Providence Friars Basketball 2013 Recruiting Board

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The following is a list of players that Providence is known to be recruiting for the 2013 class. Information was collection from various public websites and news outlets. It only contains players that have not officially eliminated the Friars from consideration. If there is a prospect we should consider adding, please drop us an email at, or comment below.

Projected Open Scholarships: 0

Rodney Bullock committed to Providence on 10/3/12. He signed a letter of intent on 11/14/12.

Brandon Austin committed to Providence on 11/19/12

Important Dates

Nov. 14-Nov. 21 Early signing period
April 17-May 15 Regular signing period
Last updated: November 19, 2012 at 19:49 pm
Point Guards
Name Team Ht / Wgt Profiles Friar Update Status
Shane Rector South Kent, CT 6’1″ / 165 ESPN
Received offer from Providence around May Holds offers from Providence, Hofstra, UMass and Dayton. received interest from N.C. State, Florida State, Stanford and Oklahoma. Doesn’t know when he’ll cut his list yet, plans to take some visits.
Shooting Guards
Name Team Ht / Wgt Profiles Friar Update Status
Small Forwards
Name Team Ht / Wgt Profiles Friar Update Status
Brandon Austin Imhotep Charter High School (PA) 6’6″ / 180 ESPN (#69)
Rivals (#71)
10/12/12: Attended Late Night Madness
10/2/12: Providence is a serious contender (per Steve Hartnett Tweet)
9/10/12: Providence no longer involved (per ZagsBlog)
9/8/12: Took unofficial visit to Providence (per ZagsBlog)
Former Penn St. commit. Offers from Syracuse, Georgetown, Miami, Tennessee, Rutgers, Villanova, UCLA
Name Team Ht / Wgt Profiles Friar Update Status
Maurice Ndour Monroe CC 6’9″ / 200 Rivals 7/2/12: Visited Providence (per ScoutFriars) Has offers from: St. John’s, Providence, and Cincinnati
Rodney Bullock Kecoughtan HS (VA) 6’7″ / 185 ESPN
10/3/12: Gave verbal to PC
9/29/12:Visited PC with Andrew LeFleur as lead recruiter> Tweeted that he had “amazing” time”
9/22/12: Will visit PC weekend of Sept 29th (per Hampton Roads)
Offers from Providence, UMASS, NC State, Virginia Tech, Miami
Russell Woods Simeon (Chicago, Ill) 6’8″ / 220 ESPN
5/29/12: Received offer from Providence
5/7/12: Said in interview that Providence was favorite along with Michigan State.
Has offers from DePaul and Providence. Interest from Indiana, Marquette, Illinois, Michigan State, Memphis, Purdue, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Tennessee.
Jordan Fuchs Christ the King (NY) 6’6″ / 220 ESPN
July: According to his father has offers for basketball from Rutgers, Columbia, Boston U, Manhattan, Providence, Ohio State, Army, Yale, Bard College, University of Texas at Arlington, Rhode Island and Stonybrook
Neville Fincher Hargrave Military Academy 6’10″ / 230 ESPN
7/28/12 – Received offer from Providence (per @TheRecruitScoop on Twitter) 9/13/12Releasing list soon (per himself)
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  1. PC FAN says:

    Great Stuff!! your site is topping most pay sites

    1. friarblog says:

      Thank you! Just trying to organize all the info out there for PC

    1. friarblog says:

      2014 is going to be a doozy!

  2. Mike Musch says:

    this is great.. thank you

    1. friarblog says:

      Appreciate it!

  3. friarblog says:

    Minor update: Dayshon “Scoochie” Smith got an offer from Penn State a few days ago, his third high major after Providence and Illinois.

  4. Surette says:

    What about James Young from Rochester, MI he’s the 5th best player in the country and the 2nd best SG…PC has offered him and while there are several other big schools perusing him he’s worth noting. Love the setup though!

    1. Surette says:

      also Wayne Selden from BABC

      1. friarblog says:

        Wayne Selden last month cut down the list, and the Friars were no longer on it

    2. friarblog says:

      James Young cut down his list last week to Arizona, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan State and Syracuse

  5. Brad says:

    Fincher is going to Kansas St, Ndour to Ohio, and Fuchs to UConn(Football)