Syracuse’s basketball recruiting class will be ranked #1 for 2019

Syracuse will add five more basketball recruits in 2019. 

According to the Syracuse News-Post, the Orange will add three more prospects in the class of 2021. 

The three are guard Isaiah Moore, forward Darnell Stuckey and forward Marcus Allen. 

All three have made their marks in the Big East Conference, averaging 15.5 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. 

“The Syracuse Basketball recruiting class is a strong one and it is a true class, with some outstanding talent that we are proud to have in our program,” coach Josh Pastner said in a statement. 

Pastner added, “It is an honor to welcome the Syracuse basketball recruiting family to the Orange Nation. 

They have put in a tremendous amount of work and dedication and we are pleased that they are joining our program.” 

The 2019 class includes four players from the Orange’s 2017 class. 

A native of New Jersey, Moore averaged 12.5 pts, 4.5 rpg and 1.7 bpg for the Orange. 

Stuckey was a consensus first-team All-Big East pick in 2017 and led the team in scoring with 19.7 points per game, shooting 54.4% from the field and 42.3% from 3-point range. 

Allen led the league with 7.6 rebounds per contest for the Friars. 

 The Orange currently sit third in the Atlantic 10 standings with a 13-2 record, while the Syracuse Basketball program is ranked third in both the ACC and Big East standings. 

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