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Monday / May 25.
  • Recruiting Roundup: Weekend Visits and Tidbits

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    By JACOB POLACHECK

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

    **RJ Barrett, the 6-foot-6 small forward from Montverde (FL) Academy, will take his first official visit to Kentucky this weekend (Sept. 1). Barrett, who is ranked by 247Sports as the No. 1 player in the Class of 2018, will also take official visits to the other schools in his final five: Duke (Sept. 8), Arizona (Sept. 15), Oregon (Sept. 22), and Michigan (Sept. 29).

    **Jalen Carey, the 6-foot-3 point guard from Immaculate Conception (NJ) High School, took his second official visit to UConn on Wednesday. Carey took his first official visit to Miami last week (Aug. 25) and has officials to Syracuse (Sept. 8) and Kansas (Sept. 29) planned for next month.  Rutgers and Villanova are also included in Carey’s final six schools.

    **Immanuel Quickley, the 6-foot-3 point guard from John Carroll (MD) School, takes his first official visit to Kansas this weekend (Sept. 2). After naming his final three schools last week, Quickley will also take officials to Miami (Sept. 9) and Kentucky (Sept. 16) next month. Quickley has also been talking with five-star Zion Williamson about possibly playing college ball together.

    **Moses Brown, the 7-foot center from Archbishop Molloy (NY) High School, will take his first official visit to Louisville this weekend (Sept. 1). Brown has also planned an official visit to Louisville for next month (Sept. 22) and will take an official to Kansas after his visit to Louisville.

    **Keldon Johnson, the 6-foot-5 shooting guard from Oak Hill (VA) Academy, will take his first official visit to Texas this weekend (Sept. 1). Although this is Johnson’s first official visit, he recently took unofficials to Kentucky (Aug. 22) and NC State (Aug. 26). Johnson will also take official visits to Florida State (Sept. 8) and Maryland (Sept. 22) next month.

    **David McCormack, the 6-foot-9 center from Oak Hill (VA) Academy, will take his first official visit to NC State this weekend (Sept. 1). He also has an official visit to Kansas planned for next month (Sept. 29). McCormack is also considering Duke, Xavier, Oklahoma State, and UCLA after cutting his list to six earlier this week.

    **Nate Roberts, the 6-foot-9 power forward from Brewster (NH) Academy, will take his first official visit to Washington this weekend (Sept. 1). Roberts will also take officials to Nebraska (Sept. 16), Syracuse (Sept. 22), and Wake Forest (Sept. 29).

    **Elijah Weaver, the 6-foot-4 point guard from Oldsmar Christian (FL) School, will take his first official visit to USC this weekend (Sept. 2). Weaver will also take official visits to Ohio State (Sept. 9), Florida (Sept. 16), and Oklahoma State (Sept. 22), after cutting his list to four on Wednesday.

    **Tyler Harris, the 5-foot-9 point guard from Cordova (TN) High School, takes his first official visit to Iowa State this weekend (Sept. 1). Harris doesn’t have any other upcoming visits planned. In addition to Iowa State, Harris is also considering Wichita State, Ole Miss, Cincinnati, and Memphis.

    **Bryce Hamilton, the 6-foot-4 shooting guard from Pasadena (CA) High School, takes his first official visit to UNLV this weekend (Sept. 1). Although he doesn’t have any upcoming visits planned, Hamilton has said that he would like to take all five of his official visits. In addition to UNLV, Arizona State, Colorado, Nevada, Ohio State, and Utah round out the rest of his top six.

    **Jake Forrester, the 6-foot-8 power forward from Westtown (PA) School, takes his first official visit to Seton Hall this weekend (Sept. 2). Forrester will also take officials to Indiana (Sept. 8), Pittsburgh (Sept. 15), Xavier (Sept. 22) and Virginia Tech (Sept. 29), he told ZAGSBLOG.

    **Landers Nolley, the 6-foot-7 shooting guard from Langston Hughes (GA) High School, will take his first official visit to Illinois this weekend (Sept. 1-3). Nolley will also take officials to VA Tech (Sept. 29-31), Georgia (Oct. 6-8), Oklahoma State (Oct. 13-15), and UConn (TBD).

    **Josh Roberts, the 6-foot-8 small forward from Montverde (FL) Academy, will take his first official visit to St. John’s this weekend (Sept. 1). Roberts has no other upcoming visits planned.

    **George Conditt, the 6-foot-10 power forward from Corliss (IL) High School, takes his first official visit to Iowa State this weekend (Sept. 2). He also has official visits to Illinois (Sept. 15) and New Mexico (Sept. 29) planned for next month. Conditt still plans on taking all five official visits, as he told D1Vision.com last month, “I also want to let those coaches know that I have two visits available so they’re going to have to work for them.”

    **Immanuel Bates, the 6-foot-9 power forward from Jack Britt (NC) High School, takes his first official visit to Georgetown this weekend (Sept. 1-2). He will also take official visits to Georgia Tech (Sept. 22-23), South Carolina (Sept. 15-16), and NC State (Sept. 8-9) next month.

    **Kaden Archie, the 6-foot-6 small forward from Midlothian (TX) High School, takes his first official visit to SMU this weekend (Sept. 1). Archie will also visit LSU later this month (Sept. 23). He is also considering Arkansas, Florida, Kansas, Texas, TCU, and Virginia.

    **Andrew Funk, the 6-foot-3 shooting guard from Archbishop Wood (PA) High School, took his second official visit to Delaware earlier this week (Aug. 30-31). He took his first official visit to Bucknell last week (Aug. 25-27) and will take his third official visit to Penn next month (Sept. 8-10).

    **Saddiq Bey, the 6-foot-7 small forward from Sidwell Friends (DC) School, trips to Pittsburgh for his first official visit this weekend (Sept. 1). Bey also has official visits planned for Xavier (Sept. 15), Northwestern (Sept. 22), and Miami (Sept. 29). NC State and Princeton are also included in Bey’s final six.

    **Jimmy Nichols Jr., the 6-foot-8 small forward from Conway (SC) High School, takes his first official visit to Providence this weekend (Sept. 1-3). Nichols, who is down to three schools, will also take officials to South Carolina (Sept. 8-10) and Miami (Sept. 29-Oct. 1).

    **Colin Castleton, the 6-foot-10 power forward from Father Lopez Catholic (FL) High School, takes his first official visit to Illinois this weekend (Sept. 1). Castleton will also take an official to Xavier next month (Sept. 7). In addition to Illinois and Xavier, Castleton is also considering Baylor, Florida, Florida State, Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State and Purdue.

    **Tyrese Haliburton, the 6-foot-6 shooting guard from Oshkosh North (WI) High School, will visit Nebraska this weekend (Sept. 1) for his first official visit. He also has official visits planned for Iowa State (Sept. 28), Northern Iowa (Oct. 13), and Cincinnati (Oct. 20).

    **Marcus Zegarowski, the 6-foot-1 point guard from The Tilton (MA) School, took his first official visit to Creighton on Wednesday (Aug. 30). He doesn’t have any other visits planned.

    **Aaron Clarke, the 6-foot combo guard from Pope John XXIII (NJ) High School, took his first official visit to Sacred Heart on Wednesday (Aug. 30). He doesn’t have any other visits planned.

    **PJ Byrd, the 6-foot-1 point guard from George Bush (TX) High School, takes his second official visit to Boise State this weekend (Sept. 1) after arriving in Idaho on Wednesday night due to Hurrican Harvey. Last week Byrd visited VCU for his first official (Aug. 25) and will make his college decision on September 6.

    **Jared Butler, the 6-foot-2 point guard from Riverside (LA) Academy, began his first official visit to Virginia on Thursday (Aug. 31). Butler is also considering Alabama, Baylor, Texas, USC, and Wichita State.

    **Riley Battin, the 6-foot-9 power forward from Oak Park (CA) High School, takes his first official visit to Davidson on Friday (Sept. 1). Battin, who cut his list to four earlier this month, will also take officials to Utah (Sept. 15), Ohio State (Oct. 13), and Vanderbilt (Oct. 20).

    **Xavier Castaneda, the 6-foot point guard from Whitney Young (IL) High School, trips to USF this weekend for his first official visit (Sept. 2). Castaneda also has an official visit to Wichita State planned for later this month (Sept. 6).

    **Jared Kimbrough, the 6-foot-7 power forward from Neptune (NJ) High School, takes his first official visit to George Mason (Sept. 1) this weekend. Kimbrough also has an official to La Salle planned for later this month (Sept. 8). He is also considering Monmouth.

    **KJ Buffen, the 6-foot-5 small forward from Gainesville (GA) High School, will take his second official visit to Middle Tennessee State this weekend (Sept.2) following his official to Georgia State (Aug. 31). He also has an official to USF planned for later this month (Sept. 15).

    **Michael Durr, the 6-foot-11 center from Oldsmar Christian (FL) High School, takes his first official visit to USF this weekend (Sept. 1-3). He doesn’t have any other visits planned.

    **Miller Kopp, the 6-foot-6 small forward from Houston Christian (TX) High School, trips to Butler this weekend for his first official visit (Sept. 1). He is also considering Georgetown, Michigan, Northwestern, Texas A&M and Vanderbilt but has no other visits planned.

    **Anthony Higgs, the 6-foot-7 small forward from Perry Hall (MD) High School, takes his first official visit to Ole Miss this weekend (Sept. 1). He has no other visits planned.

    **Amanze Ngumezi, the 6-foot-9 power forward from Sol C. Johnson (GA) High School, trips to Georgia for his first official visit this weekend (Sept. 1). Ngumezi will also take official visits to Tennessee (Sept. 11), Wichita State (Sept. 22), and UAB (Oct. 11). He is also considering Clemson, Temple, and Virginia Tech.

    **Rashun Williams, the 6-foot-6 small forward from Calhoun County (GA) High School, takes his first official visit to South Florida this weekend (Sept. 1). He has no other visits planned.

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