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2023 Gotham Hoops Showcase Top Performers

By David Cordova, On January 29, we got ourselves to Adlai Stevenson High School Campus in The Bronx for the Gotham Hoops Showcase. The event featured plenty of the best teams in the Tri-state area. We were able to catch the final two games for the event between Wings Academy and Brooklyn Collegiate, two teams in the PSAL and the prep school ga... Read more

2023 Andrew James Lawson Invitational Standouts

By David Cordova, On Saturday,January 21 - We made it up to the TD Garden in Boston, MA for the Andrew Lawson Invitational, a showcase where some of New England’s finest talent would be on display. In the final three games of the day, there were some great matchups, which included Connecticut’s own Kingswood-Oxford School, as they went up a... Read more

New York Military Academy 2022-23 Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The New York Military Academy is a college preparatory, co-ed boarding school in the rural town of Cornwall, 60 miles north of New York City, and one of the oldest military schools in the United States. Its mens’ varsity basketball team competes in the Hudson Valley Athletic League and is a perennial NEPSAC D pow... Read more

2023 Hoophall Classic Standouts

By David Cordova, On January 14 and 15, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to “The Birthplace of Basketball”,in Springfield, MA. Springfield College’s Blake Arena once again hosted the the 21st annual Spaulding Hoophall Classic. It is a national showcase featuring some of the best teams from around the country and the Northeast.... Read more

2023 Slam Dunk Showcase x Crusader Classic Standouts

By David Cordova, On Saturday, December 7, we got ourselves to the Hynes Athletic Center on the campus of Iona University in New Rochelle, New York for the Slam Dunk Showcase X the Crusader Classic. This was a combination of two events that were put together to showcase high school teams from the Westchester County, New York City and Dutchess C... Read more

2023 Battle in New Jersey Standouts

By David Cordova, On Thursday night, December 29, we got ourselves to Jersey Mike’s Arena on the campus of Rutgers University in Piscataway, NJ, for The Battle in New Jersey event, which was put together by Gold Level Sports & Entertainment. In this event, four teams from New York and Connecticut came out to compete against schools from... Read more

2022-23 Darrow School Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Darrow School is an independent, co-educational college-preparatory school for boarding and day students in grades 9-12 and PG. Its New Lebanon, NY campus is a 365-acre property just to the west of the boundary between New York and Massachusetts in the Taconic Mountains and within the Berkshire cultural region. Their m... Read more

2022 Jordan Holiday Classic Standouts

By David Cordova, On Tuesday, December 27, we were visiting the Gauchos Gymnasium in the South Bronx for the first day of the inaugural Jordan Holiday Classic, which is sponsored by MADE Hoops and the Jordan Brand. This event is a showcase which has plenty of elite teams from the Tri-state area that came out to compete in front of college coach... Read more

Capital Prep Harbor School 2022-23 Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Capital Preparatory Harbor School is a Social Justice Charter School based in Bridgeport,CT. The mission of Capital Preparatory Schools, which also includes programs in Hartford, Ct and a Sean Sean “Diddy Combs” sponsored school in Harlem, NY., is to provide historically disadvantaged students with the college and... Read more

2022 Monsignor King First Round Standouts

By David Cordova, On Monday, December 26, we paid a visit to the St. Thomas Aquinas Parish gymnasium in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York for the 52nd annual Monsignor King Tournament. The event is a showcase in which plenty of teams from the New York City area and beyond came out to compete for a title. On this night, McKee/Staten Isl... Read more

Kennedy Catholic High 2022-23 Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com John F. Kennedy Catholic Preparatory School is an Roman Catholic, co-educational high school located in Somers, New York. It serves 630 students in grades 9–12 from Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam and Fairfield counties and the Bronx. Their boys varsity basketball team is coached by a new coach in 2022-23, James Loughr... Read more

2022-23 Murry Bertraum High Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The Murry Bergtraum High School for Business Careers is a public secondary school in New York City. It is located in Lower Manhattan, adjacent to the Brooklyn Bridge and City Hall. Their boy’s varsity basketball team are in the midst of an incredible run. Veteran coach, Eddie Lau has led them to the 2022 NYC PSAL Cha... Read more

2022 Eaglefest Standouts

By David Cordova, On Sunday afternoon, December 18, we stopped in on the Eagle Academy for Young Men in the Bronx for the annual Eagle Fest event. Eagle Bronx squad took on their favorite rival Eagle Academy for Young Men II, most commonly known as Eagle Brooklyn. Last season, both teams won their respective borough championships (The Bronx an... Read more

2022 NY Hoops Festival Standouts

By David Cordova, On Sunday, December 11, we were at Christ the King High School in the Middle Village section of Queens for the first annual NY Hoops Festival. This was organized by the renown Pro Scholars Athletics grass roots and youth support program.. In this event, high talent teams from the tri-state area, Massachusetts, Maryland and Pen... Read more

2022 DITR Sports Winter Showcase Standouts

By David Cordova On December 10, We made it to the Apex on the campus of Lehman College in The Bronx, for the first annual Diamond in the Rough Winter Showcase. This event featured three games: Boys & Girls High School vs. Greenwich Country Day School (CT), Cardinal O’Hara (PA) vs. Eagle Academy I and South Kent School (CT) vs. Our Saviou... Read more

2022 The Sunday Service Top Performers

By David Cordova, On November 27, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to the Major Owens Community Center in Crown Heights, Brooklyn for NYC Prospects’ The Sunday Service. The event showcased plenty of gems in the PSAL and other schools. Here are the standouts from the event: Xavier Barrow 6-0, Shooting Guard, Susan E. Wagner High School, Clas... Read more

2022-23 A. Philip Randolph Campus High Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The A. Philip Randolph Campus High School is a four-year public high school located in Harlem, adjacent to the City College of New York. It’s boys varsity basketball team competes in the Manhattan A III conference and is looking to make a return to the PSAL “A” Playoff this season. Last season the va... Read more

2022-23 Hackley School Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Hackley School is a private college preparatory school located in Tarrytown, New York, and is a member of the Ivy Preparatory School League. It’s boys varsity basketball team returns 10 players (4 of 5 starters) from last year’s squad, which made an improbable run to the NYSAIS Class C Semifinals. With the... Read more

2022-23 Archbishop Stepinac Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Archbishop Stepinac High School is an all-boys’ Roman Catholic high school in White Plains, New York. The boys varsity basketball team under Coach Pat Massaroni has helped led a surge of CHSAA AA basketball back into being considered one of the nation’s premier leagues in both performance and High Major co... Read more

2022-23 Valley Stream North High Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Valley Stream North High is a combined public junior and senior high school located in the hamlet of Franklin Square, New York in southwest Nassau County on Long Island. Valley Stream North High School is one of three high schools in the Valley Stream Central High School District. The boys varsity basketball team has ... Read more

CIAC College Prospect Training Session

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.org Saturday November, 26th, New Britain, CT - Highly regarded basketball skill trainers, Steve Johnston of No Days Off Athletic Training and Coach Carlos Gonzalez of AFB Freedom AAU program pulled in many of the top public school players from the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference for a group workout and game... Read more

2022-23 Community Health Academy of the Heights Key Players

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Community Health Academy of the Heights (CHAH) is a 6th-12th grade public school in Washington Heights. CHAH has established itself as a PSAL B Division power and one of the top public schools programs in all of Manhattan. They have captured four league titles in the last six years and made it all the way to the PSAL B... Read more

2022-23 Fordham Prep Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Fordham Preparatory School is a private, Jesuit, boys’ college-preparatory school located in the Bronx, New York City. It is located on the Rose Hill campus of Fordham University. From its founding in 1841 until 1970, the school was under the direction of the university. The boys varsity basketball team competes... Read more

2022 Staten Island Thanksgiving Eve Classic Standouts

By David Cordova, On November 23, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to the College of Staten Island for the 65th annual Thanksgiving Eve Basketball Classic, which is a major rivalry game between two of the borough’s biggest rivals in Curtis High School and St. Peter’s Boys High School. This game early on was very competitive, but St. Peter... Read more

2022-23 Archbishop Molloy Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Archbishop Molloy High School is a co-educational, college preparatory, Catholic school for grades 9-12, located on 6 acres on 83-53 Manton Street, Briarwood, Queens. The boys varsity basketball team competes in the Brooklyn Queens AA Division of the CHSSA. Since 2013, the team has been coached by Michael McCleary. Bel... Read more

2022-23 W.H.E.E.L.S. Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School (W.H.E.E.L.S.) is a public school in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York City, serving grades PreK -12. Their boys varsity basketball team competes in the Bronx/Manhattan AA conference. W.H.E.E.L.S. is looking forward to another exciting season. Head coach Josh Krin... Read more

2022-23 Norman Thomas Campus Players Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The Norman Thomas High School for Business and Commercial Education is a co-ed public campus located on 33rd street and Park avenue in New York City. The campus is comprised of four schools: Unity Center for Urban Technology High School, Murray Hill Academy, Manhattan Academy for Arts and Language, and Success Academy ... Read more

2022-23 Samuel Gompers High Players Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Samuel Gompers Career and Technical Education High School was a public vocational school for grades 9–12 located in East Morrisania, Bronx. It was founded in 1930 and named for American Federation of Labor founder Samuel Gompers. The campus building includes multiple schools. The boys varsity basketball team competes... Read more

2022-23 All Hallows High Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com All Hallows High School is a Catholic boys’ high school in the South Bronx, New York, United States. Located near Yankee Stadium. The school has an enrollment of less than 600 boys, 99% of whom are persons of color. Their boys varsity basketball team competes in the A Division of the Catholic High School Athletic... Read more

2022-23 Chaminade High Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Chaminade High of Mineola, NY is a Roman Catholic high school for boys. Chaminade is also a founding member of the Nassau-Suffolk Catholic High Schools Athletic Association, of which they are a perennial contenders in boys varsity basketball. The team is head coached by Dan Feeney. Some of the key players that he will ... Read more

2022-23 Eagle Academy For Young Men (Bronx) Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Eagle Academy For Young Men in the Bronx is an all-boys’ public secondary school that operates under the guise of the New York City Department of Education. It was opened in 2004, established by the 100 Black Men of America organization. The boys varsity basketball team is coached by Roosevelt Byers, who also... Read more

2022-23 Canarsie Educational Campus Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Canarsie Educational Campus High is located on the Rockaway Parkway in Brooklyn. Their boys varsity basketball team competes in the Brooklyn AA conference and they should be very competitive this season. The team is coached by Jake Edwards going into his 6th season at the school. Below are the profiles on their player... Read more

2022-23 Dr. Susan S. McKinney High Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Dr. Susan S. McKinney High School is located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, NY. The boys varsity basketball team competes in the Brooklyn A II Conference. McKinney is the home for less than 200 high school students, making it 75% - 95% smaller than some its divisional opponents. Don’t let that fool you. The hard work and ... Read more

2022-23 Faith Preparatory School College Prospects

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Faith Preparatory School is a Christ-centered education school based in New Milford, CT that focuses on academic excellence and Biblical discipline. All of their graduates go on to higher education. The varsity basketball team competes in the New England Association of Christian Schools. Long time skills trainer and... Read more

2022-23 Shots with Patience College Prospects

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Shots with Patience Prep is a sports specific preparatory school located on Long Island, NY. Their aim is to help young men achieve a quality education and an elite level athletic experience at an affordable cost. The program has its roots in the Team Underrated Basketball Academy. The program is led by Team Underrated... Read more

2022 Ballin' in the Bronx Top Performers

By David Cordova On Tuesday night, November 15, RecruitTheBronx.com made a visit to Mount St. Michael Academy in The Bronx for the Ballin’ in The Bronx Showcase, which was put together by City Legendz. It was an event to showcase both of Overtime Elite’s teams in YNG Dreamerz and Cold Hearts. Two of New York City’s own teams in Evange... Read more

2022 HoopWave Showcase

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com HARTFORD, CT, November 11th, 2022 – Approximately 750 basketball enthusiasts gathered at Weaver High School in Hartford to cheer on their favorite middle and high school basketball players for the 6th annual HoopWave Basketball Showcase. The event was Run by Active City and HoopWave The emcees were Coach Shaq and R... Read more

2022-23 Broome Street Academy Charter High School Warriors

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Broome Street Academy Charter High School is a charter high school located in the SoHo section of New York City. Their boys’ varsity basketball team is head coached by Curtis Jackson (4th year) and he is assisted by Damel Carnegie (1st year). In 2020 they went undefeated in route to winning the Charter School Schola... Read more

2022-23 Long Island Lutheran Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx.com Long Island Lutheran High School of Brookville, NY have announced their 2022-23 boys varsity basketball roster, which as shown below includes some of the top players in the nation. This will be LuHi’s first season competing in the National Interscholastic Basketball Conference . The NIBC is a conference of several of m... Read more

Gauchos Roundball Classic Championship Game Top Performers

By David Cordova, On Sunday, October 30, Recruit The Bronx paid a visit to the Gauchos Gymnasium in The Bronx for the championship game between Nazareth Regional High and Archbishop Molloy, two of the finest programs in the CHSAA. In this matchup both teams battled it out to the very end, but it would be Nazareth, the A division team that would... Read more

2022-23 York Preparatory School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com York Preparatory School located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, is a co-ed college preparatory school. The boys varsity basketball team is head coached by Brian Shure (3rd season), and he is assisted by Nick Turi (3rd season), as well as graduate assistant Griffin Reische (2nd season). The team is the reigning, un... Read more

Fall 2022 Connecticut Elite – Cardona College Prospects

RecruittTheBronx@gmail.com Connecticut Elite is the largest premier youth basketball and development program in Connecticut. Their younger teams run on the UA Future, NXTGEN, Hoop Group and Marquee Hoops circuits. Their top older teams run on the the HGSL Circuit. Their 2022-23 Fall and Spring 16/17u team coached by Fred Cardona includes a numb... Read more

2022-23 St Dominic High Preseason Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Saint Dominic High, located in Oyster Bay, Long Island, is a college preparatory co-ed catholic high school. The boy’s varsity team competes in the NSCHSAA and is head coached by first-year Isaiah Wilson. Wilson is an 2015 alumnus of Saint Dominic and is a Director of the Heat Elite AAU program. Christian Thomas (2... Read more

2202 IS8 Fall League Championship Day Standouts

By David Cordova On Saturday,October 21, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to Intermediate School 8 in South Jamaica, Queens for championship day of the IS8 Fall League. On this date, there were four teams playing, Rundown, Killa Dawgs (comprised of players from Thomas Jefferson High School Campus), Beacon Elite and Team Long Island. In the end... Read more

Gauchos Roundball Classic Standouts 10/20/22

By David Cordova, On Thursday, October 20, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to the Gaucho Gymnasium in The Bronx for the Gauchos Roundball Classic, which played their final regular season games before the playoffs. The final slate of games were between Adlai Stevenson High (PSAL) and Christ the King High (CHSAA) and Archbishop Molloy High (CHS... Read more

2022-23 Portledge High Preseason Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Portledge High School located in Locust Valley Long Island, is a small high academic co-ed high school. Their boys varsity basketball team is head coached by AJ Allen (2nd year), and he is assisted by Bruno Cotumaccio (5th year). The team is the reigning undefeated Private Schools Athletic Association Champions. Despi... Read more

2022 The Preview Standouts

By David Cordova On Saturday afternoon, October 9, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to the Gauchos Gymnasium in the South Bronx for The Preview, an annual preseason high school showcase put together by Eleve11 Hoops, in which teams from the tri-state area came out to compete. There were plenty of gems in the gym playing for their respective tea... Read more

Empire Youth Available 2023s

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Empire Youth Athletics is directing college and prep school coaches to focus on the following college-ball worthy Class of 2023’s who are currently uncommitted: Malachi Moore 6’4 guard, Copiague High - Malachi is an extremely hard worker and is very dedicated to his craft. Malachi is Very strong and can... Read more

St John's Prep 2022-23 Roster Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com St. John’s Preparatory School, a college preparatory co-educational Catholic high school located in Astoria, Queens. Their boys varsity basketball team competes in the CHSAA B Division and is headcCoached by their Dean of Students John Kiggins and assistant coached by Brian King. Below are the profiles of the... Read more

DTX Basketball Fall 2022 College Prospects

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Below are the profile links for the college prospects playing for DTX Basketball in the 2022 Fall season: In addition to their weekend AAU tournament play coaches can also attend the their Open Gym practices. Red Team: Matt Amarante – 2023, 3-point sniper, terrific size at 6’4. He’s able to use his strength ... Read more

2022-23 Mount St Michael Preseason Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Mount St Michael is an all-boys Roman Catholic high school in the Wakefield neighborhood of the New York City borough of the Bronx, bordering the city of Mount Vernon in Westchester County. Their boys varsity basketball team competes in the AA Division of the CHSAA. The team is coached by the veteran Thomas Fraher and ... Read more

2022 Dave Edwards Memorial Fall Classic Standouts

By David Cordova, On Saturday, October 1, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to the Elmcor Youth & Adult Activities Center in Corona, Queens for the 2nd annual Dave Edwards Memorial Fall Classic. The event is held in memory of the late Dave Edwards, a former All-City guard and a 1989 graduate of the now-defunct Andrew Jackson High School in... Read more

2022-23 Monsignor Scanlan Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Monsignor Scanlan High School is a Catholic co-educational secondary school located in the Bronx. Their boys varsity basketball team competes in the CHSAA AA conference. They are head coached by Dwayne Mitchell The college prospects running in this Fall’s Open Gyms are below: Jabari Phillips (2023) 6’4 swin... Read more

2022-23 Kingswood Oxford School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Located in West Hartford, CT, Kingswood Oxford is a private, co-ed, college preparatory day school for grades 6-12. Their varsity basketball team is coached by Brad Seaman. They compete in the NEPSAC Class B (mid-sized schools) and the Founders League conference. Below are the Kingswood Oxford players will be r... Read more

We Believe Academy 2022-23 College Prospects

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com We Believe Academy is a school based in New Britain, CT. They offer their student-athletes the opportunity earn a high school diploma or enroll in a post-graduation program while honing their basketball skills playing against other high level college prep programs. They play their conference games in the Power 5 AA di... Read more

Bishop Loughlin 2022 Open Gym Standouts

By David Cordova, On September 26, RecruitTheBronx.com paid got to a Bishop Loughlin Memorial High Open Gym session. Loughlin is targeting to get to the CHSAA AA championship game for the first time since 2016, and is attempting win their first title since 1992. Here are the standouts from the Open Gym: Christian Jeffrey 6-2, Shooting Guard,... Read more

Westchester Swarm Fall 2022 College Prospects

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The Westchester Swarm, based out of Westchester County, NY is a swiftly ascending program, and largest coed option in its area, hosting an average of 15 teams per season. Led by longtime NYC Metro Area AAU and scholastic stalwart coach, trainer and director, Hassan Bilal, who took over the reins of the program in 2020... Read more

Gauchos Roundball Classic Standouts 9/22/22

By David Cordova, On Thursday, September 22, RecruitTheBronx.com made it back to the Gaucho Gymnasium in The Bronx for the Gauchos Roundball Classic, as the tournament has gone on to its second week. On this date, we got to see the St. Raymond playing against Bayard Rustin Educational Campus and Archbishop Stepinac against Archbishop Molloy. He... Read more

2022-23 Bedford Academy College Prospects

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Bedford Academy is located on Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn. Bedford Academy’s graduation rate nears or meets 100% every year. In addition, 98% of the graduating seniors enter into two and four year Colleges/Universities. They offer a rigorous pre-College/University experience which emphasizes our five majors: Pre-E... Read more

2022 NYC Academic Elite Showcase Top 25

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Getting good grades is a pretty well recognized as a path to creating good opportunities for oneself. On September 5, the 2022 NYC Academic Elite Showcase showed that it is also a pretty good path for increasing one’s chance at playing college basketball. Event organizers Zach Kuba and Anthony Hargraves were able... Read more

2022-23 Hamden Hall Country Day Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Hamden Hall Country Day School was founded in 1912 and is a coeducational private day school in Hamden, CT, educating students in preschool through grade 12. Their boys varsity basketball team competes in NEPSAC Class B (mid size schools) and the Fairchester Athletic Association conference. Veteran college coach Sean D... Read more

9/23/22 Connecticut Elite Senior Showcase Attendees

The following players have committed to the Senior Showcase hosted by Connecticut Elite on Friday, September 23 at the Newtown Youth Academy 4 Primrose St, Newtown, CT Class of 2023 Randy Alston (2023) 5’7 guard Walt Andrew (2023) 6’4 guard Jean Aranguren (2023) 6’3 guard Brody Belanger (2023) 6’3 guard G... Read more

Gauchos Roundball Classic Standouts 9/16/22

By David Cordova, On Friday night, September 16, RecruitTheBronx.com got to the Gauchos Gymnasium in The Bronx for the first week of the Gauchos Roundball Classic, which specializes in having high school teams that are trying to prepare for their upcoming high school season. On this date, there would be a matchup between Christ the King High Sc... Read more

2022-23 Suffield Academy Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Suffield Academy is a private preparatory school located in Suffield, CT. It was founded in 1833. They have more than 140 adults there to help prepare their 410 students for college. Their varsity basketball team is head coached by Drew Gamere and assistant coached by Sean Atkins and David Godin. They compete in th... Read more

2022-23 St Peter’s Season Preview

St Peter’s Boys School has proudly served the Staten Island community for more than 100 years. The Eagles varsity basketball team is coached by first year coach Ryan Woods Ryan Woods, who moved from up being the JV coach previously. They compete in the Staten Island conference of the CHSAA The Eagles 2022-23 roster will running in this fall... Read more

2022-23 Trinity Pawling Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Founded in 1907, Trinity-Pawling School is an all-boys college preparatory school located in Pawling, NY. They serve 300 boys in grades 7-12 and offer a postgraduate program. Their beautiful 230-acre campus is situated just 60 miles north of New York City. The Trinity Pawling School basketball team is coached by Ta... Read more

Our Saviour Lutheran Open Gym 9/13/22

By David Cordova On Tuesday, September 13, RecruitTheBronx.com joined a slew of college coaches in a visit to the Morris Park section of The Bronx for the Open Gym at Our Saviour Lutheran High School, as the players kicked off their fall season. The college coaches were checking out players on both the National squad and the Post Grad squad. He... Read more

2022-23 Greenwich Country Day School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Greenwich Country Day School is entering its fourth year as a varsity program, having only a K through 9 school prior to that. The varsity basketball team competes in NEPSAC Class B (mid size schools) and the Fairchester Athletic Association conference. Veteran college coach, Pat Scanlon was brought in to build the pr... Read more

2022-23 Notre Dame West Haven Post Grad Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Notre Dame West Haven (CT) runs a post graduate program to prep college basketball prospects. The team competes in the Power 5 AAA Conference and is coached by Nick DeFeo. They are running an Open Gym schedule this fall, and encourage college coaches to attend. The profiles on their roster of players for the 2022-23 s... Read more

2022-23 Long Island Lutheran Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Long Island Lutheran High School is a Christian college preparatory school in Brookville, NY and has long been one of the paragon college prep basketball programs in the region, which includes winning eight New York State Federation Championships since 1981. The program has been coached since 2010 to its last 300 or s... Read more

2022-23 St Francis Prep Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com ​St Francis Prepatory School is based in Queens, 150 years old and is the the largest private Catholic secondary school in the United State. It’s varsity basketball team is coming off a 22-4 season, Brooklyn-Queens Championship, and CHSAA AA Final Four appearance, the Terriers will start to look to the future.... Read more

2022-23 Bridgeport Prep Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Bridgeport Prep is located in Connecticut’s largest city and it’s mission is to enhance their students-athletes academically, mentally, physically as well as skill development. They play against the country’s best prep programs, including their participation in the Power 5 AAA conference. Greg Thomas is t... Read more

2022-23 MacDuffie School (MA) Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The MacDuffie School is a co-educational college preparatory school for grades 6 – 12 located in Granby, MA (17 miles north of Springfield). Its boys basketball team competes in the very competitive, college basketball-prep oriented NEPSAC AA Division. The team is coached by the former URI assistant coach, Tyron... Read more

2022-23 Northfield Mount Hermon Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Northfield Mount Hermon School is coeducational boarding school central Massachusetts. Over the years, the school’s basketball program has been at another level in placing it players into the nation’s high academic colleges. This past graduating class, after making it to the Nation Prep School Championship ... Read more

2022-23 Westminster School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The Westminster School is a private, coeducational college-preparatory, boarding and day school located in Simsbury, CT accepting around 20% of applicants. The total student population is approximately 400, and includes pupils from 25 US states and 30 countries. It’s basketball team competes in the NEPSAC Class ... Read more

2022-23 Taft School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The Taft School a co-educational boarding and day school of about 600 students, 9th grade through post grads in Litchfield County, CT. Operating since 1890, the school has a tradition of excellence in education. It boys basketball program competes in the NEPSAC A Division (large school) and the Founders League and Tri-... Read more

2022-23 Putnam Science Academy Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com After going 38-0 and winning the National Prep School Championship tournament last season, Putnam Science Academy (CT) Coach Tom Espinosa’s biggest issue for his Open Gyms this fall, will be trying to find enough places for the college coaches to squeeze in. Once again, PSA will run two full squads of college ... Read more

2022-23 Hotchkiss School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The Hotchkiss School is a boarding school in Lakeville (Litchfield, County), CT that was founded in 1891, and has an outstanding reputation for academics and high level college placement It has also made itself the destination for outstanding college prep basketball. Last year’s team put together a spectacular 23-1 ... Read more

2022-23 Windsor High Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Windsor High School is a Hartford county (CT) public school that is known for being very competitive in all sports. Windsor competes in the Central Connecticut Conference which is one of the top public school conferences in basketball. Windsor coach Ken Smith knows a thing or two about high level high school basketbal... Read more

2022-23 South Kent School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com South Kent School is an all male boarding school, founded in 1924 and located in Litchfield County, CT. Over the years, It’s basketball program has been uber-prolific in producing high level college prospects. Head coach Raphael Chillious returned last year for his second stint as Director of Basketball and Prep ... Read more

2022-23 Avon Old Farms Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Avon Old Farms School is highly regarded boarding school for boys located in Avon, which is in Hartford County, Connecticut. Their athletic program has a deep tradition of placing their grads into college careers. To say that their basketball coach, Matt Mihalich is well-connected with the college coaching community wo... Read more

2022-23 St. Edmund Prep Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com St. Edmund Preparatory High School is a Roman Catholic college preparatory school for young men and women based in Brooklyn. The SEP Eagles basketball team competes in Division A of the CHSAA. They enter this fall with high hopes and look to be contenders. The Eagles return two starters and welcome back the return ... Read more

2022-23 Brooklyn Collegiate Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Brooklyn Collegiate Prep School is a public school established to ensure urban scholars not only have the foundation to succeed in high school, but to gain access to higher education and beyond. They enroll fewer than 400 students in grades 9-12 and maintain an outstanding teacher to student ratio of 11 to 1. Not surpr... Read more

2022-23 Marianapolis Prep Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Marianapolis Preparatory School is an independent, co-educational, Catholic, boarding and day school located in Thompson, CT for grades 9-12 and postgraduates. The Boy’s Varsity Basketball program is a NEPSAC program led by Head Coach Tommy DiColella. Coach DiColella feels that his squad is very deep this year wi... Read more

2022-23 Millbrook School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The Millbrook School is a coeducational, college preparatory boarding school for students in grades 9-12. It’s 800-acre campus is located in Millbrook, NY. It’s varsity basketball program has been on a steady rise over the past nine seasons as a NEPSAC program since coach Billy Thom took the helm. This upco... Read more

2022 Smartball Classic Championship Game Top Performers

By David Cordova On Monday night, August 29, RecruitTheBronx.com got to the Abraham Lincoln Playground in Harlem for the championship game of the Smartball Classic between Evangel Christian Sports Academy and Monsignor Scanlan High. In this game, there was plenty of leads going back and forth and a lot of competitive play. But in the end, the ... Read more

Lincoln Park Classic Playoffs Top Performers 8/22/22

By David Cordova, On Monday night, August 22, RecruitTheBronx.com made it back to Lincoln Park-Judge Playground in South Ozone Park, Queens, for the playoffs at the Lincoln Park Classic. On this night, there were two games in which teams played in order to advance to the quarterfinals. Here are the standouts from Monday’s games: Tylik We... Read more

City Is Mine Top Performers 8/12/22

By David Cordova, On Friday, August 12, RecruitTheBronx.com was on hand at the Dunlevy Milbank Center in Harlem for the City is Mine Basketball Classic. On this date, four high talent teams competed for the chance to represent New York City in the event’s national tournament, which will be taking place at Hostos Community College in The Bro... Read more

2022 Next Up NYC 17u

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The Next Up NYC is a grassroots basketball program that operates under the auspices of Next Up NYC, which is a non-profit organization with the goal of providing opportunities for underserved teenagers and young adults in the New York City area. Its 17u team is coached by Ravi Moole and Moustapha Mbaye. Here are so... Read more

2022 CSA Elite Showcase Top Performers

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com On August 6, Coach Chris Figueroa of Community Sports Academy in Yonkers, held a showcase for aspiring college prospects in their region, in front of scouts/coaches from D2, D3 and Prep schools. Below are the players who stood out # 105 Quentin Richardson (2024) 5’9 point guard, John F Kennedy Campus - Richardson ... Read more

2022 NY vs NY Semi Finals Top Performers

By David Cordova, On Tuesday evening, August 9, RecruitTheBronx.com was at Linden Park in East New York, Brooklyn for the semifinals of Nike’s NY vs. NY Tournament, in which the winner of each game would advance to the championship game on Saturday, August 13th, at Rucker Park in Harlem. Queens’ Lincoln Park Classic defeated The Bronx’s ... Read more

Hoops Showdown Top Performers 7/30/22

By David Cordova, On Saturday, July 30, RecruitTheBronx.com made a visit to Parque de Los Niños Playground in the Soundview section of The Bronx for the Hoops Showdown, an event in which four teams from the tri-state compete against each other through three games. Here are the standouts from the games: Brandon Williams 6-8, Forward, Christ ... Read more

Riverdale Summer League Top Performers 7/29/22

By David Cordova On Friday afternoon, July 29, RecruitTheBronx.com paid got to the Spuyten Duyvil Playground in the Riverdale section of The Bronx for the Riverdale Summer League. This league has been a summer time staple for high school programs in New York City and Westchester County for years. On this day, teams were playing their remaining ... Read more

2022 NY vs. NY Week 4

By David Cordova On Tuesday, July 26, RecruitTheBronx made it to the Colonel Charles Young Playground on the West Side of Harlem for Week 4 of NY vs. NY, which is the final week before the start of the playoffs. This week, Brooklyn’s Gersh Park matched up against Greenwich Village’s West 4th Street and then came the matchup between the hom... Read more

2022 Team Finesse 17u

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Team Finesse is a program started by Finesse Hoops Training and gym owner Austin Carretta in Wallingford, CT. Team Finesse is working to be the next big exposure program out of CT. It was started by making teams from the New Haven/Hartford area high level talent players who train with Finesse Hoops at Finesse Fitness ... Read more

Brevoort Basketball League Top Performers 7/14/22

By David Cordova On Thursday, July 14th, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to the Brevoort Basketball League in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. This summer league was revived this year after a 20 year hiatus. On this date, there were two games filled with plenty of underrated talent on display. Here are the standouts from the games:... Read more

Lincoln Park Classic Top Performers 7/13/22

By David Cordova On Wednesday, July 13, RecruitTheBronx.com paid was at the Lincoln Park-Judge Playground in South Ozone Park, Queens for the Lincoln Park Classic. On this date, there were three games in which there was a great level of talent on the floor. Here are the standouts from that day’s action: Bryce Williams 6-0, Point Guard, Cam... Read more

2022 NY vs. NY Week 3

By David Cordova On Tuesday, July 12, RecruitTheBronx.com was on hand at Achievement First High School in Crown Heights, Brooklyn for Week 3 of NY vs. NY. On this date, there were two big games, with the first being a Bronx-Manhattan matchup between Watson and Dyckman and a Brooklyn-Queens matchup between the two-time defending champions and ... Read more

2022 OC Kings 17u Team

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The OC Kings Is a small, independent, self-run AAU program that has focussed on developing some of Orange County’s top talent. The program has boasted several players who have been noted as players of the year for the area, and many who have gone on to play at the collegiate level. Founded by Coach Sal D’A... Read more

Top of The Hill Classic Top Performers 7/11/22

By David Cordova On Monday, July 11, RecruitTheBronx.com visited Top of the Hill Classic in the Soundview section of The Bronx. It is in this tournament that many of the city’s best come to show off their skills and always come ready to play. Here are the standouts from the two high school division games: Tarique Foster 6-7, Forward, Putn... Read more