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Big Shots Weekly: Week 8 Edition (Nov. 8 - Nov. 14)

By Big Shots Nation, 11/14/23, 3:15PM EST


BIG SHOTS will be sending weekly recruiting reports on #BIGSHOTS alums, colleges and hoop news nationwide.

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  • Congrats to all the BIG SHOTS ALUMS committing and signing this past week. 
  • ESPN High School Basketball Top 25. Week 1 by ESPN Paul Biancardi.
  • Dillon Jones goes over for Weber State, finished with 29 pts in the lose to Saint Mary’s.
  • Armando Bacon notches his 70th career double-double.
  • UT Chattanooga 2024 commit ISAIAH OTYALUK GOES OFF for 45 PTS hitting 10-13 3FG for Word of God.
  • Top-25 senior Khani Rooths has committed to Michigan, picking the Wolverines over Georgia and Florida St.
  • 6’8 2024 Drew Turnquist of Moravian Prep (NC) offered by Northwood University of the GMAC
  • 2024 Southern California Academy (CA) G/F Naas Cunningham has committed to Alabama.
  • BIG SHOTS Alum RJ Felton has a career high night with 30 pts, 11 rebs, and 1 ast for ECU.
  • Had a great time watching 40+ BIG SHOTS ALUMS at HOF Series Charlotte. 
  • IMG Academy (FL) 7’6 C Olivier Rioux commits to the Florida Gators. Past Standout at BIG SHOTS PREP NATIONALS.
  • 2024 Hampton (PA) G Peter Kramer has committed to Lehigh.
  • AJ Brown 24 pts and 6 rebounds for Ohio U in the win vs Troy ! Look for a Big Sophomore Season from him.
  • Georgetown Dontrez Styles had a double-double in his Georgetown debut with 15 points, 10 rebounds. Rowan Brumbaugh with 13 points, 6 assists.
  • 2024 PHHoenix Prep (AZ) G Ketraleus Aldridge has committed to Arizona State.
  • 2025 St. Anne's-Belfield (VA) G Chance Mallory has received an offer from Indiana.
  • 2025 St. Francis (TX) F Nigel Walls has received an offer from Alabama. See him at THE BASH in Columbia, SC.
  • Michigan commit Christian Anderson off to a hot start for Oak Hill (VA) averaging 24.2 ppg. 
  • 2024 Jamari Briggs of Christ School (NC) has committed to USC Upstate.
  • 2024 Winston-Salem Christian (NC) F/C Chol Machot has committed to Mississippi State. Past MVP at BIG SHOTS MYRTLE BEACH.
  • 2024 Combine Academy (NC) former Hofstra commit G Paul Jones is reopening his recruitment.
  • 2025 St. Francis (TX) F Nigel Walls has received an offer from Alabama. See him at THE BASH in Columbia, SC.
  • 2024 Lyon County (KY) G Travis Perry has committed to Kentucky. 
  • 2024 Long Island Lutheran (NY) F/C Godswill Erheriene has committed to Seton Hall.
  • 2024 St. Christopher's (VA) G Brandon Jennings has committed to VCU.
  • 2024 Kamren Martin of Blue Ridge School (VA) has committed to Long Beach State. 
  • 2024 Travis Stickney picks up an offer from Coker University.
  • 5-Star 2024 Jayden Quaintance of Word of God (NC), has signed his NLI to Kentucky.
  • UPSET ALERT: Penn beats No. 21 Villanova 76-72.
  • Eli Ellis hit crazy GAME WINNING 3 for Moravian Prep National (NC) to beat The Burlington School (NC).
  • LaMelo Ball in his last 4 games has turned on the scoring avg. 30.2 ppg, 6.7 rebs, and 8 ast per game. 
  • South Carolina’s women’s basketball team is now 2-0 with dominating performances by beating two top 15 teams.
  • UPSET ALERT: No. 12 Arizona defeats No. 2 Duke at Cameron Indoor.
  • 2024 four-star SG Gicarri Harris is down to two schools: Purdue and Georgia Tech.
  • Georgia freshman Silas Demary Jr. is off to a great start this season avg. 2.3 SPG, former MVP of Court XIV Classic and BIG SHOTS PREP NATIONALS.
  • 2025 6'1 PG Eli Ellis of Moravian Prep (NC) will make his college decision tomorrow Nov. 15th.
  • Big time performance from ODU’s Chaunce Jenkins in a hard fought loss to Arkansas putting up 21 PTS, 7 REB, and 3 AST.
  • Michigan G Dug McDaniel tonight in a win over St. John’s: 26 points (career high), 7 assists, and 6 rebounds.
  • UNC Pembroke has expressed interest in 2024 G Stephen Quinn. 
  • JMU Dukes break into the Top 25 for the first time in program history.
  • BIG SHOTS ALUM and BWSL ALUM Mark Williams has put up numbers over the last 4 games: 20ppg, 12rbs, 70% FG, 74% FT. 
  • 2026 Yohnace Connor goes off for 1 of 1 Academy to beat Oak Hill at Hoop 4 A Cause Showcase.
  • WEMBY VS CHET Tonight, the two front runners for NBA ROTY. 
  • 2024 Overtime Elite (GA) F Jahki Howard has committed to Auburn. Former standout at BIG SHOTS CHARLESTON FINALE.
  • 2024 Bryson Cokley of Christ School (NC) picks up an offer from George Mason.
  • Justin Baxter of USC Salk puts up 20 pts 16 rebs 3 blks 3 stls in a win vs FMU Dev.
  • 2024 6’6 SF Da’Mori Lytch explodes for 31 pts 8 rebounds 4 assists 3 stl 2 blks in a win vs  Lake Raleigh Elite.
  • Lonnie Walker IV leads Brooklyn Nets with 21 points in 100-93 win vs. LA Clippers.
  • Aaron Nesmith 24 points leads the Pacerswith 24 points in 134-118 win vs Jazz.
  • G Christian Moore leads New Hampshire with 19 points in win. 
  • Kelton Talford leads Winthrop with 21 points in win vs Brevard 
  • Freshman Tyler Perkins  leads Penn with 24 points, 14 rebounds, 5 assists in 80-61 win vs Bucknell.