NY2LASPORTS.COM - NEWS AND NOTES
Antonio Curro — NATIONAL RECRUITING DIRECTOR - NY2LASPORTS.COM
Another flurry of commitments took place this past weekend as elite wing Negus Webster-Chan started things on Friday with a commitment to Missouri and talented young junior wing V.J. Beachem (above) wrapped it with a verbal pledge to Notre Dame. We recap the entire weekend in today's news and notes...
2013 SF V.J. Beachem of New Haven (IN) verbally committed to Notre Dame on Sunday. He played with the Eric Gordon All-Stars during the grassroots travel season.
2012 SF Negus Webster-Chan of Huntington Prep (WV) verbally committed to Missouri on Friday. He played with the CIA Bounce program during the grassroots travel season.
2012 SG Alex Hamilton of Chipley (FL) verbally committed to Louisiana Tech over the weekend. He played with the Alabama Challenge during the grassroots travel season.
2012 C Josip Mikulic of North Broward Prep (FL) verbally committed to Fairfield this weekend. He played with the Nike Team Florida program during the grassroots travel season.
2012 G Justin Seymour of Campbell (GA) verbally committed to Utah over the weekend. He played with the Georgia Stars during the grassroots travel season.
A couple other commitments of note were 2012 PG Stefan Moody of Poinciana High School (FL) verbally commiting to Florida Atlantic and 2012 SG Melvin Johnson of St. Benedicts Prep (NJ) verbally committing to Miami, FL.
The annual NY2LA Sports Breakfast of Champions Fall Basketball League tipped off this past weekend as top prospects like Kevon Looney, Toby Hegner, Nick Fuller, Jarvis Garrett, Turner Botz, Branden Key, Riley Lachance, T.J. Schlundt, Jalen Currie, etc. all hit the hardwood. 2012 PG Carrington Love stole the show during week one with a 25 point 10 assists performance. To view the top performances from week one of the 2011 BOC Fall League CLICK HERE
The 2011 Generation Next Tip-Off for boys 4th-8th grade teams will tip off November 19-20, 2011 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This is the second annual event and last year saw teams attend from Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, and Indiana. For more information and details CLICK HERE
The 2011 Holiday Hoopfest for boys 3rd-8th grade teams will tip off January 7-8, 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This is the second annual event and last year saw teams from Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin in attendance. For more information and details CLICK HERE
The 7th annual Swish & Dish Spring Warm-Up for boys 3rd-11th grade teams is set for March 30-April 1, 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This tournament is regarded as one of the premiere travel team events in the country annually with some of the premiere teams and individual talent in the country already confirmed to be in attendance once again next year. For more information and details CLICK HERE
The 7th annual NY2LA Sports Invitational for boys 3rd-11th grad teams is set for May 18-20, 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This tournament is annually one of the premiere events in the country to wrap up the spring travel season as teams from across the country annually make the trek to Wisconsin for this event. For more information and details CLICK HERE
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Note: Antonio Curro is the National Recruiting Editor for NY2LASPORTS.COM, GENERATIONNEXBASKETBALL.COM and 414HOOPS.COM. He is also a national consultant for ESPNU and the HOOPSCOOP.