2018 recruiting update: UD offers scholarship to guard from the Bronx

Recruiting heating up as several recruits visit in September


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Dayton has one scholarship open for 2018, but it could have two.

Add another name to the growing list of 2018 recruits the Dayton Flyers are pursuing.

Omar Silverio, a 6-foot-3 guard from St. Raymond High School for Boys in Bronx, N.Y., received a scholarship offer on Thursday, according to multiple reports. Silverio has offers from Massachusetts, Wagner and Quinnipiac, among others. According to his Twitter bio, Silverio is originally from the Dominican Republic.

The Flyers have one scholarship open for 2018. They will have two if suspended junior Sam Miller does not return.

In other recent 2018 recruiting news:

• Dwayne Cohill, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard from Holy Name High School in Parma Heights, Ohio, started an official visit to Dayton on Thursday. He ranks 92nd in the 2018 class, according to Rivals.com.

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Serrel Smith, a 6-3 point guard from St. Petersburg High School (Fla.), took an official visit to Dayton the weekend of Sept. 2. He’s a three-star guard, according to Rivals.com.

• On Aug. 1, Dayton offered a scholarship to Talen Horton-Tucker, a senior at former Flyer Kendall Pollard’s high school, Simeon Career Academy in Chicago. He listed Dayton among his finalists, though it’s a long list.

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Horton Tucker, a 6-foot-5 forward, is considering 13 schools. Saint Louis, another Atlantic 10 school, is among them. Regarding the Billikens, Pollard had advice for Horton-Tucker.

Jaxson Hayes, a 6-10 forward from Moeller, took an unofficial visit to UD in August, according to Rivals.com. He ranks 161st in the class of 2018, according to 247Sports.com. He’s the son of Bengals tight ends coach Jonathan Hayes.

• On Aug. 24, Jack Clark, a 6-5 guard from Cheltenham High School (Pa.), announced Dayton is on a list of five schools he is considering. He’s a three-star recruit, according to Scout.com.

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• On Aug. 15, Jared Rhoden, a 6-6 shooting guard from Our Savior Lutheran High School in Bronx, N.Y., named Dayton to a list of 11 schools he will consider.

• On July 15, Duane Washington Jr., a 6-foot-3 guard from Grand Rapids, Mich., announced Dayton had offered him a scholarship. He’s a three-star who guard who ranks 305th in the class of 2018, according to 247Sports.com. 

• On June 24, Philmon Gebrewhit announced he received an offer from Dayton. He’s a 6-7 small forward from the Holderness School in New Hampshire.

•  Also on June 1, Nick Honor, a 5-10 guard from Lake Highland Prep in Orlando, announced a scholarship offer from Dayton. He’s a four-star recruit, according to ESPN.

•  In May, Dayton offered a scholarship to Anthony Nelson, a 6-4 guard from South Kent Preparatory School in Connecticut. Nelson will visit Dayton on Sept. 22.


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