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RoyalLSU
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LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
Updated 10/23 with commits who will sign for the fall period. Need more clarity on our new targets

Transfer to be eligible in 2018:

Kavell Bigby-Williams
F - 6'11 - 230
England


Commits
(rankings according to 247Composite)

5* Nazreon Reid
PF - 6'9 - 220
Roselle, NJ
#18 Comp - #5 PF 247
**Committed to on 9/12/17**

5* Emmitt Williams
PF - 6'7 - 215
Orlando, FL Oak Ridge
#24 Comp - #8 PF 247
**Committed to on 1/26/18**

4* Ja'vonte Smart
G - 6'4 - 185
Baton Rouge
#30 Comp - #5 CG 247
**Committed to :geauxtigers: on 6/30/17**

4* Darius Days
PF - 6'7 -218
Gainesville, FL
#54 Comp - #14 PF 247
**Committed to :geauxtigers: on 10/20/17**



Players Returning for 2018

Brandon Sampson - G - Sr. - 4* #39 in 2015 ESPN100 (possible departure?)
Daryl Edwards - G - Sr. - JUCO
Skylar Mays - G - Jr. - 4* 80 grade in 2016 ESPN
Tremont Waters - G - So. - 4* #34 in 2017 ESPN100
Brandon Rachal - G - So. - 4* 81 grade in 2017 ESPN

Kavell Bigby-Williams - F - Sr.
Wade Sims - F - Jr. - 3* 77 grade in 2016 ESPN
Mayan Kirr - F - So. - 4* 83 grade in 2017 ESPN (possibly gone?)


Very possible that everyone on the 2018-2019 roster will be a 4* or 5* recruit, as well as transfers Edwards and Bigby-Williams
This post was edited on 3/5 at 6:26 pm


TigerScribe
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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
Thanks for putting this together! I would add Kaden Archie and Greg Williams.Here's their info and 247 rank:

#122 Greg Williams, 6-3, 190 lb shooting guard. Lafayette Christian Academy.

#177 Kaden Archie, 6-6, 200 lb small forward. Midlothian, Texas.
This post was edited on 6/13 at 1:11 pm


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b rod lsu
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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*

Thanks!


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oncealurker
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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
It's a pleasant surprise just to see that we're in the conversation for a lot of these 5* guys. Will Wade doing work


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Bert Macklin FBI
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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
I'm sure you did already but I went ahead and requested a sticky. Thanks for taking the lead on this


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BobBarker
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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
You need to add

Darius Days

Nassir Little

Bryan Penn-Johnson

We have a legit shot with all three of these kids.



bugafor6
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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
I really want leblanc. Has a Draymond Green type game


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tigerbait2010
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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
Does the Wichita assistant we brought in have excellent national ties? Crazy how many top guys we're in the discussion for


phantom70815
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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
I tried upvoting you 100 times for starting this thread, but it didn't work. Thanks for posting!


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bugafor6
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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
Bryan Penn-Johnson was unranked when we offered, so I thought we had a ER good shot but now I see 247 has him in the low 30's now. That's a huge increase


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oauron
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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
Thanks for making the effort for this one. I would only ask that you have links to profiles or highlights.


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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
Bubba hotep would upvote imo


LSUFanMizeWay
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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
Other than Javonte Smart, is there anyone, who is a Must Get??


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Dignan
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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
This is my losing mentality, but it just feels good to be in the mix for these guys. Hope we land a few, because I feel that Wade has shown he can maximize talent.


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GeorgeTheGreek
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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
Nice work OP. Gotta keep it updated for us basketball guys!


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GeorgeTheGreek
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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
RIP Bubba Hotep


Alt26
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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
It's a big recruiting year for Wade. He has (at least) 5 scholarships to offer and a dire need for frontcourt players with both (likely) starters, Reath and Combs, being Seniors. It's not just lip service to tell Freshman they will have an opportunity to start on day one.


c on z
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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
Didn't he move on to bigger and better things?


oauron
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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
He did but he stopped doing things for scout and it kinda stopped completely once Ben love was sent packing.


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Freddy238
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re: LSU 2018 Basketball Recruiting Thread *updated-ish*
Smart should be first priority. He will bring other talented guys with him that would want to play with him. The future is very bright for tiger basketball.


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