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Monday / November 18.
  • 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.

    Michigan is set to host a pair of top recruits this weekend (Aug. 30).

    **Jaden Springer, the 6-foot-5 shooting guard from IMG Academy (FL), will his second official visit to Michigan this weekend (Aug. 30). Springer took his first official visit to Tennessee earlier this year (Mar. 1). He also has visits planned to Memphis (Sept. 14), Florida (Sept. 21) and North Carolina (Sept. 28).

    **Walker Kessler, the 6-foot-10 center from Woodward Academy (TN), takes his fifth official visit to Michigan this weekend (Aug. 30). Kessler, who cut his list to six last month, has taken official visits to Vanderbilt (Sept. 21), Michigan (Nov. 2), Virginia (Jan. 4) and Duke (Feb. 1).

    **Mady Sissoko, the 6-foot-9 big man from Wasatch Academy (UT), visits Kansas this weekend on an official. He will also trip to Memphis (9/3) and Michigan State (9/5), per reports.

    **Ziaire Williams, the 6-foot-7 small forward from Sierra Canyon (CA), trips to USC this weekend (Aug. 31) for his first official visit. Williams, who named his top seven earlier this month, is also considering Duke, North Carolina, Stanford, UCLA, Oregon and Arizona.

    **Isaiah Jackson, the 6-foot-9 power forward from SPIRE Academy (MI), will take his first official visit to Kentucky this weekend (Aug. 31). Jackson’s father Wesley recently listed Duke, Kentucky, Michigan State, Kansas, Arizona, Alabama, Maryland, Illinois and Oregon among those involved.

    **Adam Miller, the 6-foot-3 shooting guard from Morgan Park (IL), trips to Arizona this week (Aug. 28) for his first official visit. Miller, who cut his list to ten in July, took his first official visit to Louisville (June 14). He will also take an official visit to Illinois next month (Sept. 13).

    **Lance Ware, the 6-foot-9 power forward from Camden (NJ) High School, takes his first official visit to Ohio State this weekend (Aug. 30). Ware, who cut his list to five earlier this month, also has visits planned to Michigan (Sept. 6), Providence (Sept. 13) and Miami (Sept. 27). He is also considering Kentucky.

    **Henry Coleman, the 6-foot-6 small forward from Trinity Episcopal (VA) School, will take his first official visit to Duke this weekend (Aug. 30). Coleman, who cut his list to five earlier this month, is also considering Michigan, NC State, Ohio State and Virginia Tech.

    **Josh Hall, the 6-foot-9 small forward from Moravian Prep (NC), trips to Louisville this weekend (Sept. 1) for his first official visit. Hall also has an official visit planned to NC State (Sept. 6).

    **Moses Moody, the 6-foot-5 shooting guard from Monteverde Academy (FL), takes his first official visit to Ohio State this weekend (Aug. 30). Moody, who cut his list to seven on Thursday, is also considering USC, Michigan, Oregon, Arkansas, Florida and Kansas.

    **Cliff Omoruyi, the 6-foot-11 center from Roselle Catholic (NJ), will take an unofficial visit to Pittsburgh this weekend (Aug. 30). He’s also visited Temple and Rutgers recently and will hit St. John’s Sept. 6.

    **Deivon Smith, the 5-foot-11 point guard from Grayson (GA), trips to NC State this weekend (Aug. 30) for his first official visit. Smith also has an official visit planned to Louisville (Sept. 6).

    **Jalen Bridges, the 6-foot-7 small forward from Fairmont (WV), takes his first official visit to West Virginia this weekend (Aug. 30-Sept.1). Bridges, who cut his list to five earlier this month, also has official visits planned to Alabama (Sept. 6-8), Xavier (Sept. 12-14), Miami (Sept. 20-22) and Indiana (Oct. 4-6).

    **John Hugley, the 6-foot-9 center from Brush (OH), will take his second official visit to NC State this weekend (Aug. 30). Hugley took his first official visit to Nebraska (Oct. 26) and also has an official planned to Miami (Sept. 20).

    **Isaiah Wilson, the 6-foot-2 point guard from First Love Christian (PA), starts an official to Richmond Friday.

    **AJ Hoggard, the 6-foot-3 point guard from Huntington (WV) Prep and the PSA Cardinals, starts an official to Providence on Saturday.

    **Mac Etienne, the 6-foot-10 Class of 2021 center from Suffield (CT) Academy and the PSA Cardinal, visits Seton Hall and Rutgers unofficially Saturday, and Yale on Sunday.

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