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Syracuse Nation’s No.1 junior basketball as recruiting giants pursue

A blue-blooded school already has a ton of buzz for five-star point guard DJ Wagner 2023, at least according to some recruiting insiders, but the nation’s No.1 consensus continues to track its recruiting process, with the basketball of Syracuse and others. in pursuit.

Schools recruiting Wagner aside from this Kentucky blue-blooded monster include Orange, Villanova, Temple, and Auburn, according to a recent article by college basketball insider Adam Zagoria.

Another recruiting heavyweight, Memphis, is also in the game. As Zagoria noted, Wagner recently traveled to Memphis for an official visit.

Additionally, Wagner was scheduled to make an official visit to Kentucky for the team’s Big Blue Madness on Oct. 15, according to an article by 247Sports national analyst Travis Branham.

Syracuse basketball finds itself in a recruiting battle against five-star DJ Wagner.

Alone, Kentucky and Memphis present huge challenges for the ‘Cuse to overcome if he somehow hopes to land Wagner, who attends Camden High School in Camden, NJ, and has received an offer of the Orange in August at the team’s annual meeting. Elite camp.

Wagner, also the top point guard in the 2023 cycle, is the son of Dajuan Wagner, who played for Kentucky head coach John Calipari in Memphis for one season before being selected 6th in the 2002 NBA first round. Rough draft.

It’s no wonder Memphis and Kentucky are in the running for DJ Wagner. Several national analysts and recruiting insiders recorded predictions for Kentucky on the 247Sports website and

According to recruiting services and media reports, Wagner has offers from Memphis, Kentucky, Syracuse, Villanova and Temple basketball, as well as interest from others such as Duke, Gonzaga, Michigan, Arkansas. and Penn State, among others.

Let’s be realistic. The ‘Cuse probably has a very small chance of getting Wagner, with the recruiting of aces Calipari and Memphis head coach Penny Hardaway in this recruiting fight.

Since the recruiting of Wagner could take a little longer, other high-profile teams could also enter the fold. So Syracuse basketball definitely has a boom here.

That being said, as I always like to say, you can’t recruit a top rookie unless you propose them first, and I thank the Orange coaching team for taking a photo with it. Wagner. You never know how this recruiting job will go.