Syracuse commit Malachi Richardson pours in 34 for Iron Mikes — Cuse Clicks

When you have a player like Malachi Richardson on your team, life gets a little easier. That was certainly the case for Trenton Catholic Thursday night, as the Syracuse-bound star lifted the Iron Mikes to a 75-59 win over Rancocas Valley. Coach Fred Falchi wasn’t particularly pleased with his squad’s overall intensity after the game, but gave credit to Richardson for putting TCA (8-4) on his back. “There were some shots he made tonight that were NBA shots, stepbacks,” Falchi said of Richardson.

» Richardson carries TCA against Rancoca Valley

Another Pat Signal went up earlier today, and that meant another recruit committed to Pitt. We soon found out if was one of the team’s very top targets, Anthony McKee Jr. He confirmed himself on Twitter that he has indeed committed to play for Pat Narduzzi and the Panthers. McKee Jr. has long been targeted by Pitt even by the Paul Chryst regime, and the new staff picked right up on his recruitment and finally landed the three-star linebacker from Ohio.

» Anthony McKee commits to the Panthers

The Ohio State staff continues on the road, but has had to postpone a visit today with a defensive lineman.Pawling (N.Y.) Trinity-Pawling defensive lineman Austrian Robinson said last week Ohio State defensive line coach Larry Johnson would be at his school to see him on Jan. 22. However, that visit has been postponed. “Coach Johnson just sent me a voicemail,” Robinson said late Wednesday night. “He said he can’t make it (today) because of a flight change. He said he is coming out next week.”

» Buckeyes Postpone Visit With Defensive Lineman

A top 25 ranked prospect in the 247Sports Composite, Thomas Bryant is one of the hardest working post players in the 2015 class. Here is the latest video of Bryant via courtsidefilms.com. Bryant, 6-9.5, 217-pounds originally from Rochester, New York and attending Huntington (W.V.) Prep, is considering Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri and Syracuse.

» Latest footage of Thomas Bryant

Now a senior, Westerband Lindor (he goes by West) has the opportunity to play college football. A 6-foot-4 and 210-pound receiver, he de-committed from Syracuse last month because of a coaching change but is being courted by Northern Iowa, Western Illinois and Brown. Ranked 20th in the Post-Dispatch Super 30 area football prospect rankings, Lindor is the youngest of three brothers and the son of Haitian immigrants. He will use football to pay for his college education.

» From Haiti to Affton, Lindor emerges as a top prospect

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Wes Cheng

About Wes Cheng

Wes has worked for Rivals.com covering the New York Knicks, as well as for Scout.com covering Syracuse athletics. Wes has also worked for the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) and reported on the NBA and MLB for the New York Sportscene. A native of Long Island, New York, Wes graduated from Syracuse University in 2005. Follow him on Twitter @ChengWes.
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