Signing Day

Romar Thrilled With Washington's Recruiting Class

November 15th, 2008
After a day of delay, Washington was able to announce its commitments for the 2009 men's basketball season.

The four players who signed national letters of intent, Abdul Gaddy, Charles Garcia, Clarence Trent, and C.J. Wilcox, are a second consecutive recruiting coup for coach Lorenzo Romar and his staff. The three initial recruits, Garcia, Trent and Wilcox, were rated the 17th best group in the country by The addition of Gaddy, after he twice decommitted from Arizona, moved the class into the top 10 rankings of many recruiting services.

LMU Inks Two in Early Signing Period

November 14th, 2008
LMULos Angeles, CA ?- High school standouts Given Kalipinde (Episcopal High School ? Alexandria, Virg.) and Edgar Garibay (Compton High School ? Compton, Calif.) have signed National Letters of Intent to attend and play collegiate basketball for Loyola Marymount, Head Coach Bill Bayno announced on Friday. The pair completes the Lions commitments during the early signing period, joining Terrell Vinson (St. Frances Academy ? Baltimore, Mary.)  who signed on Wednesday.

Georgia Tech Inks Glen Rice Jr.

November 14th, 2008
Georgia TechATLANTA - Glen Rice, Jr., son of former Michigan and NBA star Glen Rice, has signed a latter-of-intent to enroll at Georgia Tech and play basketball, head coach Paul Hewitt announced Thursday.


Rice, a 6-4 guard from Walton High School in Marietta, Ga., is ranked No. 48 in the nation among 2009 high school seniors according to, and No. 10 among shooting guards.


Miami Welcomes 5-Man Recruiting Class

November 14th, 2008
Miami OHOXFORD, Ohio- Miami University's men's basketball team received five national letters-of-intent during the November signing period, head coach Charlie Coles announced Thursday.

Ball Stats Inks Pair of Recruits

November 14th, 2008
Ball StateMUNCIE, Ind. - Ball State men's basketball head coach Billy Taylor announced the signings of Huzie Hambrite (Indianapolis, Ind./Lake Land College/Northwest) and Jauwan Scaife (Muncie, Ind./Muncie Central) to national letters of intent Friday during the early signing period. Hambrite and Scaife will begin their Ball State careers during the 2009-10 season.

"We are very excited to get Huzie and Jauwan into our Ball State basketball program as they address some needs in our program," Taylor said.

Billy Gillispie on Three UK Signees

November 12th, 2008

Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie on the official signing of Jon Hood, Daniel Orton and GJ Vilarino:

"I'm really excited about all three of the players that we signed today.  They will all be terrific players for us and we are very fortunate to have them.  Our roster will get better with these three signees.  All three of them are great human beings.  They are all excited and all three of them love Kentucky."


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UCLA's Class Includes Top 5 Prospect Tyler Honeycutt

November 12th, 2008
UCLA Bruins

UCLA head coach Ben Howland announced today the signing of a heralded class of four student-athletes to National Letters of Intent to attend UCL

Illinois State Adds Pair of Chicago Recruits

November 12th, 2008
Illinois St

NORMAL, Ill. - Illinois State head men's basketball Tim Jankovich announced that Terrence Johnson (North Lawndale College Prep - Chicago) and Zeke Upshaw (University High School - Chicago) each signed National Letters of Intent Wednesday, during the NCAA early-signing period, to continue their education and basketball careers at Illinois State University.

Bradley, Hamilton, Williams Heading to Texas

November 12th, 2008

AUSTIN, Texas - Three high school hoop standouts have signed National Letters of Intent to play basketball next season at The University of Texas, head coach Rick Barnes announced Wednesday. Avery Bradley (Tacoma, Wash.), Jordan Hamilton (Los Angeles, Calif.) and Shawn Williams (Duncanville, Texas) will join the Longhorns for the 2009-10 season.

Oklahoma Announces Three Top 100 Signees

November 12th, 2008
Oklahoma Sooners

NORMAN, Okla. - Oklahoma men's basketball head coach Jeff Capel and his staff continue to make names for themselves on the recruiting trail and, for the third straight November, unveiled an impressive four-man list of signees today.  The group is rated No. 14 nationally by and features three top-100 players.