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The recruiting process for Precious Achiuwa is on a slow burn but it continues to heat up.
The 6-foot-9, 210-pound small forward originally from Nigeria is ranked No. 23 in the 2019 ESPN 60 and No. 14 by 247Sports.com. He’s expected to grow to about 6-11 and already has a 7-1 wingspan.
St. John’s, Seton Hall, Minnesota, Kansas, North Carolina, UMass, Cincinnati, West Virginia, Western Kentucky, Indiana, Florida State, Georgetown, Villanova and South Carolina have all reached out recently with many of those schools passing through to see him at St. Benedict’s Prep in Newark, N.J.
“For right now, college recruiting is not really my focus right now, it’s getting better,” he said Wednesday by phone. “Just working on my game and then hopefully seeing what happens in the future.”