The South Carolina men’s basketball team is in “deep conversations” with an unnamed school to schedule a home opener in Columbia for Nov. 25, head coach Frank Martin said Tuesday. At the start of June, USC added six new players. Basketball Recruiting News Commits Offers OOS All Recruits. This site is not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with the University of Southern California. The Big West Defensive Player of the Year has three seasons of eligibility remaining. We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our site, show personalized content and targeted ads, analyze site traffic, and understand where our audiences come from. I intend to write a piece on this kid in the near future; the KD comparasions are valid., The physical, athletic grad transfer averaged 14.5 points and 8.4 boards for Utah Valley last season. In a tweet, Baseline Junkies praised Tchikou for his “raw untapped potential” calling attention to “valid” comparison to Kevin Durant. White is 6’7, 205 and yet another grad-transfer who played for Utah Valley during the 2019-20 season. (Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images). Tchikou is set to pick between USC, Oregon, Alabama, Saint Mary’s, Saint John’s, Arizona, Florida State and Illinois, according to Tipton Edits. 99.0. The … The 2020 recruitment class, however, is also without a doubt big. However, he hails from France and told he was ready to skip his senior year of high school and hit the college level ahead of schedule. To learn more or opt-out, read our Cookie Policy. Welcome to the Trojan Family! He was joined by new signee Boubacar Coulibaly, a three-star forward, as well as graduate transfers like guard Tahj Eaddy from Santa Clara, forward Chevez Goodwin from Wofford and forward Isaiah White from Utah Valley., The Big West Defensive Player of the Year has three seasons of eligibility remaining. On top of that, guard Elijah Weaver and forward Kyle Sturdivant opted to transfer to Dayton and Georgia Tech respectively. He was a MaxPreps Preseason All-Florida Selection and played both offense and defense for Seffner Christian Academy in 2019. CHECK OUT: Who are USC’s most unheralded players? The four-star forward recently reclassified to the class of 2020 and named USC in his own Top 8. He averaged a ridiculous 25 points and 14 rebounds per game and was ranked as a top-25 player in the state. USC basketball is hoping to add another recruit in reclassified forward Alex Tchikou. Even though Hornery is the only big man slated for the class of 2021 at the moment, the Trojans have shored up in that spot. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. The 6-foot-8 transfer guard led Rice in assists and rebounds last season. USC brought in top-ranked Isaiah Mobley as well and he’ll be joined by Boubacar Coulibaly, Chevez Goodwin, Isaiah White, Joshua Morgan, Drew Peterson and Tahj Eaddy, USC head coach Andy Enfield announced. The Trojans are hoping to keep things going in the class of 2021. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. 9 Position: Safety Class: 2023 Height: 5-foot-11 Weight: 195 pounds Hometown: Los Angeles, CA High School: (…). Very much a hybrid type that may not fit every offense. If Dream City Christian sounds familiar, it might be because you’ve ready about Kaluma’s teammate Alex Tchikou. Kaluma, if USC can manage to draw him in for a commitment, would outrank all of those. As a two-sport star athlete, he averaged 22.6 points as a junior basketball player and played extensively on the AAU circuit. Five-star Evan Mobley was already signed but still headlines the class. Welcome to Trojans Wire's European Union Experience. However, Rivals’ FutureCast projects him to land with Florida State. Peterson is another transfer addition, coming over from Rice after he led the team in assists and rebounds a year ago. Evaluation changes if he’s a wide receiver because separation speed isn’t obvious. He has a new Top 8 of schools to consider. 372 on COVID-19 watch and spring season possibilities, USC football’s most important game of 2020 isn’t against Alabama, Coveted four-star forward reclassifies, names Top 8, Drew Peterson commits to transfer to USC basketball from Rice, Jerry Jeudy Taken by Jaguars in B/R User 2020 NFL Mock Draft, USC basketball: Elijah Weaver reportedly enters transfer portal, USC basketball news: Joshua Morgan transfers from Long Beach State, Onyeka Okongwu leaves USC basketball by declaring for the NBA Draft. Your privacy is safe with us. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. He’s an incredible shooter, both from range but also from the line and can dish it. It’s up to Tchikou to decide if he wants to wear the cardinal and gold. The 6’10, 195-pound Coulibaly led San Gabriel Academy to a 22-7 record last year and into the second round of the playoffs. By: Josh Webb, Name: Greg Johnson Number: No. Some are football, some are basketball, some are for both. 2020 Recruits PG NAME & LOCATION., PHOTOS: Trojans Hold First Men's Basketball Practice, Former USC Standout Guard Dwight Anderson Dies, USC Men’s Basketball Team Completes Voter Registration, Ex-USC Basketball All-Conference Guard Danny Rogers Dies, Fans Vote 2020 Rivalry Game The Best Game in USC History, © 2020 University of Southern California Athletics, United Airlines Field at L.A. Memorial Coliseum, video platform powered by CBS Sports Digital. Just a day or so after Josh Moore flipped his commitment from Stanford to USC, the USC Trojans picked up another HUGE get for the class of 2021 when No. He committed to play both football AND basketball for USC. “I think two years of college is better than one year in high school and one in college,” Tchikou said. There was good news on that front on Wednesday as four-star power forward Arthur Kaluma announced a Top 8. At 6’4, 230, Trigg has at least 49 scholarship offers that we know about. The 6-foot-11 power forward played his junior season for Dream City Christian in Glendale, Arizona. On Monday, four-star forward Alex Tchikou announced two pieces of big news. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. On their sliding scale, 247Sports also gives him these ratings: Hands: 9Mismatch Ability: 8Route Running: 8Athleticism: 8Point of attack: 6Frame: 6Size: 6. Santa Ana, CA PG USC Scoop. He is reclassifying into the class of 2020, intent on starting college early.