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Brandon’s Davis commits to Wright State
Posted Oct 1, 2013 by Nick Williams
Updated Oct 1, 2013 at 09:39 AM
Brandon High senior and 6-foot-8 forward Roderick Davis has verbally committed to Wright State, Brandon coach J.J. Turner said.
Wright State is a Division I program and member of the Horizon League.
“That’s why he chose to go there, he wanted to go to a winning program,” Turner said
Davis led the Eagles with 13.2 points, 8.9 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game last season en route to a 18-9 record and the state region playoffs.
St. Pete Catholic OL Reilly Gibbons receiving All-American jersey Tuesday
Posted Sep 30, 2013 by Andy Villamarzo
Updated Sep 30, 2013 at 08:55 PM
The United States Marine Corps will be awarding St. Petersburg Catholic offensive lineman Reilly Gibbons a Semper Fi All-American selection Tuesday afternoon at 3 in the school’s media center, Barons coach Steve Dudley said via text message.
Gibbons, a University of Miami commit, has already received numerous honors including participating in the Under Armour combine this past winter. The senior tackle has helped St. Petersburg Catholic to a 3-1 start this season and opened up holes for a rushing attack that is nearing 1,000 yards.
Alonso’s Witter commits to Missouri
Posted Sep 26, 2013 by Nick Williams
Updated Sep 26, 2013 at 09:30 PM
Alonso senior running back Ish Witter has verbally committed to Missouri, Alonso coach Brian Emanuel announced.
Witter, a 5-foot-8, 195 pound back, rushed for 902 yards and six touchdowns last season and through four games of the 2013 season, has rushed 62 times for 360 yards and three touchdowns. Witter is the second member of Alonso’s team to verbally commit this week. On Monday, 6-2, 285 pound lineman Gary Brown committed to Georgia Tech.
A three-star rated recruit by FlaVaristy.com, Witter chose the Tigers over offers from Marshall, Massachusetts, Ohio Rutgers, South Alabama, Tulane, Utah State and Western Kentucky. Brown, also a three-star rated recruit, chose Georgia Tech over offers from schools like Cincinnati, Indiana, Iowa State, Missouri, Nebraska, South Florida, Memphis and Maryland.
Alonso plays Spoto Friday in a non-district game.
Basketball: Berkeley Prep’s Gray has list of offers, including USF
Posted Sep 13, 2013 by Nick Williams
Updated Sep 13, 2013 at 04:59 PM
Berkeley Prep senior guard/small forward Justin Gray could play for his hometown university at USF. He could also head west to play at Stanford. There’s also the option to play in the Ivy League.
Either way, he’s going to play Division I basketball.
Gray, a 6-foot-5 wingman, averaged 15 points per game last season along with 7.0 rebounds and 56 blocks last season while leading the Buccaneers to a 22-8 record. According to his coach, Bobby Reinhart, Gray has offers from Texas Tech, Harvard, Stanford, Central Florida, South Florida, Tulane, Tulsa and Virginia Commonwealth.
Whether the star recruit plans to sign in November remains to be seen. Gray’s older brother Johnathan plays at Cornell.
USF among programs after Tampa Catholic basketball standout Corbett
Posted Sep 12, 2013 by Nick Williams
Updated Sep 13, 2013 at 02:05 PM
The University of South Florida has already secured a verbal commitment from one Tampa Bay area prospect in Oldsmar Christian guard Troy Holston.
They could land another.
The Bulls are among a handful of programs recruiting Tampa Catholic 6-foot-6 senior forward Chivarsky Corbett. Corbett averaged a near double-double last season with 22 points and 9.9 rebounds per game and was selected to the Tribune’s All-Hillsborough County first-team.
According to Tampa Catholic head coach Don Dziagwa, Corbett also has offers from Texas Pan-American and Jacksonville. Dziagwa said Corbett will be visiting Indiana Purdue Ft. Wayne (IPFW) and the University of Delaware within the next two weeks. James Madison made a visit to TC on Tuesday and Delaware will visit today, Dziagwa said. George Mason is recruiting Corbett as well
Dziagwa said Corbett wants to make official visits before he makes a committment.