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Morning Rumble: Myles Powell commits to Seton Hall, Point guard Cassius Winston to Michigan State

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Today in the Morning Rumble, Seton Hall reels in a big target, Cassius Winston commits and Ben Simmons knocks down a crazy trick shot.

2016 six-foot, four-star shooting guard Myles Powell committed to Seton Hall while he was on an official visit to the school over the weekend. Powell, who is one of the best shooters in the country, had offers from UConn, VCU and Georgetown, amongst others, but decided that staying close to home and playing for Kevin Willard would be effective for his development.

The Pirates next target is fellow guard, Bryce Aiken, who could form a dominate one-two punch in the team's backcourt with Isaiah Whitehead possibly heading to the NBA.

2016 four-star point guard Cassius Winston might be setting up Tom Izzo for his greatest recruiting class ever. Winston committed to the Spartans on Friday, joining Nick Ward and Josh Langford in what already is a top-10 group.

Winston has dynamic playmaking abilities. He can change speeds, knock down shots from long range, dominate in transition and he attacks the cup in an "old school style" that will fit perfectly in a physical Big Ten conference.

The next target for Izzo is five-star small forward Miles Bridges (down to Kentucky, Indiana and Michigan State) as he would give the Spartans a complete 2016 class that could lead them to Big Ten titles and possibly National Championships down the road.

In more recruiting news, Philadelphia's Lamar Stevens has committed to Penn State over Villanova, Marquette and others. The writing was on the wall for the talented four-star recruit as Stevens decided to hold a press conference following his visit to Happy Valley.

Stevens is ranked 100 out of 100 on ESPN's recruiting list for 2016 but certainly has improved his stock this summer due to his solid footwork and talent to stretch the floor. Penn State now has a top-10 recruiting class so Pat Chambers is leading a rebuilding program back to stability.

2016 forward Mitch Lightfoot took an official visit to Kansas this past weekend and was high on how Bill Self uses his four-men as stretch players. Lightfoot has already taken trips to Stanford and Utah and is expected to visit St. John's (early October) and Arizona (mid-October) to cap off his recruiting process.

Who's going to win the Player of the Year in each conference in 2015? More specifically, who will win the award in what is expected to be another competitive year in the Big East? Future lottery selection, Kris Dunn? Villanova's point guard Ryan Arcidiacono?

Bleacher Report is predicting a major sleeper and an underrated talent from 'Nova to win the honor.

Ben Simmons will be fun to watch this season because of his ability to pass, attack and finish in transition but he can also nail half court shots backwards. Enjoy LSU, because he is almost certainly gone after 2015-16.