June 26, 2012
The 2013 Hoops Hot Board
With the always hectic July evaluation period about to kick off, basketball recruiting is about to step into overdrive. With that in mind, here's our look at the Tennessee 'hot board' in the 2013 class, headed by sensational shooting guard Robert Hubbs.
As always, this list is made up of our own research and opinions based off talking with numerous prospects and other recruiting analysts across the rivals.com network.
|The 2013 Hoops Hot Board|
6-foot-5, 180 pounds
Dyer Co. High School, Newbern, Tn.
Size may be the top priority in the 2013 class, but it's hard not to call Hubbs the top target on the Vols' board regardless of position. Hubbs is a smooth operator who possesses a rare blend of athleticism and perimeter skills that you don't often find in a prospect at his age. Capable of stroking it from deep or putting it on the floor and punishing defenders at the rim, Hubbs is the total package at the two-guard spot. Landing him will be a challenge, but the Vols are in the thick of a race that, among others, includes Duke, which extended an offer in the spring. His recruitment could heat up even more after the July evaluation period, but look for the Vols to be deeply involved moving into the fall.
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