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  • Recruiting Roundup: Louisville Offers Battle; Marquette Offers Falzon, Sharma; Florida Offers Thornton; Calls, Visits

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    Tyus USAHere’s a quick recruiting roundup from Monday night:

    **Louisville offered 2016 Gill St. Bernard’s guard Tyus Battle during his visit to campus, his father told SNY.tv. The 6-foot-6 Battle then moved on to Kentucky later Monday and Tuesday. Battle already held offers from Syracuse, UConn, Villanova, Providence, Rutgers, Seton Hall, Rhode Island, Miami, Wake Forest, Maryland, SMU, Virginia, Ohio State and Indiana. For more, read here.

    **Marquette offered 2015 Northfield Mount Hermon bigs Aaron Falzon and Josh Sharma during their visit Monday. For more on the NMH boys and their cross-country trip, read here.

    **Florida is the latest to offer 2016 Findlay Prep guard Derryck Thornton, his father told SNY.tv. Michigan and Oklahoma already offered this week.

    **UConn reached out to 2016 Christ the King guard Rawle Alkins on Monday, after Kansas, N.C. State and Villanova already had and Indiana had offered.

    **Miami, Florida, Iowa, West Virginia and Seton Hall are the latest to offer 2016 Team Scan power forward Omari Spellman.

    **2015 Patrick School guard Dupree McBrayer enjoyed his visit to Seton Hall on Monday and will visit Rhode Island Wednesday.

    **2015 Brewster (N.H.) Academy guard Donovan Mitchell told SNY.tv he enjoyed his visits to Georgia Tech and Florida State.

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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.

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