Recruiting Roundup: Taurean Thompson commits to Syracuse

Syracuse would like to add Thompson to its 2016 class

Good luck to Boeheim’s Army, which will be a No. 2 seed in the Northeast Region for The Basketball Tournament. On to today’s recruiting links…

2016 four-star forward Taurean Thompson committed to Syracuse on Friday afternoon, choosing the Orange over offers from Seton Hall and Michigan State. “Taurean has a great deal of potential and a very high ceiling,” Brewster coach Jason Smith told’s very own, Adam Zagoria. “I look forward to following his career at Syracuse University.”

Syracuse may not be done with its 2016-17 roster yet. Nebraska graduate transfer Andrew White will be visiting SU this weekend, writes’s Ben Sigel. White averaged 16.6 points and 5.9 rebounds per game last season.

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2017 point guard Quade Green picked up an offer from Kentucky during a visit to campus on Thursday. Green is also being pursued heavily by Syracuse and Duke. 247 Sports lists him as the 26th overall and the No. 4 point guard in the 2017 class.

NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry took a picture with some of the stars of the future earlier in the week, and that includes 2017 Syracuse recruit Trevon Duval. Duval, who holds an Orange offer, is No. 1 point guard in the Class of 2017 from Advanced Prep.

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