Dayton offers scholarship to four-star 2019 prospect from Georgia

Elias King is a former Xavier and Georgia commit


Highlights

Dayton has one scholarship open in the 2019 class.

The Dayton Flyers offered a scholarship to Lincoln Academy’s Elias King, a four-star prospect in the 2019 class, his school school coach, Bryan Lippman, announced Saturday.

Dayton earned a commitment from Moulaye Sissoko, another Lincoln Academy senior, on Monday.

» 2020 RECRUITING: One of Ohio’s top prospects to visit UD

King, a 6-7 small forward originally from Shiloh High School in Snellville, Ga., ranks 120th in the 2019 class, according to 247sports.com. He has offers from Georgia, Xavier, Auburn, Clemson, Florida and others.

King committed to Xavier — he was new coach Travis Steele’s first recruit — in May but changed his mind in August, writing on Twitter, “Due to family reasons I am decommiting from Xavier. I would like to thank Coach Steele and the university for recruiting me. I will give NO interviews by phone or social media.”

» UD ARENA UPDATE: Phase two on schedule as season nears

Earlier in the recruiting process, King committed to Georgia in December 2017. He decommitted after Georgia fired Mark Fox and hired Tom Crean.

List of reported offers

» 2019 OFFERS: Andre Gordon Ismael CruzEmmanuel Tshimanga

» 2020 OFFERS: Zeb JacksonSymir TorrenceAndre Curbelo Posh Alexander | Max AmadasunLuke KasubkeKareem ReidHassan DiarraDesmond PolkZed Key

» 2021 OFFERS: Wesley CardetFranck KepnangJonathan Kuminga


Reader Comments


Next Up in Sports

HS Score 12/11: Herbert leads Beavercreek in win

Boys Basketball Tuesday’s Results Alter 56, LaSalle 49: Uhl (A) 23; Lemons (L) 16 Carlisle 66, Milton Union 44: Gay (C) 19, Stone (MU) 12. Beavercreek 60, Fairborn 57: Herbert (B) 18; Monore (F) 32 Catholic Central 55, Greeneview 34: Doolittle (S) 20; Caudill (G) 14. Fairbanks 85, Triad 56: Hackathorne (F) 15; Bundy (T) 11. Fort Loramie 47, Houston...
HS Roundup 12/11: Rubin leads Oakwood boys in rally win

The Oakwood boys basketball team rallied in the second half for a 48-45 win versus Valley View on Tuesday. Darren Rubin scored 16 points and Daniel Hu had 11 for Oakwood. Gio Geiger totaled 13 points and Cade Cradlebaugh 10 for Valley View. Boys Basketball Alter 56, LaSalle 49: Brady Uhl led the way with 23 points and Conor Stolly added 11 to help...
Depth fueling winning streak for Wright State women
Depth fueling winning streak for Wright State women

Wright State women’s basketball coach Katrina Merriweather has never wanted a team that was led by a single star. She’d prefer having capable players at every position, rather than relying on one prolific scorer as the program has in recent seasons with Horizon League players of the year Chelsea Welch and Kim Demmings. After getting off...
Cincinnati Bengals Week 15: First look at the Oakland Raiders
Cincinnati Bengals Week 15: First look at the Oakland Raiders

The Oakland Raiders have struggled even more than the Cincinnati Bengals this season, but they will be riding into Sunday’s matchup at Paul Brown Stadium on a high note. Oakland recovered a botched last-second field goal to seal a 24-21 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, giving the Raiders their third victory of the season after dropping...
Ohio State football season review: Offense lived up to the hype... and then some
Ohio State football season review: Offense lived up to the hype... and then some

What was expected In short: More and bigger fireworks.  Despite losing J.T. Barrett, the Big Ten’s all-time leader in total offense (12,697 yards) and touchdowns passes (104), the Ohio State offense entered the year with high expectations.  While Dwayne Haskins had only thrown 24 passes prior to the season-opener against Oregon State...
More Stories