Scout.com has now joined Rivals.com and ESPN by closing out their 2017 recruit rankings. The final rankings by Scout include 9 Big East commitments among the Top-100 and two Providence pledges made the cut, while the third was just on the outside of the line. Makai Ashton-Langford got his highest ranking of the three major services by finishing 33rd with Scout. Nate Watson also got his highest ranking among the “big three”, finishing 66th. Dajour Dickens finished as a 4-star center but was listed 3 slots outside the 100th-ranked player.
New England Recruiting Report is a fantastic resource that covers New England basketball. With so much talent in the New England region in the class of 2017 the Friar coaching staff figures to spend a lot of time traveling to and from the various prep schools. The NERR Top 25 in the class of 2017 unsurprisingly reads like a Providence recruiting list as there are a lot of Friar targets that are in the top 25, including early commitment Javon Taylor.
Here are the Providence recruits in the NERR top 25 for the class of 2017: