Bluenotes Short Riff – 5July19

Summertime…and the living is easy.




Men’s & women’s workouts are underway.  The men prepare for their initial practices beginning 8 July.  NCAA allows 10 practices in conjunction with summer trips.

Australia:  The Jays begin preparing for their trip to Australia.  Dates:  1-13 August 2019.

Team USA:  As stated previously, graduate Geoff Grosselle and Ty-Shon Alexander will represent the USA, Big East, and Creighton in the 2019 Panam Games, in Lima, Peru, from July 26 to August 11, 2019.  Ty-Shon will catch up with the team in Australia afterwards.



Our latest commit, 7 footer Kelvin Jones (grad transfer) will arrive this week.



LE:  Denzel’s Back!  Reports are he’s on campus, but will have to sit out 1st semester.  Probably see him on the court by the Arizona St. Game.



Recruiting –  

Jays got an official visit from 2020 7 footer Matt Nicholson this week, according to WBR’s Matt DeMarinis.  Nicholson is from Clarkston, Michigan and is rated a 3-star recruit.  He has emmense Upside.  Has major offers from Jays, Xavier, Northwestern.



LE- 6Jul19 – Jays appear in the hunt for longtime 2020 recruit Isaiah Jackson.  Jackson is a top PF out of Michigan.   He is currently listed as #20 nationally.

NCAA Recruiting
Jul 1
Isaiah Jackson is a top 3 PF in the 2020 class. His recruitment will likely be a battle between Michigan State and Michigan but these schools are also involved. #GoSpartans #L1C4 #BearDown #GoBlue #GoJays #ThisIsUconn

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Back to Michigan for his Sr. year. Wants a state title.


No 2020 Commits as of now.

Plenty of chatter over on holyland of hoops irt UConn, expansion, & biggest fan bases.  Check it out.