Photo credit: Seattle Times – Ellen M. Banner
Highly-touted recruit Tony Wroten Jr. (above) verbally committed to Washington giving the Huskies three members for the class of 2011, which leaves two spots open.
Of course, that’s a best guess because predicting how many roster spots will be open from season to season is an inexact science.
At any rate, coach Lorenzo Romar told me a few weeks ago he expects to sign five players so for now we’ll take him at his word.
Wroten, a 6-4 guard, joins Rainier Beach 6-2 guard Hikeem Stewart and Jernard Jarreau (left), a 6-10 forward from New Orleans. The Huskies reportedly received a commitment from Kevin Davis, a 6-8 forward who played at Todd Beamer High in Federal Way. Reportedly, he’s been offered a scholarship and has enrolled at Tacoma Community College. Davis is expected to enroll at Washington in the fall of 2011 and will have three years of eligibility.
The Huskies are also in the running to land a pair of four-star forwards, San Diego’s Angelo Chol and Norvel Pelle of Los Angeles.
Chol has North Carolina, Arizona, Kansas and Alabama on his list, while Pelle is considering many schools including UCLA, Arizona, Oregon, Kansas, Syracuse, UTEP and St. John’s, according to the major recruiting websites.
Most recruiting analysts believe Chol and Pelle will wait until the spring before announcing their college choice and signing a national letter of intent.
THURSDAY EVENING LINKS:
— No link, however, it’s interesting to note that on its pay site ESPN moved Washington to No. 18 on its 2011 team recruiting rankings after Wroten’s commitment. Arizona is No. 6 and Oregon is No. 14 after the Ducks received a commitment from Oakland SG Jabari Brown.
— This was published Wednesday and it’s already outdated, but here’s the top 25 recruiting classes, according to MaxPreps.com.
— Apparently, UW and ASU weren’t the only schools thinking they had a shot at Brown. Cal coach Mike Montgomery believed he was close to securing a commitment from the Bay Area recruit.
October 7, 2010 at 4:12 PM
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