Villanova was one of the first schools to offer class of 2015 prospect Josh Reaves of Paul VI (VA).
The 6-foot-4, 185-pound shooting guard also lists VCU, Temple and Penn State as programs that have given him scholarship opportunities.
Reaves said there are no other schools involved in his recruitment at this point and he does not have any favorites.
Drew Edwards might not be a be a household name in recruiting, but college coaches have taken notice of the class of 2015 prospect from Calvert Hall (MD).
The 6-foot-3, 170-pound combo guard provided VUSports.com with an offer list that has schools ranging from coast to coast.
He said Dayton, La Salle, Towson, Virginia Tech, Longwood, Drexel, Providence, Bucknell, USC, Kansas State, and Richmond have all extended scholarship offers.To read the rest of this article I wrote for VUSports.com, click Here.
Sharette Dixon Classic
The Sharette Dixon Classic will be a one-day event featuring the top boys’ high school basketball from across New York and New Jersey.
This annual event is being organized in memory of Sharette Dixon, wife of Kimani Young and mother of Kamaal Young (11), Khaliq Young (9) and Salimah Young (7). Proceeds from the event will support a family education fund that has been established for the three children.
This year’s event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at the Gauchos Gym in the Bronx, NY.
Terrence (Munch) Williams - Team NY
Brian Coleman - Team NJ
Justin Weir – Team NY
Kyle Anderson – Team NJ
The Sharette Dixon Classic will feature two premiere contests, a sophomore game and upperclassmen game. The games will feature top-notch coaching and emphasize teamwork and sportsmanship.
Top Players Expected
Isaiah Whitehead (Seton Hall), Chieck Diallo, Chris McCullough (Syracuse), Matt Ryan, Isaiah Briscoe, Malachi Richardson, Rawle Alkins, Kassoum Yakwe, Tyus Battle.
Noted Sharette Dixon
Kyrie Irving, Kyle Anderson, JayVaughn Pinkston, Tyler Ennis, Omar Calhoun, Fuquan Edwin, Chris Obekpa.
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 Gauchos Gym
Soph Game @ 6 p.m. 478 Gerard Ave
Upperclass Game @ 8 p.m. Bronx, NY 10451
The Sharette Dixon Academic Excellence Awards will be given to all of the young men from each team who have demonstrated consistent academic excellence throughout their high school career and have maintained a cumulative 3.5 GPA or better.
Prior to her passing on March 23, 2009, Sharette Dixon dedicated her life to educating young people. She was an instructor of English at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn and was particularly interested in African-American literature. Sharette was born in Brooklyn, raised in California and attended California State University at Fresno, where she was a McNair Scholar and earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in English
Malachi Richardson has established himself as one of the elite backcourt players in the nation in the class of 2015 and he has the school list to prove it.
Arizona, UConn, Florida, Georgetown, Indiana, Kansas, Miami, North Carolina Ohio State, Rutgers, Syracuse, and Villanova are the 12 schools remaining for Richardson. He said all of them have offered except Kansas and North Carolina.
Other schools the 6-foot-5 shooting guard said he received offers from include Cincinnati, Minnesota and Seton Hall.To read the rest of this article I wrote for VUSports.com, click Here.