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Volume 1, Number 1 Judging the Talent level in College Basketball & Pre-Season College Rankings October 1983 11 $5.00
Volume 1, Number 2 Commentary about the summer basketball camp landscape, quotes from Louisville, Kentucky, &I Indiana College Players, & top 50 high school player rankings November 1983 8 $6.00
Volume 1, Number 3 Kentucky/Indiana High School Preview & Top Player Rankings in each Region November 1983 11 $5.00
Volume 1, Number 4 The Dream Game Again? A UK-UofL Preview/UK, UofL, IU signings November 26, 1983 11 $5.00
Volume 1, Number 5 Area College & High School Report, November Signings & Unsigned Players/Rockfish's West Coast Connection December 12, 1983 11 $5.00
Volume 1, Number 6 Top 10 College Basketball Coaches/Rockfish's West Cost Connection/IU, UofL, UK Recruiting December 27, 1983 11 $5.00
Volume 1, Number 7 Pre-Conference College Ratings/ Illinois & Washington, DC High School Report, Rockfish's West Coast Connection January 10, 1984 11 $5.00
Volume 1, Number 8 John Wooden: A Pinnacle of Success:   DC High School Report/Rockfish's West Coast Connection/UCLA-Louisville Preview/Indiana High Basketball:   Anderson versus Muncie North January 24, 1984 16 $5.00
Volume 1, Number 9 College Basketball's Sleeper Teams/ACC Report/ Commentary on UK & Purdue/Louisville & Indianapolis High School Reports February 7, 1984 8 $6.00
Volume 1, Number 10 Keady builds a Winner at Purdue/UofL and IU Commentary/Top 100 High School Underclassmen in Indiana/Top High School Freshmen in Louisville/Chicago, Indiana/Kentucky High School Report/Rockfish's West Coast Connection February 21, 1984 5 $10.00
Volume 1, Number 11 Exclusive Interview with NCAA Chairman Dave Gavitt, Baltimore High School Report, Kevin Walls:   Camden's Prolific Scorer, Rockfish's West Coast Connection March 7, 1984 11 $5.00
Volume 1, Number12 Speculation on the NCAA Tournament/Richard Madison Profile/Rockfish's West Coast Connection/ UK, UofL, IU Tournament Previews/Kentucky & Indiana High School Tournament Previews March 21, 1984 11 $5.00
Volume 1, Number 13 NCAA Final Four Preview/Dave Gavitt talks about the Big East and the College Game/ Rockfish's West Coast Connection/Top Underclassmen in Kentucky/College All-American Teams/Delray Brooks Profile April 2, 1984 11 $5.00
Volume 1, Number 14 McDonald's All-American Game, Capital Classic, and Derby Classic Recaps, Bobby Knight quotes, Rockfish's West Coast Connection, Commentary on Georgetown winning NCAA Championship, HOOP SCOOP High School All-American Teams April 18, 1984 10 $5.00
Volume 1, Number 15 Knight Selects Troops for Olympics, Kentucky Thoroughbred Classic, Dapper Dan Roundball Classic/Top 30 Recruiting Classes/Indiana & Kentucky All-State Teams, Top 70 Underclassmen in Los Angeles Area May 5, 1984 7 $7.00
Volume 1, Number 16 Exclusive 1984-85 Comparative Talent Ratings/Innovative Ways to Judge Which Schools Recruited Best/Rockfish's West Coast Connection May 28, 184 11 $5.00
Volume 1, Number 17 Summer Camps Provide Players A Chance to Improve/Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Series/ Rockfish's West Coast Connection. June 15, 1984 12 $5.00
Volume 1, Number 18 Special Summer Camp Issue with Ben Wilson, Lowell Hamilton, & Kevin Madden on the cover/Coverage from all the major camps/1984-1985 High School All-American Teams/profiles of the nation's top high school players August 1984 12 $10.00

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Volume 2, Number 1 Pre-Season College Preview Issue October 26, 1984 11 $5.00
Volume 2, Number 2 Exclusive Talent Rating Issue November 12, 1984 11 $5.00
Volume 2, Number 3 Indiana High School Preview Issue November 29, 1984 11 $5.00
Volume 2, Number 4 Kentucky High School Preview Issue/Basketball Mourns Ben Wilson/ College Prep Signings/IU Recruit Ricky Calloway December 13, 1984 11 $5.00
Volume 2, Number 5 Atlantic Coast Conference Preview/Great One-Two Punch Ignites Seneca, King of the Bluegrass Report/Rockfish's West Coast Connection/Illinois High School Report & Proviso West Recap January 1985 5 $10.00
Volume 2, Number 6 NCAA Final Four Speculation/Recruiting Scoops/Commentary on Bob Knight's antics and the Big East Conference's arrival/Rockfish's West Coast Connection/Baltimore & Mercer Island Preps March 1985 4 $20.00
Volume 2, Number 7 Big East Road to Rupp/College All-American Teams/Vote Against the Shot Clock/Joe Hall Retires/Terry Mills Best Junior/Rockfish's West Coast Connection/Kentucky Prep Update/Baltimore Dunbar Claims Mythical National Title Again/Northwest Prep Report/Indiana Prep Update March 29, 1985 11 $5.00
Volume 2, Number 8 Talent Rating Gaines & Losses over Two Years/Post Season All-Star Games Review/Top 1984-85 Senior Rankings and Profiles/Ed Horton Illinois' Mr. Basketball/Marion Wins Indiana State Championship/Rockfish's West Coast Report/ Northwest Hoops April 30, 1985 11 $5.00
Volume 2, Number 9 1985 Pre-NBA Draft Analysis/ Final Ranking of the Top Recruiting Classes/Illinois Report/Mid-South Report/Summer Camp Preview/Over-recruiting June 1, 1985 11 $5.00
Volume 2, Number 10 Pre-Summer Top 70 Seniors/The Year of the Guard (1986)/Over-recruiting - The other side/ Cedric Henderson's recruitment/Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Game/NBA Draft Analysis/Slam-N-Jam Recap and Rockfish's Top 50 Juniors in Southern California/Rosters for the National Sports Festival June 30, 1985 6 $7.50

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Volume 3, Number 1 Awards and Notes from the Summer Basketball Camps/Notes & Rankings by Position from the NIKE Camp/Reports from the different sessions of the Five-Star & B/C Camps/Comments from the top guards about the peers/Blue Chip Cage Scope has Louisville influence/L.A. Rockfish win AAU 17 Nationals in Memphis July 31, 1985 11 $5.00
Volume 3, Number 2 J.R. Reid emerges as top high school player/Top Players Rankings Nationally by Position/ Chris Wallace with profiles on top players in DC Area/ Results from National Sports Festival/Louisville Developmental League/Prep Stars, Las Vegas Invitational, BCI, Superstar Camp, & Great Western Shootout recaps and Rising Juniors to Watch in California August 31, 1985 11 $5.00
Volume 3, Number 3 Final Summer Prep All-American Teams and profiles of the top players/coverage from final BC and Five-Star Camps of the Summer and list of the MVP's from the first 65 Five-Star Camps September 30, 1985 11 $5.00
Volume 3, Number 4 Exclusive College Preview with Top 20 College Teams, College All-Americans, Exclusive Talent Ratings for every major college team, Talent Comparisons by Conference, and All-Conference Teams and statistical insights November 8, 1985 5 $12.00
Volume 3, Number 5 Top 20 Recruiting Classes by Conference/Indiana High School Basketball All-State Teams and Region by Region Preview December 10, 1985 11 $5.00
Volume 3, Number 6 Coverage of the 2nd Annual Blue Chip Tournament in Cincinnati and Kentucky High School Basketball All-State Teams and Region by Region Preview December 31, 1985 10 $5.00
Volume 3, Number 7 Our Mid-Season Ranking of the Top High School Teams Nationally and High School Player All-American Teams/King of the Bluegrass, Hillbrook Classic, Beach Ball Classic, King Cotton, L.I.T., and Illinois Holiday Tournament recaps January 31, 1986 4 $20.00
Volume 3, Number 8 NCAA Final Four Speculation/Position-by-Position Analysis of the Pac-10/Ranking of the Top Seniors in the Los Angeles Area/Simeon #1 in Illinois & #2 in nation/Jim Rothman's Mid-South Report/Mid-Season Kentucky Prep Update February 28, 1986 10 $5.00
Volume 3, Number 9 Post-Season College All-American Teams/NCAA Final Four Speculation/David Robinson named National Player of the Year and Denny Crum named National Coach of the Year/IU bound Dean Garrett/Marion team to beat in Indiana/Jody Littrell heads Prep Class in Southern Indiana/Pulaski County win Kentucky State Title and profiles of top players in Kentucky/Illinois State Tournament Recap March 31, 1986 3 $50.00
Volume 3, Number 10 Final Ranking of Top High School Players in the Class of 1986 and coverage from McDonald's All-American Game, Dapper Dan Roundball Classic, Derby Classic, & Capital Classic/Illinois High School Player of the Year/Marion wins second straight state championship/Looking for Young Talent In Indiana/Marion Beat Pulaski County in overtime battle between state champions May 5, 1986 10 $5.00
Volume 3, Number 11 Final Ranking of the Top Recruiting Classes and Talent Rating Comparisons/List of the Award Winners from every session in history of the Five-Star Camp, B/C All-Star Camp, Prep Stars Camp,   Cage Scope/High Potential/Blue Chip Camp, and the NIKE All-American Camp/Summer Camp Preview/N.Y. State Class of '87/More Junior and High School Stars Surface in Connecticut/Final List and profiles of the Top Prep Players in Illinois June 10, 1986 6 $7.50
Volume 3, Number 12 Mid-Summer Ranking of the Top Players in the Class of '87/Recap of Five-Star Radford, BC Carnesville/Week I of Cage Scope/High Potential/Blue Chip/Shawn Kemp dominates Best ever B/C Camp/Ranking of the Top Players from the NIKE All-American Camp/Top 20 Seniors with profiles from Los Angeles Area/Pac-10 Recruiting/1986 Slam-N-Jam League/Boston Shootout/Top Prospects in New England/Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Game Box Scores and Mr. Basketballs July 21, 1986 4 $20.00

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Volume 4, Number 1 MVP's & Outstanding Player Award Winners from the Summer/Ranking of the Top 20 Seniors and Top 15 Juniors Nationally/Recap from Five-Star, B/C Carnesville, AAU 17-Under Nationals, Houston Shootout, Prep Stars, Cage Scope High Potential Blue Chip Camp August 18, 1986 11 $5.00
Volume 4, Number 2 Final Summer Listing of the Top Players by Class/L.A. Recruiting Whispers/Las Vegas Invitational and B.C.I. Tournaments/Best Kept Secret in the West/King Clearly Best Team in Chicago Adidas Summer   League/Talent Scouts Pick the Top Players/1986-87 Indiana High School Pre-Season All-State Team and All-State Candidates/Many of Top Players Missing from Louisville Developmental League/Sonny Hill Future Stars Tournament Closes out Summer in Philly September 22, 1986 3 $50.00
Volume 4, Number 3 Proposition 48 Nor the Answer to Upgrading Academic Standards/All-Proposition 48 Team/Top Recruiters Establish Themselves as Head Coaches/Kentucky High School Preview/Sneak Preview of Top Freshman and Sophomores in Louisville/Recruiting Rumors & Signings October 15, 1986 11 $5.00
Volume 4, Number 4 Exclusive College Preview Issue with Pre-Season Rankings, All-American Teams, Talent Ratings, and Biggest One-Year and Three-Year Increases in Talent/Look at the Early Signings and Who Recruited Best November 28, 1986 2 $100.00
Volume 4, Number 5 Ranking of the Top 100 Players in the Class of 1987/Conference Breakdown of the Top 100 Signings/List of the Top 20 Recruiting Classes from the Fall Signing Period and Different Ways to Look at Recruiting/Illinois High School Preview/Kentucky High School Preview/Indiana High School Preview December 24, 1986 6 $7.50
Volume 4, Number 6 Rockfish rips the 3-point shot/Answers Still Being Sought Seven Months After Len Bias' Death/Day of Reckoning Has Arrived in Big East/Illinois Holiday Tournament Recap/King Cotton, Beach Ball Classic, Raleigh Times Tip-off Tournament, Third Annual Blue-Chip Invitational, Panther Classic, and Thoroughbred Classic Recaps January 31, 1987 12 $5.00
Volume 4, Number 7 NCAA Tournament Speculation and Final Four predictions/Big-10 Conference reigns supreme/Who has the Best High School Tournaments/Jim Rothman's Mid-South Report/Indiana State Tournament Preview/South Carolina High School Powers Battle Before Record Crowd March 3, 1987 10 $5.00
Volume 4, Number 8 1987 NCAA Final Four Preview/Post Season College All-American Teams/Tentative Rosters for the Four Major High School All-Star Games/Rockfish's West Coast Report/Illinois Class AA Tournament Wrap-up/Kentucky High School Tournament Wrap-up and Profiles of Top Players in Kentucky/Indiana High School Tournament Features Glamorous   Final Four/Alonzo Mourning Leads Indian River   to Virginia AAA title/National Junior College Tournament Report March 31, 1987 11 $5.00
Volume 4, Number 9 Results from Spring All-Star Games/HOOP SCOOP All-American Teams/Texas Takes a Step Forward/Rockfish on Top Juniors in Los Angeles/Albert C. Donofrio Classic in Conshohocken, PA recap/South Carolina Finals Recap/Ranking and Profiles of the Top High School Players in Illinois May 9, 1987 10 $5.00
Volume 4, Number 10 Finalized List of The Top Recruiting Classes and Different Ways to Look at Recruiting/Pan American Team Selections/Profiles and Rankings of the Top Juniors and Sophomores in Connecticut/Pre-Summer Indiana High School Rankings/Texas and Oklahoma High School Junior and Senior Rankings/NBA Draft Preview June 8, 1987 4 $20.00
Volume 4, Number 11 Ranking of the Top 60 Players in the Class of 1988/Mourning. Kemp, Owens Headline Best Class in Years/Summer Preview/List of MVP's from the Five-Star Camp, B/C All-Stars Camp, Cape Scope High Potential Blue Chip Camp, Prep Stars Camp, and NIKE All-American Camp/Top Junior College Recruiting Classes and All-American Teams/Norm Evanson's ranking and profiles of the Top Players from the Middle Atlantic States/Kemp and Woods help Municipal Gardens win Indiana AAU Crown June 30, 1987 10 $5.00

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Volume 5, Number 1 Ranking, Profiles, & Statistics from the NIKE All-American Camp, which was dominated by Alonzo Mourning and Billy Owens/ Recap from Five-Star's Radford & June Honesdale Sessions/the B/C All-Star Camp's Carnesville I and Rensselaer Sessions/Loaded Morris Shootout Report/Kentucky Prep All-Star Festival Report/Cage Scope High Potential Blue Chip Report July 29, 1987 3 $50.00
Volume 5, Number 2 MVP's & Outstanding Player Award Winners from the Summer of 1987/End of the Summer Awards/Top Player Rankings/Five-Star Pitt I, Pitt II, Pitt III recaps/South Carolina Team Walks through AAU Nationals/Aaron Bain Best at Sidwell Friends All-Star Game/New York Riverside Church wins BCI/The Resurrection of Shawn Kemp occurs in Las Vegas/Golden Hoops Recap/Cage Scope High Potential Blue Camp Features Two of the Top Juniors in the nation/Recaps from the B/C All-Star Camp's Gettysburg and Carnesville II sessions/Recap from both sessions of Prep Stars/adidas Summer League Report/List of the Top 75Junior College Players September 14, 1987 11 $5.00
Volume 5, Number 3 Ranking and Profiles of the Fall Top 50 Prep Players Regardless of Class/Ranking and Profiles of the Top High School Players in Indiana September 30, 1987 11 $5.00
Volume 5, Number 4 Exclusive College Preview Issue Talent Ratings for Every Division I team/Pre-Season Top 20 & All-American Teams/Conference Previews and Rankings/Fall Prep Signings/Charts, Graphs, Statistics, and Analysis not found in any other publication December 15, 1987 8 $7.00
Volume 5, Number 5 Ranking of the Top 25 Recruiting Classes from the Early Signing Period/Ranking of the Top 100 High School Seniors/Different Ways to Look Recruiting/Indiana High School Basketball Early Season Analysis/Illinois High School Preview, along with Ranking of the Top Players/Phil Henzel's Junior College Report and Projected Junior College All-American Teams/Norm Eavenson's Middle Atlantic High School Preview/Kentucky High School Preview January 15, 1988 2 $100.00
Volume 5, Number 6 HOOP SCOOP's Mid-Season Power Rankings versus HOOP SCOOP's Talent Ratings/Hersey Hawkins Real College Player of the Year/1987-88 A Re-tooling Year for ACC/Archbishop Molloy Takes Beach Ball Championship/Illinois High School Holiday Tournament Review/Top Players in New York City by Class with profiles/Indiana High School Mid-Season All-State Teams and Region by Region analysis by Jim Kasberg January 31, 1988 4 $20.00
Volume 5, Number 7 NCAA Final Four Speculation/The Big-10:Expecations Set Too High?/DePaul: A team in Search of Identity/Mid-South Report/Ranking of the Top High School Players in New England/Illinois Tournament Time Preview/Kentucky Prep Update, Player Profiles, & Rankings/7th Annual 7-Up Shootout in St. Louis recap/Panther Classic Recap/King of the Bluegrass Recap/Thoroughbred Classic Recap/Proviso West Recap/King   Cotton Recap/Louisville Invitational Recap February 29, 1988 8 $7.00
Volume 5 Number 8 NCAA Final Four Preview/Spring All-Star Game Rosters/Indiana High School State Tournament Produces Glamorous Final Four/End of the Season Top 25 Ranking and Profiles in Indiana/Tolentine Trips Molloy in Battle of High School Giants/South Carolina Completes Finest Prep Season in History/Top Player Rankings and Profiles for the Top Players in the Los Angeles Area/Mid-South Report/Ballard and Clay County again in State Championship/Kentucky High School Players Rankings, Statistics, and Profiles/HOOP SCOOP College All-American Teams and National Coach and Player of the Year/The Michigan High School Review/Connecticut High School Basketball Player Profiles/Top New York City High School Basketball Players and Teams April 4, 1988 4 $20.00
Volume 5, Number 9 Coverage of the Post Season All-Star Games/Summer Preview/HOOP SCOOP 1987-88 Prep All-Americans/Kansas Winning NCAA is Good For Basketball:   Larry Brown Best Coach/Changing of the Guard at UCLA/Top Juniors and Profiles of the Players In Los Angeles/BCI Senior Prep Provides Last Look at Many of Nation's Elite Prepsters/Big Apple Back on Top/All-City Teams and Players Honors, plus Peek Into New Jersey/Illinois Class AA Tournament Wrap-up May 3, 1988 10 $5.00
Volume 5, Number 10 Pre-Summer Prep All-American Teams and Summer Camp Preview complete with a list of all the MVP's in Five-Star Basketball Camp, B/C All-Star Camp, Prep Stars Camp history/Junior College Recruiting/Ranking of the Top Players in Illinois by Class and with profiles/Jim Rothman's Mid-South Report/Future Appears to be Bright in Bluegrass State, along with Player Rankings and Profiles/Jim Kasberg's Top 60 Juniors-To-Be in Indiana and coverage from the state AAU tournament/Ed O'Bannon and Adonis Jordan Highland Slam'N'Jam July 5, 1988 7 $8.00
Volume 5, Number 11 HOOP SCOOP Comparative Talent Ratings from 1987-88 to 1988-89/Preview of all of the major Holiday Tournaments and events around the country/Recruiting Rumors, Leanings & Commitments/Final Ranking of the Top Recruiting Classes for '88/Kentucky Edges out UNLV and Syracuse in Recruiting Wars/Different Ways to Look at Recruiting/Final Ranking of the Top Seniors in Illinois/Kentucky's Top Prospects for the Class of '89/Junior College Player Rankings/Indiana Prep Report and Jim Kasberg's ranking of the Top Players in the State. June 6, 1988 4 $20.00

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Volume 6, Number 1 NIKE All-American Camp review complete with profiles of all of the players in camp/Quotes from the players at the guys they played against at the NIKE Camp/Atlanta Wins Third Straight Boston Shootout, but Kenny Anderson Steals the Show/Recaps from the first Pittsburgh session/Boo Williams All-Stars win 19-Under AAU Tournament August 2, 1988 6 $7.50
Volume 6, Number 2 MVP's & Award Winners from the Summer/In and Around the Big Apple This Summer/Recaps from all of the sessions of the B/C All-Stars Camp, Five-Star's June Honesdale and Pitt II and Pitt III sessions, the John Ferrell Tournament in Las Vegas, Elmcor Summer League, Coca-Cola Reebok Summer League, Empire State Games, Daily News Golden Hoops, Kentucky AAU Championship, Cage Scope High Potential Blue Chip Camp, BCI Heartland, Morris Shootout, the Kentucky Prep Festival, both sessions of Prep Stars, and the BCI Tournament in Phoenix, where we got out first look at Shaquille O'Neal September 6, 1988 2 $100.00
Volume 6, Number 3 Where Are They Going to School?/Ranking of the Top 300 Seniors and Top 150 Juniors/Indiana Prep Report and Profiles of the Top 30 Players in the State/Adidas Summer League Recap/Mid-South Report and AAU/Junior Olympics/Metro Index Award Winners/1988 Superstar Camp Report/Five-Star August Honesdale Wrap-up/15-Under AAU Junior Olympics Provide a Look at the Future/Naclerio Fired as Coach at Cardozo/New York Gauchos Win Again Vegas October 12, 1988 3 $50.00
Volume 6, Number 4 Sixth Annual Exclusive College Preview Issue complete with Pre-Season Rankings and Talent Ratings/HOOP SCOOP College All-American Teams/Fall Prep Commitments and Signings/Recruiting Gossip/Los Angeles Area Preps, Profiles, and Rankings/Indiana Prep Update/Dunbar Wins A Well-Balanced Chicago Tournament of Champions November 15, 1988 4 $30.00
Volume 6, Number 5 Ranking of the Top 25 Recruiting Classes from the Fall Signing Period/Revised Ranking of the Top Seniors and Where They are Going to School/List of the Top JUCO Signings by Position/Different Ways to Look at Recruiting/Illinois High School Preview/NYC Basketball -1988-89 December 14, 1988 10 $6.00
Volume 6, Number 6 Jersey City St. Anthony is #1 in our Mid-Season Ranking of the Top 10 High School Teams/HOOP SCOOP's Mid-Season Power Rankings versus HOOP SCOOP's Talent Ratings/Illinois Holiday Tournament Recap/Iolani Prep Classic and Wheeling Holiday Classic recaps/Indiana 1988-89 Indiana Prep All-State Teams January 23, 1989 2 $100.00
Volume 6, Number 7 Proposition 42 One More Example the Only One Who Doesn't Count is the Student-Athlete/5th Annual Blue Chip City Basketball Invitational, 7-Up KMOX Shootout, Panther Classic, King of the Bluegrass, Thoroughbred Classic, Great Florida Shootout, Memphis Invitational Prep Tournament, and Illinois Holiday Tournament Recaps/Top Junior College Players by Position/In and Around the Big Apple Analysis, Rankings, and Profiles/Kentucky High School Report February 13, 1989 7 $8.50
Volume 6, Number 8 NCAA Tournament & Final Four Predictions/HOOP SCOOP Power and Talent Rating Comparisons/An Early Preview - Who Will Be The #1 College team in 1992?/The 1988-89 Season - A Year of Calamity in the ACC/Profiles of the Top 110 Junior College Freshmen/Jim Rothman's Mid-South Report/Top Prospects in Ohio and Profiles/Archbishop Molloy Stuns Toledo Macomber-Whitney in Beach Ball Championship/Miami Seniors Escapes in Raleigh Times Championship/Las Vegas Holiday Prep, King Cotton, and Kingdom of the Sun Recaps March 7, 1989 3 $50.00
Volume 6, Number 9 Rick Majerus Coach of the Year/Sean Elliott Player of the Year/Chris Jackson Freshman of the Year/Preview of the Spring All-Star Games/NCAA Final Four Preview/Post Season College All-American Teams/Top Teams and Uncommitted Players in the Los Angeles Area/Speculation About Coaching Changes in College Basketball/Recruiting Rumors/Illinois State Tournament Recap/Top Prep Underclassmen in Connecticut/In and Around New York City/Ranking and Profiles of the Top Sophomores and Freshmen in New York City April 5, 1989 5 $20.00
Volume 6, Number 10 HOOP SCOOP's Final Rating of the Prep Class of '89/Preview of the Summer/The State of College Basketball Today: Talent (Not Coaching) Decides Games/HOOP SCOOP Proposal to Open NCAA Tournament Field to All 294 Division I Schools/Junior College Recruiting in the Big East Conference/U.S.A./Texas Games Notes and Top Players at the National JUCO Tournament/Garth Franklin's West Coast Report/Jim Kasberg's Indiana Report and Profiles of the Top Underclassmen, including Damon Bailey/The Wheelchair Class Report, New York City Award Winners, and Hoop Happenings, Summer Games, and Recruiting/Recaps from the Spring All-Star Games May 19, 1989 3 $50.00
Volume 6, Number 11 Final Ranking of the Top Recruiting Classes for the Class of '89/Indiana Recruiting Class Best Ever/Different Ways to Look at Recruiting/HOOP SCOOP Talent Ratings Track Transition of Power in College Basketball/Comparative Talent Ratings from 1988-89 to 1989-90/Box Scores from Spring All-Star Games/Kentucky Now Has the Pitino Factor/B.C.I. Recap from Lubbock, TX/Indiana Prep Report and Ranking of the Top Seniors and Juniors in the State/Final Ranking of the Top Seniors in Kentucky/Ranking and Profiles of the Top Players by Class in the Washington, DC area/Hoop Happenings in New York City/New York State Championship recap/Ranking of the Top Junior College Players June 20, 1989 3 $50.00
Volume 6, Number 12 HOOP SCOOP Pre-Summer Prep All-American Teams/Preview of the Summer and MVP's from the 92 Sessions of Five-Star/Top 30 Players from Five-Star Radford/Recaps from Five-Star Honesdale I, List of MVP's from all of the Cage Scope High Potential Blue Chip, Prep Stars, and B/C All-Stars Camps/West Coast Spring Recap and Ranking of the Top Juniors in Southern California/Final Ranking of the Top Players from the Class of '89/NYC Postscript 1988-89/Top Players and Teams in New Jersey/Indiana Prep Report July 14, 1989 2 $100.00

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Volume 7, Number 1 Coverage of the NIKE All-American Camp Coverage, Rankings, and Profiles of Each Player/Big-10 Conference Looks as Strong as Ever in 1989--90/Kentucky AAU Recap/Boston Shootout Recap/Ranking of the Top Players in Illinois July 31, 1989 10 $6.00
Volume 7, Number 2 Jim Kasberg's Street Talk/Post-Summer Awards/Kentucky Prep Festival Recap/Coverage of the Las Vegas Invitational/Quotes About the Players at the NIKE All-American Camp/Riverside Church Dominates at BCI Lubbock September 8, 1989 10 $6.00
Volume 7, Number 3 Jim Kasberg's Street Talk/Top 300 High School Players Regardless of Class/Garth Franklin interview with Ian Rockfish (Dave Benezra)/Coverage from Five-Star Pitt I & DC Hoops/Five Star's Pitt II & Honesdale II/Year of the Guard at B/C Rensselaer/AAU 17-Under Nationals Recap/Morris Shootout/In & Around the Big Apple This Summer/Heartland Shootout Coverage October 5, 1989 2 $100.00
Volume 7, Number 4 Jim Kasberg's Street Talk: "Mild Turnout Expected for Early Signing Period/Top 100 High School Seniors/UNLV's Larry Johnson College Player of the Year/1989-90 College All-American Team/Pre-Season College 25 and Analysis/Living the Big Lie:   Who is Using Who Should be the Real Question Regarding College Athletics at Most Universities/Comparative College Talent Ratings For All Teams and Conferences/Player of the Year, Coach of the Year, and Frosh of the Year and Rankings by Conference November 1989 4 $30.00
Volume 7, Number 5 Fall Announcements for Top Prep Seniors/Ranking of the Top Recruiting Classes/Different Ways to Look at Recruiting/NCAA Using Lloyd Daniels to Take Down the Tark/College Basketball in the 1980's:   A Time for Reckoning December 1989 2 $100.00
Volume 7, Number 6 HOOP SCOOP Mid-Season Power Rankings versus HOOP SCOOP Talent Ratings/East Coast versus West Coast/Holiday Tournament Coverage the Las Vegas Holiday Prep Classic, Reading Tournament and The Ardmore Rotary Tournament, 6th Annual Blue Chip City Invitational, Panther Classic, Great Florida Shootout, Coca-Cola KMOX Shootout, Windy City High School Basketball Classic, King Cotton Holiday Classic, Raleigh News & Observer Holiday Festival, King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic, Memphis Invitational Tournament, and Beach Ball Classic January 1990 5 $25.00
Volume 7, Number 7 Street Talk:   Jim Kasberg Updates the Recruiting Rumors for the Top Prep Seniors/NCAA Tournament Speculation/Coaches on the Rise/NCAA Report/Damon Bailey:   Jim Kasberg talks about Bedford's Sensational Senior/Kentucky Preps/In and Around the Big Apple with Ron Naclerio February 1990 2 $100.00
Volume 7, Number 8 NCAA Final Four Preview/Sneak Preview of the Spring All-Star Games/Fantasy College Basketball/Top Sleepers in College Basketball/The Changing of the Guard in College Basketball:   First Year Coaches to Watch/HOOP SCOOP Award Winners and College All-American Teams/Jim Rothman's Mid-South Report/In and Around the Big Apple by Rich Watter/Ohio High Basketball Tournament Favorites/Indiana Prep Report April 1990 4 $30.00
Volume 7, Number 9 Big East Conference Preview of the 1990-91 Season/ACC Report/Street Talk by Jim Kasberg/Recap from the Spring All-Star Games/Southern California Hoops Scene with Garth Franklin/Philadelphia/Eastern Pennsylvania/South Jersey Report/30thAnnual Donofrio Tournament Recap/Delaware Shootout Recap/Georgia Report/The South is Oozing with Talented Underclassmen/In and Around the Big Apple by Ron Naclerio May 1990 1 N/A
Volume 7, Number 10 1990-91 Pre-Season Top 20 College Teams/The Big-10 Conference/Summer Camp Preview/List of NIKE Camp Invitees/Final Ranking of the Top Players in the Class of 1990/Ranking of the Top 45 Recruiting Classes/Different Ways to Look at Recruiting/Ranking of the 100 Juniors Nationally (Class of 1991)/Bobby Kortsen's List of Hot Newcomers for the Coming Season/Kentucky Prep Report and Profiles of the Top Players in Each Class in the State/New England's Top Prospects and Profiles June 1990 9 $8.00

 

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Volume 8, Number 1 Ranking of the Top Players, Statistics, & Profiles from the NIKE All-American Camp/The Players at the NIKE Camp Evaluate Themselves/Wright, Howard, Boyd Show True Potential at Boston Shootout/19-Under National AAU/USA Junior Men's Basketball Championships/Mid-West Showdown & Shootout Recap/Five-Star Radford and Five-Star Honesdale Recaps July 1990 5 $25.00
Volume 8, Number 2 Recaps from Five-Star   Pitt II and Five-Star Honedale II and Las Vegas Invitational/West Coast Update/Coverage from the 17-Under and 19-Under AAU Nationals/BCI NIT Recap/Coverage from All of the B/C Camps/Recaps from the Morris Shootout, BCI Heartland, Kentucky Prep Festival, BCI International, Cage Scope High Potential Blue Chip Camp, Philadelphia Youth Games, Eastern Invitational Session I and Session II, Keystone Games, Sonny Hill   Future Stars, and Dave Krider Camp September 1990 7 $10.00
Volume 8, Number 3 Post-Summer Top 100 Rankings and Post Summer Awards/Rumors and Commitments/Pre-Season Top 35 College Teams and Analysis/Victory Already Achieved at Hales Franciscan/The ACC:   1990-91 Preseason Predictions/HOOP SCOOP 1990-91 College All-American Teams/199091 Pre-Season Forecast in New England/Allen Rubin's Philadelphia/Eastern Pennsylvania/South Jersey Report/Jim Rothman's Mid-South Report/All-Ohio Report/The L.A. Gear Hoop Challenge October 1990 2 $100.00
Volume 8, Number 4 Exclusive Talent Ratings with One and Five-Year Comparisons/All Conference Teams, Rankings, & Charts December 1990 9 $8.00
Volume 8, Number 5 NCAA Tournament Past Performance Breakdown/NCAA Tournament Speculation/Team Power versus Talent Rating Comparison/Ranking of the Fall Recruiting Classes/Top Players in the Nation (300 Seniors, 110 Juniors, 50 Sophomores, 45 Freshmen, and 10 8th Graders)/New England Report/New York City Metro Area Report/Philadelphia, Eastern Pennsylvania, & South Jersey Report/Washington, Baltimore, & Northern Virginia Report/North Carolina & South Carolina Report/Georgia Report/Mid-South Report/Kentucky Report/Indiana Report/Illinois Report/Michigan Report/Ohio Report/Texas Report/California Report/Illinois Holiday Tournament Wrap-up February 1991 2 $100.00
Volume 8, Number 6 Coverage and Box Scores from the National All-Star Games/Greg Swaim's Geographic Breakdown of Player Origins/Exclusive Coverage of the National Junior College Tournament/Mid-South Report/Ranking of the Top High School Players in Alabama/CBS and NCAA Don't Mix/HOOP SCOOP Coach of the Year, Player of the Year, & College All-American Teams/In and Around the Big Apple with Profiles and Analysis/Delaware Shootout Recap/Top High School Players in New England/Tennessee Boys' State Tournament Recap/Ohio State Tournament Recap/Proviso East Lives up to Expectations in Illinois State Tournament May 31, 1991 2 $100.00

Or all six issues from 1990-91 can be purchased for $250.00

Issue Contents Date Number of Copies Cost for Next Issue
Volume 9, Number 1 Profiles, Rankings, and Statistics from the NIKE All-American Camp/Coverage from Midwest Future Stars Tournament, Five-Star Radford & Honesdale I, Boston Shootout, National Exposure Mini-Basketball Team Camp, National AAU Jr Men's Basketball Championship, Top 30 Players at the B/C All-Stars Indiana Sessions, BCI Heartland, Kentucky Prep Festival, both sessions of the Dave Krider Camp, Five-Star Pitt II, B/C Gettysburg, Hoop Mountain, Morris Shootout, National 17-Under AAU Tournament, Prep Stars I and Prep Stars II, Las Vegas Prep Invitational, BCI Tournament, and National 19-Under AAU Tournament/Daily Hoops, Daily News Golden Hoops recap/Post Summer All-American Team/State-by State Prep Reports from New England, New York, South Jersey & Pennsylvania, Washington & Baltimore, North Carolina and South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Oklahoma, Texas, & California September 30, 1991 4 $30.00
Volume 9, Number 2 Ranking of the Top Recruiting Classes From the Fall Signing Period/The Return of March Madness:   NCAA Tournament Pay-Per-View/Graduation Rates Show Disparity of Academic Treatment for Athletes/HOOP SCOOP Pre-Season College All-American Teams, Pre-Season Analysis, and Pre-Season Rankings/ACC Pre-Season Predictions/College Basketball Talent Rankings and Conference Breakdowns/Ohio Report/Delaware Report/ HOOP SCOOP 1992 High School All-American Teams December 31, 1991 5 $25.00
Volume 9, Number 3 HOOP SCOOP List of the Top 225 High School Players in the Class of 1992, List of the Top 100 Players in the Class of 1993, List of the Top 100 Players in the Class of 1994, and List of the Top 35 Players in the Class of 1995/New England Report, New York Report, Philadelphia, Eastern, Pennsylvania, and South Jersey Report, Washington and Baltimore Report, Florida Report, Georgia Report, Kentucky Report, Illinois Report, Indiana Report, Ohio Report, Michigan Report, Oklahoma, Texas Report, and California Report/List of Top Players in North Jersey/Holiday Tournament Wrap-ups from the Beach Ball Classic, Kingdom USA Tournament, City of Palms Classic, Great Florida Shootout, and Arby's Classic/Illinois Holiday Tournament Report/The Migrational Changes of Division I Basketball Recruiting/NCAA Tournament Comparisons Since 1980/NCAA Tournament Speculation March 31, 1992 3 $50.00

Or all three issues from 1991-92 can be purchased for $150.00

Issue Contents Date Number of Copies Cost for Next Issue
Volume 10, Number 1 Rankings, Statistics, and Analysis of the Top Players at the ABCD Camp in Irvine, CA/NIKE Camp Coverage and Players Rankings/Summer Camps Awards/A Recruiting Bonanza:   LSU Lands Livingston & Henderson and More May Be On the Way/NCAA Passes Revolutionary Legislation/City Talent Analysis/Coverage from the Memorial Day Tournament in Columbus, OH, Third Annual Sports Fantasy Shootout/Five-Star Radford and Five-Star Honesdale I, Boston Shootout, National Mini-Exposure Camp, AAU Junior Men's Nationals/Recaps from the Great American Shootout, Future Stars Camp, Superstars Basketball Camp, Dave Krider Camp, B/C Rensselaer and Shippensburg, Five-Star Pitt II and Five-Star Youth Basketball/Atlantic Cape Camp/Cage Scope High Potential Blue Chip Camps/Prep Stars/ Morris Shootout/L.A. Gear Slam'N'Jam International/AAU 17-Under Nationals, John Farrell Las Vegas Prep Invitational, BCI Tournament in Phoenix/Artesia Summer Basketball Tournament/Steam Boat Classic, Daily News Golden Hoops, Sony Hill Future Stars Tournament, Five-Star Honesale II/HOOP SCOOP All-American Teams for Class of 1993:   Ranking of the Top 250 Seniors, Top 100 Juniors, Top 50 Sophomores, Top 10 Freshmen, and Top Three 8th Graders/In and Around New York City, along with Rankings of the Top Players in Each Class/ Top Players in North Jersey and on Long Island/Philadelphia, Eastern Pennsylvania, South Jersey Report/Florida Report/Georgia Report/Mid-South Report/Kentucky Report/Indiana Report/Illinois Report/Michigan Report/Oklahoma Report/California Report October 31, 1992 3 $50.00
Volume 10, Number 2 College Awards, Honors, & All-American Teams/Changing of the Guard in College Basketball/Duke Becoming The Four-Letter Word in NCAA Tournament Play/HOOP SCOOP's Talent Rating for Each of the Last 10 Years/ Conference-by-Conference Talent Rating and Power Rating Comparisons/Indiana Report/Ohio Report/Michigan Report March 31, 1993 1 N/A

 

Issue Contents Date Number of Copies Cost for Next Issue
Volume 11, Number 1 Final Ranking of the Top 100 Players in the Class of 1993/Final Ranking of the Top Recruiting Classes from '93/List of the 500 Top Players in the Class of 1994, Top 200 Players in the Class of 1995, Top 50 Players in the Class of 1996, Top 25 Players in the Class of 1997, & Top Seven Players in the Class of 1998/Rankings, Statistics, Analysis, and Profiles of the Top Players from the ABCD Camp in Ypsilanti, MI/NIKE All-American Basketball Festival Highlights and Rankings/Five-Star Camp Highlights/Coverage of the Boston Shootout Highlights/YBOA Krider Cup Highlights/Morris Shootout, AAU 17-Under Nationals, L.A. Gear Slam-N-Jam Invitational, Las Vegas Prep Invitational, Las Vegas Grand Finale, BCI Tournament, adidas Summer Shootout, Daily News Golden Hoops, NIKE North Coast Shootout, 16-Under AAU Nationals, Charlotte Shootout, Texas Summer League/Southern California Rankings and analysis by Joel Francisco October 31, 1992 2 $200.00

 

Issue Contents Date Number of Copies Cost for Next Issue
Volume 12, Number 1 Summer Camp/Tournament and Holiday Tournament Dates/Slam Dunk to the Beach Emerges Into National Promience/The Big Dog Turned Over:   Glenn Robinson is Gone/NCAA Tournament Analysis (1985 through 1994/Coverage of Inaugural Converse/Finishline All-American Cage Classic   Tournament of Champions/List of the Top Players at the Delaware Shootout/Ranking of the Top Recruiting Classes/HOOP SCOOP All-American Teams with Top 600 Players in the Class of 1994, Top 700 Players in the Class of 1995, Top 500 Players in the Class of 1996, Top 100 Players in the Class of 1997, and Top 40 Players in 1998/New York City Report/Philadelphia, Eastern Pennsylvania, South Jersey Report/Delaware Report/Washington, DC Report/Florida Report/Georgia Report/Mid-South Report/Kentucky Report/Illinois Report/Indiana Report/Ohio Report/Michigan Report/Texas Report/Oklahoma Report/California Report October 31, 1992 3 $50.00

The complete set of all of the above issues can be purchased for $3,600.00

Also Available:
All 26 Issues of the Volume I of the Newsletter from April 29, 1991 until July 24, 1992 is available for $300.00

25 of the 26 Issues (Volume 2, Number is Missing) of Volume II of the Newsletter from August 10, 1992 until April 15, 1994 is available for $300.00

All Seven Issues of Volume III of the Newsletter from April 30, 2994 until August 9, 1994 is available for $100.00

All 58 Issues of the Newsletter can be purchased for $550.00

The complete set of all of the above issues and the Newsletter can be purchased for $4,000.00

I also still have some copies available of  Kentucky Basketball, which was a 40-page pre-season tabloid that I published and sold locally in 1978.   It included 30-pages on college basketball and 10 pages on high school and single copies are available for $25.00 each.

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