St. John’s basketball offers Braeden Moore, Class of 2022 stretch forward

St. John's basketball head coach Mike Anderson (Photo by Porter Binks/Getty Images)
St. John's basketball head coach Mike Anderson (Photo by Porter Binks/Getty Images) /

St. John’s basketball has offered Class of 2022 stretch forward Braeden Moore.

A quiet stretch on the recruiting trail has now picked up following the latest offer handed out by St. John’s basketball head coach Mike Anderson.

The Johnnies tried to start the 2021 calendar year on a positive note with its offer to Class of 2022 power forward Braeden Moore.

Moore, listed at 6-foot-8, 210 pounds, is ranked as a three-star prospect, according to 247 Sports, and ranked as the No. 52 power forward in his class as well as the No. 10 player in the state of Tennessee.

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Since December 31 the Nashville, Tennessee native has picked up offers from Memphis, St. John’s, and Nebraska to go along with his offers from Liberty, UC Davis, Rice, Oral Roberts, James Madison, Western Illinois, Ohio, Old Dominion, Rutgers, San Diego State, TCU, Boston College, Arizona State, SMU, Tulsa, and Pepperdine.

Braeden Moore currently attends Christ Presbyterian Academy’s (TN) but grew up in Southern California.

Moore announced the offer via his Twitter page:

St. John’s basketball looking for positive momentum on recruiting trail

The most recent news on the recruiting front for the Johnnies was the commitment of four-star prospect Kyle Cuffe Jr. to the Kansas Jayhawks, who had St. John’s in his Top-6 finalists.

The Red Storm do not have a commitment from a player in the Class of 2022 but will bring in three players in its Class of 2021 crop with Drissa Traore, Rafael Pinzon, and O’mar Stanley.

Head coach Mike Anderson recently landed a committeemen from Esahia Nyiwe, a former Texas Tech signee and junior college, and the program is hoping that he will be able to join the team at some point in the 2020-21 season.

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St. John’s is currently in a holding pattern following a potential positive COVID-19 test within its program on Saturday, forcing the postponement of its scheduled meeting with DePaul an hour before tipoff.

There has been no determination on whether of not the Johnnies will make the trip to Ohio to face the Xavier Musketeers on Wednesday, January 6 (8:00pm EST, CBS Sports Network).

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