Perhaps the most intriguing area recruiting story to keep an eye on this summer is that of Archbishop Carroll 2015 wing Derrick Jones. The high flying 6-foot-6 Jones has had an eventful trip on the recruiting trail over the past year, and things don’t seem any clearer regarding his future.
Four days after winning the NCAA championship in Arlington, Texas, head coach Kevin Ollie was on campus Friday at Gill St. Bernard’s in Gladstone, N.J., to meet with Battle and show his level of commitment.
Among those selected include Malachi Richardson (Top-10 Junior/Syracuse commit), and Syracuse targets Cheick Diallo (Top-10 Junior/Uncommitted), Derrick Jones (Top-15 Junior/Uncommitted), Thomas Bryant (Top-15 Junior/Uncommitted).
Larry Blunt, head coach at Athlete Institute in Orangeville, Ontario, told SNY.tv that Michigan State, Michigan, Ohio State, Syracuse and Georgetown are all coming after Jamal Murray hard and plan to offer him soon.