5 days ago

Michigan State’s 2022 recruiting class is about to go from prospects to players. The Spartans’ class will enroll in East Lansing in the coming weeks to begin their summer conditioning and preparation for the 2022-23 season. That means forward Jaxon Kohler and point guard Tre Holloman will begin their work in East Lansing after months as Spartans signees; the Spartans also added an unranked recruit this month in center Carson Cooper.

Source: mlive.com

2 weeks ago

The departure of Marcus Bingham Jr. and Julius Marble II created a significant hole in Michigan State’s frontcourt, and on Sunday, the Spartans and coach Tom Izzo took a step toward filling that void. It might not provide immediate aid, but the commitment of 6-foot-11 Carson Cooper from IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, on Sunday could certainly pay dividends in the long run.

Source: Detroit News

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5 months ago

Tom Izzo has kicked off his 2023 recruiting class with a bang, landing highly ranked point guard Jeremy Fears Jr. The Spartans beat out Illinois and Michigan to earn the commitment of Fears.

Source: Spartans Wire

6 months ago

Tom Izzo and Michigan State basketball signed their two four-star recruits in Trejuan Holloman and Jaxon Kohler on Wednesday’s signing day, hours after returning from New York and a season-opening 87-74 loss to No. 3 Kansas. Izzo said he likely is not done adding to the 2022 recruiting class that had some hiccups along the way.

Source: Detroit Free Press

6 months ago

Michigan State’s men’s basketball team has received signed National Letters of Intent from Trejuan Holloman (Saint Paul, Minn./Cretin-Derham) and Jaxon Kohler (American Fork, Utah/Southern California Academy [Calif.]).

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

8 months ago

Jaxon Kohler committed to Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans men’s basketball program on Sept. 19, as Zach Manning noted in his announcement piece. This late-developing and lightning fast recruitment is a fascinating development for Izzo as he builds his 2022 class and begins to look ahead to 2023.

Source: The Only Colors

8 months ago

On Saturday, Michigan State hosted over 25 recruits for the Stripe Out game against Nebraska. Two of those prospects were high-priority basketball recruits Braelon Green and Jeremy Fears Jr. The pair of 2023 four-star guards spent the evening with Tom Izzo and the hoops staff, along with the football recruits as well. Following the trip, Green took the time to talk to speak with Spartan Tailgate on how it went.

Source: Spartan Tailgate

8 months ago

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8 months ago

The 2022 recruiting class for the Michigan State men’s basketball program just got a big addition, literally and figuratively, as four-star power forward Jaxon Kohler made his pledge to the Spartans. Kohler is rated as the No. 67 overall player in the 247 Sports Composite rankings and the No. 11 power forward. He is listed at 6-foot-9 and 250 pounds.

Source: The Only Colors

9 months ago

With Isaac Traudt committing to the University of Virginia on Saturday, Aug. 28, the staff will need to take some time to consider their next move in this recruiting cycle. The number of targets for this recruiting class has remained small over the entire cycle and that has been both positive — landing Tre Holloman in part because he was the only lead guard the staff recruited — and now a negative.

Source: The Only Colors

9 months ago

Holloman has the physical profile of not only a high-major point guard but even an NBA lead guard. Holloman, at about 6-feet-2-inches, is not overly tall, or physically built, nor is he exceedingly quick. But he does have two essential qualities for a high-performing lead guard: he is long and he can change pace terrifically.

Source: The Only Colors

10 months ago

10 months ago

Michigan State basketball fans received some very welcome news on Saturday when long-time recruiting target Trejuan Holloman announced his commitment to the Spartans. Holloman, a 4-star point guard in the 2022 recruiting class, is the No. 1 ranked player from the state of Minnesota in his class and the No. 70 ranked player overall.

Source: Spartans Wire

10 months ago

The race for Emoni Bates is nearing a conclusion. Bates, widely renowned as the nation’s top high school prospect in the class of 2022 is reclassifying into the 2021 class, according to social media national recruiting expert Joe Tipton and Stadium basketball analyst Jeff Goodman.

Source: The State News

10 months ago

Holloman is a dual-sport star who Mel Tucker is also recruiting as a cornerback (he’s a top-500 football recruit) and he’s the No. 72 overall recruit and 11th-best point guard in the 2022 class, according to the 247Sports Composite. And on Friday, he got his first crystal ball prediction from Michigan State recruiting insider Justin Thind to the Spartans with a “5” confidence level.

Source: Spartan Avenue

11 months ago

The AAU basketball season is in full swing, and it is now the perfect opportunity for many college coaches to get out and start scouting. Tom Izzo has done exactly that, making recruiting a priority this month of July. Michigan State will look to fill out their 2022 recruiting class very soon, as well as getting a start on the very important 2023 class.

Source: Spartans Wire

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11 months ago

11 months ago

Michigan State basketball is bringing in a pair of talented targets this week for official visits with stretch four Isaac Traudt and sharpshooter Jaden Schutt set to make their way to East Lansing in the final moments of spring.

Source: Spartan Avenue

11 months ago

While I recently examined the current state of the Spartans’ men’s basketball depth-chart, and while I gave an update on recruiting a little over a month ago, a number of developments on the recruiting front and across the college basketball landscape, more generally, lead me to write another recruiting update that also provides some insight into the future team-building strategy that Tom Izzo and his staff appear to have settled on for at least the next couple of years.

Source: The Only Colors

12 months ago

It’s open season for college basketball recruiting once again. More than a year after all in-person recruiting shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NCAA dead period is ending on Tuesday, June 1. For college basketball, that means recruiting will enter a “quiet period”, during which prospects can visit campus and have face-to-face conversations with coaches.

Source: mlive.com

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