St. John’s basketball program extends offer to Class of 2022 forward

The St. John’s basketball program extended an offer to Class of 2022 small forward Fray Nguimbi.

Mike Anderson and the St. John’s Red Storm continues its recruiting spree in the state of Florida after extending an offer to Class of 2022 small forward Fray Nguimbi.

The offer was first reported by Corey Evans of Rivals and then Nguimbi announced his latest scholarship on his own Twitter page.

A standout at First Love Christian Academy, Nguimbi is ranked as a three-star prospect by various recruiting outlets and also holds offers from Southeastern Louisiana, South Florida, Alabama, Little Rock, Louisiana-Monroe, Iowa State, Stetson, Dayton, Rutgers, Samford, Illinois, Georgia Tech, Pittsburgh, and TCU.

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Standing at 6-foot-8, 175 pounds, the small forward originally is from Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of the Congo.

Fray Nguimbi has also been gathering interest from Arkansas, Cincinnati, Florida, Florida State, Georgia State, Kansas State, Miami (FL), Oklahoma State, Seton Hall, Temple, and Tulsa, but has yet to receive an offer from any of the listed programs.

In the Class of 2022, St. John’s has also offered a host of players including JJ Starling, Avery Brown, Jayden Lemond, Jalen Bradberry, Zion Cruz, Nick Smith, Otega Oweh, Jaquan Sanders, Ramel Lloyd Jr., Yann Farell, Ven-Allen Lubin, Sadiku Ayo, Silas Sunday, Will Richardson, Kyle Cuffe Jr., Mark Armstrong, Jaquan Harris, and Tyson Commander.

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Mike Anderson and the Red Storm are eyeing a massive haul in the Class of 2022 with the current jewel of St. John’s targets being Kyle Cuffe Jr., a legacy prospect in the junior class.

The program has also created strong recruiting ties with New York City high schools such as Our Savior Lutheran and Long Island Lutheran.

It will be interesting to see how the recruitment process of Fray Nguimbi shakes out as several power conference programs continue to extend offers to the small forward.

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