A potential St. John’s basketball recruit did not place the Red Storm in his Top-7 finalists.
lass of 2022 recruit Corey Floyd Jr. narrowed his list to seven schools and left the St. John’s basketball program off of it, according to Tipton Edits.
Floyd Jr.’s final list consists of Rutgers, Providence, Miami (FL), Wake Forest, Florida, Connecticut, and Auburn.
In addition he also recieved offers from Iona, Georgia, Seton Hall, Virginia Tech, and UCLA among others.
Villanova has now become interested in him despite Corey Floyd Jr. announcing his Top-7 list of finalists, according to Jake Weingarten of Stockrisers.
The Roselle Catholic (N.J.) standout is ranked as a four-star recruit and is the No. 125 recruit nationally, No. 20 combo guard, and the No. 5 ranked player in the state of New Jersey in the 2022 recruiting class, according to the 247 Sports Composite Rankings.
St. John’s offered the 6-foot-4 combo guard back on April 13, but was never in serious about prospect. .
The Red Storm are still eyeing its potential crown jewel in the Class of 2022 with Kyle Cuffe Jr.
Head coach Mike Anderson is hoping Cuffe Jr. will be the beginning of a major haul in the junior class as the legacy recruit will announce his decision on December 26.
St. John’s involvement with Kyle Cuffe Jr. played a factor in the Johnnies not making the Top-7 for Corey Floyd Jr., along with the fact that they will have more options at the guard position in the rest of the class.
The Red Storm do not have any commitments in the 2022 class but the program has filled out its 2021 recruiting class which consists of Long Island Lutheran standouts Rafael Pinzon and Drissa Traore along with Missouri native O’mar Stanley.
Despite no commitments in the Class of 2022 yet, now that the 2021 class is done barring any unexpected departures, the staff can focus more heavily on junior crop of players.