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Thursday, 01/31/08

Tyler Griffey announces for Illinois

# Top 100 forward Tyler Griffey of Wildwood-Lafayette, Mo., rated No. 54 overall in Class 2009, has pledged to Illinois. The Illini now have four junior commitments.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 01/31/08

Tulsa gains 2009 commitment

# Class 2009 forward Bryson Pope of Jenks, Okla., has committed to Tulsa.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 01/31/08

Huge center Rowley now in Class 2009

# 7-0 center Kyle Rowley of Lake Forest-Lake Forest Academy, Ill., has reclassifed from 2008 to 2009.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 01/31/08

Tinsley gains release from Pepperdine

# High-scoring Class 2008 guard Brad Tinsley of Oregon City, Ore., has gained a requested release from his signed letter to Pepperdine due to the coaching situtation.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Monday, 01/28/08

Andrew Ott transfers from Villanova to PSU

# Redshirt-frosh forward/center Andrew Ott of Abington-Germantown Academy, Pa., has transferred from Villanova to Penn State.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Monday, 01/28/08

JC big man set for Northern Illinois

# Class 2009 center/forward DeAngelo Riley of Memphis-Kirby, Tenn/Southwest Tennessee CC, Tenn., has committed to Northern Illinois.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Sunday, 01/27/08

Local guard set for Rice

# Guard Jesse Sanders of Houston-HCYA, Tex., has committed to Rice, according to TexasHoops.Com.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Saturday, 01/26/08

UConn claims Scottie Haralson

# Guard Scottie Haralson of Jackson-Provine, Miss., has pledged to UConn. Among others were Alabama, Auburn, Arkansas and Minnesota.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Friday, 01/25/08

Hokies snare 2009 Erick Green

# Class 2009 guard Erick Green of Winchester-Millbrook, Va., has pledged to Virginia Tech.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Friday, 01/25/08

Quinton Watkins joins San Diego State

# Super Prospect guard Quinton Watkins of Compton-Dominguez, Cal., who was once committed to Southern California and then signed by Illinois in Class 2007, has enrolled at San Diego State. Watkins failed to receive clearance from the NCAA Clearinghouse and was not admitted to Illinois. He will practice with the Aztecs, led by head coach Steve Fisher, immediately and have four years remaining beginning with the 2008-09 season.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Friday, 01/25/08

Tulsa pledges 6-5 point guard

# Guard Brandon Jackson of Oklahoma City-Putnam City, Okla., has given a commitment to Tulsa over Weber State, Stephen F. Austin, Wichita State and Rice.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Friday, 01/25/08

Franklin headed to Sooners

# Guard TJ Franklin of Fort Worth-North Crowley, Tex., will be a recruited walk-on at Oklahoma.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 01/24/08

Trojans gain Marcus Johnson of UConn

# Junior forward Marcus Johnson of Los Angeles-Westchester, Cal., has transferred from UConn to the USC Trojans. He had also considered Oregon State.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 01/24/08

Joyner now headed to New Mexico State

# Super Prospect guard Terrance Joyner of Mendenhall-Genesis One, Miss., who had been released from his signed letter to Arkansas by mutual consent after being denied admission by the NCAA Clearinghouse, has verballed to New Mexico State.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 01/23/08

Beavers drop CJ Giles

# Junior forward CJ Giles of Seattle-Rainier Beach, Wash/Kansas, has been dismissed by Oregon State. Giles, who also was dismissed by Kansas, was told at Oregon State during interim coach Kevin Mouton's first day on the job after the firing of head coach John Jay.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 01/17/08

Junior guard Fenton to Lobos

# Class 2009 guard Jamal Fenton of Houston-Chavez, Tex., has given a commitment to coach Steve Alford and New Mexico, according to TexasHoops.Com. He also considered Texas A&M, Mississippi State and Santa Clara.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 01/17/08

Butler leaves Wichita State

# Redshirt-freshman forward Arbry Butler of Little Rock-Central, Ark., is transfering from Wichita State.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 01/17/08

Ex-Gopher Smith moves on to TCU

# Junior guard/forward Brandon Smith of Minneapolis-Patrick Henry, Minn., has transferred from Minnesota to TCU. He played in 26 games and started 13 as a sophomore, but left the Gophers before this season.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 01/17/08

Gators win battle with Duke for Erik Murphy

# Top 100 forward Erik Murphy of Southborough-St. Mark's School, Mass., ranked No. 46 overall in Class 2009, has chosen to play for head coach Billy Donovan and the Florida Gators over Duke. Among others were Boston College, UConn, Marquette, Ohio State and Virginia.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 01/16/08

Cincinnati gains Nick Aldridge

# Sophomore forward Nick Aldridge of South Webster, Ohio, is transfering from Western Carolina and walking on at Cincinnati. Aldridge played in five games this season and averaged 18.8 points and 5.2 rebounds. He averaged 18.3 and seven during his freshman year.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 01/16/08

Ex-Georgia Tech Faye picks SMU

# Mouhammad Faye, a forward from Dakar, Senegal, is transfering from Georgia Tech to SMU.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 01/16/08

Darrion Pellum to Hampton

# Guard/forward Darrion Pellum of Hampton, Va/Woodstock-Massanutten MA, Va., who did not meet NCCA requirements to play for Virginia Tech in Class 2007, is walking on at Hampton.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 01/16/08

Sei Paye transfers to Texas-San Antonio

# Freshman guard Sei Paye of Houston-Strake Jesuit, Tex., is transfering from Louisiana-Monroe to Texas-San Antonio, according to TexasHoops.Com.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 01/16/08

Rider adds Philly prospect

# Guard/forward Novar Gadson of Philadelphia-Bartram, Pa., has committed to Rider.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Tuesday, 01/15/08

Arkansas, Joyner part ways

# Super Prospect guard Terrance Joyner of Mendenhall-Genesis One, Miss., has been released from his signed letter to Arkansas by mutual consent.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Tuesday, 01/15/08

Kennesaw State pledges guard

# Guard Spencer Dixon of Kennesaw-Kennesaw Mountain, Ga., committed to Kennesaw State.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Monday, 01/14/08

Mishler transfers to Illinois State

# Sophomore forward Blake Mishler of Metamora, Ill., is transfering from East Tennessee State and walking on at Illinois State. He played in 11 of 12 games for ETSU this season.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Monday, 01/14/08

Gentry leaves Wisconsin-Milwaukee

# Sophomore guard Roman Gentry of Sioux City-East, Iowa, is transfering from Wisconsin-Milwaukee to South Dakota. He played in ten games and started four this season.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Sunday, 01/13/08

Top guard Strickland picks Heels

# Top 100 guard Dexter Strickland of Elizabeth-St. Patrick's, NJ., ranked No. 9 in Class 2009, is headed to North Carolina over Florida and Michigan State. Among many others were Indiana, Arizona, Ohio State, Rutgers and Villanova.

The Heels recently gained three Class 2009 Top 100 forwards, including twins from Santa Ana-Mater Dei, Cal., Travis Wear, rated No. 23 overall; and David Wear, ranked No. 30; plus John Henson of Round Rock, Tex., rated No. 26.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Saturday, 01/12/08

Austin leaves USC Trojans

# Sophomore forward Kyle Austin of Pasadena, Cal., has transfered from the Southern California Trojans to UC-Riverside.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Saturday, 01/12/08

UMKC adds guard

# Guard Fred Ford of Fort Wayne-Southside, Ind/Atlanta-WARE Prep Academy, Ga., has signed and enrolled at UMKC.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 01/10/08

Bruins land Reeves Nelson

# Top 100 forward Reeves Nelson of Modesto-Christian, Cal., ranked No. 14 overall in Class 2009, has committed to the UCLA Bruins. Among others were Arizona, California, Duke, Georgetown, North Carolina and USC.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 01/09/08

Breeden from FSU to College of Charleston

# Junior forward Casaan Breeden of Bennettsville-Marlboro County, SC., has transfered from Florida State to College of Charleston.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 01/09/08

Ex-Buckeye Brayden Bell leaves Utah State

# Sophomore center/forward Brayden Bell of Salt Lake City-Brighton, Utah, who started his career at Ohio State, is transfering from Utah State due to lack of playing time.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 01/09/08

NM State adds guard Faisal Aden

# Guard Faisal Aden of Arlington-Bowie, Tex/Dallas-God's Academy, Tex., has pledged to New Mexico State, according to TexasHoops.Com.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 01/09/08

Top 100 Holloway picks Mississippi

# Top 100 forward Murphy Holloway of Irmo-Dutch Fork, SC., ranked No. 93 overall in Class 2008, has committed to Mississippi. Among others were Maryland, Oklahoma State, South Carolina, Tennessee, Auburn, Clemson and DePaul.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 01/09/08

Heels snare 2010 standout in Bullock

# Touted Class 2010 guard/forward Reggie Bullock of Kinston, NC., is headed to North Carolina.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 01/09/08

Watkins leaves San Francisco

# Sophomore forward Jay Watkins of Memphis-Hamilton, Tenn., has transfered from San Francisco to College of Southern Idaho.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Tuesday, 01/08/08

Faye transferring from Yellow Jackets

# Redshirt sophomore forward Mouhammad Faye of Dakar, Senegal., is transfering from Georgia Tech.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Tuesday, 01/08/08

Fordham gains transfer from Mountaineers

# Redshirt-freshman forward Jacob Green of Clinton-Gonzaga Prep, Md., is transfering from West Virginia to Fordham.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Tuesday, 01/08/08

Busby-Hayden leaves South Alabama

# Freshman guard Kevin Busby-Hayden of Dallas-Spruce, Tex., has transfered from South Alabama to McLennan CC, Tex., according to TexasHoops.Com.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Tuesday, 01/08/08

Siena pledges huge center

# 6-10 center Wolfgang Geiler of Bonn, German/UC-Irvine/Allan Hancock CC, Cal., committed to Siena.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Tuesday, 01/08/08

ND State gains guard

# 2009 guard Nathan Zastrow of Manitowoc-Lincoln, Wis., picked North Dakota State.

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Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Tuesday, 01/08/08

Flint guard to Montana State

# Guard Jon Lee of Flint/Carman-Ainsworth, Mich., is headed to Montana State.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Monday, 01/07/08

Shelvin Mack to Butler

# Guard Shelvin Mack of Lexington-Bryan Station, Kty., pledged to Butler. Among others were UAB, Miami-Florida and Bradley.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Sunday, 01/06/08

2010 Crandall Head to Illinois

# Class 2010 guard Crandall Head of Richton Park-Rich South, Ill., has committed to Illinois.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Sunday, 01/06/08

Singleton to leave Georgia

# Junior 7-0 center Rashaad Singleton of Campbellton-Graceville, Fla., is transfering from Georgia.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Sunday, 01/06/08

Memphis lands top forward Simpkins

# Top 100 forward Matt Simpkins of Sacramento, Cal/Patterson School, NC., ranked No. 63 in Class 2008, has committed to coach John Calipari and Memphis.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Sunday, 01/06/08

Roberson leaves UNLV

# Sophomore forward Lamar Roberson of Baton Rouge, La/Mt. Zion Academy, NC/Houston, is transfering from UNLV. He played in 13 games for the Rebels this season.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Sunday, 01/06/08

Kane decommits from Duquesne

# Guard DeAndre Kane of Pittsburgh-Schenley, Pa., is no longer committed to Duquesne.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Friday, 01/04/08

Wear Twins chose North Carolina

# Top 100 twin forwards from Santa Ana-Mater Dei, Cal., Travis Wear, rated No. 23 overall in Class 2009; and David Wear, ranked No. 30 overall, have committed to North Carolina over UCLA and Arizona. The Heels recently gained Class 2009 Top 100 forward John Henson of Round Rock, Tex., rated No. 26 overall.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Friday, 01/04/08

Once Red Storm, Calhoun to join Houston

# Forward Qa'rraan Calhoun of Hazlet-Raritan, NJ/Bridgeton Academy, Maine/St. John's/Barton County CC, Kan., has pledged to Houston, according to TexasHoops.Com.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Friday, 01/04/08

Butler adds 6-9 JC forward

# Forward DeAundre Cranston of Orlando-Evans, Fla/Daytona Beach CC, Fla., picked Butler.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Friday, 01/04/08

Brandon Penn picks Rider

# Forward Brandon Penn of Philadelphia-Robeson, Pa., committed to Rider.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Thursday, 01/03/08

Heels pledge top 2009 forward

# Top 100 forward John Henson of Round Rock, Tex., rated No. 26 overall in Class 2009, has committed to North Carolina. Among others were Oklahoma State, Southern California, Texas, Texas A&M, UCLA, Rice, Arizona, Baylor and Memphis.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 01/02/08

6-9 center picks UNLV

# Center Brice Massamba of Congo/Sweden/Henderson-Findlay Prep, Nev., has committed to UNLV.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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Wednesday, 01/02/08

Chris Early to Chattanooga

# Forward Chris Early of Huntington, WVa., who was dismissed by Oklahoma, is headed to Chattanooga.

For recent news, also check Archives: May/June/July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec/Jan.
Class 2008 Basketball Signing Dates: (Early Period) Nov. 14-21, 2007; (Regular Period) Apr. 16-May 21, 2008

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