Recruiting Roundup: Olakunle Fatukasi receives offer from Syracuse

Jim Boeheim compared the whole NCAA/South Carolina situation to the Steve Harvey/Miss Universe announcement. “That’s terrible,” he said. On to today’s recruiting links…

SNY.tv’s very own, Adam Zagoria, writes about Jim Boeheim’s upcoming retirement. “If this run keeps going and we hit maybe two or three more Final Fours, we might have him for another 4 or 5 good ones, so you never know,” said Syracuse commit Matt Moyer.

Syracuse has reached out to Columbia graduate transfer Grant Mullins, according to ESPN’s Jeff Borzello. Mullins averaged 13.3 ppg on 43.9 percent shooting from 3 in 31.1 mpg.

2017 linebacker Olakunle Fatukasi received an offer from Syracuse on Thursday, he tweeted. The Brooklyn (NY) native received an offer from Rutgers back in February.

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2018 defensive tackle Austin Fontaine tweeted on Thursday that he was visiting Syracuse. He already holds offers from Clemson, Georgia and Penn State, among others.

Oklahoma tight end Blake Williams, who recently reclassified to the class of 2017, picked up an offer from Syracuse earlier in the week, he tweeted. He will be attending Canadian Prep Football Academy next season.

2017 Illinois 4-star offensive lineman Kevin Jarvis announced his commitment to Michigan State on Thursday. Jarvis also held an offer from the Orange. “With me, I was sold on Michigan State, and there was really no point for me to keep on waiting and looking at other schools,” said Jarvis to Mike Griffith from MLive.com.

Crete (Ill.) defensive lineman John Mitchell picked up an offer from Syracuse, according to Scout.com’s Allen Trieu. The 2017 prospect is rated three stars and holds offers from Illinois, Buffalo, and Central Michigan, among others.

That’s all for today. Have a great weekend, and good luck to both the women’s and men’s basketball teams!

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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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