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6′-10″ center Wendell Carter Jr., the No. 4 prospect in the country in the 2017 class, trimmed his list to four programs on Tuesday. Carter set Harvard, Duke, Georgia and Georgia Tech as his finalists. Carter has already officially visited Harvard, and the Crimson along with Duke are considered to be strongest positioned in Carter’s recruitment, …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: September 20, 2016, 11:58 pm
Georgia Tech added their potential point guard of the future on Thursday, as 6′-1″ prospect Jose Alvarado of Christ the King (NY) picked the Yellow Jackets over local programs Seton Hall and Rutgers. Alvarado is the first pledge for new Georgia Tech head coach Josh Pastner, and comes at perhaps the biggest area of need for the …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: September 16, 2016, 11:49 am
Just a day after gaining a verbal commitment from in-state wing Anthony Polite, Florida state added a fourth member to its 2017 recruiting class in the form of touted wing forward Wyatt Wilkes of Winter Park (FL). Wilkes had previously announced his top five schools consisted of the ‘Noles, along with Butler, Creighton, Missouri, and Georgia Tech. The …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: September 3, 2016, 3:08 pm
6′-7″ forward Troy Baxter was considered a borderline top-100 prospect in the 2016 class, and a very promising athlete when he signed with South Florida. Now, Baxter is no longer matriculating to South Florida, according to a Evan Daniels of Scout.com. Daniels reported that Baxter has turned an eye directly towards the West Coast, and is down …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: August 29, 2016, 2:25 am
6′-8″ power forward Ira Lee of Prolific Prep (CA) named a top nine college basketball programs list on Thursday night. A high effort player who can clean the glass and be active in the paint, Lee is ranked as a top-50 prospect nationally, and is one of the better power forward options out there. After starting off …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: August 5, 2016, 3:10 pm
There aren’t many absolutes in the world of college basketball recruiting, but the idea that 6′-2″ point guard Collin Sexton of Pebblebrook (GA) was the fastest rising player in the spring and summer does seem universally accepted. In fact, Sexton went from being a top 100 prospect in the 2017 class to now knocking at …
Author: K.J. Hassenstab
Posted: August 5, 2016, 1:52 am

Scholarship Grid

Positions2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-2020
Point GuardsCorey Heyward (Sr)Justin Moore (So)Justin Moore (Jr)Justin Moore (Sr)
Josh Heath (Sr)Jose Alvarado (Fr)Jose Alvarado (So)Jose Alvarado (Jr)
Justin Moore (Fr)
WingsQuinton Stephens (Sr)Tadric Jackson (Sr)Christian Matthews (Jr)Christian Matthews (Sr)
Jordan Price (Sr)Christian Matthews (So)Josh Okogie (Jr)Josh Okogie (Sr)
Tadric Jackson (Jr)Josh Okogie (So)
Christian Matthews (Fr)
Josh Okogie (Fr)
PostsKellen McCormick (Sr)Ben Lammers (Sr)Abdoulaye Gueye (Sr)Sylvester Ogbonda (Sr)
Ben Lammers (Jr)Abdoulaye Gueye (Jr)Sylvester Ogbonda (Jr)
Abdoulaye Gueye (So)Sylvester Ogbonda (So)
Sylvester Ogbonda (Fr)

Incoming Recruits

Class of 2017

NameHeightPositionSchool (State)TypeStatus
Jose Alvarado6'-1"PGChrist the King (NY)HSVerbal