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Tuesday / February 27.
  • Recruiting Roundup: Weekend Visits and Tidbits

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    By ADAM ZAGORIA & JACOB POLACHECK

    Here’s a look towards this weekend’s recruiting visits and other news. This list was compiled via information from players, coaches and media reports, including HoopSeen.com, and will be updated all weekend.

    **Gary Trent Jr., the 6-foot-5 shooting guard from Prolific (CA) Prep, will visit UCLA this weekend for his first official visit. He is also slated to visit Arizona (Oct. 14), Duke (Oct. 21), and Michigan State (Oct. 25).

    **Kris Wilkes, the 6-foot-8 small forward from North Central (IN) High School, will take an official visit to UCLA this weekend (Sept. 22-25). Wilkes visited Illinois earlier this month (Sept. 9-11) and plans to visit Indiana (Sept. 30), Xavier (Oct. 28), and UConn (Nov. 3). He released his top five last month.

    **Tremont Waters, the 5-11 point guard from Notre Dame (CT) High School, will take his third official visit this weekend to Indiana. Waters took officials to Georgetown and Kentucky earlier this month and plans to take his official to Kansas later this month (Sept. 30).

    **Troy Brown Jr., 6-foot-7 small forward from Centennial (NV) High School, visits Oregon (Sept. 23) this weekend. He is also slated to visit Kansas (Sept. 30) and Georgetown (Oct. 5). Brown took official visits to Ohio State and Alabama earlier this month.

    **P.J. Washington, the 6-foot-7 power forward from Team Penny and Findlay (NV) Prep, takes his second official visit to North Carolina (Sept. 23-25) this weekend. Washington took his first official visit to Kentucky (Sept. 16-18) last weekend and will visit Arizona (Oct. 21-23) and Texas (Oct. 28-30) next month. UNC also hosts 2018 big man David McCormack and 2018 guard Coby White and 2019s Wendell Moore and Christian Brown.

    **Nojel Eastern, the 6-7 point guard from Evanston (IN) Township, visits Michigan State this weekend.

    **Clifton Moore, the 6-10 forward from from Hatboro-Horsham (PA), trips to Ole Miss and will also visit Northwestern (Oct. 6).

    **Darryl Morsell, the 6-4 combo guard from Baltimore (MD) Saint Joseph, visits Villanova after hitting Notre Dame last weekend. He has trips slated to Maryland (Sept. 30) and Dayton (Oct. 21).

    **Hashan French, the 6-7 forward from Commonwealth Academy (MA), visits Minnesota after going to Marquette last weekend. He hits St. Louis next weekend.

    **Walter Whyte, the 6-5 small forward from St. Luke’s (CT), visits Boston University before hitting Northeastern (Sept. 29) and Davidson (Oct. 22).

    **Devontae Shuler, a 6-3 shooting guard from Oak Hill (VA) Academy, takes his second official visit this weekend (Sept. 23) to Oklahoma State. Shuler took his first official to South Carolina last week (Sept. 15) and plans to take his official to Ole Miss next month (Oct. 7). Shuler is down to five schools: Oklahoma State, USC, South Carolina, Miami, and Ole Miss.

    **Oklahoma State also hosts 6-7 forward Victor Enoh of Greenforest Christian Academy (GA).

    **Deng Gak, the 6-foot 11 center from Blair (NJ) Academy, takes his first official visit to Miami this weekend (Sept. 23-25). Gak also has plans to visit Florida (Oct. 7-9), Indiana (Oct. 14-16), and Kansas (Oct. 21-23). He is also considering Duke.

    **Lindell Wigginton, the 6-1 point guard from Oak Hill (VA) Academy, will take his second official visit to Iowa State this weekend (Sept. 24) before taking visits to Arizona State (Oct. 8) and Baylor (Oct. 15) next month. Wigginton took his first official to Oregon earlier this month (Sept. 9). Iowa State also hosts 6-8 center Isaiah Stokes of IMG Academy (FL).

    **Daejon Davis, the 6-foot-3 guard from Garfield(WA) High School, will take his first official visit to Oregon this weekend (Sept. 23). Davis is currently down to five schools and has planned visits with all of them: Oregon (Sept. 23), Stanford (Sept. 30), Gonzaga (Oct. 7), Arizona (Oct. 14), and Washington (Oct. 21). He was previously committed to Washington before de-committing back in April.

    **Brandon Randolph, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard from Westtown (PA) School, will take his second official visit to Oregon this weekend (Sept. 23). Randolph previously visited Syracuse earlier this month (Sept. 9) and recently cut his list to four schools: Arizona, Oregon, Syracuse, and Wake Forest. He also had a home visit this week with Indiana head coach Tom Crean and assistant Chuck Martin.

    **Rayshaun Hammonds, the 6-foot-7 small forward from Norcross (GA) High School, takes an official visit to Memphis this weekend.

    **Wabissa Bede, the 6-foot-2 guard from Cushing (NH) Academy, trips to Virginia Tech this weekend.

    **Xavier Tillman, the 6-foot-8 center from Grand Rapids (MI) Christian School, takes an official visit to Marquette this weekend.

    **Purdue hosts 6-7 power forward Evan Battey, 7-1 center Matt Harms and Class of 2019 point guard Isaiah Thompson.

    **Ira Lee, the 6-foot-7 power forward from Prolific (CA) Prep, will take his first official visit to California this weekend. Lee, who recently narrowed his list down to three schools also plans to visit Oregon (Oct. 7) and Arizona (Oct. 14).

    **Gregory Calixte, the 6-8 forward from Mount Vernon (N.Y.) High School, trips to Quinnipiac before going to DePaul next weekend.

    **Monmouth hosts Jamir Moultrie, a 6-foot point guard from Bishop McNamara High School (MD).

    **Kimani Lawrence, the 6-7 small forward New Hampton (N.H.), trips to Arizona State, before visits USC (Oct. 1), Pitt (Oct. 8), Florida (Oct. 15) and Texas (Oct. 20).

    **Arizona State also hosts 5-11 point guard Remy Martin of Sierra Canyon High School (CA).

    **Justyn Hamilton, the 6-9 forward from Independence High School (N.C.), visits Temple.

    **Oregon State hosts 6-7 forward Samson George of First Love Christian Academy (PA).

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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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