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Sunday / September 20.
  • Recruiting Roundup: Weekend Visits and Tidbits

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    Here’s a look towards this weekend’s recruiting visits and other news. This list will be updated throughout the weekend.

    **Villanova will a loaded group Friday night for “Villanova Midnight Madness,” including Class of 2017 prospects Lonnie Walker and Quade Green, 2017 commits Dahmir Cosby Roundtree and Jermaine Samuels, 2018’s Jahvon Quinerly, Cameron Reddish, Jalen Smith, Prentiss Hubb, Brandon Slater, Eric Ayala, Immanuel Quickley, Montez Mathis, Matt Cotton, and Nate Roberts, 2019’s Bryce Wills, Bryan Antoine, Scottie Lewis, Isaiah Wong, and Donte Scott and 2020 Lynn Greer III.

    **Quade Green, the 6-foot-1 point guard from Neumann-Goretti (PA) High School, trips to Temple Thursday night for an unofficial visit at their Midnight Madness before going to Villanova on Friday. Green has taken officials to Kentucky (Oct. 14) and Syracuse (Oct. 21). He is also considering Duke.

    **Gary Trent Jr., the 6-5 shooting guard from Prolific Prep (CA), is on his official to Michigan State this weekend. He’s also considering UCLA and Duke and visited Duke last weekend for “Countdown to Craziness.”

    **Mohamed Bamba, the 6-11 power forward from Westtown (NY) School, takes his first official visit to Texas this weekend (Oct. 28). Bamba has already taken unofficial visits to Harvard (Sept. 24) and Kentucky (Oct. 14), and an official to Michigan. He has no other visits planned.

    **Brandon McCoy, the 6-10, 220-pound center from Cathedral Catholic (CA) High School, will take his second official visit to UNLV this weekend (Oct. 28). He also has plans to visit Oregon (Nov. 11) and Michigan State (Nov. 18). McCoy has already taken an official to Arizona (Oct. 8).

    **Matt Coleman, a 6-1 point guard from Oak Hill (VA) Academy, trips to Texas this weekend (Oct. 28) for his second official visit. Coleman has already taken an official to Kansas (Oct. 14) and an unofficial to Duke for Countdown to Craziness (Oct. 21). He has no other visits planned and is also considering Stanford and Syracuse.

    **Kevin Knox, the 6-8, 205 pound small forward from Tampa Catholic (FL) High School, will take his first official visit to Duke this weekend (Oct. 28). Knox visited Kentucky earlier this month (Oct. 14) for Big Blue Madness. He has visits planned for Florida State (Jan. 7), Kentucky (Jan. 28), and UNC (Feb. 4).

    **Billy Preston, the 6-foot-10 power forward from Oak Hill (VA) Academy, takes his fourth official visit to USC this weekend (Oct. 28). Preston has already taken officials to Kansas (Sept. 30), Syracuse (Oct. 15), and Indiana (Oct. 21). He has no other visits planned.

    **Brian Bowen, the 6-7 small forward from La Lumiere (IN) School, takes his first two officials to Arizona (Oct. 29) and UCLA (Oct. 31) this weekend. Bowen took an unofficial visit to Michigan State earlier this month (Oct. 14). He will also visit Creighton (Nov. 11) and Texas around Thanksgiving. He’s also considering Michigan State and N.C. State.

    **Trae Young, the 6-foot-2 point guard from Norman North (OK) High School, trips to Oklahoma State this weekend (Oct. 28) for his fourth official visit. Young has already taken officials to Oklahoma (Sept. 16), Texas Tech (Sept. 29), Kentucky (Oct. 14), Kansas (Oct. 21). He has no other visits planned and is also considering Washington.

    **Nojel Eastern, a 6-foot-6 shooting guard from Evanston Township (IL) High School, will take his third official visit to Ohio State this weekend (Oct. 29). Eastern has taken officials to Seton Hall (Oct. 7) and Michigan State (Sept. 23). He has no other visits planned.

    **Felipe Haase, a 6-10 center from Miami (FL) Christian, visited Pitt this week and then heads to Purdue on Friday after tripping to Missouri last weekend. A native of Chile, he’s also considering Louisville and South Carolina. He visits South Carolina next weekend.

    **Jared Wilson-Frame, a 6-5 guard from Northwest Florida State, also visits Pitt this weekend. He’s also considering West Virginia and Wichita State.

    **Lance Thomas, the 6-10 power forward from Norcross (GA) High School, trips to USC for his fourth official visit this weekend (Oct. 29). Thomas has already taken officials to Florida (Sept. 9), Miami (Sept. 16), and Louisville (Oct. 21). He is not considering any other schools and is set to make his decision on November 1.

    **David Beatty, a 6-f0ot-3 combo guard from Imhotep Institute (PA) Charter High School, takes his second official visit to South Carolina this weekend (Oct. 28). Beatty took an official to Georgetown earlier this month (Oct. 7) and plans to visit Indiana next month for an official (Nov. 4). Beatty is also considering UConn and Maryland.

    **Bourama Sidibe, the 6-foot-9 power forward from St Benedict’s (NJ) Preparatory School, takes his second official visit to Oklahoma State this weekend (Oct. 28) for his second official visit. Sibide has already taken an official to Texas Tech (Oct. 21) and has plans to visit Syracuse (Nov. 11).

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