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Wednesday / February 8.
  • Marquette Hosts Big Recruiting Weekend (UPDATED)

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    Marquette has a big recruiting weekend as they host a trio of 2014 recruits in Marial Shayok, Ahmed Hill and Tory Miller for Midnight Madness.

    The the 6-foot-6 Shayok out of Blair (N.J.) Academy has already visited Virginia and Providence, and could decide next week, Blair coach Joe Mantegna told

    As for Marquette, Shayok told last month: “[Coach Buzz Williams] was telling me more about the opportunity of coming to Marquette and how it could possibly make me a pro since they’ve gotten players not even in the top 100 to the NBA. Eight I believe and that played at my position, so he was saying I could possibly be the ninth one, so that was good.”

    Hill is a 6-foot-5 shooting guard from Augusta (Ga.) Aquinas who visits Marquette this weekend and then Missouri Nov. 1. He recently announced he would not be visiting Indiana last weekend.

    Miller is a 6-8 power forward from New Hampton (N.H.) who is also considering Iowa, Colorado and Arizona State.

    According to Paint Touches, Marquette will also host 2015s Charles Matthews, Diamond Stone, Nick Noskowiak, Cody Schwartz, Glynn Watson and Roosevelt Smart; 2016s Nick Rakocevic, Barret Benson, Skylar Nash and Trevor Anderson; and 2017s Lavon Thomas, Christian Negron and Phil Flory.

    **Devin Robinson visits Florida this weekend and has cancelled his visit to UConn next weekend. For more, read here.

    **Former UCLA commit Trevon Bluiett visits Memphis this weekend.

    **Kevon Looney trips to Michigan State this weekend and will visit UCLA later this month. For more, read here.

    **Chris Silva, a 2015 forward from Roselle (N.J.) Catholic, visits Seton Hall today. For more, read here.

    **Matt Farrell, a 6-foot point guard from Point Pleasant Beach (N.J.), visits BC this weekend. He also holds offers from Buffalo, Vermont, New Hampshire and Monmouth.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.