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Scouting Report on James Blackmon

by Eric Bossi - 09/24/2013
Arguably the top shooter in the entire class of 2014. Blackmon has a smooth jumper that features excellent mechanics and deep range. Underrated as a North/South athlete and a ball handler, he projects as a guy who could put up big numbers in college.

Latest News

DSR, Smith power Hoyas to Garden win12/27/2014

D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera, Joshua Smith and the Hoyas stepped up in the second half as individuals, utilized a defensive switch and stashed away a thrilling overtime win over Indiana in Madison Square Garden.

If styles make fights, this could be a good one12/27/
It's IU for Christmas Dandy09/11/
Zeisloft talks IU decision, future07/07/
IU adds transfer for 201407/07/
Video: Blackmon talks future at IU06/15/
Blackmon joins elite company06/14/
Blackmon goes for record tonight06/14/
Blackmon ties Oscar's mark06/13/
Bluiett, Blackmon lead Seniors again06/12/
Class of 2014 Team Recruiting Rankings04/25/ Basketball Recruiting
Class of 2014: Five-star risk factors04/24/ Basketball Recruiting
Starting Five: Buzz starting strong for Hokies04/21/ Basketball Recruiting
All-Star game video highlights: IU signees04/21/
Breakdown: 7-footer Jeremiah April04/18/
6-10 forward says he's going to visit Indiana04/16/
Hitting a groove04/03/
Video: Postgame interview with James Blackmon04/02/
Recap: Blackmon in McDonald's Game04/02/
Blackmon: I'm here to work04/02/
McDonald's AA: West looks to be best04/02/ Basketball Recruiting
Video interview: James Blackmon03/31/
Future backcourt rolling03/15/
Jordan Brand Classic Roster Announced03/10/
Video Reel: James Blackmon Jr. vs. Kokomo03/10/
Blackmon's take on Cunningham, visit03/04/
Scouting video: Blackmon on Senior Night03/04/
Video interview: James Blackmon Jr.03/01/
Scouting video: James Blackmon Jr.02/24/
James Blackmon Jr. explodes for 48 points02/14/
Blackmon's take on Indiana's backcourt of the future02/01/
Video Reel: Blackmon battles Lyles12/26/
Blackmon vs. Lyles tonight12/23/
Max on a tear12/22/
Indiana's future backcourt off to hot start12/09/
Recruiting notebook: Big game for Blackmon12/07/
Video Reel: James Blackmon Jr.11/28/
Blackmon scores school-record 54 points in opener11/28/
Class of 2014 breakdown: Big Ten11/20/ Basketball Recruiting
Hoetzel on IU's '14 class: 'It's a perfect fit'11/14/
Johnson looks forward to teaming with Blackmon11/14/
Blackmon on his IU future: 'I'm ready'11/14/
Video: Blackmon talks Indiana future11/14/
Three to sign today with Indiana11/14/
A place 'to make my dream come true'10/31/
Video: Blackmon talks decision, IU future10/31/
Commitment analysis: James Blackmon Jr.10/31/
Blackmon back with the Hoosiers10/31/
Blackmon tells UK no, chooses Indiana10/31/
Indiana (Again) for Blackmon10/31/
Blackmon is staying home again10/31/ Basketball Recruiting
Wildcats could add two commits Thursday10/30/
Blackmon to announce Thursday on ESPNU10/29/
Hoetzel thrilled to play in basketball's 'mecca'10/28/
Indiana lands sharp-shooting forward10/27/ Basketball Recruiting
Hoetzel gets a front-row view of IU basketball10/26/
Robinson to announce, Hoetzel to visit IU10/24/
Blackmon to visit Indiana this weekend10/23/
Blackmon decision coming soon10/21/
Bess: 'I fell in love with the place'10/21/
Kentucky ups the ante on Big Blue Madness10/18/
Eight confirmed visitors for Big Blue Madness10/17/
Blackmon talks Crean visit, adjusted visit plans10/14/
Highlights of five-star UK target James Blackmon10/09/
Blackmon talks recruiting, Kentucky familiarity10/08/
Video interview: James Blackmon Jr.10/08/
USA Basketball: What We Learned10/08/ Basketball Recruiting
USA Basketball: Moore taking off10/05/ Basketball Recruiting
Four-star wing opens up his recruitment10/03/ Basketball Recruiting
College basketball practice kicks off this weekend09/27/ Basketball Recruiting
Virginia four-star makes his pick09/20/ Basketball Recruiting
Blackmon talks in-home visit09/19/
Recruiting roller coaster continues09/19/
Blackmon Talks Tar Heels09/18/
Kentucky lands four-star point guard09/13/ Basketball Recruiting
Blackmon recaps his in-home visit with Crean09/13/
Video: Blackmon talks recruiting, visit plans09/12/
Tar Heels offer Indiana guard09/10/
2014 Rivals150 full of UK targets09/04/
Okafor retains hold on top spot in Rivals15009/04/ Basketball Recruiting
UK targets taking visits09/03/
Weekend Warriors: 8/29-8/31 Visitors08/30/
Blackmon recaps unofficial visit08/30/
Basketball visit season kicks off08/30/ Basketball Recruiting
11 players poised to move up08/29/ Basketball Recruiting
Recruiting notebook08/26/
Calipari misses on Mudiay; what's next?08/24/
Huge recruiting weekend for Indiana08/23/
2014 recruiting reset08/14/
5-star guard Whitehead discusses IU offer08/10/
Offers rolling in for Blackmon08/09/
Blackmon Decommits08/08/
Blackmon discusses his de-commit decision08/08/
What top-40 guard Snider is hearing from IU08/06/
Guy, Black outstanding at Under Armour07/19/
Big-time big men go head to head07/18/
Peach Jam: Newton leads Team Final upset07/14/ Basketball Recruiting
Johnson outlines IU recruiting goals07/10/
Miami lands rising freshman wing07/09/ Basketball Recruiting
The rise of James Blackmon Jr.07/01/
NBPA: Whitehead stands out on Thursday night06/14/ Basketball Recruiting
Video Reel: James Blackmon Jr. vs KY All-Stars06/10/
Blackmon finds 'another level'05/28/
EYBL Minneapolis: Sunday05/27/
Plenty of options remain for IU in 201405/22/
Video Reel: James Blackmon Jr.05/14/
All-Ohio Red wins Spiece title05/06/ Basketball Recruiting
Run-N-Slam wrap-up report05/06/
Highlights: Blackmon in Spiece semifinals05/05/
Run-N-Slam: Day 205/05/
Chiozza continues strong spring05/04/ Basketball Recruiting
Run-N-Slam: Day 105/04/
Recruiting notebook: IU staff hits the road04/25/
5-star Lyle updates his recruitment04/24/
Blackmon talks about his future at Indiana04/22/
Recruiting updates from L.A.: Round 204/22/
NY @ NIKE EYBL Session #1-LA (Sunday)04/21/
Recruiting updates from Los Angeles04/21/
5-star Pinson sets cut-down date04/20/
Blackmon & Co. looking for a big run this summer04/19/
Recruiting notebook: Big games all around03/02/
Video Reel: Blackmon brothers go for 63 points02/21/
IU checks out elite young prospect02/16/
Recruits talk about weekend visits to IU02/05/
Lyle makes a cut, new event coming to Indiana01/30/
Host of prospects visit IU, more on the way01/28/
5-star Pinson talks upcoming IU visit01/18/
IU recruit Davis takes aim at County title01/08/
Mailbag: Austin making a move12/27/ Basketball Recruiting
Video Reel: Record setting performance by Blackmon12/27/
Record for Blackmon12/23/
Notebook: 2014 showdown, JaQuan's triple-double12/15/
Vijay Blackmon talks about his top choice12/12/
Video: Blackmon Jr. scores career-high 44 points12/08/
New frontcourt prospect emerges for IU11/19/
After Indiana visit, Williams could make earlier decision10/21/
Big weekend for Blackmons10/21/
Whispers: Hysteria in the heartland10/19/ Basketball Recruiting
Video: James Blackmon Jr. fall-league highlights10/09/
Video: Blackmon on ACL, rehab, return to the court10/08/
Lyles discusses re-opening his recruitment in depth08/10/
Lyles' coach talks about re-opening recruitment08/07/
Lyle talks plans for August visits07/30/
Another Indiana visit in works for Pinson?07/20/
Lyles, Robinson, Lee among standouts07/15/
A monster recruiting class in the making?07/11/
Wiggins retains top spot in 2014 rankings07/06/ Basketball Recruiting
Notebook: Robinson excels at Top 100 camp06/16/
Lyle says he's hoping to hear more from IU06/14/
Top talents prepare for Team USA training camp06/14/
Atmosphere, workouts impress McIntosh, Sellers06/12/
Recruiting notebook06/11/
Blackmon Jr. makes a pitch to Pinson06/09/
Video: One on one with Trevon Bluiett06/06/
Elite 2014 player talks about upcoming IU visit06/05/
2014 star Jones talks Indiana offer05/24/
Midwest Mid-Majors like Thompson05/22/
Blackmon talks recovery, timetable to return05/07/
Eron Gordon: A prodigy in the spotlight04/25/
Recruiting update: Chandler White talks IU visit03/05/
Blackmon Jr. out for season with knee injury02/06/
Future Hoosiers on display Saturday in Indy02/02/
As expected, Willis picks Kentucky01/20/
Bluiett talks Indiana visit, recruiting11/30/
USA Basketball: Saturday standouts10/16/ Basketball Recruiting
Recruits talk about IU, Hoosier Hysteria10/16/
Blackmon readies for USA Team final tryout10/13/
IU takes a look at nation's No. 1 sophomore10/11/
IU recruits talk Gary Harris, Hoosier Hysteria10/10/
Lucas Camp player profiles10/10/
After visit from IU, elite guard talks recruiting09/21/
GRBA Nationals video: Soph class08/08/
EO Summer Q&A: James Blackmon Jr.08/04/
2014 forward talks about offers from IU, Purdue08/03/
Playing 'like I have a chip on my shoulder'08/02/
Harris will take official visits in the fall07/08/
USA trials: Session four06/13/ Basketball Recruiting
Return to glory, part one05/18/
Spiece Run-N-Slam wraps up05/09/ Basketball Recruiting
Blackmon likes tougher competition04/13/
Peegs' commit video: James Blackmon Jr.02/03/
Youth is no excuse02/01/
Video Reel: James Blackmon12/28/
Committing early was the right decision for Blackmon12/27/
Indiana's freshmen commitments shine12/23/ Basketball Recruiting
Indiana continues its recruiting roll11/24/ Basketball Recruiting
Weekend Warriors: Madness arrives10/15/ Basketball Recruiting
Indiana gets a very early commitment09/03/ Basketball Recruiting
Blackmon makes early call for Indiana09/03/