College Basketball Recruiting: Solomon Mangham (’13) Visits Boston Area; Talks Schools

The list of schools showing interest in 2013 small forward Solomon Mangham is extensive.

Over 40 schools have shown pursuit of the 6-foot-6 Georgia-native, with the list growing longer with each passing week.

Mangham, who currently runs with Kingdom Elite on the AAU circuit, recently took a trip up to Boston, visiting some of the local schools and coming away very impressed with each.

After visiting Mercer on Monday, Mangham traveled north to Massachusetts on Wednesday, taking trips to Harvard, Holy Cross, and Boston College during the week. Mangham also expects to visit Yale, Fairfield, Northeastern, and Boston Univ. during his stay in New England.

His first unofficial visit was to Holy Cross. “I really loved the campus and the family style that they have with the basketball team. I could see myself there,” Mangham said of the Worcester-based university.

As for Harvard, Mangham is well aware of their recent success. “(Harvard) was very nice, and the basketball program has really showed out lately and it’s evident in their facilities,” he said. The Crimson qualified for their first NCAA Tournament since 1946 this past season.

On Friday, Mangham took an unofficial visit to Boston College, and once again, Mangham left impressed. “I like the competitiveness academically in the school and it’s also very competitive in the ACC,” he explained, “They are a young team, so they will be good soon.”

To date, Houston Baptist is the only school to offer the forward, but with interests stacking up, more are certainly to come in for Mangham, especially with the July period nearing.

Here is the full list of schools showing interest in 2013 prospect, Solomon Mangham: Cincinnati, Harvard, Yale, Stony Brook, Radford, Elon, USC, UT-Chattanooga, Holy Cross, Wofford, Northeastern, Gardner-Webb, Furman, Boston Univ., Iona, Presbyterian, Kennesaw State, Lafayette, Dartmouth, Mercer, Vermont, St. Peter’s, Princeton, Marist, James Madison, Georgia State, Colorado, Houston Baptist, Fairfield, North Carolina Central, Central Florida, Appalachian State, Murray State, Southern, Denver, Charleston Southern, St. Joseph’s, Rice, Florida Atlantic, Winthrop, Niagara, Brown.

 

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