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2017 Okawville SG Noah Frederking Picks Up Evansville Offer

Class of 2017 Okawville standout Noah Frederking has picked up a scholarship offer from the University of Evansville.

Frederking, a 6’4 wing, is known for his ability to knock down shots with range and accuracy.

Frederking competed on the travel team circuit with the Illinois Bears.

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Indiana Pacers Waive Alex Poythress and Nick Zeisloft

The Indiana Pacers have waived Alex Poythress and Nick Zeisloft to bring their roster down to 17 players.

Poythress ($35K) and Zeisloft ($25K) both had partial guarantees in their contracts, and both are strong candidates to suit up for the Pacers NBA D-League affiliate the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.

The Pacers still need to make a pair of cuts with Julyan Stone and Jeremy Evans being the top candidates to be cut loose.

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2017 Brewster Academy (NH) Wing Aaron Wheeler Commits To Purdue

Class of 2017 Brewster Academy (NH) standout Aaron Wheeler has committed to play his college basketball for head coach Matt Painter and Purdue.

Wheeler, a 6’8 wing forward, was on campus at Purdue for an official visit over the weekend.

Wheeler also held offers from the likes of Creighton, Northwestern and Providence.

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2017 Prolific Prep (CA) G Paul Scruggs Commits To Xavier

Class of 2017 Prolific Prep (CA) standout Paul Scruggs has committed to play his college basketball for head coach Chris Mack, and Xavier University.

Scruggs, a 6’3 guard, transferred to Prolific Prep this fall after a standout career in the state of Indiana. He is generally considered a top 30 prospect nationally.

Scruggs competed on the Under Armour circuit with the UA Indy Hoosiers.

Scruggs joins a 2017 Xavier recruiting class that also includes Jared Ridder, Najii Marshall, Elias Harden and Ketrevious Jones.

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Illini Make Final Three School List For 2017 Five-Star Kris Wilkes

Class of 2017 North Central High School (IN) five-star prospect Kris Wilkes has narrowed down his list of collegiate possibilities to Indiana, Illinois and UCLA.

Wilkes, a 6’8 wing forward, has already taken official visits to all three of his finalists.

Wilkes cancelled official visits to UConn and Xavier that had been previously scheduled.

Wilkes will enter his senior season as the favorite to win the Indiana Mr. Basketball Award.

Indiana already has class of 2017 verbals from five-star post prospect 6'4 guard Al Durham, 6'7 forward Justin Smith and 6'10 post Clifton Moore.

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