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2024 CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens Championship Standouts

By David Cordova On Friday night, February 24, we joined the big crowd in the Fresh Meadows section of Queens for the CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens Diocesan championship game. It featured Nazareth Regional High School, the division’s regular-season champion against St. Francis Prep, the home team. Throughout 32 minutes of action, both teams played a ... Read more

2024 PSAL Championship Top Performers

By David Cordova On Saturday, February 17, we got to the Fitzgerald Gymnasium on the campus of Queens College in Flushing, Queens for the PSAL Borough Championships, in which teams from The Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens all competed for the right to call themselves borough champions and get a higher seeding in the upcoming PSAL playoffs... Read more

2024 Staten Island Quarterfinals Top Performers

By David Cordova, On Saturday, February 10, we were at the Michael J. Petrides Campus in Staten Island for the quarterfinals of the annual Staten Island High School League playoffs. The event mixes borough’s best teams, from both the PSAL (public school)and CHSAA (Catholic school) conferences. The borough championship game will be crowned lat... Read more

2023-24 King School Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The King School is an independent day school, educating Pre-K through Grade 12 and is located in Stamford, CT, about 37 miles north of New York City. Although the school was founded back in 1865, it has never been known for its basketball prowess. Times have changed! With Coach Nate Jean-Baptiste taking over the helm f... Read more

2024 Gotham Hoops Classic Standouts

By David Cordova On Sunday, February 4, We went to Adlai Stevenson Educational Campus in the Soundview section of The Bronx for the Gotham Hoops Classic. The event featured teams from various states, including public schools and and prep schools that battled during the two days. On this date, we got to see the final three games: Brooklyn Colle... Read more

Top Ranked New York NEPSAC 2025 Players

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) is an organization that serves as the governing body for sports in preparatory schools and leagues in New England. The organization has 169 full member schools as well as 24 associate member schools. In basketball it has earned a reputation as a preferred “... Read more

2023-24 Our Saviour Lutheran Prep Team Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Our Saviour Lutheran High School is a private, co-educational school located in Morris Park, Bronx. Its high school was established in 1955. In basketball, under coach Peter Wehye, they have created a tremendous college prep program. This year they are running five teams. Wehye head coaches the top team, that competes... Read more

2024 Crusader Classic Invitational Top Performers

By David Cordova, On Saturday, January 27, we made it to Monsignor Scanlan High School in The Bronx for the annual Crusader Classic Invitational, in which schools from the Tri-state area came to play. On this date, we got to see the final three matchups of the evening. Adlai Stevenson Educational Campus (Bronx) played against Forest Hills High ... Read more

2023-24 Redemption Christian Academy Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Founded in 1979 in Troy, New York by Pastor John Massey, Jr., Redemption Christian Academy (RCA) provides quality education in an affordable structured, Christian environment. Pastor Massey believed that in the right environment, any student, regardless of race, sex, or background, could achieve academic excellence. Hi... Read more

2024 Slam Dunk New York x Crusader Classic Standout

By David Cordova, On January 6, we got up to the Westchester County Center in White Plains for the Slam Dunk New York x Crusader Classic. The event featured many of the premier players in the Westchester County area. In the event, we got to check out the action in the final two games of the event between Scarsdale and White Plains, and the ma... Read more

2023-24 Kellenberg Memorial High Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Kellenberg Memorial High School is a Roman Catholic college-preparatory school in Uniondale, New York, on Long Island, with over 2,500 students attending. The school is named in honor of Rev. Walter P. Kellenberg, the founding Bishop of the Diocese of Rockville Centre in the 1960s. The boys varsity basketball team c... Read more

2023 Winter Classic Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Post Grad Coach Kaamil Dillard and Pro Level Titans Program Director and coach, Brian King are two of the hardest working event organizers and talent developers working in the RecruitTheBronx.com realm. Consistent with that, they have picked up the ball during the holiday break period and are getting >40 talented, but ... Read more

2023 Military Standard Cleaning Classic Top Performers

By David Cordova, On the day after Christmas, we paid a visit to the House of Sports facility in Ardsley, New York for the Military Standard Cleaning High School Holiday Classic. The event is hosted by the Energizer Bunny of our region’s event operators, Lucky Brannon. In this event, Brannon hustled up teams from across the state in order... Read more

2023-24 Barack Obama High Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The Barack Obama School for Social Justice is a public High School located in Yonkers, NY. Prior to being named after the 44th President of the United States, the school was known as Palisade Preparatory School. It has been a high school since 2008, but is in its second year with its new name. Obama/Palisade Prep ... Read more

2023-24 Bayard Rustin High Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Bayard Rustin High School is also known as Bayard Rustin Educational Complex and is a “vertical campus” of the New York City Department of Education which contains six smaller public schools. Those schools are Quest to Learn High School, Hudson High School of Learning Technologies High School, Humanities Pr... Read more

2023-24 Forest Hills High Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Forest Hills High is a public high school in Forest Hills, Queens. It educates students in grades 9–12. It was founded in 1937, and almost immediately, the school developed a reputation for excellence. Special programs offered in the school include the Carl Sagan Science/Math Honors Academy, the Law & Humanities ... Read more

2023-24 DeWitt Clinton Campus Key Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com DeWitt Clinton Campus is a public high school in the Bronx, founded in 1897. It is named after the man, who from 1798 through 1828, served as the Governor of New York, the Mayor of New York City, a US senator, a New York state senator and a member of the New York House of Representatives. During his tenure as governor,... Read more

2023-24 Adlai Stevenson Educational Campus Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Adlai E. Stevenson Educational Campus is a collection of small high schools located on Lafayette Avenue, in the Soundview section of the Bronx. The high schools on the Stevenson Campus are Bronx Community High School, Bronx Guild, Gateway School for Environmental Research and Technology, Millennium Art Academy, Pablo... Read more

2023-24 Harlem Village Academies High Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Harlem Village Academies is distinguished as the only charter school in New York that features both Montessori as well as the International Baccalaureate (IB) program for all. The IB Diploma Program courses are recognized as the gold standard for secondary instruction by leading universities worldwide. As the name ... Read more

2023-24 Blair Academy Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Blair Academy is a dynamic, coeducational boarding school where 475 high school students pursue a superior college preparatory education. It is located on 425 acres in Blairstown Township, New Jersey, approximately 60 miles west of New York City. The school was founded in 1848 by John Insley Blair was an American en... Read more

2023-24 Bedford Academy Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Bedford High School is a public school located on Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn. It serves 381 students in grades 9-12. Its boys varsity basketball team competes in Division AAA - Brooklyn III The team is coached by a New York City scoring legend, Robert Phelps. Phelps led the city in scoring at Nazareth High in 199... Read more

2023-24 The Masters School (CT) Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The Master’s School is an independent, college-preparatory, non-denominational Christian day school enrolling children in preschool through post-graduate, located on a beautiful 76 acre, 10 building campus nestled in the woods atop a hill in West Simsbury, CT. about 18 miles from Hartford. Its boys basketball pro... Read more

2023 NYC Prospects The Sunday Service Top Performers

By David Cordova, On Sunday, RecruitTheBronx.com paid a visit to Xaverian High School in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn for the annual Sunday Service event, put together by NYC Prospects. In this event, we caught three games in which some of the city’s finest came out to showcase their talents with their squads. The final three games of the event went ... Read more

2023 Military Standard Cleaning Classic Player Profiles

One of Greater NYCs hardest working event operators, Lucky Brannon of Manhattan Sports has gone far and wide to bring a terrific variety of teams to play in his showcase at the House of Sports in Ardsley, NY. on December 26. The event is being sponsored by Military Standard Cleaning of Newburgh. As you can see below, RecruitTheBronx.com has pub... Read more

2023-24 Valley Central High Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Valley Central High School is a public high school located in Montgomery, New York, in the heart of Orange County. VC participates in the AA division in Section 9 and is coached by Frank Nutt, 5th season. Last season VC won the division and had a 13-7 record before falling to Warwick Valley in the sectional tournament... Read more

2023-24 Rome Free Academy Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Rome Free Academy is a public school from Section 3, Syracuse/Utica area. Their varsity basketball team competes in the AAA division of NYSPHSAA. Their team is coached by Nick Medicis who is entering his 17th year at the school. His key players for the 2023-24 season will be as follows: Uzziah Grimes (2025) 6’2... Read more

2023-24 Mount St Michael Academy Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Mount St Michael Academy 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 Fra... Read more

2023-24 We Believe Academy Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com In 2021-22, former professional basketball player Ta’Quan Zimmerman started a basketball academy in Waterbury, Connecticut that is called We Believe Academy. The academy is set up as an alternative to the traditional high school basketball path, with the goal of eventually placing their players into college basketbal... Read more

2023 Staten Island Thanksgiving Classic Standouts

By David Cordova, On November 23, we paid a visit to the College of Staten Island in Staten Island, for the 66th annual Thanksgiving Eve Basketball Classic, which is a game between two of the borough’s biggest rivals in Curtis High School and St. Peter’s Boys High School. In this game, St. Peter’s took advantage of their counterparts&... Read more

Top Ranked New York NEPSAC 2024 Players

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) is an organization that serves as the governing body for sports in preparatory schools and leagues in New England. The organization has 169 full member schools as well as 24 associate member schools. In basketball it has earned a reputation as a preferred “... Read more

2023-24 Monsignor Scanlan Player Profiles

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 2023-24 Monsignor Scanlan roster is as follows, with links to the player profiles for the college p... Read more

2023-24 Hackley School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The Hackley School is a high academic, private college preparatory school located in Tarrytown, NY, 25 miles up the Hudson River from New York City. It was founded in 1899 by a wealthy philanthropist, Frances Hackley. The school is a member of the Ivy Preparatory School League. Given the high academic emphasis at... Read more

2023-24 Springfield Commonwealth Academy Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Springfield Commonwealth Academy (SCA) offers a multicultural, college preparatory curriculum for students in grades 6 to 12 and postgraduates. They enroll students from over 20 different countries. including Canada, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Panama, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey and Ven... Read more

2023-24 Knox School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Founded in 1904 by Mary Alice Knox, a teacher from Wellesley College, The Knox School is the oldest established private school on Long Island. Today, Knox is a co-educational boarding and day school for grades 6-12. The boys varsity basketball team plays a independent, nonconference schedule and is coached by Navro A... Read more

2023-24 Greens Farms Academy Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Greens Farms Academy is a co-educational, college preparatory, K-12 prep school located in Westport, CT. The boys varsity basketball team competes in the Fairchester Athletic Association (FAA) and is an annual contender in the of the NEPSAC Class C (small school) championship tournament. Last year, they knocked off ... Read more

2023-24 Maspeth High Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Founded in 2013, Maspeth High serves 9-12th grade students and is located in the Elmont section of Queens. They expect all of their graduates to attend top four-year colleges and universities. Their boys varsity basketball team competes in the PSAL Queens AA Division. Since the 2017-18 season, the team is coached by... Read more

2023-24 Wings Academy Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com In 1994, the New York City Department of Education sponsored the first systemic effort to redesign a large high school in the Bronx. Wings Academy was one of five pioneering small schools resulting from that effort, founded on the premise of helping young people use their minds well. Their boys basketball team compete... Read more

2023-24 Phillips Academy Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Founded in 1778, Phillips Academy, aka “Andover” is an independent, coeducational secondary school with a legacy of academic excellence. It is the largest boarding high school in the country. It’s located in Andover, MA which is about 25 miles north of Boston. The varsity basketball team competes in one of th... Read more

2023-24 St Thomas More School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com St. Thomas More School is a college-preparatory school in Oakdale, CT. The school serves grades 8–12 and postgraduate courses. It was established in 1962 by James Hanrahan, a former Fairfield University D1 basketball coach. Over the years, the athletics program at St. Thomas More gained national relevance, especially... Read more

2023-24 Christ the King Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Christ the King High School is an independent, co-educational Catholic High School with a 4- year college preparatory curriculum. Located in Middle Village, Queens, Christ the King School draws students from all areas. The school is accredited by The Board of Regents of the State of New York. The current enrollment is... Read more

2023-24 Hoosac School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Founded in 1889, The Hoosac School is a coeducational college preparatory school for grades 8-12 and post-graduate students in Hoosick, NY, 30 miles east of Albany, near the Vermont border. Six years and one global pandemic ago, Athletic Director, Mike Ryan brought in Bojan Grubisic and Nemo Maric to bring the mens bas... Read more

2023-24 Archbishop Molloy Key Players

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Archbishop Molloy High School is a co-educational, college preparatory, Catholic school for grades 9-12, located on six 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. B... Read more

2023-24 Norman Thomas Campus Season Preview

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

Fall 2023 Select Hoops NYC Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Select Hoops is a new and up and coming program located in the NYC and Queens Area. They are entering their second year as a program. They are sourcing their players from all five New York City boroughs. Their goal is to help create an atmosphere of growth, competitiveness, accountability, and structure for all of the... Read more

2023-24 York Prep Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com York Preparatory School is located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan near Lincoln Square, is a college preparatory co-ed school. Manhattan. It provides instruction to approximately 370 students between 6th and 12th grades. The boys varsity team is head coached by their Dean of Students, Brian Shure (fourth season... Read more

2023 Real Scout Elite Camp Top Performers

By David Cordova, On Saturday afternoon, November 4, we navigated our way through the NYC Marathon crowds and got to Brandeis Educational Campus on the Upper West Side of Manhattan for the Real Scout Basketball Elite Camp. Real Scout Basketball is a major force in finding and exposing college prospect talent in the Greater NYC region. This camp... Read more

2023-24 St Mary’s High Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Saint Mary’s High School is a private Catholic college prep school for grades 9th-12th, located in Manhasset, Long Island NY s . Their boys varsity basketball team competes in the Nassau Suffolk Catholic High School Athletic Association. They are coming off of two disappointing seasons, where they were hurt by th... Read more

2023-24 Loomis Chaffee School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The Loomis Chaffee School is a high academic, coeducational, college preparatory school for boarding and day students in grades 9–12, including postgraduate students, located in Windsor, CT, seven miles north of Hartford. It was founded in 1874 by James Chaffee Loomis, a lawyer and politician. Seventy percent of Loom... Read more

2023-24 Hotchkiss School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The Hotchkiss School is a highly regarded academic, coeducational prep and boarding school in Lakeville, CT that was founded in 1891. Its boys varsity basketball team competes in the college prep level NEPSAC Class A (large schools), the Founders League and the TriState League. Their players get additional college scou... Read more

2023-24 Taft School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The Taft School is a high academic, private coeducational school located in Watertown, CT. The school was initially founded in 1890 by Horace Dutton Taft, the brother of president William Howard Taft. It educates students in grades 9-12, including more than 600 students from 51 countries and 34 states. Its boys vars... Read more

2023-24 Susan Wagner High Key Players

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Susan E. Wagner High is a public school located in Staten Island, NY. It opened in September 1968 and was named in honor of Susan E. Wagner, the late wife of former mayor Robert F. Wagner Jr. The boys varsity basketball team went 15-1 in the old Staten Island Division A configuration last season. This winter they have ... Read more

2023-24 Center Moriches Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Center Moriches High School is a public high school in Suffolk County, Long Island, 73 miles due east from New York City. It has around 600 students in grades 9th through 12th. Its boys varsity basketball team competes in the Division V of Section XI of the NY State Public High School Athletic Association. The is coach... Read more

2023-24 Scarsdale High Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Scarsdale High School is the public high school in Scarsdale in Westchester County, NY. 27 miles from New York City. Scarsdale’s basketball program was runner up in the New York State Section 1 AA last year and is looking to build on their success over the past few years in a big way. Led by Head Coach Joe Amelio, an... Read more

2023-24 Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School aka “WHEELS” is a New York City Department of Education public school located in Washington Heights, Manhattan serving grades PreK-12. Their boys varsity basketball team competes in the PSAL Manhattan/Bronx AAAA division. Since entry into the PSAL in 2012, WHEELS has... Read more

2023-24 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

2023-24 Greenwich Country Day School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Greenwich Country Day School is a co-educational, independent day school in Greenwich, CT 39 miles from New York City. Its most famous basketball alum, to date, is NBA All Star, Donovan “Spida” Mitchell. The boys varsity basketball team is coached by former college head coach, Pat Scanlon, who also teaches history ... Read more

2023-24 White Plains High Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Built in 1962, White Plains High School is a public high school in Westchester County, located 25 miles from New York City. The boys varsity basketball team competes in Section 1 of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. They are coached by the 400 game winner Spencer Mayfield. The 2023-24 Tiger... Read more

2023-24 Westminster School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The Westminster School is a private, coeducational college-preparatory, boarding and day school located in Simsbury, CT. The total student population is approximately 400, and includes pupils from 25 US states and 30 countries. Its basketball team competes in the NEPSAC Class B (mid sized schools) Division and the Fou... Read more

2023-24 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 the Division A of the CHSAA. The Eagles finished last year with a record of 20-5. Nine seniors (and three starters) have graduated, including Player ... Read more

2023-24 Samuel Gompers High Season Preview

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

2023-24 Community Health Academy of Heights Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Community Health Academy of Heights (CHAH Phoenix) is a community school located in Washington Heights, Upper Manhattan. The boys varsity basketball team competes in the newly constituted Division A Manhattan IV conference. In prior years, the team has been a PSAL Class B city title contender for several years and look... Read more

2023-24 Our Saviour Lutheran Regional Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Our Saviour Lutheran High School is a private, co-educational school located in Morris Park, Bronx. Its high school was established in 1955. In basketball, under coach Peter Wehye, they have created a tremendous college prep program. This year they are running five teams. Wehye head coaches the top team, that competes... Read more

2023-24 George Westinghouse High Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com George Westinghouse High is a vocational high school in Downtown Brooklyn. It is named after the electrical pioneer George Westinghouse Jr. The boys varsity basketball team is coached by Everett Kelley, an alumni, who has coached at the school for over 20 years. The team is a former Brooklyn AA program, that will now b... Read more

2023-24 Upper Room Christian Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Upper Room Christian School is a private school and was founded in 1981 is sponsored by Upper Room Christian World Center, a born-again, Spirit-filled, non-denominational church, located in Dix Hills, NY. Upper Room Christian’s varsity basketball team will be starting off this season with a new coach at the helm of t... Read more

2023-24 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 has been a dominant NYC power and competes in the PSAL Manhattan I AAA Division.. They are led by... Read more

2023-24 Winchendon School NYC Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Over the past five years, veteran prep school coach, Kevin Kehoe has elevated the Winchendon School in Massachusetts up into the highest ranks of college basketball prep development. They have been running two teams and placing virtually every one of their graduates onto a college basketball team. One of their teams c... Read more

2023-24 Dr. Susan S. McKinney High Season Preview

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 in the past. The new PSAL conference alignment... Read more

2023-24 New Fairfield High Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com New Fairfield High is the public high school in New Fairfield, CT. It enrolls approximately 600 students in grades 9-12. Their boys basketball team competes in the South-West Conference of the CIAC sand is set put some dynamic prospects on floor this year. As coach Donnell Harvey enters his fifth year, he believes this... Read more

2023-24 South Kent School Player Profiles

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 three years ago for his second stint as Director of Basketball and... Read more

2023-24 Moore Catholic Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Moore Catholic High School is a Catholic co-educational secondary school located in the Bulls Head neighborhood of Staten Island. Their boys varsity basketball team competes in the CHSAA B conference. They are head coached by former St. Joseph by-the-Sea JV coach Todd Brynes. Brynes is now in his third season leading ... Read more

2023-24 New York Military Academy Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com New York Military Academy (NYMA) is a small boarding school located in Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY and is about an hour from NYC. The Academy has a rich history of pride and tradition that stems from its four pillars of success: Academics, Athletics, Character and Leadership. The prestigious school has been around since 188... Read more

2023 Dave Edwards Memorial Classic Standouts

By David Cordova, On October 7, we paid a visit to the Elmcor Adult and Youth Activities Center in the Corona section of Queens for the third annual Dave Edwards Memorial Classic. The event which is brought to us by Elmcor and the Lincoln Park Classic. The showcase is now in its third year of existence, and again, it pitted some of the best tea... Read more

Fall 2023 NY Academy Basketball Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com New York Basketball Academy is entering their second year as a program. They are a program based out of Westchester/Putnam County, with players being from Dutchess County, all the way to the Connecticut state line. Their players are being recruited by multiple D3 schools. The program is owned and the teams are coached... Read more

2023-24 Frederick Douglass Academy 1 Players to Watch

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Located in the heart of Harlem, Frederick Douglass Academy 1 stands out as a premier college preparatory school, renowned for academic excellence and dedicated to equipping students with the tools needed for successful college endeavors. Their boys varsity basketball team competes fiercely in the challenging PSAL Manha... Read more

2023-24 Northfield Mount Hermon School Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Northfield Mount Hermon School is an academically and athletically prestigious co-educational college-preparatory school for boarding and day students in grades 9–12, along with a post-graduate year. Located in Gill, MA. It mens varsity basketball team plays in the New England Prep School Athletic Conference (NEPSAC... Read more

2023-24 Choate Rosemary Hall Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Choate Rosemary Hall is one the nations most academically prestigious, private, co-educational, college-preparatory boarding school. It is located in Wallingford, CT., and was founded in 1890. Their Mens Varsity Basketball team is head coached by Drew Dawson, and he is assisted by Kemar Bailey and Katelyn Skinner. The... Read more

2023-24 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 state’s top public school conferences in basketball. Windsor coach Ken Smith knows a thing or two about high level high sch... Read more

2023-24 Canarsie Educational Campus Key Players

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Canarsie Educational Campus is in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Canarsie. It houses three schools, the High School for Medical Professions, the Urban Action Academy and the High School for Innovation in Advertising and Media. Their boys varsity basketball team competes in the PSAL Brooklyn AA division. Their head coa... Read more

2023-24 Fordham Prep Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Fordham Preparatory School is a private, Jesuit, boys’ college-preparatory school located in the Bronx. 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 in the CHSSA A... Read more

2023-24 Monsignor McClancy Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School is located in the East Elmhurst neighborhood of Queens. Their varsity boys basketball team is coached by Anthony Olszewski and they compete in the New York Catholic High School Athletic Association A division. Monsignor McClancy OPEN GYM schedule is as follows: Friday Septe... Read more

2023-24 Thurgood Marshall Academy Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Thurgood Marshall Academy for Learning and Social Change is a public middle and high school in Harlem, serving grades 6 to 12. Their boys varsity basketball team is a perennial championship contender in the PSAL AA, Bronx/Manhattan division. They are coached by the veteran Abdu-Allah Torrence. Below are his key players... Read more

2023-24 Shots with Patience Player Profiles

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

2023 Ball & Inspire Summer League Top 20

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com The summer of 2023 bore witness to an exceptional showcase of talent and perseverance in the Ball & Inspire league. Hosted by the Next Up Organization, a nonprofit committed to providing opportunities for youth and young adults in New York City, this tournament served as more than just a display of athletic prowess;... Read more

2023-24 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 second year coach Ryan Woods Ryan Woods. They compete in the Staten Island conference of the CHSAA The Eagles 2023-24 roster will contain the following key players: Mike Spisto (2024) 5’8 point g... Read more

2023-24 Broome Street Season Preview

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 (5th year) and he is assisted by Damel Carnegie (2nd year). In 2020 they went undefeated in route to winning the Charter School Schola... Read more

2023 UA Elite 50 Showcase Top Performers

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com On September 9th, at Newtown Youth Academy in Newtown, CT the Connecticut Elite hosted its annual UA Elite 50 showcase for high school players. The players are drilled and then play games. The standout juniors and seniors will then earn an invite the September 29 Invite-Only Showcase Below are the top performers as judge... Read more

2023 Empire Invitational Top Performers

By David Cordova, On September 10th afternoon, we paid a visit to the Police Athletic League community center in Harlem for the Empire Invitational, which was run in conjunction with the 50 Ways Foundation and Game Up. In this event, was two games between two CHSAA teams from New York City (Cardinal Hayes and St. Raymond) and two of New Jersey... Read more

2023-24 Eagle Academy For Young Men (Bronx) Key Players

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

2023-24 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 decade since coach Billy Thom took the helm. They compete in the NEPSAC Class B ... Read more

2023-24 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

2023-24 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. They compete in the NEPSAC Class ... Read more

2023-24 Brooklyn Law and Tech Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Brooklyn High School for Law and Technology is a high school located on Broadway in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. They serve around 600 students in grades 9-12. Their boys varsity basketball team competes in the Public School Athletic League, Brooklyn A Division. The team will again be coached by veteran ... Read more

2023-24 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 States. It’s varsity basketball team competes in the Catholic High School Athletic Association, Brooklyn-Queens AA Division. Head coach Jimmy Lynch will be entering his seventh year... Read more

2023-24 Iona Prep Player Profiles

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Iona Prepatory School is a Catholic community focused on developing young men into moral and ethical leaders who are dedicated to Christian service and who strive for spiritual, intellectual and physical excellence. Iona Prep psorts teams compete in the highly competitive New York City Catholic High School Athletic Ass... Read more

2023-24 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 who will be going into his 6th season with the Wyverns. They compete in NEPSAC Class B (mid-sized schools) and the Founders League conference. ... Read more

2023-24 Marianapolis Prep Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Marianapolis Preparatory School is an independent, co-ed, Catholic boarding and day school located in Thompson, CT for grades 9-12 and postgraduates. The Boys varsity basketball competes in the talent-rich is Class B Division, led by third year Head Coach Tommy DiColella. Coach DiColella is excited for his squad this s... Read more

2023-24 Kennedy Catholic Season Preview

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 has helped produce recent players such a as Elijah... Read more

2023-24 Seward Park Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com Seward Park Campus is a “vertical campus” in the Lower East Side/Cooperative Village neighborhoods of Manhattan. Their teams are nicknamed the Bears, and they participate in the PSAL Manhattan A Division. The boys varsity basketball team is coached by Katey Wentworth. Coach Wentworth is entering her six... Read more

2023-24 St John the Baptist Season Preview

RecruitTheBronx@gmail.com St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in West Islip, NY. Their athletic teams compete in the Nassau Suffolk Division of the Catholic High School Athletic Association, where they are coming off of back-to-back years as tournament semi-finalists. Their team is coached by Jake ... Read more

2023-24 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. Matt Mihalich is headed into his fifth season as the head coach at Avon. The Winged Beavers are coming off... Read more