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Saturday / December 5.
  • 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.

    **James Wiseman, the 7-foot center from East (TN) High School, trips to Memphis this weekend (Oct. 26) for his fifth and final official visit. Wiseman, who cut his list to five earlier this month, has taken official visits to Kentucky (Sept. 7), Kansas (Sept. 29), Vanderbilt (Oct. 14), and Florida State (Oct. 19).

    **Vernon Carey, the 6-foot-10 center from University (FL) School, will take his fourth official visit to Miami this weekend (Oct. 26). Carey, who cut his list to five in May, has taken official visits to Michigan State (Feb. 10), Kentucky (Oct. 12), and Duke (Oct. 19). He also has an official visit planned to North Carolina (Nov. 2).

    **Cassius Stanley, the 6-foot-5 shooting guard from Sierra Canyon (CA), takes his second official visit to UCLA this weekend (Oct. 26). Stanley, who cut his list to three last month, took his first official visit to Kansas for “Late Night in the Phog” (Sept. 28) and will visit Oregon in November.

    **Kofi Cockburn, the 6-foot-10 center from Oak Hill (VA) Academy, trips to UConn this weekend (Oct. 26) for his first official visit. Cockburn, who recently trimmed his list to Florida State, Illinois, Kansas, LSU, Pitt, Saint John’s, Syracuse, and UConn, has no other visits planned.

    **Zeke Nnaji, the 6-foot-11 power forward from Hopkins (MN) High School, will take his fourth official visit to Baylor this weekend (Oct. 27). Nnaji, who cut his list to five last month, has taken official visits to Kansas (Oct. 6), Arizona (Oct. 13), and UCLA (Oct. 20). He also has a visit planned to Purdue (Nov. 2).

    **Boogie Ellis, the 6-foot-2 combo guard from Mission Bay (CA) High School, takes his fifth and final official visit to Duke this weekend (Oct. 26). Ellis, who cut his list to eight in August, has taken official visits to USC (Aug. 31), Oregon (Sept. 21), Arizona (Sept. 28), and North Carolina (Oct. 12).

    **Naheem McLeod, the 7-foot center from Plymouth-Whitemarsh (PA), trips to Florida State this weekend (Oct. 26) for his third official visit. McLeod has taken official visits to Rhode Island (Sept. 6) and La Salle (Sept. 28).

    **Symir Torrence, the Class of 2020 point guard from Vermont Academy and the Albany City Rocks, takes an official visit to Butler this weekend (Oct. 26-28). He heads to Marquette (Oct. 29-31) and Cincinnati (Nov. 6-8) afterward.

     

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