NCB On The Trail: Keyshawn Woods

HSNT loaded with elite prospects 

March, 31, 2014
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The 2014 Dick’s Sporting Goods High School National Tournament, which features eight of the best teams in the country, as well as marquee players in the ESPN 100 and ESPN 60, takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday in New York. The semifinals take place at Christ The King High School in Middle Village, while Madison Square Garden plays host to the championship. All games will be televised by the ESPN family of networks; click here for the schedule and other event information.

This year’s field might be the best ever. Let’s take a look at the players to watch:

Charlotte lands hometown wing

August, 8, 2013
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The Charlotte 49ers nabbed a verbal commitment on Thursday from Charlotte (N.C.) Northside Christian shooting guard Keyshawn Woods, ESPN.com has confirmed.

Woods was garnering interest from Virginia Tech and held offers from Chattanooga, Charleston and Houston, among others. He ran with Team Charlotte on the AAU circuit this summer.

Woods is the first recruit for the 49ers in the 2014 class.

7-foot gem emerges in South Carolina 

July, 11, 2013
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Editor's note: This is the latest entry in Dave Telep's July Road Trip blog. Throughout the month, Dave will check in each day he's on the road while covering some of the biggest basketball recruiting events in the country. He'll let you know where he's at, offer some highlights of the day and give a quick look at what's next.

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. & AIKEN, S.C. -- As a scout, you kind of live for days like Wednesday. Going into the action with few expectations and coming out of the day with the name of a 7-footer you’ve never seen before? I’ll take that every time.

My day was split between the Peach Jam 16s in North Augusta and a series of showcase games at the Peach State over in Aiken. Rising junior center Doral Moore (Locust Grove, Ga./Luella) was the highlight, but along the way a few cool viewings happened that made for a fun-filled Wednesday.

By the way, it’s now much more difficult to get a seat in the gym. Wednesday was the start of the July evaluation period and the first day college coaches could be out on the road watching prospects.

Here are some nuggets from the first day in South Carolina.

Doral Moore
Dave Telep/ESPNDoral Moore, a 7-foot rising junior center, is likely to see his recruitment pick up in a hurry.
Give me Moore

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