Five-star recruits EJ Montgomery and Jahvon Quinerly more cautious and focused in second recruitment process

2018 five-star prospect Jahvon Quinerly will announce his college decision on Wednesday per recruiting analyst Pat Lawless.

Quinerly, who is a former Arizona commit, is viewed as a lock for Villanova by many in the industry. Villanova is currently at 78 percent with the other picks still on Arizona in the Crystal Ball for Quinerly.

A 6-0 point guard from Jersey City (N.J.) Hudson Catholic High School, Quinerly is ranked No. 25 in the 247Sports Composite. He is a smooth athlete with a highly level balance between scoring and distributing to his game.

If Quinerly does commit to Villanova, the Wildcats will jump to No. 11 in the 247Sports Composite Recruiting Rankings.

Share Share Villanova Basketball Recruiting: Jahvon Quinerly commitment primer tweet share Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email Kelly Kline | Under Armour The last remaining piece of the puzzle for Villanova’s 2018 class could fall into place Wednesday with Jahvon Quinerly set to announce his college commitment. Feel free to use this as your open thread leading up to the decision.

Here’s Where 5-Star PG Jahvon Quinerly Is Projected To Commit This Week

Time: TBD, Quinerly hasn’t given a time for Wednesday, so this could be something to watch for on Twitter rather than a a ceremony or media event at his high school.

What To Expect: Villanova’s staff identified and prioritized Quinerly early and were thought to be frontrunners for his eventual signature for a long time.

Quinerly took just one official visit to Arizona, which was enough for him to decide that Tucson was the place for him. Enter the FBI, who indicted Arizona assistant coach Book Richardson on federal charges for what was widely perceived as his role in Quinerly’s recruitment.

Quinerly decommitted a few weeks later and hasn’t publicly spoken about his recruitment at all. Meanwhile, Villanova never stopped recruiting him throughout the winter and their loyalty may pay off in the end. Oklahoma, Ohio State and Rutgers were mentioned in his recruitment at varying points, but none seem to be serious players heading into his announcement.

Prediction: There’s been buzz for over a week now that Quinerly is set to commit to Villanova, but this recruitment has been anything but straightforward. I don’t think there are any final twists here, and Villanova land their third Top-50 ‘croot. Quinerly will join Brandon Slater and Cole Swider in a formidable class.


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