Recruiting Roundup: Quade Green between Syracuse, Kentucky; Lonnie Walker to Miami

Syracuse will be honoring Pearl Washington at the Georgetown game on Dec. 17. On to today’s recruiting links…’s Ben Roberts caught up with 2017 guard Quade Green’s high school coach, Neumann-Goretti’s Carl Arrigale, who says the race for his services is down to two teams. “I think he’s going to sign the letter. I think he’s got some clarity. He has a final five list, but it’s only between two teams. It’s Kentucky and Syracuse.”

2017 five-star recruit Lonnie Walker announced his commitment to Miami on Wednesday via Twitter. The elite wing was also weighing offers from Arizona, Kentucky, Syracuse and Villanova. He had originally planned an official visit to Syracuse last weekend, but canceled prior to the visit.

» Related: 2017 Syracuse target Bourama Sidibe to announce Monday

Earlier in the week, reports surfaced that 2017 big man Bourama Sidibe was going to make his college announcement on Monday. He will pick between Syracuse, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech.’s Adam Zagoria predicts that he will be an Orange commit, and he same holds true for Green.

Zagoria also reports that approximately 30 NBA scouts will be on hand at the National Prep Showcase in New Haven, Conn. The apple of their eyes will be guard Hamidou Diallo from Putnam Science Academy (CT). Diallo includes Kentucky, UConn, Kansas, Syracuse, Arizona and Indiana among his finalists.

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