#OTRHoopsReport: Late Available 2017 Prospects – March 23, 2017

Wheeler wing Jordan Tucker is one of the most pursued prospects nationally. Photo cred – Ty Freeman

From Coach K at Duke to Josh Pastner at Georgia Tech to Kermit Davis at MTSU the recruiting process is far from over for any program. College programs are always looking for late additions to impact their roster next year. This edition of the #OTRHoopsReport we look at prospects that could be valuable signees this spring.

5-Star Available

In January we reviewed the Best Available prospects nationally. Read that update HERE. Here is an update on the biggest names left on the board.

Mo Bamba (Westtown HS NY)
Has a final 4 of Duke, Michigan, Kentucky and Texas.

Brian Bowen (LaLumiere IN)
Arizona, Creighton, Michigan State and Texas seem to be the leaders.

Trevon Duval (IMG FL)

Tremont Waters proved to be an impact recruit at the Hoop Hall Classic this year.

Coach Krzyzewski met with Duval this week.

Kevin Knox (Tampa Catholic FL)
Coach Krzyzewski met with Duval this week.

MJ Walker (Jonesboro HS GA)
Georgia Tech, Florida State, Kansas and UCLA all listed as biggest suitors.

Brandon McCoy (Samuel B Morse CA)
Arizona, Michigan State, Oregon, San Diego State, UNLV are the leaders for the big man.

Tremont Waters (South Kent CT)
Decommitted from Georgetown. The buzz is that Syracuse, Duke and possibly Kansas could end up being a landing spot for him depending who commits for the NBA draft.

4 star Available 

Devante Carter 6’ PG (CBD Montverde)
Carter reclassified into the 2017 class. He played with the Boo Williams AAU team and had a big year with Montverde’s post grad team. He recently picked up an offer from Toledo. 

Jordan Walker of the Patrick School is a highly recruited guard

Jordan Walker of the Patrick School is a highly recruited guard

Bebe Iyiola – 6’9” F (Greenforest GA)
Iyiola is an intriguing forward with size and versatility. He projects mainly as a defend and rebound guy who can play a little inside and out. He has picked up offers from Austin Peay, Tulane and SMU. Tulane is the most recent to offer.

Jordan Tucker 6-6 SF (Wheeler HS GA)
Oregon, Georgia Tech, Villanova seem to be in the mix most lately for the 6-6 shooter.

Jordan Walker 5’11 PG (Saint Patrick School NJ)
Walker, originally from Georgia, spent his senior season is NJ. His recruitment has picked up tremendously after strong showings on a national circuit. There was buzz about his reclassifying possibly. He had LSU and Indiana in to watch him earlier this month, before each staff was let go. 

Home Grown Talent 

Players from the Atlanta-Metro area who have picked up interest from schools in region and abroad.

Jordan Goldwire 5’11 CG (Norcross HS GA)
A sneaky good defender who can also hit the open jumper. Ranked top 5 in steals on the EYBL circuit last year. Most recently he was on campus at Mercer.

Isaiah Hart is a natural floor general

Justin Forrest 6’ PG (Greenforest Academy GA)
Tough playmaker in the back court. Can hit the pull up jumper well. He will visit Appalachian State on March 22. 

Greg James 6’5 SG (Shiloh HS GA)
Former VMI commit who played with Nike South Beach last year on the EYBL circuit. He has fielded calls from Iona, South Carolina State and Appalachian State since re-opening his commitment. 

Isaiah Hart 5’10 PG (Whitefield Academy GA)
High energy PG who dishes the ball effectively. He has had Coastal Carolina and Loyola recruiting him consistently. 

Bubba Parham 5’10 CG (Brookwood HS GA)
Parham picked up an offer from Wofford this week. Will visit them on March 25. 


Coach Hemi-100-100Jonathan Hemingway is a National Evaluator for the OTRHoopsReport. Hemingway serves on the Board of Selectors for the Naismith Trophy. He is also the publisher of CoachHemi.com. He has been involved in the community since 1996 as a coach, camp director and evaluator. You can reach him via email at JonathanHemingway@PeachStateBasketball.com and follow him on  twitter @JLHemingwayPSB

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