Recruiting Roundup: Syracuse target Eric Ayala to make reclassification decision after July

For only the fourth time in 40 seasons Jim Boeheim will not be in his customary spot on the sidelines when SU begins ACC play Dec. 30 at Pitt

Happy birthday to former Syracuse star Carmelo Anthony! On to today’s recruiting links…

Combo guard Eric Ayala will decide if he’s reclassifying to the class of 2017 sometime after July, he tells 247Sports Director of Scouting Jerry Meyer. Arizona, Oregon, Syracuse, Miami, Indiana, LSU, Kansas, Maryland and UConn are among the schools pursuing Ayala.

2018 running back Patrick Garwo from Conwell (PA) Egan Catholic reported an offer from Syracuse over the weekend via Twitter, his sixth. Virginia and Wisconsin are among the other schools to extend offers.

» Related: Decision day for Hugh Davis, Syracuse re-offers Jo-El Shaw

Hugh Davis, a three-star linebacker from Indianapolis (Ind.) Cathedral, announced his commitment to Boston College late Friday evening via Twitter. He had also been considering Syracuse and Cincinnati among his finalists.

EJ Williams, a 2018 defensive back, picked up an offer from Syracuse over the weekend, he said on Twitter. The Pike  (Ind.) product, also holds offers from Bowling Green and Northern Illinois.

That’s all from the recruiting world for today. Have a great start to your week!

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