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Big East offer tracker (Sept. 7): DePaul gets a 4-star commit, final cuts, new offers, and more!

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The DePaul Blue Demons made a splash earlier in the week, securing their second four-star commit in the class of 2021.

David Jones (Dominican Republic/Teays Valley Christian Prep) gave his verbal on Tuesday, joining fellow four-star commit Keon Edwards (Houston, Texas/Hillcrest Prep) and Ahamad Bynum (Chicago, Ill./Neal F. Simon Charter).

The Blue Demons also have an unranked 2021 commits in Brett Hardt Jr. (Scottsdale, Ariz./Phoenix Prep).

Here is all the action on the Big East recruiting trail from this past week:

New commits:

New offers:

  • Four-star, 2022 center Favour Aire (Nigeria/Bishop McNamara) received an offer from Georgetown.
  • 2022 forward Noah Clowney (Roebuck, S.C./Dorman) received an offer from Xavier.
  • 2024 guard Naasir Cunningham (West Orange, N.J./Gill St. Bernard’s) received an offer from DePaul.
  • Three-star, 2022 forward Josiah Harris (Canton, Ohio/Richmond Heights) received an offer from Xavier.
  • Four-star, 2022 forward Kamari Lands (La Porte, Ind./La Lumiere) received an offer from Georgetown.
  • Three-star, 2022 guard Evan Mahaffey (Cincinnati, Ohio/Archbishop Moeller) received an offer from Xavier.
  • 2023 guard Mier Panoam (Anchorage, Alaska/Norcross) received an offer from DePaul.
  • 2022 guard Keith Robbins (Alpharetta, Ga./St. Francis) received an offer from Xavier.

Final cuts:

  • Three-star, 2021 forward Rafael Castro (Dover, N.J./Dover) included Providence and Seton Hall in his final six, but cut Xavier.
  • Five-star, 2021 forward Michael Foster (Milwaukee, Wisc./Hillcrest Prep) narrowed his list of schools down to four, but also considering going pro in the G-League or in three other leagues overseas. Marquette, St. John’s, and Georgetown did not make the cut.
  • Three-star, 2021 guard C.J. Noland (Waxahachie, Texas/Waxahachie) trimmed his list down to seven. Creighton didn’t make it.
  • Four-star, 2021 forward Kaleb Washington (Mableton, Ga./Pebblebrook) left Xavier off of his final 11 list.

Non-Big East commitments:

  • Three-star, 2021 guard R.J. Noord (Decatur, Ga./Greenforest McCalep Christian) commits to Elon.

Other notes:

  1. If you notice an error, have news of a new offer, please feel free to tip me off—or Big East Coast Bias—on Twitter: @becb_sbn and @erapay5. I’ll update accordingly.
  2. Shoutout to Anonymous Eagle, Casual Hoya, Banners on the Parkway, Rumble in the Garden, The UConn Blog, and VU Hoops. We unfortunately don’t have articles on all recruits, but we got some help in filling some blanks from our fellow Big East SB Nation sites. Some recruits have clickable names, which will take you to a relevant article regarding that player.
  3. I recommend viewing the spreadsheet externally, since you’ll be able to use things like filters (Google Sheets has that option on the top-left, next to the print button.) and Ctrl+F (Apple+F if you’re on Mac) to help make searching for recruits easier. You’ll also have a bigger screen/window to look at the spreadsheet: Big East Offer Tracker, last updated Sept. 7, 2020. Alternatively, you may view below.

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