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6'7 Elyjah Goss Commits To IUPUI

Class of 2016 Plainfield East standout Elyjah Goss has committed to play his college basketball for head coach Jason Gardner and IUPUI.

Goss, an athletic and versatile 6’7 forward, continues to diversify his offensive skill set and is a prospect who still brings a good deal of upside potential to the table.

Goss competed on the travel team circuit with the Illinois Celtics.

Goss committed to IUPUI while on an official visit to the school.

Goss becomes the second recruit in IUPUI’s 2016 recruiting class joining Oklahoma standout T.J. Washington, who verballed last week.

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Indiana Dismisses Emmitt Holt

Indiana University announced in a statement this afternoon that sophomore forward Emmitt Holt has been dismissed from the basketball team following his second alcohol-related incident inside of a year. The decision to dismiss Holt was made by IU head coach Tom Crean.

 

Below is the statement released by the school as it pertains to Holt.

 

“Sophomore Emmitt Holt has been dismissed from the men’s basketball program effective immediately for demonstrating exceptionally poor judgment in the circumstances surrounding his recent citation, particularly coming after his involvement in the Devin Davis accident which should have motivated him to make better decisions”.

 

Holt and freshman Thomas Bryant were cited for illegal possession of alcohol earlier this month.  Holt was also cited for illegal consumption and was driving a car that struck Devin Davis last year.

 

Holt, a 6’7 forward, averaged 3.6 points and 3.0 rebounds per contest as a freshman at Indiana.

 

Indiana’s frontcourt depth has taken a hit this offseason with Holt and 6’8 senior Hanner Perea both being dismissed from the program following alcohol-related incidents.

 

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6'8 Brennan Schofield Picks Up IUPUI Offer

Class of 2018 Hamilton Southeastern standout Brennan Schofield has picked up a scholarship offer from IUPUI head coach Jason Gardner.

Schofield, a 6’8 power forward, is known for his ability to shoot the basketball. He was a freshman contributor at Hamilton Southeastern, and is a prospect with very nice upside potential.

Schofield competes on the Adidas Circuit with EG10.


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Carter Skaggs Commits To High Point

Chipola College (FL) freshman Carter Skaggs has committed to play for High Point University.

Skaggs, a 6’5 wing, was a full qualifier out of Logansport High School (IN). He will play out his freshman year at Chipola in 2015-16 ahead of heading to High Point.

Skaggs will have three years of playing eligibility remaining at High Point.

Skaggs is a big-time shooter with size who should be ready to step in as a sophomore and contribute.


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Butler Target Headed To Brewster As 2017

Butler target Lindy Waters has decided to transfer from Norman North (OK) to prep powerhouse Brewster Academy (NH) and he will reclassify into the 2017 recruiting class according to HoopSeen.com

Waters, a 6’6 wing, was considered a top 100 prospect in the 2016 class ahead of deciding to move into 2017. He had recently narrowed down his list of schools to Oklahoma State, Harvard, Houston and Butler, and appeared to be close to making a decision.

Waters competes on the Adidas Circuit with the Oklahoma Wizards.


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