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Roselle (N.J.) Catholic point guard Isaiah Briscoe picked up a Kentucky offer during his official visit.
The news was first reported by NJ Advance Media.
“We are really excited for Isaiah that Kentucky has offered him a scholarship,” Roselle Catholic coach Dave Boff told SNY.tv. “They have done a great job developing players over the years and I’m sure they would do the same for him. I think Isaiah would fit in well in their system and his desire to improve would fit in with how they work with their players.”
Carlton Bragg is planning an official visit to UCLA for Oct. 31 following a home visit Saturday with head coach Steve Alford and assistant David Grace.
“We’re going to try to get down there for an official visit on the 31st,” Michael Graves, Bragg’s mentor, told SNY.tv. “I think UCLA has a scrimmage then.”
Alford and Grace watched the 6-foot-8 Bragg out of Cleveland Villa-Angela St. Joseph work out and then met with Bragg, his mother, his uncle and Graves.
“Coach Alford stated that he loves Carlton’s progression from six months ago when he first saw him,” Graves said. “Coach Alford said that UCLA is the place for Carlton as far as style of play. They play an open offense up and down, which fits Carlton’s skillset.