Braxton Blackwell Archive

2016 four-star forward Braxton Blackwell ends his ‘crazy’ summer

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. — Even though it was his last tournament of the summer, class of 2016 forward Braxton Blackwell was particularly excited to participate in adidas Nations this past weekend. Playing alongside the likes of fellow Indiana targets Thon ...

Recruiting roundup: NBPA Top 100 camp

One of the summer’s top events, the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Top 100 camp took place from Tuesday through Saturday last week and here’s a rundown of how many of the prospects Indiana is recruiting performed in Charlottesville, Virginia: ...

Five-star Blackwell staying patient, focusing on improvement

FISHERS, Ind. — Class of 2016 Christ Presbyterian Academy (Tenn.) wing Braxton Blackwell has already amassed 15 scholarship offers, but his recruitment is less than a month from taking on a significant change. That’s because college coaches will be able ...

Video: Class of 2016 wing Braxton Blackwell

Christ Presbyterian Academy (Tenn.) wing Braxton Blackwell is one of Indiana’s top targets in the class of 2016 and was one of the standouts at the adidas Gauntlet last month in Dallas. Blackwell averaged 12.0 points and 5.8 rebounds in 22.2 ...

Braxton Blackwell a priority for Indiana in 2016 class

Recruiting will intensify for class of 2016 prospects across the country on June 15, the first date that college coaches can begin unlimited phone and messaging contact with rising juniors. The groundwork, however, with many of IU’s top targets in ...

Braxton Blackwell picks up Indiana offer on Hysteria visit

One of the top prospects nationally in the class of 2016 got his first taste of Indiana basketball in person over the weekend. Braxton Blackwell, a 6-foot-8, 215 pound forward at Christ Presbyterian Academy in Nashville, Tennessee, talked to Inside the ...

Five-star Braxton Blackwell to visit IU for Hysteria

One of the top young players in the class of 2016, Braxton Blackwell, is planning to visit Indiana next month for Hoosier Hysteria. Blackwell, a 6-foot-8, 215 pound forward who plays for former Vanderbilt standout Drew Maddux at Christ Presbyterian Academy in Nashville, Tennessee, is rated the No. 19 prospect nationally in the 247Composite. Indiana tracked Blackwell closely this summer as he was a standout playing at the 17-and-under level for the Atlanta Celtics in events like the adidas Invitational in Indianapolis and the adidas Super 64 in Las Vegas.