Missouri, Xavier, Providence, Illinois, DePaul, Northwestern, Butler and Missouri State have all extended offers, while UCLA and Maryland are showing interest. Tate has taken trips to DePaul, Missouri, Missouri State, Northwestern, Illinois and Xavier.
Last year, Massanutten, under first-year coach Chad Myers, went 28-8 and nearly upset eventual National Champion Brewster Academy, losing 92-88 in National Prep Quarterfinals.
Two-time Boston Herald Dream Teamer Jake Layman on King Philip (Maryland) played in all five games, averaging a shade over 12 minutes a game. He shot better than 53 percent from the field, averaging 7.4 points and four rebounds a game.
* College coaches were allowed to call 2014 prospects at midnight on June 15. According to NBE Basketball Report, one of Maryland's first calls went out to Virginia Beach point guard Devon Hall.
“Maryland was the first school to contact me at 12:01,” Hall told NBE earlier today. “[I have] heard from Texas, Kansas, Stanford, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Florida State, DePaul, Florida, Iowa, Miami, Wake Forest and Oregon State.”
Lawrence said Florida, Syracuse and Rutgers were “in the top three,” but also mentioned Baylor, Cincinnati and UNLV.
* Maryland's focus on in-state recruiting yielded another local commitment last night when Thomas Johnson running back Richy Anderson pledged to the Terps.
Last year, Anderson combined for 1,500 yards and 15 touchdowns as he lined up in the TJ backfield and split out at wide receiver.
Check back with Recruiting Report later for more on Johnson's commitment.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times