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The first evaluation period of the busy July recruiting period begins today. College coaches are now allowed off-campus evaluation, but off-campus contact with players or parents is still prohibited. Contact is allowed on-campus, but you don't see too many planned official or unofficial visits during this Evaluation period. Those campus visits normally start up again in the August Quiet period. When recruits talk about making decisions by the end of the summer, that usually means a busy July being seen, a busy August making a few visits, then a decision by the time high school starts up again.
Here is a rundown of what is allowed at what times through next spring.
July 6 - July 12 - Evaluation Period: Off-campus evaluation is allowed. On-campus contact through official or unofficial visits is permissible. Off-campus contact is prohibited.
July 13 - July 22 - Dead Period: All in-person, on–campus or off-campus contacts and evaluations, official and unofficial visits are prohibited.
July 23 - July 29 - Evaluation Period
July 30 - July 31 - Dead Period
August 1 - August 31 - Quiet Period: Only in-person, on-campus contact is permissible. Off-campus contacts and evaluations are prohibited.
September 1 - September 8 - Quiet Period
September 9 - September 29 - Contact Period: All in-person, on–campus or off-campus contacts and evaluations, official and unofficial visits are permissible.
September 30 - February 28 - Evaluation Period (Open through February with the exception of two Dead Periods November 10-13 and December 24-26)
Summer teams of recruits and prospects
Here is a list of teams the players on the watch list should be playing with this July. Some players float from team to team, so you could see a player pop up on another team for a specific tournament.
And again, a caveat on the list below. This is certainly not an exhaustive listing of all the players Purdue is watching this summer. There are many not yet on this list, and some on the list the coaches may no longer be actively recruiting. It is our policy to keep a player on the list until they either drop Purdue or commit elsewhere. With the dwindling number of scholarships available for the classes of 2015 and 2016, we can be sure the list the coaches works from is becoming rather narrow for those two classes. The advantage of having so many 2015 and 2016 players already in the fold is the Purdue coaches can devote more time this summer absorbing in-person viewings of the 2017 and 2018 classes.
Feel free to email me with any changes you know of to the following list.
A note to summer coaches: If you send me your July schedules I will work to get them posted. I can be reached at the link attached to my name above.
Abby Abel - Indy Magic 16U Blanding
Brooke Alexander - United Elite Black
Taylor Buford - Mac Irvin Fire
Lamina Cooper - Spiece Indy Gym Rats Silver
Nora Kiesler - Kentucky Premier
Darby Maggard - Spiece Indy Gym Rats Silver
Dominique McBryde - Indiana Elite Patberg
Tiara Murphy - Spiece Indy Gym Rats Silver
Teniya Page - Midwest Elite Platinum
Ashanti Thomas - TOTS Lady Elite (maybe Mac Irvin Lady Fire?)
Hallie Thome - ???
Brittany Ward - Indiana Elite Patberg
Nicole Ekhomu - Bolingbrook Panthers
Kysre Gondrezick - Midwest Elite Platinum
Miracle Gray - FBC Elite 17U Black
Shayna Harmon - West Virginia Thunder
AeRianna Harris - Spiece Indy Gym Rats Red
Tyasha Harris - Best Choice Indiana Elite
Tori McCoy - Midwest Elite Platinum
Tyana Robinson - Indiana Elite Patberg
Nia Staples - Cincinnati Angels?
Jackie Young - Indiana Elite Swish
Hailey Brown - ??? (currently with Canadian National Team)
Sidney Cooks - Wisconsin ABC Knights 17 and North Tartan Nike Elite
Dana Evans - Spiece Indy Gym Rats Red
Dani Lawson - Toledo Thunder
Karissa McLaughlin - Always100 Elite 2017
Braxtin Miller - Cincinnati Angels
Christina Passerell - Toledo Thunder
Daly Sullivan - Sky Diggs Elite
Katlyn Gilbert - Best Choice Indiana Elite
Victoria Oglesby - Georgia Ribbon Warriors
Bexley Wallace - Toledo Thunder
Three recruits, two prospects on display in Indy
At Ben Davis High School out on the west side of Indianapolis on July 14-15, the NHSBCA is hosting an event featuring rising senior girls from Indiana, Iowa, Ohio and Wisconsin. Indiana will play four games over the two-day event.
Team Indiana will feature Purdue recruits Lamina Cooper, Dominique McBryde, and Tiara Murphy. Also playing for Team Indiana will be Fort Wayne Canterbury’s Darby Maggard and Indianapolis Pike’s Brittany Ward. Rounding out the Indiana roster is Madison’s Olivia Crozier, Homestead’s Josie Fisher, NorthWood’s Jordyn Frantz, Merrillville’s Victoria Gaines, and Evansville Mater Dei’s Tori Schickel.
The event is open to the public at a daily cost of $10, or a two-day pass for $15. The event has boys teams for several states also participating. The schedule of games is listed below.
Monday, July 14
9:50 a.m. Main Gym — Girls: Indiana vs. Ohio
9:50 a.m. Freshman Center — Girls: Iowa vs. Wisconsin
9:50 a.m. MPA #1 — Boys: Washington vs. Wisconsin
9:50 a.m. MPA #4 — Boys: Indiana vs. Iowa
1:30 p.m. Main Gym — Boys: Indiana vs. Washington
1:30 p.m. Freshman Center — Boys: Ohio vs. Iowa
1:30 p.m. MPA #1 — Girls: Ohio vs. Iowa
1:30 p.m. MPA #4 — Girls: Indiana vs. Wisconsin
8:00 p.m. Main Gym — Boys: Wisconsin vs. Iowa
8:00 p.m. Freshman Center — Boys: Indiana vs. Ohio
8:00 p.m. MPA #1 — Girls: Indiana vs. Iowa
8:00 p.m. MPA #4 — Girls: Ohio vs. Wisconsin
Tuesday, July 15
9:30 a.m. Main Gym — Girls: Iowa vs. Wisconsin
9:30 a.m. Freshman Center – Girls: Indiana vs. Ohio
9:30 a.m. MPA #1 — Boys: Wisconsin vs. Ohio
9:30 a.m. MPA #4 — Boys: Washington vs. Iowa
1:00 p.m. Main Gym — Boys: Washington vs. Ohio
1:00 p.m. MPA #1 — Boys: Wisconsin vs. Indiana