Thursday, October 21, 2010

Recruiting News: Yale Snags Another

Below, some recruiting news from around the Ivy League...

Per several sources, Yale received a big recruiting commitment today from Connecticut's state player of the year, Brandon Sherrod (Choate Rosemary Hall) Stratford, CT, 6-6, F. Tipping scales at 245 pounds, Sherrod held scholarship offers two A-10 schools, St. Bonaventure and Fordham. His choice however came down to Yale and Brown. He also visited Penn, Quinnipiac and Holy Cross.

Steve Moundou Missi (Monteverde Academy) Montverde, FL, 6-6, F, will visit Brown this weekend per Scout.com. Built similar to Sherrod, he already visited Harvard and Iowa and has offers from both schools.

Spencer Dinwiddie (Taft HS) Los Angeles, CA, 6-4, G, told BuffStampede.com that he finished campus visits to Oregon, Colorado and Harvard. He is considering a potential visit to UNLV. When asked if he had a leader, Dinwiddie responded, "Probably Colorado. They are a slight favorite, but I really like them."

Chris Uhle (Trinity Catholic HS) Ocala, FL, 6-10, C, has interest from Princeton, Navy, and Tennessee Chattanooga.

Vince Van Ness (Northfield Mount Hermon School) Northfield, MA, 6-11, is being recruited by Fairfield, FIU, Wake Forest, Siena, Virginia Tech, and Oregon St, as well as several Ivies.

Ethan O’ Day (Northfield Mount Hermon School) Northfield, MA, 6-7, F, reportedly has offers from Brown, Lafayette, Holy Cross, and Sacred Heart. He also has interest from Vermont, Stanford, Bucknell, Fordham, Harvard, Yale, and Quinnipiac. He is a member of the class of 2012.

As we previously reported, Penn is closing in on three power forwards.

Greg Louis (Dwyer HS) Palm Beach Gardens, FL, 6-7, F has narrowed his college choices down to Tulane and Penn. He recently visited both campuses and has offers from both schools. Penn is his reported leader. Louis had other offers until several schools opted to go in different directions.

Mike Turner (University HS) Chicago, IL, 6-8, F has narrowed his college choices down to Penn, Northwestern and Valparaiso after receiving offers from each of the three schools. Penn is his reported leader.

Will Davis (New Hampton Prep) New Hampton, NH, 6-9, F, will visit Penn, Drexel and Delaware in the next week. The native of Sacramento has reported offers from the likes of TCU, St. Bonaventure, Robert Morris, Quinnipiac, James Madison, La Salle, Loyola-IL, and UNCW.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Sherrod is a HUGE pickup for Yale. He had a dozen D1 offers including 2 A-10 offers plus the entire Ivy League. The fact that he chose Yale is a huge boost to the Bulldogs and will make an immediate impact in the league next year