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Published: Wednesday, August 14, 2019 @ 7:25 AM
By: David Jablonski
DAYTON — Later summer is often an important time for college basketball recruiting. Players start taking visits and make decisions.
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For the Dayton Flyers, who have three scholarships open in 2020, this August and September will be busy. According to reports, two 2020 recruits have scheduled visits.
Christian Fussell, who put Dayton in his final five on Aug. 3, will visit Dayton from Aug. 29-31, according to Shun Williams, of On the Radar Hoops. The 6-foot-10 forward from Greenforest McCalep Christian Academy in Decatur, Ga., plans to visit Virginia Commonwealth, Middle Tennessee State, Florida Gulf Coast and Charlotte on the following weekends.
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Another player planning to visit Dayton is Eric Gaines, according to college basketball recruiting writer Andrew Slater. Gaines will visit UD Sept. 13-15.
Gaines is a 6-1 point guard from Lithonia, Ga., the hometown of Dayton redshirt junior point guard Rodney Chatman He has scholarship offers from Houston, Penn State, Nebraska and Middle Tennessee State.
» 2020: Andre Curbelo | Posh Alexander | Max Amadasun | Luke Kasubke | Hassan Diarra | Desmond Polk | Zed Key | Madior Seye and D.J. Gordon | Keon Ambrose | Zach Benton | Isaiah Rivera | John Hugley | AJ Hoggard | Jalen Bridges | Tony Sanders Jr. | Andersson Garcia | Jamal Mashburn Jr. | Kam Farris | Jaylen Murray | Obina Anochili-Killen | Rafael Pinzon
Despite playing with a stress fracture the talent of Lithonia guard Eric Gaines is evident to everyone in attendance today. Athleticism and playmaking are the guards strongest perks to date.— Tai Young (@TaiYoungHoops) June 22, 2019
Several in state programs have prioritized the 2020 guard. pic.twitter.com/EoHVsXvZp7