Inside the new Scout top 75 of 2014

The 2014 recruiting class will be a pivotal one for the Saint Joseph's Hawks. In 2014, the Hawks will graduated a significant portion of their starting lineup and playing time will be available. A number of players in Scout's new top 75 of 2014 hold Hawk offers. Take a look inside.

The biggest name on Scout's newly updated top 75 of 2014 in terms of Saint Joseph's recruiting is 6'8 power forward Ben Bentil. Bentil, who attends St. Andrew's (DE) and plays AAU for We R 1, checks in at 39. Bentil's recruitment is quiet at the moment, as Terrell Myers, his high school and AAU coach, handles things. Saint Joseph's is very actively involved in Bentil's recruitment, as the Hawks have been tracking him for quite some time and he has been on Hawk Hill a few times in the past year.

6'5 Florida shooting guard Adonys Henriquez is the next major name of interest for Saint Joseph's, at number 60 nationally. Henriquez, who attends Orlando Regional Christian, reportedly picked up an offer from the Hawks during July. According to Scout, schools like UConn, Florida, Florida State, Virginia Tech and more have already offered. Considering his lofty ranking and the laundry list of schools involved, Henriquez appears to be a stretch recruit for the Hawks, but they are involved there and have already extended an offer.

Phil Booth, a 6'2 shooting guard from Baltimore, is number 63 nationally in 2014. Booth attended two Saint Joseph's games last year and holds a Hawk offer. In recent interviews, Booth has been listing 6 or 7 schools as standing out the most to him, schools like Villanova and Indiana, and Saint Joseph's is not one of the schools he is listing. He seems like a player that, despite holding a Hawk offer, isn't very much in the picture at the moment.

Quadri Moore, a 6'9 wide-bodied forward from Linden, New Jersey, checks in at 67 on the list. Moore has a sweet shooting stroke, an array of moves in the post, and is a huge presence on the court. Like most of these other names, Moore is a major stretch for the Hawks, but they have offered and the coaching staff tracked him as he played on Sports U's 16u AAU squad this summer.

A number of other Hawk targets, while outside of the top 75, are ranked positionally. Shep Garner, who recently told Hawk Hill Hardwood that St. Joe's, Florida, and Miami were recruiting him the hardest, is the 23rd ranked shooting guard in the country. Ranked just one spot behind him, at 24, is another local guard with a Hawk offer. 6'3 Wade Baldwin from New Jersey picked up an offer from the Hawks this summer.

6'8 North Carolina forward Isaac Copeland, who has seen his recruitment absolutely blow up this summer, is the 19th ranked power forward. 6'10 Alec Brennan is just a few spots lower, at 25th, on that power forward list. Both Brennan and Copeland picked up Hawk offers in July.

With Saint Joseph's looking to use five scholarships in 2014, they are already extremely active in that class. Many of their targets, as seen above, are very clearly on the national radar at the moment as well.

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