Mississippi State

Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Vernon Goodridge

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Mississippi St.COMMITTED (11/09/2004)OfferedNone
Georgia TechNoneOfferedNone
Seton HallNoneOfferedNone
St. John'sNoneOfferedNone

Scouting Report on Vernon Goodridge

by Jerry Meyer - 08/24/2004
Goodridge is a NBA type athlete who is a shot blocker and defender in the mold of Ben Wallace. His offensive game is raw, but he does have touch around the basket.

Jerry Meyer serves as a national scout and recruiting analyst for Rivals.com. He played at Lipscomb University where be became college basketball's all-time career assist leader. Meyer earned Mr. Basketball honors in the state of Tennessee as a high school junior and senior. He has served as an assistant coach at Vanderbilt and also co-authored the book, "Basketball Skills and Drills."

Latest News

Hoops class of 2005: The big men05/19/2005 BulldogBlitz.com

The Bulldogs went into this recruiting season knowing that big men Lawrence Roberts and Marcus Campbell would be graduating, along with swing man Shane Power, so they definitely had some big holes to fill. While the four slot appears to be in good shape with the announcement that Charles Rhodes and Jerrell Houston would return to the team, the other slots needed some immediate help. State signed one player to fill each of these slots, with two possibly vying for immediate starting roles. MSU assistant coach Phil Cunningham talks about each of these players.

Adidas Derby Festival Classic Photo Gallery04/17/2005CatsIllustrated.com
T-Will Thrills at Night of Future Stars04/15/2005CardinalSports.com
Previewing the KDF Classic04/15/2005CardinalSports.com
Oklahoma State tops team rankings04/13/2005Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Rivals.com announces 2005 adidas/KDF All-Stars03/28/2005CardinalSports.com
On the Bounce: Age restriction for draft likely03/04/2005Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
CSG National Prep Showcase11/10/2004Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Goodridge finally off of board11/09/2004Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Goodridge to decide soon, has a leader11/04/2004Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Dixon Evaluates Philadelphia Prospects10/13/2004Panther-lair.com
Who Will Land Vernon Goodridge?09/28/2004Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Top center to visit MSU this weekend09/15/2004BulldogBlitz.com
Philadelphia big man has a leader09/06/2004OrangeandBlueNews.com
Bulldogs get top hoops center's first in-home09/01/2004BulldogBlitz.com
Goodridge High On Panthers08/27/2004Panther-lair.com
Five Schools to Get Official Visits From Goodridge08/25/2004Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Rivals.com releases post-summer 2005 rankings08/04/2004Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Saturday at adidas Super 6407/25/2004Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Midnight Madness in Vegas: Pangos kicks it off07/22/2004CardinalSports.com
Final thoughts from the adidas superstar camp07/12/2004Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Adidas camp heats up on Friday07/10/2004Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
adidas Superstar Camp: Vernon Goodridge07/08/2004Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Big man considering the Hall06/13/2004NJHoops.com
Four Offers for Goodridge06/08/2004Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Day 2 from the Pangos Camp06/06/2004Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Want Defense? Look at Goodridge06/03/2004Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
TOC: Saturday’s Spotlight05/30/2004Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Pre-summer Rivals150 basketball ranking released05/10/2004Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting


Year RebAsstBlkStlPts
2003 (Jr.)