Thursday, September 16, 2010

Catching Up on Some More Recent 2011 Commitments

Posted by CoHoops Paul Seaver

6-foot-7 prospect Wayne Martin has verbally committed to Central Florida. Martin, a native of Jacksonville, chose UCF over the likes of Arkansas, Ole Miss, Colorado, and Miami (FL).

The Nebraska Cornhuskers have earned the verbal commitment from Georgia guard Josiah Moore. Moore, a 6-foot-5 swing man can play both the two and three positions with his impressive all-around play.

Connecticut prospect Phil Gaetano has decided to remain in-state with his collegiate decision, offering his verbal intentions to attend Sacred Heart in 2011. The 5-foot-10 guard is a native of Wallingford, Connecticut.

6-foot-8 power forward Taylor Abt, a native of Bethesda, Maryland, is headed to the Patriot League. The big man will attend Holy Cross over the likes of Loyola (MD), Bucknell, Cornell, and Iona.

Creighton head coach Greg McDermott has picked up yet another verbal commitment. 6-foot-5 forward Nevin Johnson joins the Blue Jays class of 2011, alongside Avery Dingman and Geoffrey Groselle who have each committed in the recent weeks.

Jordan Baker, one of the top guards in Arizona, will attend Pepperdine. Considered the 53rd best point guard in the class by ESPNU, Baker choose to head to Pepperdine over the likes of Fresno State, Weber State, and UC-Riverside.

Jervon Pressley, a 6-foot-7 power forward out of Charlotte, North Carolina, is headed to Georgia State. Pressley is considered one of the top power forwards in the class and with his excellent size and hands should be a great addition. Pressley made his decision to attend Georgia State over Clemson and South Carolina.

Mid-major prospect Xavier Ford is headed to the MAC after giving his verbal commitment to attend Buffalo. Ford, a 6-foot-8 forward also considered Northeastern, Tulsa, Northern Colorado, Portland, and Loyola-Marymount.

6-foot-5 Brooklyn native Manny Thomas is headed to Marist. The Red Foxes who are coming off a horrendous season this past year will look to move forward and the verbal from wing man Manny Thomas should help.

Brian Darden is headed to Radford. The 6-foot-2 Virginia native is a consistent shooter who can score in bunches.

New DePaul head coach Oliver Prunell has picked up a strong verbal from one of the top shooting guards in the state of Illinois. Macari Brooks is headed to the Big East after choosing DePaul over the likes of Southern Illinois and Dayton.

Remy Abell, a 6-foot-4 guard out of Louisville, Kentucky, is headed to Bradley. Abell chose the Braves over the likes of Marshall, Penn State, Seton Hall, Akron, Morehead State, and Wright State.

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