Tag Archives: Ben Bentil

Trip home gives Bentil perspective

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – Before Ben Bentil wants to take the next step in his life, he must first take a step back. That’s the mentality that the Providence freshman and St. Andrew’s (Del.) graduating senior has as he takes a … Continue reading

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Mary Kline Classic releases 2014 rosters

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The Mary Kline Classic, which has brought together some of the country’s top high school basketball players together to show off their talents for a good cause for the last three years, released the rosters for … Continue reading

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Stephens’ continues Princeton’s recruiting roll into 2015

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – For quite a while, Princeton’s coaching staff made Myles Stephens one of their top recruiting targets. Tigers coaches were nearly everywhere the talented 2015 guard went, tracking his progress closely as he transferred from the Pennington … Continue reading

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Rupkus, Westtown dominates final three quarters in win over St. Andrew’s

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) – In the first quarter in Tuesday evening’s contest between St. Andrew’s and the Westtown School, St. Andrew’s senior forward and Providence-commit Ben Bentil looked unstoppable. He had 11 points, four rebounds and two assists by himself in the … Continue reading

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Neumann-Goretti overcomes Stephens, St. Andrew’s

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – One could say that a snowstorm gave Neumann-Goretti problems in their matchup against St. Andrew’s. Not the one that was going on outside Cheltenham high school, where the two schools were playing in the Coaches vs. … Continue reading

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Podcast of Basketball Love: Episode 19

The latest episode of the Podcast of Basketball Love has Ian Simon (@CoachSimon200) and Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) in the PoBL studios to talk everything from high school hoops to the rapidly approaching college basketball season. Today’s topics include two recent … Continue reading

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St. Andrew’s forward Ben Bentil to Providence

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – One of the last remaining Division I prospects in the area is now off the board. St. Andrew’s (Del.) forward Ben Bentil has ended his college recruitment, picking Providence on Monday afternoon. The 6-foot-8, 225-pound power … Continue reading

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WE R1 directors have big plans for the future

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – When Matt Pauls and Terrell Myers combined their Amateur Athletic Union programs last year, they were clearly thinking big. Combining their respective NJABC and East Coast Elite programs into ECE/NJABC–more commonly known as WE R1–brought a … Continue reading

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Several key players make debuts at SJU team camp

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Quite a lot going on at the St. Joseph’s team camp, which featured nearly 40 teams from Pa., N.J. and Del. playing on eight courts spread across SJU’s campus. Here’s the first of several pieces from … Continue reading

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Del. forward Sturdivant picks up first offer

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Glasgow (Del.) forward Tyrell Sturdivant received his first college offer this week, from a MAAC school in New Jersey. After touring Rider’s campus with the coaching staff, Sturdivant heard the words he’d been waiting to hear … Continue reading

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Philly Jam Fest Notebook: April 27 (afternoon session)

Kate Trowbridge (@kateereplied) – Day two of the Philly Jam Fest kicked off Saturday and did nothing short of entertain those in attendance. The tournament was able to lure in college coaches from all over the country, with hundreds of … Continue reading

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The Recruit Scoop talks Philly, April recruiting

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) — In the world of college basketball recruiting, there may be no more singularly connected person than Alex Kline, the 18-year-old Syracuse freshman and founder of The Recruit Scoop. Now working on his site as part of … Continue reading

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Kyle Lowry Classic: Vaux 66, St. Andrew’s 61

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The guard combo of Sam Foreman and Rysheed Jordan played very well together in their first game as teammates, leading Vaux to victory over St. Andrew’s (Del.), 66-61, in the Kyle Lowry Tip-Off Classic at Philadelphia … Continue reading

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