich tradition of basketball action. R...Read more

2018 New York vs New York

By David Cordova This weekend at the Parque de Los Ninos Playground in the Soundview section of the Bronx, we were able to capture the action at the New York vs. New York Tournament, which is sponsored by Nike and Game Seven Marketing. Six games from the Nike umbrella of tournaments: Dyckman (Inwood, Manhattan), Watson Classic (Bronx), Tri-State ...Read more

2018 More Than a Game

By Brett Wilson @brettwilson715 More Than a Game is one of Queens top summer league events. Going strong for seven years, MTG is organized by Kim Wilson and Rob Moses,  Assitant Coach, Cardozo High. Every year this summer league keeps attracting more and more talented players and these are some of the top performers we noticed. Week 1 Sat...Read more

2018 Fordham Team Camp 2

By Derrick Irving @CoachDIrving   bestchoicerecruits@gmail.com Recruit The Bronx was on hand Saturday June 16th to watch a bevy of great matchups at the second Fordham Team Camp of the summer. Held in the beautiful Rose Hill Gym, there were many good HS programs participating in the camp. Here were our top prospects: Jose Cuello 2020 5’1...Read more

2018 The Collision

By Dave Cordova RecruitTheBronx was at Long Island Lutheran Middle and High School in the Brookville section of Long Island on Saturday for the first annual, “The Collision” tournament, which was put together by Jay David, the director/coach of the New York Jayhawks. Several AAU programs from the tri-state area came out to do battle. Here are...Read more

2018 Frankie Williams Classic

By Brett Wilson @brettwilson715 Recruit The Bronx was in the building at the 9th Annual Frankie Williams Classic at Stepinac High School. This year FWC featured three games, Boys Regional, Girls National and Boys National) all to benefit the Amercian Cancer Society. The gym was packed and it was standing room only as some of the top Tri State pr...Read more

2018 Fordham Team Camp 1

By Emma Yavel Early summer team camps are highly anticipated events for high school basketball coaches. It’s like Christmas morning to them, in that they are unwrapping the new toys that they will be getting to play with for the year. They get to see the type of talent mix that they have, and how the team dynamic is shaping up. It gets the ...Read more

2018 Rumble in the Bronx Top Performers - 17u

By Mack Muller, Doug Scott and Emma Yavel Despite competing with various things like finals week, regency tests, graduations, the start of prep school summer breaks, and great weather outdoors, Jim Hart’s Rumble in the Bronx has always drawn massive levels of talent from all over. This year was no exception. This weekend is not a D1 live...Read more

2018 Rumble in the Bronx Top Performers - 16u

By Mack Muller, Doug Scott and Emma Yavel At both the House of Sports and Basketball City locations, Rumble had the 16u games running side by side with the 17u games, giving everyone an easy visual comparison in what a difference a year makes…or doesn’t in some cases.  Here’s some of the guys who would have been good on a...Read more

2018 Rumble in the Bronx Top Performers - 15u

By Emma Yavel, Mack Muller and Doug Scott Scouting for college prospects at the 15u level, for the most part, is a very imprecise exercise…. For example, keep in mind that Michael Jordan got cut as 16 year old due to his lack of shot making ability and Steph Curry was still starting his jump shot from the waist level as a 15 year old…...Read more

2018 Rumble in the Bronx Top Performers - 14u

By Brett Wilson @brettwilson715 RecruitTheBronx.com always finds it fruitful in attending the Rumble in the Bronx 14u games each year. It gives us a great early look at many of the rising freshman who we will become very familar with over the next four years. Here’s some of the Top Performers that we caught this weekend. Ailill Walsh 2022...Read more

2018 Gym Rat Challenge Honorable Mention - 9th Grade Division

UNION COLLEGE, SCHENECTADY, NY, excerpted from the 2018 Gym Rat Challenge Report  Cayman Warburton (4) 5-8 guard Worcester Team United  Jack Spellman (25) 6-4 forward Legends Select  Matthew Rivera (20) 5-9 guard Connecticut Elite-LV  Jaidan Gilzene (30) 6-2 forward Connecticut Elite-LV  Miles Hess (10) 6-2 guard B2L 9th Gr...Read more

2018 Gym Rat Challenge All Tournament Team - 9th Grade Division

UNION COLLEGE, SCHENECTADY, NY, excerpted from the 2018 Gym Rat Challenge Report Maurice McKinney (13) 5-11 guard Beast Nation/School 1: Big-time long-range shooter, whose three-pointers in the bracket championship helped determine the outcome. Also shoots well from mid range. Good rebounder for a guard. Gets to the basket and finishes through co...Read more

2018 Gym Rat Challenge Honorable Mention - 10th Grade Division

 Brandon Gadsden (5) 5-8 guard CT Premier Hoops (PHD)  Spencer Malloy (45) 6-3 forward Lightning.  Michael Nogueira (33) 5-11 guard Bay State Jaguars  Barbel Diallo (31) MSU Skyliners Red  Brendan Cassidy (4) 5-11 guard REIGN  Cory Rywalt (24) 5-11 guard REIGN  Jacob Daly (0) 6-5 forward REIGN  Isaiah Landres (...Read more

2018 Gym Rat Challenge All Tournament Team - 10th Grade Division

SKIDMORE COLLEGE, SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, excerpted from the 2018 Gym Rat Challenge Report Xavier Hill (32) 6-5 forward, City Rocks/Johnson City H.S.: One of the most versatile players in the age division. If his team needed a rebound, he crashed the boards. If it needed someone to break pressure, his ball-handling and passing skills were on displa...Read more

2018 Gym Rat Challenge Honorable Mention - 11th Grade Division

Excerpted from the 2018 Gym Rat Challenge Report  Tommy Morreale (23) 6-5 center Mohawk Valley Elite  Kyiev Bennermon (20) 6-5 center Elite Hoops  Matthew Bernstein (10) 6-3 forward Shore Stars  Nicholas Manso (0) 5-11 guard Shore Stars  Camron Carter (4) 6-2 wing Miami Team Pete  Kobbie Perez (2) 5-11 guard Miami Team P...Read more

2018 Gym Rat Challenge All Tournament Team - 11th Grade Division

ALBANY CAPITAL CENTER, ALBANY, NY, excerpted from the Gym Rat Challenge Report Will Krebs (24) 6-4 wing Bulls Basketball Club/Suffern H.S.: A do-everything wing player who fits the description of “glue guy.” A spot-up jump shooter who also showed the ability to crash the offensive glass. Always looking for scoring opportunities. Can g...Read more

2018 TriState Spring League

By Derrick Irving   @CoachDIrving On Sunday May 6th, RecruitTheBronx was on hand to watch the latest day of games at the Tri-State High School Spring League at ABBO Gym in Harlem. Tri-State is run by NYC basketball legend, Coach Mousey. Here are our top prospects: Max Egner 2020 6’3 Forward Maspeth HS/Queens Pythons - athletic finisher o...Read more

2018 Big Apple College Exposure Games

By Derrick Irving Saturday, April 7 was the 22nd Annual Big Apple Sports College Exposure Games run by Big Apple Sports Founder and Director Tippy McTernan, the event had over 200 Unsigned high school and college transfers showcasing their talent in front of college coaches. Here are our top prospects: David Petit Homme 2018 6’6 Forward Boys ...Read more

2018 Nate Blue Showcase

By Derrick Irving @CoachDIrving On Thursday , April 5th,  Recruit The Bronx was on hand to watch the 4th Annual Nate Blue Showcase, which is run by RealScout Nate Blue and featured four games, Middle School, Underclassmen, and two Senior games. Here are our top prospects from the high school games: DeMarley Smith 2018 5’11 Guard Our Sav...Read more

2018 EKB Showcase Top Performers

By Brett Wilson   Twitter @brettwilson715 Celebrating over 35 years of service, Ed Butler has been hosting his showcase event for high school players to display their talent for college coaches. Over two hundred kids played this year and eighteen different teams competed. Elizabeth H.S. in New Jersey was the site where almost one hundred co...Read more

2018 Unsigned Hype Seniors Game

By Brett Wilson @brettwilson715 Friday, April 6 Recruit The Bronx was in the building to watch some of New York City’s unsigned seniors showcase their talent in front of more than 30 college coaches at George Westinghouse HS. James Barrett,the tournament director, had approximately 40 seniors playing in two showcase games. The first game ...Read more

Why Recovery is So Important for Youth Basketball Players

Why Athletic Recovery is so valuable for Youth Basketball Players: By Jason Papalio Any good basketball-training program should allow for Recovery, time for growth to occur between workouts. Recovery means that you learn to relax deeply and bring your whole body into equilibrium, maximizing your body’s repair. Why does this matter? With t...Read more

2018 Big Apple Invitational

By Derrick Irving @CoachDIrving Saturday January 13th and Monday January 15th RecruitTheBronx was on hand to watch the 14th Annual Big Apple Basketball Invitational at Xavier HS in Manhattan, NY. One of the most anticipated HS tournaments of the year in NYC, that showcases many D1 bound players every year did not dissapoint this year. The two d...Read more

RecruitTheBronx.com High Academic Prospect - Class of 2021

On this webpage are the Class of 2021 prospects who have been identified to RecruitTheBronx.com as having a 3.2-3.6 gpa (see players listed in the black boxes) or having a 3.7 or higher gpa (see players listed in the orange boxes)....Read more

RecruitTheBronx.com High Academic Prospect - Class of 2020

On this webpage are the Class of 2020 prospects who have been identified to RecruitTheBronx.com as having a 3.2-3.6 gpa (see players listed in the black boxes) or having a 3.7 or higher gpa (see players listed in the orange boxes)....Read more

RecruitTheBronx.com High Academic Prospect - Class of 2019

On this webpage are the Class of 2019 prospects who have been identified to RecruitTheBronx.com as having a 3.2-3.6 gpa (see players listed in the black boxes) or having a 3.7 or higher gpa (see players listed in the orange boxes)....Read more

2018 Apparel Classic Top Performers

By Derrick Irving @CoachDIrving Sunday January 7, 2018, RecruitTheBronx was on hand to watch the 2018 Apparel Challenge at Christ The King HS in Queens, NY. The tournament featured the some of top programs in NYC that represent Nike, Under Armour, and Adidas.  Here are our top prospects: Richard Martelly 2018 6’0 Guard Boys and Gir...Read more

2018 Steve Simms Classic

By Brett Wilson @brettwilson715 January 6. It may have been cold outside but it was definitely hot inside Cardozo HS gym for the 2018 Steve Simms Classic. Eight teams were fired up, and they didn’t disappoint. Here are the players we noticed: George Varmah 2019 6’5 forward Thurgood Marshall HS - good player. Has decent athletic abi...Read more

2017 Monsignor King Tournament

By Derrick Irving @CoachDIrving RecruitTheBronx was on hand Saturday December 30, 2017 to watch four games at the 49th Monsignor King Tournament at St. Thomas Aquinas in Brooklyn, NY. The tournament, the oldest running HS basketball tournament in NYC, is run by St. Thomas Aquinas Sports Director Guy DeFonzo. Here are our top prospects: Joshua G...Read more

2017 Queens Jam Christmas Classic

By Brett Wilson @brettwilson715 RecruitTheBronx was center court at The 13th Annual Queens Jam Christmas Classic: ten teams,  one court and good action. Here are our top performers: Keysean Faulkner 2018 6’8 center Mckee Tech HS - long with good wingspan. Can block shots and deter other shots with his length. Average post moves. Av...Read more

2017 Brooklyn Bridge Holiday

by Brett Wilson @brettwilson715 In it’s fourth year, The Brooklyn Bridge Holiday Classic showcases high school games. Sponsored by The Brooklyn Youth Sports Club, these games have attracted New York City’s top high school teams. Sixteen teams compete over two days. Anton Marchand, one of the organizers, says “Wait until next y...Read more

2017 Super 16 Showcase

By Derrick Irving @BC_Recruits This past weekend (December 16-17) Recruit the Bronx was on hand to watch The Super 16 Showcase at In-Tech Academy in Bronx, NY. The tournament featured 4 Post Graduate programs and 7 HS programs. The tournament is run by Tennessee Prep Academy President and Head Coach Harold Rayford. Here are our top prospects: ...Read more

2017 City Legendz Invitational

by Brett Wilson @brettwilson715 The 2017 City Legends Invitational was played at the Gauchos Gym in the Bronx on December 15-17, 2017 Top Performers were: Trey Clarke 2018 6’4 wing Metro BDA - can shoot the 3 ball and drive to the bucket. Has multiple moves to get a basket. Plays within himself. Needs to go harder as a one on one defe...Read more

2017 St Rays v Molloy Scrimmage

By James Barrett Recruit the Bronx sat in on the private scrimmage between St Raymond’s and Archbishop Molloy at the Nike Headquarters in Midtown Manhattan.  Moses Brown 2018 7’2 C Archbishop Molloy - Premier big man in the country he is the highest ranked center that has not picked a school yet. He does a great job of finis...Read more

2017 Brooklyn Collegiate Invitational

By Gabe McFarlane On Thanksgiving Saturday, Brooklyn Collegiate hosted six teams in three games. Here were the top performers: Brandon Lewis – 2018 Guard, 6’2 Eagle Academy II- Very Athletic player who can really jump out the building. Can drive to the basket with either hand and loves to slash; but will pass the ball to the open player. Al...Read more

2017 Staten Island Showcase

By James Barrett @HooprecruiterNY   Recruit the Bronx was on hand to take a look at some of the top talent in Staten Island at The 2017 Staten Island High School League Thanksgiving Showcase. Here is a list of our top prospects this weekend. Chris Ledlum 2019 6’6 Forward St Peters - Big body nice touch on his jump shot from mid ...Read more

2017 NYC Castle Challenge

By Brett Wilson @brettwilson715 Now in it’s second year, The NYC Castle Challenge is fast becoming a must see. Eighteen teams participated over the Thanksgiving break and the competition was at a high level, including a international game with a team from Spain. Brian Rosen is the top man at Castle Athletics which was founded in 2008. He ...Read more

2017 Battle of the Bronx

By Derrick Irving  @CoachDIrving On November 24-25 Recruit the Bronx was on hand to watch the Battle of the Bronx Showcase at Evander Childs HS in Bronx, NY. The high school team event tournament is run by Evander Childs Head Coach and Five Star Basketball’s Dave Fonda. Here are our top propects: Kevon Wiggins 2019 6’2 Shooting ...Read more

2017 Herch Classic

By Derrick Irving @BC_Recruits Recruit The Bronx was on hand to watch Day 1 of the 14th Annual Hersh Classic at Thomas Jefferson HS in Brooklyn, NY. The annual Pre-High School season tournament is run by Bud Pollard, Head Coach of Thomas Jefferson HS Orange Wave . The teams that participated are as follows:   Bedford Academy (Brooklyn A)&...Read more

2017 MTG Playoffs

By Bret Wilson @brettwilson715 Recruit The Bronx continued our pre season high school coverage at the More Than a Game playoffs on Saturday, October 28. MTG is now in its third year for high school pre season action. With Under Armour giving some sponsorship, MTG also runs a competitive summer league. Rob Moses is the tournament director, and he...Read more

2017 MTG Back2School

By Derrick Irving @BC_Recruits Recruit the Bronx was on hand to watch Week 5 of the MTG Back2School Invitational at Eagle Academy II in Brooklyn, NY. MTG (More Than A Game) is run by Rob Moses, Assistant Coach at Cardozo HS. Here are our top prospects: Brendan McGuire 2018 6’7 Small Forward Chaminade HS - good coast to coast finisher who fin...Read more

2017 Tru Ballaz PreSeason

By Brett Wilson @brettwilson715 and Derrick Irving @BC_Recruits This year Tru Ballaz celebrated it’s ten year anniversary. Maxwell “Bingo” Cole is the tournament director, and he has grown Tru Ballaz into the premier preseason tournament in The Bronx. Bingo says that the tournament continues to attract teams from NYC and surrou...Read more

2017 IWork Battle for New York

By Brett Wilson, Twitter @brettwilson715 IWork hosted The Battle for New York at The College of Staten Island on October 11. Nearly 100 seniors participated, and this event was full of action. More than 30 college coaches came out and Recruit The Bronx was in the house. These are our top players from the night: Larry Moreno 2018 5’11 poi...Read more

2017 Beacon Back2School Tournament

By Brett Wilson, Derrick Irving  and Gabe McFarland Every year 20 teams participate in the Beacon 158 pre season basketball tournament. The tournament director is Tony Jones who is a middle school coach at Beacon 158 Middle School. Coach Jones has been hosting this pre season tournament for 15yrs and if it’s left up to him, he will b...Read more

2017 Rucker Park Summer League

By Brett Wilson Monday July 10th St. Raymonds vs Iona Prep The Patrick School vs Archbishop Stepinac Nick Rivera 2018 6’6 wing High School: St. Raymond HS - improved shooter. Good release with 3pt range. Shows the ability to shoot off the dribble and screen. Average handle. Long arms. Can fill the passing lane. Needs to get better defendi...Read more

2017 Dyckman Summer League

By Brett Wilson Dyckman Basketball Summer League is now in its 27th year. Always on display are some of New York City’s most talented high school players. These are the top performers from the summer we noticed on a day by day basis: Monday June 12th 2017 The Label vs Northeast Basketball Josh Alexander 2018 6’8 Center Iona ...Read more

2017 Rumble in the Bronx

By Brett Wilson, Doug Scott and Evan Roteman Despite competing with final exam week conflicts, college exposure camp conflicts, ACT exam conflicts, etc, the Rumble in the Bronx tournament, year in and year out, pulls in a truckload of AAU basketball talent from far and wide. Below are some of the players that caught our eye. Jalen Williams 2019...Read more