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40 minutes ago, slufanskip said:

Looks to have a decent shot also. He looks like he could be a true stretch 4. His feet are active on D also. 

At this point he's got an Elliot Welmer-type offensive game with better hops and better shotblocking instincts on the defensive end.  I really like his potential at the mid-major level.  Not many guys with that combination of length, shot blocking and perimeter shooting.

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N.J. Benson - PF, 6-7, 200 - Mount Vernon, IL (Mount Vernon) - AAU: SW IL Jets - Twitter: @Nj_rudd7
Offers: Saint Louis, SIU-Carbondale, Missouri State, Illinois State, SIU-Edwardsville, Eastern Illinois, Milwaukee, Western Illinois, Radford.

Interest: Butler, DePaul, Clemson, Illinois, Oklahoma, Florida, Missouri, Central Florida, Tulsa, East Carolina, Colorado State, Boise State, Cornell, Loyola-Chicago, Northern Iowa, Indiana State, Valparaiso, Bradley, Belmont, Murray State, Morehead State, Southeast Missouri, North Texas, Ohio, Cleveland State, Miami-Ohio, Wright State, Toledo, Illinois-Chicago, Northern Illinois, IUPUI, Wofford, Chattanooga, Lafayette, Iona, Appalachian State, Louisiana-Monroe, South Dakota State, North Dakota, North Dakota State, South Dakota, NJIT, Montana State, Mount St. Mary's, Liberty.

Latest News: Benson received offers from SLU, SIUC, Milwaukee, EIU, Illinois State, Missouri State, and WIU. (6/23/21)

Scouting Report: Benson is a tough forward who rebounds hard at both ends. He's got good hands and touch in addition to nice footwork. He runs the floor well and has long reach for his height. He can step out and shoot it in the mid-range and from the perimeter. He finishes strong through contact and is tough to stop when he's going toward the rim, with or without the ball.

-Benson's offer list just exploded. He's raw but has some athleticism and plays really hard.

While we're on the subject of downstate Illinois, Zach Cleveland committed to Liberty. Had SLU interest but no offer.

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Connor Turnbull - C, 6-10, 195 - O'Fallon, MO (Fort Zumwalt North) - AAU: Brad Beal Elite (Nike EYBL) - Twitter: @ConnorT2022
Offers: Saint Louis, Butler, Kansas State, Missouri, Indiana State.

Interest: Creighton, Illinois, Tennessee, Utah, Tulsa, Cornell, Loyola-Chicago, SIU-Carbondale, Drake, Indiana State, Illinois State, Evansville, Southeast Missouri, SIU-Edwardsville, Tennessee-Martin, Eastern Illinois, Marshall, Toledo, Milwaukee, Furman, VMI, Georgia State, Louisiana-Monroe, North Dakota State, Montana State, Radford, Lipscomb, Liberty, South Carolina State.

Latest News: Turnbull received offers from SLU and K-State. (6/23/21)

Scouting Report: Turnbull is a skilled big man who runs the floor and blocks everything close to him. He's a crafty finisher on the offensive end and solid rebounder at both ends. He passes well, knows how to move without the ball, and can step out and shoot the three. He's a fierce competitor.

-Like a lot of our other recent offers, he's blown up lately. Butler offered first, then Mizzou, then the SLU, Indiana State, and then K-State. Just a solid big man who does everything well, but shot blocking is probably his best individual skill. Excellent all-around defender, too. Locals should have plenty of chances to see him this season.

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Pharrel Payne - PF, 6-8, 215 - Cottage Grove, MN (Park) - AAU: Minnesota Select - Twitter: @pharrelpayne
Offers: Saint Louis, Minnesota, Loyola-Chicago, Drake, UC-Santa Barbara.

Interest: Dayton, Davidson, Illinois, Wisconsin, Texas, Oklahoma State, Missouri, Vanderbilt, Utah, Colorado State, Boise State, Dartmouth, Northern Iowa, SIU-Carbondale, Illinois State, Belmont, Toledo, Lehigh, Northeastern, Appalachian State, South Dakota State, South Dakota, North Dakota, North Dakota State, St. Thomas, Montana, Mount St. Mary's, Liberty.

Latest News: Payne received offers from SLU and Drake. (6/23/21)

Scouting Report: Payne is an athletic, well-rounded forward who does a bit of everything. He has great handles for his size, moves well without the ball, and can shoot from the perimeter. He's a strong finisher and rebounder. He blocks shots and is a versatile defender who can switch on to guards. He's a vocal, active player.

-He's another one only recently landing offers but he's a really intriguing prospect. I like getting in early on this recruitment.

I'll do the last few new bios in the morning.

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10 hours ago, Pistol said:

Connor Turnbull - C, 6-10, 195 - O'Fallon, MO (Fort Zumwalt North) - AAU: Brad Beal Elite (Nike EYBL) - Twitter: @ConnorT2022
Offers: Saint Louis, Butler, Kansas State, Missouri, Indiana State.

Interest: Creighton, Illinois, Tennessee, Utah, Tulsa, Cornell, Loyola-Chicago, SIU-Carbondale, Drake, Indiana State, Illinois State, Evansville, Southeast Missouri, SIU-Edwardsville, Tennessee-Martin, Eastern Illinois, Marshall, Toledo, Milwaukee, Furman, VMI, Georgia State, Louisiana-Monroe, North Dakota State, Montana State, Radford, Lipscomb, Liberty, South Carolina State.

Latest News: Turnbull received offers from SLU and K-State. (6/23/21)

Scouting Report: Turnbull is a skilled big man who runs the floor and blocks everything close to him. He's a crafty finisher on the offensive end and solid rebounder at both ends. He passes well, knows how to move without the ball, and can step out and shoot the three. He's a fierce competitor.

-Like a lot of our other recent offers, he's blown up lately. Butler offered first, then Mizzou, then the SLU, Indiana State, and then K-State. Just a solid big man who does everything well, but shot blocking is probably his best individual skill. Excellent all-around defender, too. Locals should have plenty of chances to see him this season.

-from the description seems like he would be a good get, don't fall for the little apple

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Elijah Saunders - F, 6-8, 215 - Scottsdale, AZ (Sunnyslope) - AAU: Compton Magic (Adidas 3SSB) - Twitter: @elijahsaunders_
Offers: Saint Louis, Duquesne, New Mexico, Fresno State, San Jose State, Loyola Marymount, San Diego, Texas-El Paso, Rice, Lehigh, Boston, South Dakota, UC-Davis, UC-Riverside, Cal Poly, Montana, Northern Arizona.

Interest: George Washington, Illinois, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Arizona, USC, Utah, Washington State, UNLV, Utah State, Wyoming, Colorado State, Boise State, Saint Mary's, San Francisco, Portland, Pacific, Princeton, SIU-Carbondale, Missouri State, Marshall, Illinois-Chicago, Northern Illinois, IUPUI, East Tennessee State, Holy Cross, William & Mary, Sam Houston State, South Alabama, NJIT, UC-Irvine, UC-Santa Barbara, Cal State-Fullerton, Cal State-Bakersfield, Southern Utah, Montana State, Eastern Washington, Sacramento State, Jacksonville, California Baptist, Dixie State, Howard.

Latest News: Saunders received offers from Lehigh and UC-Davis. He has received a dozen offers in the past week. (6/24/21)

Scouting Report: Saunders is a tough, versatile forward with an inside-out game. He can shoot from the perimeter and is a smart, effective post player. He runs the floor and plays well in transition. He finishes strong and doesn't fear contact. He handles the ball well for his size. He moves well on defense and shows good footwork on both ends. He plays really hard.

-Almost all of his offers came in the past week. Good to get in while he's on the rise but I also wonder about getting lost in the shuffle. This kid has a hard-nosed game that would fit well at SLU.

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Nick Kramer - SG, 6-4, 200 - St. Louis, MO (SLUH) - AAU: Brad Beal Elite (Nike EYBL) - Twitter: @Nick_kramer03
Offers: Saint Louis, Southeast Missouri, UAB, Alabama A&M.

Interest: Dayton, Creighton, Illinois, Northwestern, Oklahoma State, Missouri, Ole Miss, Utah, Central Florida, Tulsa, Boise State, Princeton, Cornell, Loyola-Chicago, Drake, SIU-Carbondale, Missouri State, Indiana State, Bradley, Evansville, Belmont, SIU-Edwardsville, Eastern Illinois, Tennessee-Martin, Rice, Florida International, Florida Atlantic, Marshall, Milwaukee, IUPUI, East Tennessee State, Furman, VMI, Louisiana-Monroe, South Alabama, North Dakota State, Stetson, Liberty.

Latest News: Kramer received an offer from SLU. (6/24/21)

Scouting Report: Kramer is a shooting guard with range and good size. He's equally effective off the pull-up as he is off the catch, and doesn't need a lot of room or time to pull the trigger. He's got a strong frame and defenders have to respect his ability to get to the basket, as well. He moves well without the ball. He's a tough, versatile defender who can guard multiple positions. His dad, Jack, played at UAB after starring at Quincy (IL) HS and transferring from Michigan. His brother, John, is heading off to play baseball at Ole Miss.

-Kramer's made a lot of progress and has looked great in events for BBE this spring, as well as that recent MO HS showcase. His dad is a 1991 graduate of UAB, where he faced SLU his senior year, the last season before both teams were in the GMC (UAB won 98-80). UAB is coached by his former teammate Andy Kennedy and has offered the younger Kramer. Safe to say the Kramers will be in the house for the UAB game this December.

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1 hour ago, Cowboy said:

-from the description seems like he would be a good get, don't fall for the little apple

honestly turnbull sounds like a poor man's version of so of the bigs that gonzaga trots out ever year.   personally i would take him.  

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Forte is keeping an eye on Jalen Hampton, who transferred from U City to Link Year Prep for his final season. 

Jalen Hampton - SF, 6-7, 195 - St. Louis, MO (Link Year Prep) - AAU: Michael Porter Jr. Elite - Twitter: JalenHampton8
Offers: SIU-Edwardsville, Bryant.

Interest: Saint Louis, Dayton, St. John's, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, Boston College, Illinois, Iowa State, Missouri, Cincinnati, Tulsa, East Carolina, UNLV, Boise State, Loyola-Chicago, Northern Iowa, Drake, SIU-Carbondale, Missouri State, Indiana State, Illinois State, Bradley, Murray State, Morehead State, Southeast Missouri, Florida International, Western Michigan, Milwaukee, Illinois-Chicago, IUPUI, East Tennessee State, VMI, Sam Houston State, New Orleans, Appalachian State, Texas-Arlington, South Dakota State, North Dakota State, North Dakota, South Dakota, St. Thomas, UC-Davis, Montana State, Winthrop, Radford, Longwood, New Mexico State, Texas Southern, Jackson State, Grambling State, Florida A&M.

Latest News: Hampton recently visited Mizzou and SIUC and participated in Tulsa's elite camp. (6/24/21)

Scouting Report: Hampton is a skilled, athletic wing who scores in a variety of ways. He's an elite slasher who gets to the rim in transition, through defenders, using a Euro step, or relying on his leaping ability. He's a high level defender with great lateral quickness. He's developed into a dangerous shooter from outside, as well. He plays with a lot of energy. He transferred from University City to Link Year Prep for his senior year.

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Here’s an interview with Turnbull from someone named Leader Johnson that was posted on Facebook. Turnbull doesn’t list SLU among the three schools he’s in contact with the most (Butler, Mizzou and Kansas State), but he is taking an unofficial to SLU on Monday.

https://www.facebook.com/366158987051067/posts/my-exclusive1on1-with-talented-2022-missouri-prospect-connor-turnbullconnor-turn/1473493829650905/

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3 minutes ago, Reinert310 said:

 

Literally, as I was posting this, Carter tweeted this. I’m no math genius, but I can put 2 and 2 together. Lol

 

 

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29 minutes ago, SLURadioBoy said:

Kramer is announcing with Frank tonight.

 

So, will be interesting how many scholarships SLU has to fill this year.  Three for sure, but maybe five?  If Linnsen is going for an MBA or Masters he ought to finish this year.  I can see him leaving after the season if he wants to try going pro in Europe.  Williams has what, one or two years of eligibility? This extra covid year really throws who is staying or leaving up in the air.

I see a big and a point guard as must positions to get commits in 2022.  Then either Hughes or Thames as the third.  So if Kramer commits, that makes four. His committing tells me there are likely at least four spots minimum available.  Would be curious how others see this year's recruiting landscape for the Bills.

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