Indiana supplied scholarships to a pair of sophistication of 2023 guards over the weekend.
London Johnson, a 6-foot-4 level guard from Norcross (Ga.), and Reed Sheppard, a 6-foot-3 combo guard from North Laurel (Ky.), each reported presents from the IU workers through their Twitter accounts.
Johnson is at present unranked by the 247Composite and Sheppard, the son of former College of Kentucky standout Jeff Sheppard, is rated the No. 53 participant nationally.
Johnson, who performs for Sport Elite on the adidas 3SSB circuit, reported a slew of recent scholarship presents over the weekend on account of his play in entrance of faculty coaches. Along with the IU provide, Johnson additionally reported new presents from Tennessee and Ole Miss.
Right here’s what Brandon Jenkins of 247Sports wrote about Johnson over the weekend:
A prolonged level guard prospect with a slight body, Johnson is a high-floored prospect who’s intriguing as a result of his long-term instruments. He owns a stable skillset scoring the basketball from every degree of the ground when the choice is there. He performs with an excellent keel always as he’s very cerebral and shows nice really feel as a passer.
What makes Johnson so intriguing is the upside he has left to find. His physique nonetheless has but to totally mature however he has the early intangibles and talent set that makes it exhausting for top coaches to not financial institution on. There aren’t many guards within the class that possess Johnson’s degree of upside as he has a brilliant future as a lead guard on the excessive main degree if he continues to develop.
— London Johnson † (@londonejohnson) July 11, 2021
Sheppard added a suggestion from Kentucky on July 9.
— Who’s Subsequent (@WhosNextHS) July 11, 2021
Indiana remains to be on the lookout for its first dedication within the class of 2023. The Hoosiers have one participant – Lawrence North’s CJ Gunn – dedicated within the class of 2022.
In-state 5 star Jalen Washington picks North Carolina
The highest in-state participant from the category of 2022 made his school resolution over the weekend.
Gary West ahead Jalen Washington, the No. 21 participant within the nation in keeping with the 247Composite, dedicated to Hubert Davis and North Carolina on July 9.
— jalen washington (@jalen_w13) July 9, 2021
Washington picked the Tar Heels over Purdue, Indiana, Stanford and a number of other others.
Indiana’s recruitment of Washington by no means progressed a lot within the months following the teaching change. Washington took official visits to North Carolina and Stanford in June after the moratorium on in-person recruiting was lifted.
Class of 2022 ahead Tyrell Ward set to make school announcement
Tyrell Ward, a category of 2022 ahead from DeMatha (Md.), will announce his school resolution on Monday afternoon.
Ward, the No. 49 participant within the nation in keeping with the 247Composite, narrowed his listing of faculties to eight in June. Indiana was amongst these eight faculties together with Georgia, Georgetown, LSU, Maryland, Miami (FL), Virginia Tech and Xavier.
i will probably be saying my dedication on July twelfth at 3pm ET
— rell ? (@daraghson_) July 10, 2021
The 247 Crystal Ball has Xavier because the heavy favourite to land a dedication from Ward.
No point out of Indiana from four-star ahead Kyle Filipowski
Class of 2022 Wilbraham and Monson Academy (Mass.) ahead Kyle Filipowski, who took an official go to to Indiana in June, didn’t point out the Hoosiers amongst his prime suitors in an interview with Dushawn London over the weekend.
The 4 faculties Filipowski mentioned had been Michigan, Duke, Iowa and Ohio State.
Shortly after his official go to to Bloomington, Wilbraham and Monson Academy coach Mike Mannix informed Contained in the Corridor that the go to to Bloomington for Filipowski went nicely.
“He beloved the campus. He spent some good time with coach (Mike) Woodson,” Mannix stated on June 17. “He stated that coach Woodson was very straightforward to speak to they usually had some good conversations. They sat subsequent to one another I believe at one or two of the dinners. I believe his conversations with coach Woodson had been undoubtedly one of many takeaways.”
Filed to: Jalen Washington, Kyle Filipowski, London Johnson, Reed Sheppard, Tyrell Ward