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Syracuse basketball recruiting: PG target Alterique Gilbert chooses UConn

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first_imgThe 6-foot, 170-pound point guard had said Syracuse is his “dream school” in an interview with Scout.com’s Evan Daniels in May, but also said Syracuse had slowed his recruitment. Gilbert reportedly took his only official visit to UConn. The Orange’s slowing of its recruitment coincided with Class of 2016 guard Tyus Battle, also an SU target, decommitting from Michigan. Scout ranked the Miller Grove (Georgia) High School product 40th in the Class of 2016, 20 spots lower than Battle.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSU would have had 11 scholarship players listed for the 2016-17 season if Gilbert had committed, one more than the NCAA will allow Syracuse to have as a result of NCAA rules violations. A commitment from Providence transfer Paschal Chukwu filled SU’s last available scholarship in 2016-17 and put SU at 11 scholarships in 2015-16.In addition to Gilbert, Syracuse has offered guards Battle, Kobi Simmons and Kevin Huerter in the Class of 2016. Simmons and Huerter are ranked 5th and 63rd, respectively, by Scout. Battle reportedly made an official visit to Syracuse in late June after canceling his visit in May after initially committing to Michigan. Four-star power forward Matthew Moyer is SU’s only commit in the Class of 2016. Comments Published on July 4, 2015 at 9:19 am Contact Chris: [email protected] | @ChrisLibonati Syracuse Class of 2016 target Alterique Gilbert committed to Connecticut on Saturday, he announced via Twitter. Facebook Twitter Google+ Related Stories Syracuse basketball recruiting: Providence transfer Paschal Chukwu to join Orangelast_img read more