Twitter Tuesday: Khavon Moore, Brycen Goodine, Curt Jones
Who's the favorite to land Khavon Moore?— Georgia Hoops Fans (@UGAHoopsBlog) December 4, 2017
Khavon Moore, one of the top remaining 2018 prospects available, is leading a relatively quiet recruitment. Florida hosted him for his first and only official visit in September and, since then, it has been complete silence.
Ohio State, Wisconsin, Tennessee and Virginia are four schools to keep a close eye on with Moore. Mercer, while not a brand name compared to others, is also in contention as the Bears have been recruiting him the longest. Since he is such a versatile, multi-positional prospect, Moore can fill a variety of holes on any roster, thus he can be recruited as a small ball power forward, small forward or playmaking point-wing.
Moore is expected to hold off on committing until the spring.
Corey, Where do you see Curtis Jones landing?— Raging Ram (@letsgovcu1) December 4, 2017
News came on Sunday that Curt Jones, a one-time Rivals150 prospect from the 2016 class, had decided to transfer out of Indiana. While things are just beginning to pan out with his recruitment, I expect for a number of programs to be calling.
Jones grew up in Virginia, so it would make a lot of sense for Old Dominion, Richmond and VCU to reach out. Georgetown is also a school to monitor, as Jones would bring immediate energy, versatility, athleticism and scoring to the Hoyas. Oklahoma State, thanks to the current employment of his former travel coach, could also make a hard push for his services.
Your Brycen Goodine impressions?— LL Cool Bae (@LittleRegion) December 4, 2017
Goodine’s recruitment didn’t receive the national pub that many others of his ilk often do but his abilities should not be understated. He does have to get stronger as he has more of a slight frame and is also not the most explosive of guards.
He makes up for those deficiencies with his smarts, fundamentals, versatility and shot making abilities. Defensively, Goodine should be a major pest for opposing offenses atop of the Orange’s vaunted 2-3 zone thanks to his length, lateral abilities and instincts. Offensively, Goodine displays a smooth perimeter jumper, a solid first step and underrated playmaking skills.
For Syracuse fans, Goodline is a ready-made competitor that will make shots, defend and play various positions on the perimeter.