Valdir Manuel, a 6-10 big man and a
top 50 junior college prospect at Harcum College in Bryn Mawr, has committed to the Nittany Lions.
Some highlights in a tape from 2018:
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3-Star JuCo Center Valdir Manuel Commits to Penn State The big man is headed to Happy Valley.
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Penn State gets a really important commitment from DJ Gordon, a long SG with a rep as a tenacious defender.
“D.J. is one of the toughest players I’ve been around,” Team Final director
Aaron Burt said. “He was injured all spring and summer and never complained. He competed like he was fighting for minutes every day. “He’s super athletic, competitive and coachable. He has all the tools to be an elite defender and an explosive scorer. His toughness and passion is second to none.” -ZagsBlog
Caleb Dorsey, a 6-7 wing forward at The Hill School in Pottstown, PA, has committed to Penn State.
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How’s this for a stretch:
November 27: Mississippi @ Brooklyn (Pre-season NIT) November 29: Syracuse OR Oklahoma State @ Brooklyn (Pre-season NIT) December 4: Wake Forest December 7: @ Ohio State December 10: Maryland December 14: Alabama
Oh, and Penn State is returning to the Palestra to host Iowa on January 4.
Big 10 schedule was released today. Penn State’s schedule is now complete.
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2020 Three-Star Shooting Guard Dallion Johnson Commits to Penn State The Massachusetts native is the first pledge in the 2020 class.
Penn State hoops lands top player in Massachusetts Dallion Johnson projects as a shooting guard in college but he can also play the point.
Curtis Jones, a 6-4 combo guard who averaged 8 points for Oklahoma State last season, has committed to Penn State as a grad transfer.
Jones began his career at Indiana. He was a four-star recruit in high school who was known for his shooting. Blue White Illustrated caught up with
two analysts who discussed Jones’s game.
Jones is from the DMV, and keeps Penn State active in that fertile area. Incoming freshman Abdou Tsimbila and rising sophomore Myles Dread played in D.C.
Mikeal Brown-Jones, a 6-7 forward from Philadelphia at IMG Academy, has committed to Penn State. He is the first member of the 2020 class to commit.
Black Cager Sports:
Mikeal Brown-Jones tells Prep Circuit he has verbally committed to Penn State
Penn State keeps the Philadelphia pipeline open with a commitment from 6-6 small forward Seth Lundy of Roman Catholic High School.
Lundy is one of the highest-rated recruits to sign with Penn State since the Nittany Lions joined the Big 10 in 1994.
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