A new Rivals 150 has been released for the 2024 basketball recruiting class and it includes several prospects Purdue is familiar with. does oral Canon Catchings And jack banter Has updated status with movement from several other 2024 targets travis perry, Raleigh Burgess, gicari harris, Flory Bidunga And dayton forsyth,
Here’s a look at where Purdue’s commits and goals land in Rivals’ latest 2024 recruiting class update. (You can see the full ranking here) Here,
Purdue Committed Canon Catchings was the very first debut in the updated rankings, coming in at No. 40 and earning a four-star ranking after previously being unranked. Catchings has seen his stock soar in recent months following his commitment to Matt Painter and the Boilermakers. He is the second biggest recruit in the state of Indiana after five-star center Flory Bidunga, (More on Bidunga later).
Catchings and Brownsburg High School are looking for the IHSAA state championship this spring after winning sectionals and are set to take on New Palestine at regionals this weekend. Four-star recruiting has been a big reason for that success. He averaged 17.9 points and 4.8 rebounds per game while shooting 47% from the field and 36% from three-point range.
The Boilermaker of the future will provide a unique combination of size and athleticism for Matt Painter. Catchings can play three or four in college and will be a matchup nightmare for opposing Big Ten coaches because he can score at all three levels.
Purdue’s other 2024 commitment, jack banter, missed the Rivals150 rankings, but solidified himself as a three-star prospect in next year’s class. Along with becoming a star at Brownstown Central in southern Indiana, Benter has the potential to rise above the class.
Benter broke his high school’s all-time scoring record in January, surpassing John Reed’s mark of 1,394 career points. He showed on several occasions that he could fill it, as later in January he had back-to-back games with 48 and 51 points for Brownstown Central. He also displayed his athleticism earlier this year by breaking the backboard in a game.
Matt could play two or three for Painter when he arrives at Purdue in 2024. ethan morton And Brandon Newman will likely wrap up his college career by the time Benter arrives, while miles colvin And fletcher loir May be featured in Purdue’s starting lineup. The current outlook on the 2024-25 roster will give Benter an opportunity to play a key role as a freshman.
2024 Purdue Targeting Moves:
The Boilermakers are still looking to add to the 2024 recruiting class and several rivals are pursuing 150 prospects. Benter and catching provide a high-scoring guard and an athletic wing, but Purdue is aiming to land some size and another guard in the class.
2024 recruiting class, one of the best scorers in Lyon County travis perry, Matt Painter is a top target in next year’s group. Perry climbed one place in the Rivals 150 ranking to No. 86, maintaining his four-star status.
Perry has played varsity basketball since he was in the seventh grade and is approaching several Kentucky high school basketball records. After setting the state record for most three pointers made earlier in the season, he has set his sights on the all-time scoring record in the state. Perry is just 21 points away from tying Kelly Coleman’s career mark of 4,337 points and could achieve that feat next week at the KHSAA Sweet 16 at Rupp Arena.
Purdue is seen as one of the frontrunners to land the four-star guard Indiana, Cincinnati, Missouri And Kentucky, Rivals basketball recruiting analyst, Travis Graf listed Purdue as the number one contender to land Perry. you can read that story Here,
gicari harris Has deep ties to the Boilermakers and may follow in his father’s footsteps, Glenn Robinson, in suiting up for Purdue. Harris dropped 22 spots in the Rivals 150 ranking, but still holds the four-star ranking. He began his junior season with Grayson High School in Loganville, Georgia after falling in the final four of the 7A state tournament.
Harris has already made an official visit to Purdue with another tour Stanford, He has also gone on unofficial tours of his home state team. Georgia, Harris would give Matt Painter a point guard in class to go with Jack Bentor in the backcourt. Legacy recruiting is a priority target for the Boilermakers going into the spring.
Another high priority goal for Purdue is 2024 ahead, Raleigh Burgess, The Cincinnati native is ranked No. 78 overall in the class and one of the best in the state of Ohio.
Burgess recently visited Purdue to watch the Boilermakers matchup with Ohio State at Mackey Arena. he is being followed Indiana, Ohio State, Cincinnati, Virginia And Wisconsin among others.
At 6’10” and 230 pounds, Burgess will likely slide back four spots. caleb furst If he were to commit to the Boilermakers. He runs well for his size and has the same ability to break out and hit shots from the perimeter as Furst.
state talent Flory Bidunga He remains among the top prospects in the Class of 2024 after the Rivals150 update. Bidunga sits at No. 2, behind only fellow five-star recruit Trey Johnson.
Bidunga was one of the state’s most dominant players this season, averaging 19.8 points, 13.5 rebounds and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 82% from the field.
Purdue appears to have fallen through in recruiting Bidunga as five-star considers offers from center Cincinnati, golden brown color, Servant, Kansas And Indiana,
Oklahoma Native dayton forsyth Seen as a sleeper prospect in the 2024 recruiting class and was not ranked in the new update. While Forsythe currently does not have an offer from the Boilermakers, he did make an informal trip to West Lafayette for one game earlier this year.
Received offers from shooting guard oklahoma, Oklahoma State And Era getting interest from nebraska And Virginia Tech with Purdue. If Matt Painter doesn’t land, Forsyth will be a name to be reckoned with. travis perry Or gicari harris,