Buddy Boeheim, son of current head coach Jim Boeheim, reportedly will commit to Syracuse

first_imgBuddy Boeheim, son of former Syracuse player and current head coach Jim Boeheim, reportedly will commit to SU, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman.The 6-foot-5, 170-pound shooting guard will join the Orange’s 2018 recruiting class when the commitment becomes official. Rivals.com has deemed Buddy Boeheim a three-star prospect. Four-star forward Darius Bazley is the only player verbally committed to SU’s 2018 class.Prior to SU assistant coach Adrian Autry extending an official scholarship offer, Boeheim held only three offers — from the University of Massachusetts, Iona and Binghamton. On Monday, 2017 NCAA Tournament runner-up Gonzaga offered a scholarship after Boeheim’s strong performance at the Nike Peach Jam exhibition. (Boeheim averaged 12.7 points and shot a blistering 52 percent from three.) During his junior season at Jamesville-DeWitt (New York) High School, Boeheim averaged 26.3 points and 9.8 rebounds per game. He earned All-CNY Player of the Year and will spend his senior year at Brewster Academy in New Hampshire, a prep academy known for churning out Division I talent.Boeheim has high aspirations for his time at Syracuse, according to the ESPN.com story.“We’re going to try and win it all together and end his [Jim Boeheim’s] career with a national championship,” Buddy said in the article. Comments Published on July 21, 2017 at 2:02 pm Contact Andrew: [email protected] | @A_E_Grahamcenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img

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