The state of South Carolina has always been a sleeper state of talent. The class of 2015 and 2016 have national recruits atop the state lists while the depth plays out from top to bottom with talented mid and low-major prospects.

In the past week, the recruiting world has seen a variety of commitments coming from players in all different directions. The surprising thing has been some verbals from underclassmen, though. We tackle those commitments in this week's edition of the Tucker Topics.

jOur HoopSeen Fall League came to a close in Cobb County last week and after pouring through our notes and stories from the season, we are happy to unveil our All-League selections.

There is a specific mindset that certain players possess that gives them an advantage on anyone they play against before they even step on the floor.

For the average high school hoops fan, players are rarely seen until they hit the court for their school. Spectators at The Fall Preview got the chance to see 2018 Forward Khavon Moore of Westside High School (Macon, GA) perform with some of the best players in the state.

People have always said things are bigger and better in Texas. Apparently, they were also referring to Texas A&M basketball and their 2015 recruiting class, too.

Behind the scenes, Florida had been the favorite to land 2015 Deerfield Beach (FL) Zion Lutheran Christian combo forward Keith Stone for a long time.

It has been a great Fall for basketball at Suwanee Sports Academy. The Fall League is all about development, and there have been players that have blossomed and made a name for themselves in the league as well as others who are looking to continue their success.

It is now time for the players and coaches to transition what they have learned to the high school season, but until then here are our All Tournament Teams.

It's been a couple of busy weeks for 2016 Quitman (MS) forward Darius Hicks. Between new offers and visits, his recruitment has started to heat up.

The past few years have brought some talented players through the state of Alabama. With our expansion at, we will now be ranking the best of the best from the state. Here is how things shake out before the 2014-15 high school season...

One of the great things about The Fall Preview was getting a chance to see some of the top young players in the Southeast compete.

The class of 2017 was well-represented at The Fall Preview on Sunday at Suwanee Sports Academy. The sophomores brought their games and battled until the very end.

As we empty the notebooks and evaluation sheets from The Fall Preview, our coaches from Sunday's camp look back at the class of 2016 players that participated in our loaded camp.

St. Francis (GA) combo forward Kaiser Gates ended his recruitment on Thursday afternoon, going to Twitter to tell the world that he's headed north to play at Xavier University.

What a day Sunday was at The Fall Preview. In today's breakdown, we go through the class of 2015 and look at the top players from the senior class.

This is the first wave of player invitations for The Elite Preview. Our staff will issue another (albeit small) wave of invites to players that earned spots in our camp from the HoopSeen Fall League in a couple of weeks.

How does a player earn an invitation? Our staff spends the entire high school season watching players in the Peach State. We award invites to those who have played well, shined in the spotlight and have high praises from his coaches. Are you next? We'll be watching.

Big names from all over the southeast have flocked to the metro Atlanta area over the last few weeks for both the Elite 100 and HoopSeen’s The Fall Preview.

It was a breakout summer for 2015 Lee-Huntsville (Ala.) combo forward Gerron Scissum. Coming into the summer as a virtual unknown, he burst onto the AAU scene and became a primary target for several schools.