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College basketball just lost its latest potential one-and-done superstar.
This past Friday night the stars of tomorrow in basketball took the floor at the Barclays Center in one of the most exciting all-american games in recent memory.
The 2014 Jordan Brand Classic went down in Brooklyn over the weekend, with multiple top high school prospects showing what we can look forward to next year in college.
The 13th annual Jordan Brand Classic took place last night in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center and in typical fashion, the game did not disappoint, becoming the highest scoring game in JBC history.
It was mission accomplished for the USA Junior National Team Saturday as they defeated the World Select Team 84-73 at the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland.
This week, the top high school prospects in the world are in Portland, Oregon, to showcase their skills at the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit.
Let's be honest for a second here.
On November 14, 2002, Carmelo Anthony, a 6-8, 230-pound former McDonald's All-American, dominated in his first collegiate game, scoring 27 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in a Syracuse loss at Memphis.
In every sport there are a certain set of players that possess the physical traits that can cause a scout to salivate at the sight of them: the "five-tool" prospect in baseball, the strong-armed, yet mobile quarterback, the big point guard.
As the college basketball regular season comes to an end and teams prepare for the postseason tournaments, the stars of tomorrow in high school basketball have been making a lot of noise this year.
Once upon a time, Larry Brown was a Hall Of Fame coach in the NBA with tremendous success and a championship under his belt.
Ranked as the fifth-best prospect in the 2014 ESPN 100, you'd expect 6-5 Emmanuel Mudiay to go to Kansas or Oklahoma or Kentucky or Baylor or some other school noted for corralling big-time, potential one-and-done candidates.
While this weekend has been tailored to the star-studded musicians attending the MTV Awards, basketball fanatics were able to get a glimpse of the future as Under Armour held its eighth Annual Elite 24 basketball game at the Tobacco Warehouse in Brooklyn, New York.
Adidas Nations, as we showed you earlier this week, started its sixth-annual tournament of the best U-19 talent the world has to offer with performances that drew high praise from the crowd of hoops experts assembled in Southern California.