Recruiting Roundup: Syracuse basketball offers Symir Torrence, Noah Collier

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Great read on Rex Culpepper’s journey back to Syracuse football from beating cancer. On to today’s recruiting links…

Syracuse native and 2020 guard Symir Torrence received a scholarship offer from Syracuse over the weekend. The announcement was made via his high school’s Twitter account. He originally played at Syracuse Academy of Science before transferring to Vermont Academy this year. He also holds offers from Washington, Virginia, Butler, Vanderbilt and Marquette.

The Orange also offered 2020 forward Noah Collier, a 6’7″ prospect from Westtown School in Pennsylvania. He made the announcement via Twitter over the weekend, writing that he felt “Blessed to receive a scholarship offer from Syracuse University.” Rated a four-star prospect by 247 Sports, he also has offers from Villanova, Temple and VCU, among others.

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Elite 2019 forward Isaiah Stewart trimmed his list to six schools on Friday, he announced on Twitter. Syracuse made the cut along with Duke, Michigan State, Villanova, Indiana and Washington. He had originally announced a top 10 that also included Notre Dame, Louisville, Georgetown and Texas. 247 Sports lists him as a five-star recruit and the No. 5 overall player in his class.

2019 big man Qudus Wahab has taken several unofficial visits, including Georgetown, VCU and UConn, and he was visiting Ohio State and Pittsburgh over the weekend, writes Adam Zagoria. He will visit Syracuse on September 8. He is rated four stars by 247 Sports.

The final bit of news comes from former Syracuse commit Darius Bazley, who will not be playing in the G-League after all. That’s all for today, everyone! Have a great start to your week.

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