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Recruiting Retrospective: 2011 N.C. State

Jim Shonerd -

Trea Turner and other members of the 2011 recruiting class helped the Wolfpack end a long CWS drought.RALEIGH, N.C.—Not unlike his speed, it doesn’t take Trea Turner’s modesty long to come out.“It’s kind of hard for me to think of it that way,” he says when the notion of his 2011 recruiting class at North Carolina State being a program changer comes up. “I think we helped out a little bit building the program and trying to strengthen it a little bit more.” Despite Turner’s efforts, it’s hard to

College | #Brett Austin#Carlos Rodon#Elliott Avent

Hawaii Leads Impressive 2013 Recruiting Classes

Aaron Fitt -Premium Content

It is as commonplace for scouts to rip the quality of a college draft class as it is for college coaches to complain about professional teams becoming more aggressive signing players out of high school. But heading into 2013, both of those gripes have merit. Still, Hawaii, Mississippi, Florida, Kentucky, South Carolina, San Diego and UCLA put together impressive recruiting classes for 2013.

College | #2012#Recruiting

2013 HS Top 100 With Commitments

Conor Glassey & Nathan Rode -Premium Content

An early look at the top high school prospects for the 2013 draft, with their college commitments. The list is based on future pro potential and was put together with the input of dozens of scouts and college coaches. This year's high school class doesn't have the top-end talent of last year, but there is some interesting depth, especially with catchers and lefthanded pitchers.

College | #2012#2013 draft#Recruiting