Tag Archives: Sleepers

Hi, my name is…ACC edition

3 Nov

Virginia's K.T. Harrell could be an emerging star in the ACC this season. (PHOTO: Getty Images)

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

The ACC has stars at the top of the league and two of the best programs in the nation in Duke and Carolina. We knew that. What about the guys we don’t know much about? Here are five players in the conference that you should keep your eyes on. Continue reading

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Get to know Travis Taylor

21 Oct

You don't know much about Travis Taylor of Xavier? Join the club. (PHOTO: NY Post)

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

I hate to admit it but Jeff Goodman may be onto something here.

Travis Taylor of Xavier is a real sleeper. Goodman is calling it. I suppose I’m endorsing it. Continue reading

Sleeping Sponge

17 Oct

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Admit it; you don’t know who Jonathan Holton is.

That’s okay. Few outside of South Florida and the University of Rhode Island do.

The 6-foot-9, 220-pound Miami native goes by Sponge. No really, he does. He’s a late-blooming big man that knows how to find the highlight reel. Continue reading

Is McKenzie Moore the biggest sleeper on the recruiting board right now?

18 Jul

California wing Mckenzie Moore continues to shine this summer.

By Brian Flinn
National Hoops Report

Mckenzie Moore is one of the top players in the class of 2011, and heʼs still uncommitted. Continue reading

Sleepers, sleepers, get your sleepers!

2 May

Derrick Gordon has a chance to shine right away at WKU. - NJ.com

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Every year there are players that emerge from outside the top 100 rankings from the recruiting services that develop into instant stars and instant starters. Who are those guys in the class of 2011? Continue reading

Doug McDermott, get to know him

29 Apr

Creighton freshman Doug McDermott is the freshman no one is talking about.

By Justin Young
National Hoops Report

Who is the freshman from this season that no one is talking about? I think I know the answer. Doug McDermott of Creighton had a terrific freshman season. So good that he is one of three freshman that lead their team in scoring and rebounding. Continue reading