Rutgers Lands 7-2 Center

The Scarlet Knights have put together a nice three-man recruiting class so far. On Monday night, the big fella made it official and is headed to Rutgers.

Alleyne Makes It Three For The Year

Gary Waters and his staff now hold three commitments at Rutgers. On Monday evening, the mother of Shagari Alleyne verified that her son is headed to the Big East.

Alleyne announced at a press conference that he picked Rutgers over Kentucky. The commitment is RU's third and literally their biggest to date.

Joining Shagari is guard Marquis Webb and shooter Quincy Douby. Rutgers now has commitments from players who hooped it up with some of the most important traveling team programs in their region. Douby last played with Riverside Church. Webb is a member of the Tim Thomas Playaz juggernaut and Alleyne has spent time with the New York Ravens and Gauchos in his time.

The 7-2 giant is a defensive presence. He's got the wingspan of a condor and the ability to simply play goalie at the rim. When he focuses, he's an impact player at that end of the court.

Rutgers would probably like nothing more than to cap off its recruiting class with a commitment from center Darryl Watkins, another member of our pre-season Top 100.

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