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College basketball coaches are recruiting a large number of Silver Creek star Trey Kaufman.

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Trey Kaufman’s promise to Purdue on Friday should quell boiler manufacturer fans’ concerns about whether their plans are capable of locking in the state’s top state prospects.

The 6-9 Silver Creek luminaries announced their commitment to Purdue University on Friday night, selecting boiler manufacturers in Indiana, Indiana, North Carolina and Virginia. The Kaufman dispute between Purdue University and Indiana has basically become a game between the two teams. Kaufman has repeatedly stated that being close to home will affect his decision.

The Indiana campus is closer to Kaufman’s home than Purdue University. But the fit in West Lafayette is a good choice.Coach Matt Painter is known for cultivating big men such as Caleb Swanigan, AJ Hammons and Isaac Haas. He is currently serving as the Governor of the Gatorade Player of the Year in Kaufman and will be recruited in 2021. Two State Stars-Caleb Foster of Fort Wayne Black Hawk Christians

Kaufman told The Courier: “Based on the roster they will have when I was there, this is a big key.” “I think based on some of the previous players, such as Vincent Edwards (Vincent Edwards). ) And Robbie Hummel, who could have been 4, but they played 3 players. Matt Painter likes the way of offense, and then for me, being a three-pointer is not only Improve my scoring ability and maximize the game play.

“Showing my ability different from others is the biggest goal of playing a 3-shot match. To show my ability to play and pass, not just lead a position and put it in a box. I have the ability to do many things and can protect Different people, tricks and scoring, which make me different from other people. That is the biggest help to me, and I am also the coach coached by Brad Stevens of the Boston Celtics ( Micah Shrewsberry). Just having some experience can help me get to the next level.”

After serious consideration, the old man said that he made up his mind earlier this month.

“About three weeks ago, I was like’I think Purdue University is a school for me’ and give it some time. A few weeks passed and I thought, “Well, I think I know, He told the Courier. “For several days, I thought,’This is where I want to go. ‘ done. “

As Evansville Reitz’s point guard Khristian Lander rises from 2021 to 2020, and studies in Indiana early, the Indiana Staters have Future point guard and top prospect in the state. But Furst and Kaufman, no matter which order you use, are in the same community in the recruitment ranking.

Among the 247 sports comprehensive national rankings, Foster ranked 35th and Kaufman ranked 41st. There are only six programs in the country-Duke University, Stanford University, Baylor University, Oregon, Florida, and UCLA-currently two promising prospects are rated as the highest such as Furst and Kaufman.

Since Swanigan left Homestead in 2015, Purdue University has not recruited a basketball player, but it is likely to work with Foster and Kaufman this year. The winners of the past three basketball sessions-New Albany’s Romeo Langford (Romeo Langford), Center Grove’s Trayce Jackson-Davis (Trayce Jackson-Davis) and Bloomington South (2018) Anthony Leal of Bloomington South, both won in Indiana.

But Purdue University’s in-state recruitment is also stable. The boiler manufacturer got the promise of the 2020 class from Jaden Ivey of Mishawaka Marian/La Lumiere, which is the top 100 potential customers. Classes of 2019 include Brandon Newman of Valparaiso, Isaiah Thompson of Zionsville and Mason Geely of New Castle Three state players from Mason Gillis, the boiler manufacturer added Eric Hunter of Tindley to the 2018 class. Crown Point’s Sasha Stefanovic is not a senior high school prospect, but has become one of Purdue’s most important players.

With the addition of Kaufman and Furst, Purdue University fans can rest assured that they will keep the state’s top players at home.

Courier magazine reporter David Kim (David Kim) contributed to this story.

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