Frankie Policelli, a 2018 recruit from from Long Island Lutheran High School (N.Y.), is visiting the Dayton Flyers this weekend, according to a report by Adam Zagoria.
Dayton offered a scholarship to Policelli, a 6-foot-8 small forward, in January. The Cincinnati Bearcats offered a scholarship on the same day.
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Maryland, Illinois, Texas Tech are among the other schools to offer Policelli scholarships. He’s a three-star recruit who ranks 262nd in the class of 2018, according to 247Sports.com.
Frankie Policelli of @LuHiBasketball/ @NYJayhawks one of the best available forwards in 2018 had himself a great weekend @Gateway_TGI and @ctkroyals Apparel Challenge. Knocked down 8 threes in one game. pic.twitter.com/dyo2Kcich6— Primetime (@pthoops_) January 11, 2018
Policelli is from New Hartford, N.Y., which is four hours from Long Island. He transferred to Long Island Lutheran for his senior year. He missed the second half of his junior season after undergoing knee surgery. He averaged 28.1 points and over 13 rebounds as a junior.
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Policelli played AAU basketball with the New York Jayhawks. Dayton freshman Obadiah Toppin also played for that team.
Policelli is one of three players from Long Island Lutheran Dayton is recruiting. In February, it offered scholarships to Tyson Etienne, a 6-foot-1 point guard in the class 2019, and to Andre Curbelo, a 6-0 point guard in the class of 2020.
Dayton has five scholarships open for the 2018-19 season.