Monmouth picked up one of the top players in New York City on Thursday when Ray Salnave, a 6-foot-2 guard out of perennial New York City public-school power Cardozo High School, committed to the school.
Salnave, who led Cardozo to the SNY Invitational championship and was named the tournament MVP in January, was previously involved with Iona, Seton Hall and Rutgers, but Monmouth has appeared to be the heavy favorite for some time now.
“Coach [King] Rice, I could feel myself playing under him,” Salnave told Josh Newman of the Asbury Park Press. “Every time he spoke, I learned something new about him. They gained my trust more and more every time I talked to them. It’s a family thing, and I’m just happy and excited. I can’t wait until next season.”