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Early May Recruitment Updates: Part Three

By Tony McNiff, 05/13/22, 10:00AM CDT


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ICYMI: 2022 Wing Julian Phillips committed to Tennessee over Auburn, USC, Florida State, The G-League, & more. Becomes the 4th highest ranked prospect to commit to Tennessee in the modern recruiting era. He joins BJ Edwards to make up the Vols 2022 recruiting class. Lengthy, athletic, & fluid wing that can play + defend multiple positions. Big time pickup for Coach Barnes and staff, as they have secured a possible 2023 lottery pick. 


2023 Guard Parker Friedrichsen has decommitted from Oklahoma State. He previously committed to the Cowboys over Purdue, Oklahoma, Illinois, & more. Knockdown shooter with extended range + a quick trigger. Likely to be pursued by plenty of high major programs. Earned an offer from Tulsa after decommitting. 


ICYMI: 2023 Guard Marvel Allen will attend Montverde Academy next season. Holds offers from Kansas, Michigan, Maryland, & more. He joins Kwame Evans Jr, Amier Ali, Derik Queen, Dra Gibbs-Lawhorn, Cooper Flagg, & more. 


ICYMI: 2023 Forward Gus Yalden is down to four schools: Nebraska, Rutgers, Charleston, & Wisconsin. He’ll announce his commitment on May 17. Fundamentally sound big that uses his frame well on both ends of the floor. Can score on the interior or from the perimeter stretching the floor. 


ICYMI: 2023 Guard Fred Payne is down to five schools: Houston, St. Louis, Boston College, Tulane, & North Texas. He’s a physically mature lead guard that is a sharpshooter from 3PT range. Currently averaging 10.1 PPG & 4.2 RPG through 2 sessions of the EYBL. 


ICYMI: 2023 Wing Curtis Williams Jr. is down to six schools: Seton Hall, Alabama, Xavier, Florida State, Notre Dame, & Tennessee State. Has been a standout performer on the EYBL Circuit, averaging 12.2 PPG & 4.4 RPG through 2 sessions. Physical + versatile wing with a well-rounded offensive skillset. 


2024 Guard Trentyn Flowers has earned an offer from UNLV. Holds offers from Texas Tech, Auburn, Kansas, Michigan, & many more. He’s a smooth, lengthy, & multipositional guard + wing with a versatile offensive skillset. Can play on or off the ball. 


2023 Forward Kwame Evans Jr recently took an official visit to Oregon. Told 247Sports he plans to visit Arizona & Indiana in the future. Currently ranked #2 nationally in ESPN’s 2023 rankings. Fluid & versatile wing forward with tons to like long term.


2023 Guard DeShawn Harris-Smith told 247Sports that he’s recently heard from Xavier, Texas Tech, & TCU. Has been prioritized by Penn State, Georgetown, & Villanova. Currently averaging 9.3 PPG, 4.7 RPG, & 2.4 APG through 2 sessions of the EYBL. 


2024 Guard Jaeden Mustaf told 247Sports that he’s recently Boston College, Georgetown, Virginia Tech, Rutgers, George Mason, Howard, Maryland, & Xavier. Recently picked up an offer from Georgetown. Athletic & downhill guard with strong positional size. 


2024 Wing Micah Robinson told Rivals that Texas A&M, Kansas, Texas Tech, Vanderbilt, Tennessee, & Texas are showing the most interest. Highly touted sophomore playing up in 17U on the 3SSB Circuit with Southern Assault (TX). 


2023 Guard Maki Johnson told Rivals that he’s hearing from Cincinnati, Ohio State, Creighton, & Dayton the most. Sharpshooting guard that consistently displays a High-IQ. Solid ball handler with a crafty finishing package. 


2023 Guard Carl Cherenfant has earned an offer from St. John’s. Recently picked up offers from New Mexico State & LSU. Lengthy & multipositional guard that has the versatility to play on the wing. Very good defender with his ability to defend multiple positions & force turnovers. 


2023 Wing Trent Pierce has earned an offer from Illinois. Recently picked up offers from Texas Tech & Loyola Chicago. Has seen an uptick in his recruitment after averaging 10.2 PPG & 3.6 RPG through 2 sessions of the EYBL. Lengthy, athletic, & smooth wing with a potent face-up game. 


2024 Forward Ryan Jones Jr has earned an offer from Florida. Recently picked up offers from Georgia Tech & Missouri. Holds offers from the likes of Illinois, Texas A&M, Ole Miss, & more. Currently ranked #12 nationally in ESPN’s 2024 rankings.


2024 Guard Jahseem Felton has earned an offer from Georgia Tech. Recently picked up offers from Auburn, Cincinnati, & Missouri. Has been a standout performer on the UAA Circuit in the U16 Division. Will attend Southern California Academy next season.


2023 Guard Garwey Dual recently picked up offers from TCU, Arizona State, & Fresno State. Long, athletic, & quick-twitch guard that consistently creates offense off the bounce. Smooth finisher around the rim with a developing perimeter shot. Likely to see his stock boost this summer.


2023 Guard Anthony Robinson has earned an offer from Penn. Recently picked up offers from Georgia & SMU. Had a standout weekend during Session 2, averaging 14.0 PPG. Shifty guard with a great balance of scoring + playmaking. Efficient shooter in spot-up or catch & shoot situations.


2023 Center Jazz Gardner has earned an offer from Missouri. Recently picked up offers from Texas Tech, St. Mary’s, Georgia, & Dayton. Has an intriguing combination of size, skill, & mobility. Has shown flashes of his ability to stretch the floor from 3PT range.


2024 Guard Jonathan Powell recently took an unofficial visit to Illinois. The stockrising guard picked up an offer from Illinois back in April. Recently picked up offers from Cincinnati, Indiana, Texas A&M, Xavier, & Ohio State. Potent space creator with a wide array of shot-creation versatility. 


2025 Guard Zion Collins announced that he’ll be attending Word of God (NC) next season. Holds early offers from Wake Forest, Hampton, & NC A&T. Athletic + explosive guard with a crafty finishing package. Will be a prospect you hear more of in the near future. 


2022 Guard RJ Luis has earned an offer from Kansas State. One of the top remaining prospects in the 2022 class. Recently took official visits to Temple, UMass, & St. Bonaventure. Will be a valuable late addition for any programs 2022 class. 


2023 Wing Jamie Kaiser Jr has earned an offer from Georgetown. One of the top stockrisers nationwide, he’s recently picked up offers from Virginia Tech, Wisconsin, Georgia Tech, & more. Physically mature guard/wing that is a solidified shotmaker from the perimeter. 

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