NCB On The Trail: Malek Harris

ESPN 100 SG Cohen picks Marquette

July, 27, 2013
ESPN 100 shooting guard Sandy Cohen (Green Bay, Wis./Seymour) put an end to his recruitment on Saturday when he verbally committed to Marquette, has confirmed.

The 6-foot-6 Cohen is currently ranked No. 70 overall and No. 14 at his position in the Class of 2014. He chose the Golden Eagles over offers from Creighton, George Washington, La Salle, Minnesota and Memphis.

Cohen joins four-star power forward Malek Harris (Orland Park, Ill./Sandburg) in head coach Buzz Williams' 2014 class.

Notebook: ESPN 100 recruiting updates 

June, 28, 2013

This week’s Friday recruiting notebook is chock full of updates on ESPN 100 prospects, including commitments for Florida and Louisville, a visitor for Michigan State, what’s next for North Carolina, who NC State is targeting and why No. 10 recruit Myles Turner continues to improve his stock.
Four-star combo forward Malek Harris (Orland Park, Ill./Carl Sandburg) committed to Marquette on Wednesday over offers from the likes of DePaul, Illinois State, Iowa, Kansas State, Miami (Ohio), Purdue, Oregon State and St. Louis to give the Golden Eagles their first 2014 pledge.

"I always had a gut feeling about Marquette, I just wanted to give other schools an opportunity to recruit me,” Harris said. “Once they offered, they made me a priority. I love coach Buzz [Williams] and I think I fit in with everything they do and I could really see myself there. They have a lot of guys on the team that are just like me. It just was a good fit in every way."

Harris is indeed a great fit at Marquette. So what is the strength of his game and what will he bring to the Golden Eagles?

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Marquette lands four-star forward 

June, 26, 2013
Power forward Malek Harris (Orland Park, Ill./Carl Sandburg) verbally committed to Marquette on Wednesday, has confirmed.

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There are always tough omissions when compiling any list, and more so when it’s a list of the top hoops prospects in the country. Our staff agonized over several players in deliberations for the Class of 2014’s ESPN 100 rankings, which we released today, and several quality players just fell short of making the list. Here’s a look at 12 fringe top 100 guys, keeping in mind some of them may eventually sneak in the next edition of the rankings or at some point before the end of their senior year.

Note: Schools involved is a combination of programs that have offered and others with interest in that particular recruit.

Tre Campbell (D.C./St. John’s College)
PG, 6-2, 160
Committed to Georgetown

Dishing out assists is this future Hoya's calling card. He is stellar at penetrating and kicking, attacking defenders in transition and knowing when to call his own number in the half-court set.

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