Recruiting Rundown

Trey Lyles is expect to be seen by a handful of head coaches, Alec Brennan had a host of schools see him on Sunday and the commitments continue to roll in. Get caught up on the latest in the recruiting game in this weeks edition of the Recruiting Rundown.

Who is expected to see Trey Lyles today?

Since decommitting from Indiana, Trey Lyles has quickly become a hot name on the recruiting trail.

In an interview with Scout.com on August 23rd, Lyles' father – Tom – said they had heard from Butler, Cincinnati, Duke, Florida, Georgetown, Harvard, Illinois, Kansas, Louisville, North Carolina, N.C. State, Ohio State, Purdue, Texas and UCLA.

Although coaches could be out on Sunday, Monday is expected to be a big day in terms of coaches stopping by schools across the country.

According to Lyles' high school coach – Jason Delaney – they are expecting Tom Izzo, John Calipari, John Thompson III, Brad Stevens and others to stop by Indianapolis (Ind.) Tech to see Lyles.

Interest up for Brennan

Alec Brennan is developing quite a list of schools.

According to his travel team coach Ty Boswell, Brennan has accumulated interest from a host of schools Iowa State, Purdue, Miami, Maryland, Northwestern, Providence, Kansas State, Temple, Seton Hall, Rutgers, Rhode Island, Brown, Columbia, Yale, Dartmouth, BU, St. Joseph, UMass and Duquesne.

Boswell also noted that Harvard, Northwestern, Kansas State, Stanford, Purdue, Pittsburgh and Brown all watched him workout on Sunday. The workout led to Purdue offering him a scholarship.

Brennan, a 6-foot-10 big man out of Weston (Mass.) Milton, played with Expressions Elite this past spring and summer.

More commitments roll in

Since July we've harped that commitments were rolling in at a pretty slow pace.

That is changing quickly. Last weekend led to a number of commitments and this week has been much of the same.

In the past week three top 100 prospects – Semi Ojeleye (Duke), Allerik Freeman (UCLA) and Jabari Bird (California) -- have offered up verbal pledges.

To go with those commitments, three-star recruits Tyrone Outlaw (UNC-Greensboro), Chance Murray (Arizona State), Jordan Matthews (California), B.J. Gladden (Akron) and Payton Banks (Penn State) have also made college decisions.

Coming up?

This coming weekend will be significant in terms of college visits.

Arkansas, Louisville, Miami and Kentucky are slated to have some of their top targets on campus. While this list will grow here are a few visits that will take place this weekend:

Arkansas -- Bobby Portis, Moses Kingsley
Kentucky -- Julius Randle
Louisville -- Chris Jones
Marquette -- E.C. Matthews
Miami -- Davon Reed, Jajuan Johnson
Michigan State -- Keita Bates-Dip
North Carolina State -- Cat Barber
Pittsburgh -- Josh Newkirk

Looking for our full visit breakdown on Friday.

Random nuggets

*Oliver Purnell and his staff at DePaul are on the move. Purnell did in-home visits with Junior Etou and BeeJay Anya on Sunday. He'll also do an in-home with Vince Hunter this evening.

*Mississippi State head coach Rick Ray went out to Henderson (Nev.) Findlay Prep on Sunday to see Fallou Ndoye. He then stopped in Little Rock (Ark.) to check in on MSU commit I.J. Ready. Ray also went to Northwest Florida JUCO to see Elgin Cook.

*John Calipari and Kentucky spent time in Texas on Sunday. The Wildcats met with Julius Randle and the Harrison twins. Kentucky is expected to see Trey Lyles today and meet with James Young at some point this week.

*Brewster Academy starts classes today, so college coaches won't be allowed to stop by until Tuesday. Among the head coaches confirmed for this week are Fred Hoiberg, Bob Huggins, Lorenzo Romar and Scott Drew.

*North Carolina completed in-home visits with UNC commit Nate Britt and Troy Williams at Mouth of Wilson (Va.) Oak Hill Academy on Monday. Then they met with 2013 power forward commit Isaiah Hicks. UNC has Julius Randle on tap for Monday.

*Bill Self met with his 2013 point guard commit Connor Frankamp Sunday morning. Then saw Chris Jones late Sunday night and is expected to meet with Demetrius Jackson on Monday.

*Rick Pitino watched JUCO target Chris Jones and 7-footer Joel Embiid in Florida during The Opening day of the Recruiting Period. Pitino is expected to see 2013 commitments Anton Gill and Terry Rozier on Monday.

*N.C. State head coach Mark Gottfried met with Julius Randle on Sunday. An N.C. State assistant saw Moses Kingsley and Dominic Woodson on Sunday as well. Their top 2013 target – Anthony Barber – is expected on campus this coming weekend.

*The nations' top overall player – Andrew Wiggins – will have Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton in to see him on Monday at Huntington (W.V.) Prep, according to coach Rob Fulford.

*Like most staffs, Florida is on the road, Between Sunday and Monday, the Gators will meet have met with Kasey Hill, Schuyler Rimmer and Chris Walker, plus will see 2014 prospects Joel Berry and Dakari Johnson.

*Steve Forbes has had quite a few coaches roll through Northwest Florida. Rick Pitino, Bill Self and Travis were in on Sunday to see Chris Jones. Josh Pastner, Scott Drew and Rob Senderoff are expected on Monday. UL-Monroe, Mississippi State, Jacksonville State, Utah State and Florida State have also stopped by.

*Sean Miller is expected to go in-home with Rondae Jefferson, who took an official visit to Arizona this past weekend, later in the week. The Wildcats appear to be the leader for Jefferson.

*New Hampton power forward Noah Vonleh had Indiana in to see him on Sunday. Boston College will stop in today, Bob Huggins will be in on the 12th and North Carolina head coach Roy Williams will be at New Hampton on September 23rd.

*Tom Crean is expected to meet with Troy Williams at Oak Hill today.

*Aaron Gordon will have Sean Miller in his home Monday evening. Kentucky's John Calipari will be in on Tuesday and Washington will stop by on September 18th.

*Buzz Williams met with Jameel McKay, Deonte Burton and Duane Wilson on Sunday. He has an in-home visit set with Kendrick Nunn tonight and they'll also stop by and see 2014 five-star recruit Kevon Looney.


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