Recruiting Recap: Madness on the Mesa

San Diego State held their first annual Midnight Madness in front of large crowd at Viejas Arena. The Aztecs had a huge number of recruits there tonight, here is the rundown on what they thought of the event, the night and SDSU...

San Diego State held their first annual Midnight Madness in front of large crowd at Viejas Arena. The Aztecs had a huge number of recruits there tonight, here is the rundown on what they thought of the event, the night and SDSU:

2013

-Isaac Hamilton, SG, St. John Bosco – "It's fun. I got to see a lot. I enjoyed myself watching coach, the team. I think they will be really good this year. Really looking forward to watching them play."

Do you see yourself fitting in?

"Yeah I do. I know most of these guys from the LA area so I'm cool with all of them. Playing with them would be great. I could see myself fitting in right away."

-Dakarai Allen, W, Sheldon – "It's great. I really like Midnight Madness, the whole atmosphere, city of San Diego and love being an Aztec."

Do you see yourself fitting in?

"I see myself fitting in great. I'm a real jokster. I'm like the other guys, they are like my big brothers so I really look up to them."

What have you been telling D'Erryl [Williams]?

"I've just been telling him to commit. Get it over with. Forget about LMU. Basically that's it."

Are you trying to get his commitment done this weekend?

"I'm trying to get it done before his next visit so I'm working really hard recruiting him. Getting it done tomorrow!"

-D'Erryl Williams, PG, Sheldon – "It's crazy, whole another atmosphere, crowd is crazy."

What stands out about San Diego State?

"Just the place because I really want to stay in California, great weather, great environment, great college experience. I'm excited."

Any chance you commit to SDSU this weekend?

"We'll see how it goes. I'll talk it over with my dad. We'll see how it goes."

What has the Aztecs coaching staff showed you?

"They have done a great job of recruiting me. I've seen enough so far, they are good at what they are doing."

What has Dakarai Allen been telling you?

"To come. We have been talking about playing together since the 7th grade. It's a blessing to be in this position."

2014

-Daniel Hamilton, W, St. John Bosco – "It was a good experience. You know I've been here a couple times so it's a good experience."

Do you see yourself fitting in?

"Oh yeah I see myself fitting in and playing. It's like a family environment, a lot of people here. I've been here a couple times."

-Bear Henderson, F, Bishop Alemany – "It was awesome. Once heck of an experience. I didn't see any of this coming and it was just amazing, really fun. It was fun to watch."

"I love the atmosphere coming into the city, feels great to be here"

2015

-Tyler Dorsey, G, St. John Bosco – "I'm having a good time, good experience out here."

-Rex Pflueger, W, J Serra – "It's just crazy how the atmosphere was. The fans are the best I have ever seen. They have great coaches and great players. Look like they have a lot of fun here."

-Nick Pallas, F/C, J Serra – "It's great. Everyone is into it a lot more than I expected. They all have chants. I love the atmosphere around here."

-Marcus LoVett Jr., PG, Providence – Was in attendance but not able to reach for comment.

Others

-Darien Williams, PF, St. John Bosco – "They seem to be having a good time. I know they are going to be good but they are just having a good time, interaction and the whole atmosphere."

-Brian Beard, PG, Orange Lutheran – "It was cool. We were just out here trying to have some fun. Right now it's live."

-Malik Thames, G, Pleasant Grove – "It's a great event right now, a lot of people showed up. I'm just waiting for the dunk contest. I got Dwayne Polee winning."


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