Report: Forward from Long Island Lutheran visiting Dayton this weekend

Published: Saturday, April 14, 2018 @ 9:45 AM

Dayton starters huddle during a game against Massachusetts on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at the Mullins Center in Amherst, Mass. David Jablonski/Staff
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Dayton starters huddle during a game against Massachusetts on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at the Mullins Center in Amherst, Mass. David Jablonski/Staff(Staff Writer)

Frankie Policelli, a 2018 recruit from from Long Island Lutheran High School (N.Y.), is visiting the Dayton Flyers this weekend, according to a report by Adam Zagoria.

Dayton offered a scholarship to Policelli, a 6-foot-8 small forward, in January. The Cincinnati Bearcats offered a scholarship on the same day.

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Maryland, Illinois, Texas Tech are among the other schools to offer Policelli scholarships. He’s a three-star recruit who ranks 262nd in the class of 2018, according to 247Sports.com.

Policelli is from New Hartford, N.Y., which is four hours from Long Island. He transferred to Long Island Lutheran for his senior year. He missed the second half of his junior season after undergoing knee surgery. He averaged 28.1 points and over 13 rebounds as a junior.

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Policelli played AAU basketball with the New York Jayhawks. Dayton freshman Obadiah Toppin also played for that team.

Policelli is one of three players from Long Island Lutheran Dayton is recruiting. In February, it offered scholarships to Tyson Etienne, a 6-foot-1 point guard in the class 2019, and to Andre Curbelo, a 6-0 point guard in the class of 2020.

Dayton has five scholarships open for the 2018-19 season.

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