Recruiting Roundup: Syracuse lands commitment from Bourama Sidibe

With just two returning starters, Jim Boeheim will have plenty of options for his lineup combinations next season

Congratulations to the Syracuse All-American cross country runners. On to today’s recruiting links…

Syracuse landed a commitment from 6-11 big man Bourama Sidibe from St. Benedict’s (NJ) Prep on Monday, the school announced on Twitter. The 2017 center is rated four stars and had also had considered Oklahoma State and Texas Tech.

After Syracuse priority target Quade Green committed to Kentucky, he may take another SU target with him. ESPN’s Jeff Borzello writes that Hamidou Diallo, who is eligible to go directly to the NBA, is still leaning toward heading to college. Green said that Diallo would be among the players that he’d recruit to Kentucky.

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Syracuse commit Tommy Devito was named as the No. 7 pro-style quarterback in the class of 2017 according to Devito recently finished his high school career at Don Bosco (NJ) Prop, and also held offers from schools like Texas A&M and Ole’ Miss.

2018 wide receiver Paul Woods from Canisius High (NY) was named First Team All-Catholic, the school announced on Twitter. Woods was among the recruits to visit Syracuse over the weekend during its loss to Florida State. He picked up an offer from Boston College earlier in the summer.

That’s all for today. Have a great Tuesday!

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