An emerging 2018 small forward out of the east is 6-foot-6, 180-pound Norristown (Pa.) Haverford School’s Cameron Reddish. Reddish’s versatility and upside make him a player that coaches are already keeping close tabs on. Villanova, Temple, Syracuse and North Carolina are other schools showing Reddish attention, two of which he grew up a fan of. “I always liked North Carolina and Syracuse,” he said.
The Jamal Murray Sweepstakes are set to come to a close. Murray’s father, Roger Murray, confirmed to SNY.tv Tuesday afternoon that the 6-foot-5 Canadian point guard sensation out of Ontario’s Orangeville Prep will announce his college decision Wednesday evening on Canadian network TSN at 6 p.m. Roger Murray declined to say how many schools are under consideration, but it is believed that Jamal will choose between Kentucky and Oregon.
Pitt landed its sixth recruit from the Class of 2016 on Monday when linebacker Chase Pine of Williamsburg, Va., said he plans to enroll. The competition for Pine was intense. “Pitt did the best job recruiting him,” said Andy Linn, Pine’s coach at Lafayette High School. Pine, ranked as a three-star prospect by Rivals.com, had offers from several Power 5 schools, including California, Georgia, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Syracuse, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest and West Virginia.
Growing up, A.J. Dillon heard the stories and saw the pictures of Notre Dame in the collection of his grandfather, former Irish All-American receiver Tom Gatewood. On Friday, Dillon got his first look at the campus, then turned in a strong performance in the Irish Invasion camp at Notre Dame Stadium. The Irish coaching staff also got to see Dillon, who already holds scholarship offers from Boston College, Connecticut, Syracuse, Virginia, Massachusetts and Temple.
2017 point guard Trevon Duval was one of the top performers at the NBA Top 100 Camp, and he now has an offer from Kansas according to recruiting analyst Pat Lawless. 6-3, 175-pounds and from Newark (N.J.) St Benedict’s Preparatory School, Duval led the camp in assists and was one of the top scorers. Already with offers from Connecticut, Louisville, Syracuse and others.
ESPN recruiting analyst Jeff Borzello published his summer recruiting guide for Syracuse basketball on Tuesday, and he dropped this nugget on Syracuse recruit Sedee Keita on Twitter, listing the Orange as one of the center’s top seven options. As Borzello states in his ESPN Insider piece, Syracuse’s primary need in the Class of 2016 is a point guard and, with only only one scholarship currently unaccounted for, there is no obvious opening for a post player.