Lehigh senior BJ Edwards gave a verbal pledge to Bowling Green following an official visit to campus last weekend. The 6’0 lead guard averaged 18 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists last season while being named a First Team All-Area selection.
Martin County senior Traevis Graham is off the board after a verbal commitment to Florida Atlantic over the weekend. The 6’6 athletic, active forward played this past offseason with South Florida Elite and chose the Owls over IPFW, Campbell and Texas Pan-American.
On Friday, St. Pete High’s Dayon Griffin became the second player from Pinellas County’s 2014 class to commit to Louisiana Tech. The senior guard will join Lakewood’s Jacobi Boykins in Ruston next season. Griffin averaged 17 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists last season and chose the Bulldogs over Radford, Old Dominion, Florida Atlantic and others.
LSU added a second commitment from Montverde Academy when our #1 ranked player in the junior class, Ben Simmons pledged to the Tiger on Monday. The 6’9 native of Australia played three games in the NHSI last year for the defending national champions and was also a member of the Australian Men’s National Team last summer. Simmons chose LSU over Duke, Kansas and others.
Montverde Academy point guard Jalyn Patterson gave a verbal commitment to LSU following an official visit this weekend. The 6’0 senior became the third member of the Tiger’s 2014 recruiting class and the 7th Eagle to commit to a Division I program.
Bartow senior Derrick Brooks came off the board on Saturday morning with a commitment to the Wofford Terriers. An All-Polk County selection last season, Brooks chose Wofford over FIU, UT-Chattanooga and UMass.
Senior guard JT Escobar gave a verbal pledge to head coach Andy Kennedy and Ole Miss on Sunday while on an official visit this weekend. The sharpshooting, 6’2 FAMU High product was a Class 3A All-State selection last season.
Florida Christian senior Wyatt Sikora gave a verbal commitment to the Stetson Hatters on Sunday following an official visit to the DeLand campus. The 6’10 skilled post player was an All-Dade County selection last season and will join his older brother Kyle, who will be a sophomore for new head coach Corey Williams this season. Sikora also officially visited Elon and Georgia Southern.
Oconee guard David Efianayi became the 27th player in Florida’s 2014 class to pledge to a Division I program when he committed to Gardner Webb on Friday. The 6’2 senior chose the Bulldogs over North Florida, UT-Martin and IPFW.
Berkeley Prep senior Justin Gray came off the board on Thursday morning with a commitment to Texas Tech. The 6’5 wing averaged 15 points and 7 rebounds last season for Head Coach Bobby Reinhart and chose the Red Raiders over Harvard and Stanford.