Recruiting Roundup: Syracuse makes cuts for Lonnie Walker, Jordan Tucker

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Good luck to the field hockey team as it opens the season today! On to today’s recruiting links…

Varsity Insider reports that Jordan Tucker has cut his list down to eight schools: Duke, Maryland, Syracuse, UConn, Indiana, Villanova, USC, and Louisville. He recently tweeted that he is transferring down to Wheeler High School in Atlanta (Ga.) for his senior year.

Elite 2017 point guard Quade Green will be attending the Syracuse Elite Camp, reports 247 Sports’ Andrew Slater. Green will be joined by 2018 big man Naz Reid, Slater also reports. Finally, Alex O’Connell will be on the Syracuse campus, and’s very own Adam Zagoria, writes that O’Connell picked up an offer from Duke.

» Related: Nebraska transfer Andrew White down to Syracuse, VCU

Finally, Slater has the scoop on four-star point guard Isaiah Washington. The St. Raymonds (NY) 2017 guard says he’s hearing most from Texas A&M, Seton Hall, Minnesota, New Mexico and Syracuse.

2017 five-star prospect Lonnie Walker tweeted his top five schools, and the Orange has made the cut. The schools are Syracuse, Villanova, Arizona, Kentucky and Miami.

That’s all from the Syracuse recruiting world for today. Have a great weekend, everyone!

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