College basketball coaches could make direct contact with recruits from the 2020 class for the first time Friday. That meant they could talk to the players on the phone or via text and direct messages.
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Here’s a quick glance at players Dayton has contacted, according to reports:
• Max Amadasun, 6-foot-10, center, Bronx, N.Y.: Jacob Polachek, of D1Vision, reported Dayton, Holy Cross, Tulane and Colorado reached out to Amadasun, who attends Our Saviour Lutheran School.
• Posh Alexander, 5-10 guard, Bronx, N.Y.: Alexander also attends Our Saviour Lutheran. He’s a four-star prospect who ranks 93rd in the class of 2020, according to 247Sports.com. Andrew Slater reported Dayton, Pittsburgh, La Salle and West Virginia were among the schools to contact Alexander on Friday. Alexander received a scholarship offer from Dayton last summer.
• Luke Kasubke, 6-6, shooting guard, St. Louis, Mo.: In addition to Dayton, numerous schools contacted Kasubke on Friday, according to Jake Weingarten, of StockRisers.com, including Iowa, Xavier and Stanford.
• Wendell Green Jr., 5-10 point guard, Detroit Country Day School: Michigan, Xavier and Butler were among the other schools to contact Green, according to Scott Hankamp.
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According to previous reports, Dayton has already offered scholarhips to these 2020 recruits:
• Symir Torrence, 6-3 guard, Vermont Academy.
• Andre Curbelo, 6-0 guard, Long Island Lutheran.
• Zeb Jackson, 5-10 point guard, Maumee Country Day School.
• Devontae Blanton, a 6-4 guard, Lakewood St. Edward.
In other recruiting news, a 2019 recruit, Tyler Bertram, visited Dayton last week.
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