Richard Davenport covers recruiting for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He is the host of Recruiting Thursday, a weekly radio show that airs from 7 to 8 p.m. on 92.1 FM in Fayetteville; 93.7 FM in Little Rock; 95.3 FM in Fort Smith; 96.3 FM in Hot Springs; 104.3 FM in Harrison/Mountain Home; and 106.9 FM in Arkadelphia.
The Recruiting Guy:
Arkansas coaches in Vegas for tournaments
LAS VEGAS Numerous Arkansas basketball prospects will be playing in four Las Vegas tournaments today through Sunday.
The FAB 48, Bigfoot Hoops, Adidas Uprising Summer Championships and Chris Paul's The 8 will attract college coaches from across the nation.
Here are just some of the prospects Razorback Coach Mike Anderson and his staff are likely to see during the last live recruiting period of the summer that starts at 7 pm. All times are Central time.
17- under Arkansas Wings- Guard Malik Monk and forward Eric Curry. ESPN rates Monk te No. 1 shooting guard and No. 5 prospect while Curry is the No. 40 power forward
17-under Arkansas Hawks- Junior forward SK Shittu
17-under Colorado Hawks- Center De’ron Davis- ESPN's No. 14 power forward and No. 59 prospect
17-under URBAN DFW Elite - Forward Cameron McGriff- ESPN's No. 20 small forward and No. 97 prospect
17-under WE R1- Power forward Sedee Keita- ESPN's No. 19 power forward and No. 83 prospect
17-under Team Thad- Point guard Jaylen Fisher- ESPN's No. 8 point guard and No. 41 prospect
15-under Arkansas Hawks -Sophomore forwards Ethan Henderson and Reginald Perry. ESPN rates Henderson the No. 7 power forward and No. 13 prospect in the 2018 class while Perry in the No. 3 small forward and No. 11 prospect
Davis and the Colorado Hawks play at 11 pm tonight while the Monk, Curry and the Wings play at 11:30.
The 15-under Arkansas Hawks with Henderson and Perry play at 11 tonight.
Monk and the Wings will also play in Chris Paul's The 8 at 4:15 on Thursday. Jayson Tatum, the No.1 small forward and No. 2 prospect in the nation by ESPN, will play for the Wings during The 8.
17-under Arkansas Hawks and forward SK Shittu will play at 12:50 on Thursday.
Updates will be posted throughout the tournaments.
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