Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Yancy Gates

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
CincinnatiCOMMITTED (04/15/2007)OfferedNoneMick Cronin
GeorgetownNoneOfferedNoneJohn Thompson III
IndianaNoneOfferedNoneRob Senderoff

Scouting Report on Yancy Gates

by Jerry Meyer - 08/28/2006
An imposing physical specimen with athleticism, Gates has the ability to dominate the glass. He also runs well and can move his feet on defense. Offensively, he can score inside the arc, but his skill level and feel for the game do need significant improvement.

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

New No. 1 in the 2008 Rivals15004/23/2008 Basketball Recruiting

The all-star games have been played, and the book has been closed on the 2008 high school basketball season. With that, the national basketball recruiting rankings have been updated - and there is a new No. 1 player in the country. Ohio State-bound center B.J. Mullens tops the rankings.

New five-star faces in the Rivals15004/23/ Basketball Recruiting
UK signees, targets excite fans at DFC04/20/
PHOTO GALLERY: Derby Festival Classic04/20/
Future Cards rock rims at Derby Classic04/19/
Cards shine at Night of Future Stars04/19/
Rosters announced for Derby Festival Classic04/04/
Plumlee still pondering Hoyas02/21/
Football Fantasy02/06/ Basketball Recruiting
Rewind: Play by Play Classic01/16/
Future stars collide in Las Vegas07/20/ Basketball Recruiting
Gates puts recruiting hat on at NBA Camp07/03/
NBPA camp: Friday night notes06/23/ Basketball Recruiting
NBPA camp: Friday morning action06/22/ Basketball Recruiting
2007 Student Sports All-American Underclass Team06/06/
McClain commits to Cincinnati04/19/
Players flocking to Pitt Jam Fest04/19/ Basketball Recruiting
Gates makes choice official, I am a Bearcat04/16/
Gates is off the board04/15/ Basketball Recruiting
Gates set to announce04/12/ Basketball Recruiting
The Real Deal on the Hill gets rolling04/07/ Basketball Recruiting
Fundamentals stressed at adidas Nations03/31/ Basketball Recruiting
K-State, Huggins interested in Gates03/21/
Gates still pondering options03/20/
Roe tops the list for Ohio’s 2008 class12/21/
Gates has good time at ‘The Game’12/01/
Scrimmage fest gives good glimpse of future11/27/
Gates is being pursued by many09/26/
Fastbreak Friday: Football impacts hoops09/15/ Basketball Recruiting
Gates decides to transfer high schools08/15/
Babbitt effective during morning session06/22/
NBA Players Camp: Wednesday night06/21/ Basketball Recruiting
An early look at top class of 2008 talent05/11/ Basketball Recruiting
King James Classic: Day 204/29/ Basketball Recruiting
Freeman steals the show04/29/ Basketball Recruiting
King James ready for AAU royalty04/27/ Basketball Recruiting
City Search: Cincinnati11/16/ Basketball Recruiting
Gates continues the Ohio pipeline11/16/ Basketball Recruiting
Eastern events on tap this weekend09/23/ Basketball Recruiting


Year RebPts
2006 (Jr.)7.019.0
2004 (Fr.)9.217.2