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High-Majors Showing Interest in St. Benedict’s Guard Eli Cain (UPDATED)
By JOHN PAVIA
Special to ZAGSBLOGNEWARK, N.J. — Eli Cain, the 6-foot-4 junior guard from St. Benedict’s Prep, is being recruited by several high- and mid-major schools.
Memphis became the latest school to offer Cain on Monday.
Cain also currently has official offers from Temple, St. Joseph’s, Delaware and Quinnipiac.
Georgia Tech and Virginia are also now involved, as are Seton Hall, Texas Tech, Rutgers and Villanova, Cain told SNY.tv.
“I’ve been talking to a lot of high-major schools lately,” he told SNY.tv.
“Eli is getting better and better,” St. Ben’s coach Mark Taylor said. “He has great upside.”
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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.
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