North and South Carolina’s Top Underclassmen: 11.23.2011

By Justin Byerly


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Allerik Freeman 6’4 210 Jr. Olympic HS Charlotte (NC)– Over 20 offers already, recently told me that UCLA has offered. Others include Arizona, Texas, Georgetown, NC State, Florida, Syracuse and Kansas. Freeman is the top ranked 2013 player in the state.

Kennedy Meeks 6’8 255 Jr. West Charlotte HS (NC)– Has offers from Florida, Georgia Tech, Maryland, NC State, Georgia, and Tennessee to name a few. Ranked by many as a top 20 player nationally.

Trey Mitchell 6’4 190 Jr. Olympic HS Charlotte (NC)– In a conversation with Trey yesterday he told me that Hampton, Memphis, East Carolina, and Appalachian are showing him the most interest.

Sindarius Thornwell 6’4 180 Jr. Lancaster HS (SC)– Comfirmed he has over 16 offers by phone today, the 2nd. Those include South Carolina, Tennessee, Clemson and Oregon State. Ranked by ESPN as the #1 recruit in the class of 2013 in South Carolina.

James Demery 6’4 170 So. The Oakfield School Greenville (NC)– High flying guard is getting interest from Kansas, Virginia Tech, NC State, South Carolina and East Carolina University. He is ranked by ESPN as the 12th best guard in 2014.

Christian Hairston 6’7 180 Jr. Greensboro Day (NC)– Confirmed to me via text message that Oklahoma State University has already offered and he is recieving high interest from Appalchain State. Should be a very talented Greensboro Day School this season.

Jalen White 6’1 175 Jr. Kennedy Charter HS Charlotte (NC)-Recieving interest from Appalachian State, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, The Citadel, Mercer University, College of Charleston and University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Will be taking a visit to Radford soon, he confirmed in a text earlier this week.

Julian Reed 5’11 155 So. Cleveland HS (NC)– Gaining interest from Elon and Radford he confirmed via text message. Julian averaged nearly 22 points a game last year as a freshman.

Timothy Bates 5’11 170 Jr. North Rowan HS (NC)– Showing interest from University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Winthrop University. Led North Rowan to the NCHSAA 1-A title last year.

Oshon West 6’2 178 Jr. North Rowan HS (NC)– Getting high interest from Wichita St and University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Averaged around 13 points a game last season.

Darren Black 5’10 155 Jr. Concord Senior HS (NC)- Darren comfirmed by text message early this week that Wake Forest University and the University of South Carolina are recruiting him the hardest right now. University of North Carolina at Charlotte is also involved.

Quinton Ray 6’0 165 Jr. Middle Creek HS (NC)– After a phone conversation with Quinton, he told me that Mercer University, Gardner-Webb University and North Carolina- Central are recruiting him the hardest right now. Also getting interest from Texas Pan-Am and Radford University.

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