Recruiting Roundup: 2017 QB Jack Coan sets visit date; Tyus Battle to visit Saturday

Battle committed to Syracuse

Interesting report about Carmelo Anthony surfaced earlier this week, saying that the Boston Celtics were pursuing him at the trade deadline. On to today’s recruiting links…

Syracuse is playing its final home game of the regular season on Saturday, and Tyus Battle will be there to watch it, writes’s Mike McAllister. Battle, a 2016 commit, will be joined by fellow commit Matt Moyer and a pair of 2017 recruits, guards Hamidou Diallo and Quade Green.

JUCO defensive end William Amoateng from Hudson Valley CC will be visiting Syracuse this weekend, he wrote on Twitter. Check out his HUDL highlights.

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2017 Sayville (NY) quarterback Jack Coan will take a visit to Syracuse on March 7, writes’s Scott Brown. Coan, rated four-stars by Rivals, also holds offer from Northwestern, Louisville, Boston College and Indiana, among others.

Brown also reports that 2017 defensive end Travon Mathis is interested in Syracuse, and will take a visit at some point. The three-star prospect also holds offers from Louisville and Georgia Tech, among others.

Syracuse offered 2017 offensive lineman Riley Locklear, he wrote on Twitter. The Spring Valley (WV) prospect also holds offers from the Mountaineers, Florida State, Louisville and Miami, among others.

According to The D Zone, 2017 cornerback/wide receiver Cody White picked up an offer from Syracuse on Wednesday. The Walled Lake Western (Mich.) prospect also holds offers from Wisconsin, Indiana and Boston College among others.

That’s all the recruiting news for today. One last note for the week: Check out former SU star Casey Powell in a new lacrosse game that will be released on XBox and Playstation. Have a great weekend, everyone!

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