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Former Nebraska HS assistant basketball coach arrested for alleged sexual assault in 2013

A former assistant Nebraska high school basketball coach was charged with sexual assault after the alleged victim posted to social media about the incident, which the victim said took place in 2013, according to WOWT.
Andrea Knecht, now 33, worked “as a part-time basketball coach in an adjunct capacity” for about four months at Marian High School (Omaha, Nebraska) in 2013, according to a statement by the school to 3NewsNow.
The then-27-year-old Knecht allegedly “engaged in sexually activity” with a 14-year-old girl from January to March of that year, according to WOWT.
The victim was on the freshman girls basketball team, according to 3NewsNow.

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There were “several hundred” phone calls between Knecht and the victim during the time frame, according to an Omaha police report obtained by WOWT

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Dajuan Harris commits to Kansas after being offered following Peach Jam title

Dajuan Harris, a former Mississippi State signee who played for Peach Jam champion Mokan Elite earlier this month, announced his commitment to Kansas over Twitter.
He plans to be part of the Jayhawks’ 2019 class, according to Matt Scott of KUSports.com.
Harris asked out of his letter of intent with Mississippi State to return to high school and attempt to get offers from Blue Blood programs, according to the Kansas City Star.

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Scholarship created in honor of Arizona high school football player killed in shooting

Justin Lett, who was found dead from gunshot wounds in a Birmingham, Alabama alley in May 2018, will be remembered as a loving, caring, family guy during a football game on Sept. 20 when Valley Christian (Chandler, Arizona) will honor his memory with the start of an annual scholarship.
A $1,000 merit-based scholarship will be established in partnership with Lett’s family and will go to one student each year.
Lett, who was 28 when he died, played on Valley Christian’s 2005 state championship football team. He graduated from Valley Christian in 2007 and was a top receiver on the 2006 team

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Four-star safety Lathan Ransom commits to Ohio State Buckeyes

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Where five-star PG Jalen Suggs stands on recruiting with seemingly 6 schools in play

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Marcus Bagley, brother of NBA player Marvin, announces top three schools

Arizona State men’s basketball coach Bobby Hurley has been in pursuit of prospect Marcus Bagley — younger brother of former Corona del Sol (Tempe, Arizona) standout Marvin Bagley III — for a while.
It appears Hurley is closer to seeing that pay off.
Marcus Bagley, a 6-foot-8, 220-pound forward out of Sheldon High School in Sacramento, announced over Twitter on Saturday night that he has narrowed his list of college choices to three: ASU and Pac-12 rivals Arizona and Cal. He also had offers from Florida State and Pittsburgh.

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Coffee runs? Not at Darius Bazley's New Balance internship out of high school

Darius Bazley, the former Princeton High School (Cincinnati) star who had the $1 million internship with New Balance out of high school, spoke about his decision in a video shared by the NBA Summer League twitter account.
Bazley was expected to be the first elite high school prospect to play for the G League instead of going the college route. Then, he elected to go with the New Balance internship.

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Bazley, 19, was drafted No. 23 in the NBA Draft and is on the Oklahoma City Thunder

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Ex-Harrison High School star Devin Funchess sad to see decorated school close

Harrison High School (Farmington Hills, Michigan) was the home of Michigan’s most decorated football program, but after 49 years, a state record 437 wins and 13 state championships later, the school closed following this past school year.  
But of the hundreds of talented players to play for the Hawks over the years, one is making sure their home field still sees potential NFL talent played on it.
Former Hawk, Michigan Wolverines and current Indianapolis Colts receiver Devin Funchess, held his fourth annual free youth football camp at Harrison on Saturday. He was sad about his school closing.
“I was kinda sad just because we had the biggest school in the district,” Funchess said prior to his camp Saturday

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IMG Academy gets another elite transfer in Lovasea Carroll

IMG Academy (Bradenton, Florida) is restocking its talent with the 2019 football season rapidly approaching.
On Wednesday, Chosen 25 cornerback Elias Ricks announced he would transfer to the Ascenders program after playing at Mater Dei (Santa Ana, California).
Two days later, another elite player announced he to will attend the Florida powerhouse.
Lovasea Carroll, a four-star 2021 South Carolina commit, tweeted Friday that he transfer to IMG Academy from Warren County (Warrenton, Georgia).
He is listed by the 247Sports Composite as the No