According to Rivals’ Corey Evans, the NC State coaching staff was watching 2018 3-star (247) wing Jericole Hellems (6’6″/190) this AM, along with representatives from Iowa, Vanderbilt, Florida, Arkansas, Michigan, and Kansas St.
The Wolfpack recently offered Hellems on the 18th of July. Hellems also holds offers from Wichita St., Wake Forest, VCU, South Carolina, Tulsa, Missouri, UMASS, Kansas St., Indiana, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Boston College, Florida St., and Arkansas.
Scout’s Josh Gershon talked to Hellems today and he singled out NC State as one of 3 schools that are prioritizing him, along with South Carolina and Arkansas.
N.C. State: “We talk every day, have a good relationship and it’s a good school. Coach (Kevin) Keatts is doing a good job.”
In the linked article above, Hellems also mentioned that he plans on making his college choice at the beginning of the school year.
NC State Offers 3-Star PG Shakeel Moore
NC State offered a scholarship to 3-Star 2020 Point Guard Shakeel Moore (6’1″/185) yesterday.
Moore plays for Piedmont Classical High School in Greensboro, North Carolina. He averaged 15.1 points per game for the Bobcats last year.
247Sports ranks Moore as the #7 player in the state of North Carolina in the 2020 recruiting class.
Moore took an unofficial visit to NC State on June 10th before attending the NBA Top 100 Camp up in Charlottesville, Virginia.
He also holds offers from ECU, Wake Forest, Virginia Tech, Providence, Penn State, Mississippi State, Cincinnati, and others.
Moore plays on the AAU circuit with another NC State target, 2021 4-Star Point Guard Cam Hayes, on team CP3. He will be taking an unofficial visit to UNC today.
NC State Offers 5-Star F Trey Patterson
The NC State Men’s Basketball program offered a scholarship to 2021 5-Star Forward Trey Patterson (6’8″/207) on Monday.
247Sports ranks Patterson as the #15 overall player nationally in the 2021 recruiting class, the #5 Small Forward, and the #1 player in the state of New Jersey.
Rivals lists Patterson as a Power Forward, while ESPN and 247 list him as a Small Forward.
Patterson also holds offers from Auburn, Cincinnati, Florida, Maryland, Georgetown, Rutgers, Tennessee, UCLA, Wake Forest, UCONN, Seton Hall, TCU, Villanova, and others.
NC State Offers 5-Star SF Quincy Allen
NC State extended an offer to 5-Star 2021 Small Forward Quincy Allen (6’6″/180) yesterday.
Rivals ranks him as the #23 overall player in the 2021 recruiting class, while 247Sports and ESPN rank him 24th and 28th respectively.
Allen plays for Maret High School in Washington D.C., and ESPN and 247 both rank him as the #1 player in the Capital City. He averaged 11 points per game last year for the Frogs as a Sophomore.
Allen also holds offers from Georgetown, Virginia Tech, Florida, Syracuse, Howard and Delaware.
NC State Offers 4-Star SF Earl Timberlake
NC State’s Men’s Basketball coaches extended an offer to 2020 Small Forward Earl Timberlake (6’6″/215) on Saturday.
247Sports ranks Timberlake as the #28 overall player in the 2020 recruiting class, the #6 Small Forward, and the #1 player in the state of Maryland.
Timberlake just finished an Official Visit to South Carolina, and previously took one to Providence. He told 247’s Evan Daniels that he also would like to visit Alabama, Pittsburgh and Seton Hall.
He plays for the powerhouse DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Maryland.
Timberlake also holds offers from Florida, Cincinnati, Kansas State, Georgetown, Maryland, Penn State, Pitt, Providence, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, West Virginia, Alabama, Clemson, Louisville, Ohio State, and others.