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Syracuse Basketball Recruiting: SU Offers 2017 PG Quade Green, Plans To Visit

Late Monday afternoon, Syracuse offered 2017 Philadelphia (PA) point guard Quade Green.

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Late Monday afternoon, Syracuse extended an offer to 2017 4-star point guard Quade Green.

ESPN ranks Green as the No. 7 point guard in the class, and 43rd overall.

He told that Coach McNamara was the one who extended the offer yesterday. It was the first time he had talked with the SU coaches, however Hopkins and McNamara had previously watched him play.

When asked if the recent sanctions play a factor in his interest with the Orange, Quade replied "No, not at all."

Green also said he's always had interest in Syracuse, but never expected to get an offer, "I didn't think I was going to get a call. I was super excited when I got it."

He told he will visit Syracuse. The date is to be determined.

The Neumann-Goretti High School guard holds offers from La Salle, Louisville, Maryland, Michigan State, Penn State, Providence, Rhode Island, Syracuse, Temple, USC, Villanova and Xavier.

Former Syracuse Orange standouts Rick Jackson and Scoop Jardine are both graduates of Neumann-Goretti High School. The Orange have had great success recruiting the Philadelphia area in the past, including Rakeem Christmas and Dion Waiters.

Green plays AAU basketball in the Under Armour circuit for WE R1. The 5-11 guard is averaging 15.4 points and 3.1 assists per game. Quade shares time with Trevon Duval, who is SU's top target in the 2017 class.

Syracuse also offered 2017 5-star forward Michael Porter Jr. yesterday.

The Orange have now offered seven 2017 targets:

Mohammed Bamba Center 5-star 6-10, 250 Westtown School (PA)
Trevon Duval Point Guard 5-star 6-2, 183 St. Benedict's Prep (NJ)
Quade Green Point Guard 4-star 5-11, 155 Neumann-Goretti (PA)
Kevin Huerter Shooting Guard 4-star 6-5, 170 Shenendehowa Central (NY)
Michael Porter Jr. Small Forward 5-star 6-9, 190 Father Tolton Catholic (MO)
Nicholas Richards Center 5-star 6-11, 250 The Patrick School (NJ)
Jordan Tucker Small Forward 5-star 6-7, 190 Archbishop Stepinac (NY)

Monday was the first day college coaches were allowed direct contact with class of 2017 recruits. It's safe to say Syracuse made quite an impact on the recruiting trail.