Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Recruiting News

In this post, some recruiting updates from around the Ivy League.

For a list of recruits committed to attending Ivy League schools, including detailed profiles of the committed Cornell recruits, and a listing of Cornell's prospective recruiting targets, click here. For a separate general list of Ivy League prospective recruiting targets, click here. Please note that we update these lists regularly.

Class of 2012 Recruiting News

Per UGaSports.com, Mike Hall (Norcross HS) Norcross, GA, 6-10, C, has narrowed his list down to Charlotte, Cornell, George Mason, Harvard, Northwestern, Penn, and Virginia Tech. Hall has scheduled three visits, George Mason (September 1), Penn (September 16), and Harvard (September 23).

According to Recruit Recon and Scout.com, Jerome Hairston (Christ School) Arden, NC, 6-3, G, has offers from Colorado, James Madison, Liberty, and UNC Asheville. He is also hearing from Yale.

Matt Johnson (Life Center) Burlington, NJ, 5-10, G, has Penn, Iona, Rider, St. Peter's, and St. Francis (PA) per Recruit Recon.

Dorian Albritton (Davidson Day) Charlotte, NC, 6-4, G, reportedly has interest from Cornell with offers from NJIT, VMI and New Hampshire. Others said to be calling: Yale, Wofford, Quinnipiac, Mercer, Davidson, Boston U. per Rivals.com.

Phillip Lawrence (Mount St. Joseph HS) Baltimore, MD, 6-7, F, has offers from Marist and Radford and is hearing from Coppin State, Iona, Loyola, Rider, St. Bonaventure and a host of Ivy League schools according to the Baltimore Sun. “I’ve visited Penn. I really like Penn,” Lawrence said. “Basically it’s Penn, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth [and] Yale. All those [schools] have been in contact.”

Jordan Lauf (Napoleon HS) Napolean, OH 6-4, G, has offers so far from Toledo and Albany. He is also being recruited by Davidson, Dayton, Richmond, Valparaiso, William & Mary, Yale, and most of the Mid-American Conference according to Rivals.com.

Xavier Talton (Sterling HS) Sterling, CO, 6-0, G, told Scout.com, "I'm hearing from Wyoming, Colgate, Colorado, Yale, SMU and Mercer. Wyoming and Mercer have offered."

Steven Soukup (Danville HS) Danville, IA, 6-1, G, updated IowaPreps.com on his recruitment. "It has been Iowa, Iowa State, UNI, Butler and Indiana State have contacted our high school coach, Albany, IUPUI, South Dakota, North Dakota, North Dakota State, Cornell, Milwaukee, Lehigh, and Bucknell [as well]." Wisconsin-Milwaukee became the first school to offer Soukup in July.

Carlos Taylor (Boys Latin HS) Philadelphia, PA, 6-1, G, has Cornell, Penn and Boston U. on him according to Recruit Recon.

Kendal Jackson (Bisoho O'Dowd HS) Oakland, CA, 5-7, G, is hearing from Columbia, UCSB, and UC-Davis.

Shakir Brown (Patterson HS) Patterson, MD, 6-5, F, has a long list of schools involved including Cornell, Stanford, DePaul, South Florida, Cleveland State, Robert Morris, Wagner, NJIT, Mt. St. Mary's and Loyola (MD) according to Recruit Recon.

Zach Elcano (Westfield HS) Westfield, VA, 6-10, C, has a list of Cornell, American, Elon, George Mason and Delaware, having received an offer from Delaware, per Recruit Recon.

Class of 2013 Recruiting News

R.J. Curington (Oak Hill Academy) Mouth of Wilson, VA, 6-5, G, said his only planned future unofficial visit is to Harvard on September 15-17. "They're having a bunch of guys out there, and they wanted to me to come out and see the facilities and everything," Curington told Peegs.com. He previously visited Indiana and Northwestern (referring to the latter visit as a "10" on a scale of 1-10) and is expected to visit Butler, Wake Forest and Purdue in the coming months. The junior noted for Peegs.com that he does not yet have any scholarship offers.

Montana Mayfield (Roman Catholic HS) Philadelphia, PA, 6-0, G, is hearing from Princeton, Lehigh, Lafayette, Harvard and Bucknell according to Hoop Group.

Wesley Brown (Pflugerville HS) Pflugerville, TX, 6-5, F is hearing from Yale and Columbia per TexasHoops.com

Rivals.com notes that Alex Foster (De La Salle HS) Chicago, IL, 6-7, F is hearing from Harvard and holds offers from DePaul, Illinois and Northwestern already.

Hallice Cooke (St. Anthony's HS) Jersey City, NJ, 6-3, G, is hearing from Yale and boasts offers from Iona, La Salle, Rice, Richmond, Rutgers, San Francisco, Seton Hall, South Florida, St. Joseph's, VCU and Wagner according to Rivals.com

Saaqdiq Muhammad (Johnson HS) Savannah, GA, 6-6, F, has a 3.75 GPA and is hearing from Penn while already holding an offer from Savannah State according to Rivals.com. Mercer, Tulane, VCU, Georgia Southern, Chattanooga, Alabama State and Georgia State are among others involved.

Connor Payne (Briarcrest Christian HS) Memphis, TN, 6-1, G is hearing from Yale and Columbia per Rivals.com.

Greg Dotson (Germantown Academy) Germantown, PA, 6-4, has a list of Harvard, Brown, Yale, Albany and Towson per Recruit Recon.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

So are Wire & Aro in Denmark yet? No reports on them?