Recruiting Roundup: Marek Dolezaj to Syracuse, Meechi Harris narrows list to nine

Boeheim coached against his son as the Orange defeated Cornell

Congratulations to Casey Powell, who will be enshrined in the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame! On to today’s recruiting links…

6’9″ power forward Marek Dolezaj, from Slovakia, signed his NLI with Syracuse on Tuesday. Rated four stars by, he becomes the fourth member of SU’s 2017 class. “I chose Syracuse because I felt the most comfortable with their style of play and how they develop wings,” Dolezaj said to’s Evan Daniels. “Coach [Adrian] Autry came to see me in Slovakia and that meant a lot to me.”

2018 wide receiver Meechi Harris has narrowed his list to nine schools, he announced via Twitter on Tuesday. The three-star Xenia (OH) prospect included Syracuse, Kentucky, Michigan State, Minnesota and Iowa State on that list.

» Related: 2017 NBA Draft Profile: Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon

Four-star tackle Devontae Dobbs from Belleville (Mich.) tweeted on Monday evening that he had received an offer from Syracuse. The 2019 prospect has no shortage of suitors, ‏with an offer list that includes Auburn, Michigan and Ohio State.

2020 quarterback Mekhi Hagens has an offer on board from Syracuse, his first Division-I offer, he tweeted on Tuesday. 247 Sports lists the Hazelwood East (MO) prospect as a dual-threat.

2019 defensive end Jalen Hunt tweeted on Tuesday that he had received an offer from the Orange. The Belleville (Mich.) native also holds offers from Iowa State, Kentucky and Temple, among others.

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