Thumbnail Sketches by Al Myatt
Number of known commitments to date: 4
Most recent update (11.21.17): Added thumbnail sketch on Newbern Dyer County (TN) High School C RICO QUINTON.
RICO QUINTON (6-10, 200) C, Dyer County High School, Newbern, TN … East Carolina coach Jeff Lebo likes the upside of the 17-year-old Quinton, who signed with the Pirates on Nov. 21, becoming the fourth player in the incoming class for 2018-19. … Quinton has helped Dyer County to a 63-24 record over the last three seasons. … Dyer County, located north of Memphis, is coached by Derek McCord. … Quinton averaged 19 points, 8 rebounds, 3.6 blocked shots and made 65 percent of his field goal attempts as a junior for the Choctaws. … He was 3-A District 13 MVP last season. … He earned all-district and all-district tournament honors while leading Dyer County to the district championship as a sophomore. … Coach McCord said Quinton can pass, dribble and shoot with range. (Image source: Dyersburg State Gazette)
DeSHAUN WADE (6-2, 190) PG, The Miller School, Charlottesville, VA … Wade was offered by ECU on June 16 and committed to the Pirates on June 19. … In doing so, the transfer from Green Run High School in Virginia Beach became ECU’s first commitment for the incoming class of 2018-19. … Wade averaged 11.8 points, 3.1 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.8 steals for a 23-2 team at Green Run in 2015-16. … Wade’s numbers at The Miller School included 12.4 points, 4.3 assists, 3.6 rebounds and 55 percent field goal shooting. … The Mavericks were 19-8 in 2016-17, losing 73-36 to Blue Ridge of St. George for the Virginia Independent School Athletic Association championship. … Wade had nine points in the title game. … The Miller School is coached by Danny Manuel, nephew of former Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel. … Manuel played at Davis & Elkins. … Wade also had offers from New Jersey Tech and Maryland-Eastern Shore. (Image source: 247sports.com)
MIKE WYNN (6-6, 185) G, Liberty Heights Athletic Institute, Charlotte … Wynn committed to ECU on Tuesday, Oct. 10, after receiving offers from Charlotte, Coastal Carolina, College of Charleston, Drexel, Florida Atlantic, James Madison, Massachusetts, Pacific, Siena, Southeastern Louisiana, Southern Miss and Southern Utah … George Mason and Virginia Commonwealth showed interest. … Pirates assistant Michael Perry is credited as the primary recruiter. … Coach Jeff Lebo visited Wynn on Sept. 18 … Wynn made an unofficial campus visit on Oct. 5. … The Liberty Heights Athletic Institute Cardinals are coached by Michael Wright. … Wynn is originally from Albany, NY. … His travel team is Team Loaded, based in Virginia. (Image source: Team Loaded VA via 247sports.com)