Coverage from the third and final day of the 2014 Reebok Breakout Classic at Philadelphia University. For the rest of our content, check here.
In the spirit of casual Fridays, today's coverage consists of a summary of Seton Hall-related recruiting news at the Breakout Classic since the event's field was riddled with absences and injuries on the final day, limiting the effectiveness of scouting.
Seton Hall recruiting round-up:
2015 guard Dupree McBrayer - McBrayer did not play in day three of the event after being tracked by Minnesota's Kimani Young, Seton Hall's Shaheen Holloway, and others over the first two days of the Breakout Classic. Minnesota assistant Dan McHale was in Philadelphia on Friday to see the combo guard but obviously could not. Dupree is considering the following prep schools after his final season at The Patrick School (N.J.): Brewster Academy (N.H.), Vermont Academy (VT), St Thomas More (Conn.), and South Kent (Conn.).
2015 small forward Markis McDuffie (St. Anthony, N.J.) - After visiting VCU and earning an offer from the Atlantic 10 school prior to the Breakout Classic, Markis received an offer from Saint Joseph's Friday morning before playing in front of Seton Hall's Kevin Willard, VCU, Penn State, Saint Peter's, Creighton, and other schools that have shown interest this afternoon.
2015 power forward Chris Silva (Roselle Catholic, N.J.) - Like McBrayer, Chris Silva was absent on Friday after picking up a Kansas State offer and telling media on Thursday that Seton Hall, Villanova, Creighton, Rhode Island, and Kansas State are recruiting him the hardest right now.
2015 power forward Horace Spencer (Findlay Prep, Nv.) - After being watched by UNLV, Seton Hall, Temple, and others on Wednesday and Thursday, Spencer continued to display the free-flowing loose nature of his game. Spencer kept racking up put-back dunks and is a rebounding force whenever he commits to it. Horace's athleticism is college-ready right now and a little discipline (or unleashing of his style?) is the next step for his game to improve. Wearing his emotions on his sleeve, I'm not sure there was kid having more fun on the court than Horace over the last three days in Philadelphia.
Spencer told Adam Zagoria that he plans to use his five allotted official visits toward the end of the summer but also told Temple's 247Sports site that he doesn't plan to use his officials and may decide sooner than later. We'll work to clarify on this as time time goes on. Horace received an offer from South Florida this morning after his three-day showing at the Breakout Classic.
2015 power forward/center Ernest Aflakpui (Archbishop Carroll, Pa.) - A recent visitor of Seton Hall, Aflakpui started slow in Philly but progressed as time went on, displaying a shot blocking prowess and a center's body with a small forward's mobility in the open court. Ernest picked up offers from Seton Hall, Providence, and VCU following his showing at the Breakout Classic.
2015 power forward Steve Enoch (Norwalk, Conn.) - Enoch sat out the afternoon session after breaking down with a thigh contusion this morning in Philly. Steve was watched by handfuls of high majors over the last three days following his recruiting breakout this spring and early summer. Kevin Ollie, Ed Cooley, Josh Pastner, Kevin Willard, and more all came by to see the versatile forward play.
2016 guard Tyus Battle (Gill St. Bernard's, N.J.) - Not exactly a standout as expected, Battle still displayed a plethora of lead guard traits in Philadelphia this week. Tyus was tracked by the usuals in his recruitment: Michigan, Florida (Billy Donovan), Kentucky, and more while Kevin Willard and Shaheen Holloway both checked in on the local standout.
2016 guard Temple Gibbs Jr. (Seton Hall Prep, N.J.) - The younger brother of Sterling Gibbs didn't pick up any recruiting activity from the couple of solid performances he put in this week, but I still maintain it's only a matter of time. Gibbs perhaps excels more in a structured environment, athleticism/wow-factor are not his forte, but still managed to show he can play both of the guard positions this week. Gibbs Jr. was watched by Shaheen Holloway and Fred Hill along with his Breakout teammate Dupree McBrayer on Thursday and Friday.
Coaches spotted Friday afternoon: George Mason (Paul Hewitt), Georgia Tech, Creighton, Florida (two including Billy Donovan), Providence (two, Ed Cooley), Seton Hall (Kevin Willard), St. John's (two), Penn State (Keith Urgo), South Florida (Antigua brothers), San Diego State (Steve Fisher), Davidson, Florida State, Virginia Tech (two, Buzz Williams), Xavier (Chris Mack), Rhode Island (Dan Hurley), Miami (Fla.), Virginia Commonwealth, Michigan, Saint Peter's, Iowa, Mississippi State, TCU, Illinois, Georgetown, Minnesota, Texas A&M, Oklahoma State (two), Northwestern, Nebraska, Clemson.