Basketball Recruiting

Syracuse basketball recruiting: Orange reportedly offers 2018 5-star power forward Simi Shittu

Syracuse has offered a scholarship to five-star power forward Simi Shittu, according to Scout.com. Shittu is the third player in the Class of 2018 to receive an offer from SU, per Scout, joining center Nazreon Reid and small forward Louis King.

The 6-foot-8, 210-pound Shittu is ranked as the ninth-best player in the class by Scout, as the eighth-best by 247Sports.com’s composite rankings and as the 13th-best by ESPN.com. All three sites list Shittu as a five-star prospect.

Shittu is originally from Burlington, Ontario in Canada and currently attends Montverde (Florida) Academy. The Orange currently does not have any verbal commitments in the Class of 2017 nor 2018.

Here’s Shittu’s highlight tape:

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