No one likes to be left out of a party, but that has been the case for some of the top programs this summer that remain without a commitment. In this week’s The Evans Seven, we look at the programs that might be empty-handed with its 2020 class but are set up for a successful run this fall.
After enrolling its best class since the Billy Donovan years, Florida has the chance to replenish its cupboard again this fall. Cleveland State transfer Tyree Appleby will sit out this season but should help the perimeter needs when he's eligible for the '20-21 season. Florida is in a great spot with
remains its top guard target and with his commitment date set for Dec. 25, the Tigers should be deemed as one of the few favorites, though Duke, Kansas, Kentucky and a slew of others are involved. Five-star
The Hurricanes ended things on a high note this spring thanks to the commitment of Harlond Beverly and are hoping that they have a few tricks up their sleeve this fall. They have found no shortage of traction within the recruitments of Rivals150 guards Lane,
Landing Smith or Curbelo at the one, and filling in with Lane or Moody would be ideal for the Canes.
Hall will not decide until the spring and could visit Miami before doing as such. Cross already has visited the ACC program’s campus and with a commitment likely to be made in September, Jim Larranaga’s bunch sits as one of his top landing spots. Don’t sleep on the local program with Barnes, either, and while the Hurricanes will strike out more than they win this fall, Miami should be found fairly high up in the 2020 team rankings later on this year.
sitting as three others that OSU has its eyes on in filling its frontcourt need. A Moody or Brown commitment, with Loveday or Kalkbrenner, and maybe even a surprise landing of Coleman or Barnes would work wonders in Columbus.
. The Bruins should not be discounted with Williams even with Duke’s presence, and if there is anyone out in front for Nix, it would be UCLA. Sissoko and Davis are two others that Cronin and his staff have remained in touch with.
His first class might not be awe-inspiring but it should hit a number of marks in laying down the foundation for future success in Westwood.