April 21, 2006

UC basketball recruiting update

We all know you've been yearning for more information on Eugene Harvey so we consulted one of the best sources out there, NJHoops.com's Jay Gomes. Gomes is considered to be the expert on New Jersey high school basketball and told us this:

Eugene Harvey is one of the toughest guys to get a read on in high school basketball. There are also many coaching staffs out there that are making a strong push for him and believe that they have a shot at getting him. Right now according to Jay, Rutgers and Seton Hall are making very strong pushes for Harvey. According to Gomes some coaches throughout the league believe that the last team to make a run at Harvey will land him.

Jay believes that the supposed package deal of Lance Thomas and Eugene Harvey might not be as likely as it once was. Quincy Douby testing the waters by declaring for the NBA Draft "may hurt Rutgers chances with Thomas and Harvey." The interesting thing with Harvey though is that Rutgers coach Fred Hill believes that they still have a shot with Eugene Harvey even if Lance Thomas decides to go to Duke.

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