Skal Labbissere close to narrowing his list
Class of 2015 power forward Skal Labissiere was one of the top performers at the Reebok Breakout Classic, and Georgetown Hoyas head coach John Thompson III was in attendance to watch the big man.
Labissiere is one of the Hoyas' top targets, and they are starting to make it known that they want him. At the NBPA Top 100 Camp in Charlottesville, Virginia, I asked him about the recruitment process, and while he told me said they were not as involved as they were at one time, since Noah Dickerson reopened his commitment, Georgetown is reportedly back on the hunt.
At the Breakout Classic in Philadelphia, Labissiere spoke about his recruitment about with SNYTV and also his journey to the United States. The plan for him right now is that he will cut his list by the end of the summer. Georgetown is just one of the schools who is recruiting him hard. Other programs that are recruiting him are Memphis, Kentucky, UNLV, Florida, Ole Miss, Tennessee, Baylor, North Carolina.
Dwayne Bacon close to cutting his long list of schools
Now that he is closer to the Georgetown campus, the Hoyas' pursuit of five-star forward Dwayne Bacon has increased tenfold since the beginning of live period. The Hoyas were in attendance to watch him at the Breakout Classic last week, just as they were for Labissiere.
In a recent interview with SNYTV, Bacon said that Georgetown is one of the schools that he is focusing on, along with the likes of Florida State, South Florida, Tennesssee, Louisville, USC, and UCLA. The plan for him is to cut that list down at the end of July.
As many people know, Bacon's girlfriend does play for Georgetown's women's basketball team. It is unknown whether that will sway his decision to come to The Hilltop or not, but the last time I talked to him he told me that it will not play a factor. Take that for whatever it is worth.
Georgetown in the hunt for five-star Ivan Rabb
In addition to Bacon and Labissiere, the Hoyas are on the list for Ivan Rabb, a five-star power forward who plays EYBL for the Oakland Soldiers.
Rabb took a visit to Georgetown after EYBL stop No.3, which was in Hampton, Virginia. Rabb's head coach Lou Richie told me that Rabb really likes the campus and the environment of the school. Rabb did miss some time during stop No. 3, due to the fact that he had a minor back injury.
Georgetown was at the LeBron James Skills Academy in Las Vegas, Nevada to get a look at the five-star power forward. They will need to make a strong push because they are on the list with other big time schools including Arizona, Kentucky, Louisville, Duke and North Carolina.