Holy Cross Big Man Has New Recruiting List

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides an update on the recruiting status of Marcus Hopper, a big man from Holy Cross High School in Flushing, New York ...

Marcus Hopper, a 6-foot-9, 240-pound power forward from Holy Cross High School in Flushing, New York, said his list of schools has expanded.

"I've heard from Navy, Xavier, Arkansas and George Washington University recently," he said.

Hopper is also expected to play in a big playoff game this evening for his Holy Cross High School team.

Hopper is having a quality junior season (2011 class) for head coach Paul Gilvary, among the best in the country. He's averaged close to a double/double all season long.


Marcus has always featured a wide frame, helping him play strong against the big bodies inside the paint. He has strong shoulders and has been making progress with his agility near the basket.

AREAS TO IMPROVE: The area to watch Marcus this season is in the category of finishing consistently near the basket.


St. John's, Boston University, Quinnipiac, Georgia Tech, Hofstra, George Mason, St. Peter's, Temple, Villanova, Norfolk State University, and Northeastern.

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