The Labor Day weekend saw a number of visits take place with some highly regarded prospects in the Midwest. Here’s a quick look at that along with some of the latest recruiting notes from around the Midwest after some important visit weekends for both 2016 and 2017 prospects.
Milwaukee (Wis.) King 2017 combo guard Jordan Poole visited Illinois over the weekend. The Illini offered during the summer.
Lima (Ohio.) 2016 point guard Xavier Simpson will announce his commitment on Wednesday. Simpson is down to Illinois, Iowa State, Miami (FL), and Wisconsin.
Milwaukee (Wis.) Washington 2016 PG Te’Jon Lucas visit USC over the weekend. The Trojans have offered Lucas. Up next is a visit to Old Dominion.
Minneapolis (Minn.) 2017 small forward Goanar Mar attended Minnesota’s home football game last Thursday. Mar has offers from Xavier, DePaul, Iowa State, and Nebraska among others and is hearing from the Gophers and Wisconsin to name a few.
Brooklyn Park (Minn.) Champlin Park 2017 guard McKinley Wright said he plans to set up visits with Illinois, Kansas State, and Sam Houston State this fall. He has offers from Illinois and Sam Houston State.
Cleveland (Ohio.) Garfield Heights 2016 guard Frankie Hughes wrapped up an official visit to St. Joseph’s over the weekend. He’s set to visit Texas A&M next. His final five also includes Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Dayton.
Cleveland (Ohio.) Garfield Heights 2016 small forward Willie Jackson will take an official visit to Temple this weekend, according to his coach.
Champaign (Ill.) Centennial 2018 shooting guard Tim Finke took an unofficial visit to Northwestern recently. He’s also seen St. Louis, Kansas, and Illinois thus far.
Lakeville (Minn.) North 2017 forward Nathan Reuvers visited DePaul, Wisconsin, and Notre Dame over the past two weeks.
NY2LA SPORTS FUTURES CAMP INFORMATION
The annual NY2LA Sports Futures Camp is set for Saturday October 24, 2015 in Illinois. The camp is open to 2017-2019 prospects and annually draws some of the top prospects and scouts in the country. It’s a one day camp with all prospects receiving a reversible jersey, towel, socks, t-shirt, and lunch. Past camp MVP’s include the likes of Semi Ojeleye (Duke), Cliff Alexander (Kansas/NBA), Kevon Looney (UCLA/NBA), Deonte Burton (Marquette/Iowa State), Jimmy Witt (Arkansas), Nolan Narain (San Diego State), etc. For more registration information CLICK HERE