W. Dawkins

No. 22 Sr Taeshon Cherry DeCommits From USC

Author: W. Dawkins
No. 22 Sr Taeshon Cherry DeCommits From USC

ESPN No. 22 ranked high school senior Taeshon Cherry has decommitted from USC due to the school’s involvement in the FBI’s bribery investigation scandal.

 

The 6-8 forward averaged 20.3 points and 10.4 rebounds for St. Augustine HS (San Diego, CA) last year when he was named the San Diego Section Player of the Year.

 

Cherry also had a strong summer, averaging 12.4 points and 8.2 rebounds for the Nike EYBL’s Oakland Soldiers, leading the team to the Peach Jam title along with No. 75 Sr PG James Akinjo (UConn).

 

It was an unlikely championship win for the Soldiers, who were only 3-7 entering the last weekend of the EYBL regular season but then got hot, going 4-0 to qualify for a Peach Jam berth.

 

Scout loves Cherry’s game.

 

“Taeshon Cherry is an extremely versatile forward that will likely be able to play the three and four at the next level,” reads Scout’s analysis. “He can hit three-pointers, grab rebounds and push the break, is a very good passer, blocks shots and plays hard.”

 

“He’s a competitive and tough kid who can succeed in multiple styles of play,” the website adds. “He’s one of the more versatile and talented players [out] west in 2018.

 

Before committing to USC in June, Cherry was considering Arizona, Florida State, Gonzaga, Oregon, San Diego State, Texas A&M and UCLA.

 

Stay tuned.

 

 

For more basketball news go to http://www.blacktoptv.com

Top Stories corner

No. 38 Sr SG Keith Williams Commits To Cincinnati

No. 38 Sr SG Keith Williams Commits To Cincinnati

247 Sports’ No. 38 ranked high school senior shooting guard Keith Williams has committed to Cincinnati.

 

The 6-5 Williams out of Bishop Loughlin (Brooklyn, NY) averaged 15 points and 4.3 rebounds for New Heights on the Under Armour circuit this year.

 

Bishop Loughlin is the same NYC school that produced former…

NBADL’s Drive Name USFs Rex Walters New Coach

See Ex-KU Star Rex Walters' 7th Grade Son Gunner (VIDEO)

The NBA D-League’s Grand Rapids Drive, an affiliate of the Detroit Pistons, has named Rex Walters as their new head coach.

 

“Rex Walters brings a wealth of basketball knowledge and experience and has a passion for developing young players,” Pistons head coach and VP of Operations Stan Van Gundy said…

Iowa St Gets ODU Grad Transfer Zoran Talley

Iowa St Gets ODU Grad Transfer Zoran Talley

Iowa State had added Old Dominion graduate transfer Zoran Talley.

 

The 6-7 forward was ODU’s second leading scorer this season, averaging 11.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 1.7 assists when he was named Conference USA’s Sixth Man of the Year.

 

“We are excited to add Zoran to our program,” Iowa State head…

Creighton Gets No. 96 Jr Marcus Zegarowski

Watch No. 96 Jr Marcus Zegarowski Highlights (VIDEO)

ESPN No. 96 ranked high school junior Marcus Zegarowski has committed to Creighton.

 

The 6-1 point guard out of Tilton School (NH) led his Nike EYBL Expressions Elite team in scoring and assists this summer, averaging 14.8 points, 3.6 assists and 1.1 steals.

 

“I’m heading to Creighton because they were honest…

Recommended Stories corner

No. 38 Sr SG Keith Williams Commits To Cincinnati 247 Sports’ No. 38 ranked high school senior shooting guard Keith Williams has committed to Cincinnati.   The 6-5 Williams out of Bishop Lo...
TCU’s Chauncey Collins Drops 29 In NBADL Tryouts Former TCU star Chauncey Collins poured in 29 points to lead his Team 1 past Team 2, 83-67 in the 2016 NBA D-League National Tryout Afternoon Session ...
Brazil’s Izabela Leite Named To FIBA U17 Team Explosive scorer Izabela Leite was named to the Brazil team that will compete at the 2016 FIBA U17 Women's World Championships in Zaragoza, Spain on J...
poll corner left
Poll
poll corner right

Will More High School Kids Skip College and Complete a One Season Stint Overseas For a Quick Million Dollar Pay Day Before Entering The NBA Draft

Loading ... Loading ...
ad
ad