Providence Offers 2017 Putnam Science Academy (CT) Guard

Hamidou Diallo is a recent transfer to Putnam Science Academy after playing last season in NYC. Diallo reclassified from 2016 to 2017 after making the transfer this summer. Back in late June I told you about Diallo being a new name for Friar fans to watch. He runs with the NYC Jayhawks on the grassroots circuit and recently attended the National Prep Showcase in New Haven, CT.

He made his presence felt there with Rivals.com basketball recruiting analyst Eric Bossi saying the “sophomore shooting guard Hamidou Diallo announced his presence as a high-major prospect notching 21 points and seven rebounds” on the Friday night of the tournament.

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Kris Dunn, Jalen Lindsey Could Miss Yale and Kentucky Games

During his radio show last night hosted by John Rooke at Whiskey Republic in Providence, Ed Cooley indicated that both redshirt sophomore Kris Dunn and freshman Jalen Lindsey were on crutches Monday following ankle injuries suffered during the team’s win over Notre Dame on Sunday at Mohegan Sun. Cooley also told the listeners that Dunn and Lindsey would have MRI’s and X-Rays done Tuesday morning to see the extent of the injuries.

Cooley had media availability Tuesday afternoon prior to the team’s practice and he gave an update on each player and the news is not good. The Providence Journal’s Kevin McNamara is reporting that Cooley indicated each player’s injury is severe enough that they both may miss the next two games which are at home against Yale Friday and at Rupp Arena against Kentucky Sunday.

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Providence Interested in 2015 Guard Kobie Eubanks

Kobie Eubanks was originally part of the class of 2014 and he signed a National Letter of Intent with Baylor in the Spring of 2014. In mid-September of 2014 he was declared academically ineligible to play at Baylor and opted to do a prep year and become part of the class of 2015. His prep year is being done at Elev8 Sports Institute in his native Florida.

This past weekend Elev8 played in New Haven, CT at the National Prep Showcase and Eubanks was impressive. He poured in 37 points in a win against New Hampton School. Evan Daniels of Scout.com said “Eubanks had arguably the best performance of the National Prep Showcase” with those 37 points. The Providence staff attended games at the NPS Friday night ahead of their weekend games at Mohegan Sun in nearby Uncasville, CT.

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