Monday, September 12, 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

ESPN's Dave Telep wrote a terrific piece guiding the casual fan through the ins and outs of the fall recruiting period. Definitely a must read.

Darien Nelson-Henry (Lake Washington HS) Kirkland, WA, 6-10, C, is visiting Penn on September 17 per several sources. He has offers from Columbia, Gonzaga, Boise State and Idaho. Penn is expecting visits from several other top targets in the next few weekends, including most notably, Mike Hall (Woodward Academy) College Park, GA, 6-10, C.

David Andoh (IMG Academy) San Jose, CA, 6-6, F, has a list of Penn, Drake, Detroit, UTEP, Santa Clara, Fresno State and Colorado.

Jeff Coby (Sagemont HS) Westmont, FL, 6-6, F, is hearing from Brown, Columbia, Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Santa Clara.

Cody Demps (Pleasant Grove HS) Elk Grove, CA, 6-3, G, is hearing from Princeton, Penn and Columbia.

Jerome Hairston (Christ School) Roanoke, VA, 6-3, G, is reportedly narrowing his list to Yale, Boston College, Virginia, James Madison and UNC-Asheville.

Mike Zangari (Red Land HS) Lewisberry, PA, 6-9, F, committed to East Carolina after reportedly considering interest from Harvard, Penn, Cornell, George Washington, Ball State, Old Dominion, Rutgers, Penn State, Siena and St. Joseph's.

After a several prospects eliminated Harvard from consideration, the Crimson appear to be shifting focus to the following targets in the class of 2012. The prospects include: Mike Hall (Woodward Academy) College Park, GA, 6-10, F; Zena Edosomwan (Harvard Westlake HS) 6-8, F; Xavier Johnson (Mater Dei HS) Temecula, CA, 6-6, F; Christian Sanders (St. Thomas HS) Houston, TX, 6-3, G; and Siyani Chambers (Hopkins HS) Minneapolis, MN 5-11, G.

Class of 2013 Recruiting News

Leo Svete (Penn HS) Granger, IN, 6-3, G has heard from Notre Dame, BYU, Cornell, Bucknell, Colgate, Drake, Western Michigan, Loyola (Chicago), Southern Illinois, Wake Forest, Virginia Tech, N.C. State and Florida. Of this group, Bucknell, Drake and Western Michigan have already offered.

Several online sources reported that Cornell has offered Kevin Johnson (Summit Country Day School) Cincinnati, OH, 6-2, G. Johnson also holds offers from Seton Hall, Davidson and Ohio.

Wesley Brown (Pflugerville HS) Pflugerville, TX, 6-7, F, will reportedly visit Cornell and Drake in the coming weeks.

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