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Commitment Status:Signed LOI

John Riek

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Bradenton, Florida
Bradenton Prep
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  • Ht:7'2"
  • Wt:250 lbs
  • Shooting:Developing
  • Rebounding:Good
  • Handle:Poor
  • Passing:Developing
  • Strength:Developing
  • Class:2009 (High School)
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College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
Mississippi St.COMMITTED (05/04/2009)OfferedNone
CincinnatiNoneOffered08/02/2008Tony Stubblefield

Scouting Report on John Riek

by Jerry Meyer - 06/19/2007
A 7-foot-2 Sudanese prospect, Riek has surprising mobility and good hands. He plays with an aggressiveness which allows him to dictate the action in the paint. Already with a fundamental game on arrival to the States, he has a strong chance to be an upper level lottery pick one day.

Jerry Meyer serves as a national scout and recruiting analyst for 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

Will Sidney play for Mississippi State?08/24/2009 College Basketball

Mississippi State is a trendy preseason pick to win the SEC West, the weaker of the two divisions in that league. But the status of incoming five-star power forward Renardo Sidney is in doubt as the NCAA investigates his amateur status. Will the Bulldogs have Sidney in uniform this season? That's this week's Monday Tip question.

Duke gets late boost in team rankings08/12/ Basketball Recruiting
Smith overcoming injury adversities06/03/
Five-star Sidney enrolling in July05/28/
Five-star additions move UK class to No. 105/26/ Basketball Recruiting
Bulldogs add 7-foot-1 giant Riek05/06/
Whispers: Five-star Williams has second thoughts05/05/ Basketball Recruiting
Bulldogs get a commitment from Riek05/05/
Cincinnati moves into 2008 team rankings08/19/ Basketball Recruiting
Riek Won't Compete in Orlando; Hopes to Get Drafted05/29/
Best of the Rest: Centers03/10/ Basketball Recruiting
National Prep Championship @ Fordham02/09/
Riek Sees Improvement Since Transferring01/21/
Sunday at the HoopHall Classic01/21/ Basketball Recruiting
Exclusive: Leek Brothers Leave OSNA01/12/
Riek Returns to Metro; What's Next for 7-2 center?12/16/
Hampton Transfers to Dismay of Former Coach12/06/
What's left after early signing period?11/30/ Basketball Recruiting
Interesting decision ahead for Riek11/16/
Best of the Rest: Centers11/02/ Basketball Recruiting
Meyer's Mailbag: Five-star Evans in no hurry10/25/ Basketball Recruiting
Fastbreak Friday: Taking in the madness10/12/ Basketball Recruiting
ZAGS ON NYC: Stephenson Sweepstakes Is On10/08/
Video: John Riek polishes his game08/29/
Best of the rest: Centers08/24/ Basketball Recruiting
Fastbreak Friday: Hitting the road08/24/ Basketball Recruiting
Kentucky in the mix for 7-footer Riek08/19/
Chaney impressed with UConn camp08/11/
Monroe holds on to No. 1 in updated Rivals15008/07/ Basketball Recruiting
LeBron James top underclassmen07/11/ Basketball Recruiting
LeBron James: Sunday action07/09/ Basketball Recruiting
Class of 2009 rankings extended to 7506/28/ Basketball Recruiting
Riek is the real deal06/19/ Basketball Recruiting
NIKE Hoop Jamboree: Vol. 106/18/ Basketball Recruiting