Recruiting Archive

New offers, school lists highlight changes to 2016 recruiting board

It’s only been a little more than a week since our last update, but plenty has transpired in that time to dictate changes to our 2016 recruiting board. One former target – Ibi Watson – committed to Michigan and the Hoosiers have offered four additional players since our July 27 update.

In addition, several of IU’s targets have started to trim their school lists in advance of setting official visits for the fall.  Check out our latest 2016 Indiana basketball recruiting board at the link below:

2016 Indiana basketball recruiting board

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Indiana makes the cut for a pair of 2016 prospects

Two Indiana recruiting targets in the class of 2016 announced paired down school lists on Tuesday and the Hoosiers remain in the mix for both players.

Schnider Herard, a 6-foot-10 center from Prestonwood Christian in Plano, Texas, is down to 10 schools and Jaylen Fisher (pictured), a 6-foot-2 point guard from Bolton High School in Arlington, Tennessee, named his six finalists.

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Elite point guard Markus Howard talks IU visit

Class of 2017 point guard Markus Howard, one of the top players nationally at his position, was on campus in Bloomington for an unofficial visit on Sunday.

Accompanied by his mother, Noemi and his father, Chuck, who played football for IU in the 1980s and graduated from the university, Howard said this visit felt different than others because of his father’s familiarity with the campus.

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2016 guard Rawle Alkins trims list to 10

Class of 2016 five-star guard Rawle Alkins has narrowed his list of schools to 10.

The 6-foot-5 Alkins tweeted on Saturday from adidas Global Nations in Long Beach (Calif.) that he’s down to Kansas, Louisville, Kentucky, North Carolina, Indiana, St. John’s, North Carolina State, Maryland, UNLV and Texas.

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