Louisville, Villanova, Notre Dame to meet with Tyus Battle — Cuse Clicks

Battle committed to Syracuse

As previously reported by SNY.tv, Louisville coach Rick Pitino will be in to see Tyus Battle as Gill St. Bernard’s plays Montgomery. Villanova assistant Ashley Howard and Notre Dame assistant Martin Ingelsby will also attend, as first reported by Evan Daniels of Scout. Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey is also expected to see the 6-foot-6 Battle later this month, sources said, as the Irish make a push for Battle to replace senior guard Jerian Grant.

» Louisville, Villanova, Notre Dame to meet with Tyus Battle

Ottawa basketball player Eddie Ekiyor is one of three Canadians selected to participate in the inaugural Basketball Without Borders Global Camp during the NBA All-Star weekend in New York City. A Grade 11 power forward at New Hampton School, Ekiyor was one of 39 players picked from 23 countries to attend the Manhattan camp from Friday through Sunday.

» Capital Sports Hub Update

Teammates Malachi Richardson and Myles Powell of Trenton Catholic also were selected selected to play in the North-South senior all-star basketball game March 22 at Rider University. The South squad will include such highly-regard players as Richardson (Syracuse recruit), Isaiah Briscoe of Roselle Catholic (Kentucky) and Trey Lowe of Ewing (Temple).

» Boys’ basketball: Roster for South squad for North-South all-star game

Despite a self-imposed postseason ban for Syracuse, Trenton Catholic’s Malachi Richardson and Moustapha Diagne of Pope John have not wavered in their commitment to play for the Orange. Both told NJ Advance Media over the weekend that their college plans have not changed, and coach Jim Boeheim spoke to Richardson personally about the issue.

» With reassurance from Jim Boeheim and Syracuse, commits Malachi Ricardson and Moustapha Diagne aren’t wavering

Matthew Moyer, the first player in the high school basketball Class of 2016 to verbally commit to Syracuse, will make an official visit to the school this weekend. The Orange plays Duke Saturday at 6 p.m. in the Carrier Dome. Moyer has visited Syracuse twice with his mom, Annette. Work commitments have prohibited his dad, Fred, from making those trips. But this weekend, the entire family will visit Syracuse.

» Matthew Moyer, Syracuse’s Class of 2016 basketball recruit, will make official visit this weekend

For more Syracuse coverage, Like our Facebook page and follow us @TheJuiceOnline.

Avatar photo
About Wes Cheng 2907 Articles
Wes has worked for Rivals.com covering the New York Knicks, as well as for Scout.com covering Syracuse athletics. Wes has also been a contributing writer for the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), for SportsNet New York (SNY) as a news desk writer covering all of New York professional sports, 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 with a degree in journalism. Contact him at wes[at]sujuiceonline.com.