---St. Bonaventure announced the signing of Denzel
Gregg, a 6-foot-7 forward from Syracuse, who played his last two seasons at St.
Thomas More Prep School in Connecticut.
Gregg helped St. Thomas to a 24-8 record and a spot
in the National Prep School Tournament semifinals this past season. Gregg
averaged 12 points and six rebounds a game for a balanced team that featured 10
players who received college scholarships.
“We’re most excited about Denzel's tremendous
upside,” Schmidt said in a statement released by the school about the
17-year-old Gregg. “He's a long, athletic forward whose versatility will allow
him to guard multiple positions at the defensive end and create mismatches on the
offensive side of the ball.”
ESPN College Basketball analysts graded Gregg as one
the top-125 class of 2013 forwards in the nation, and the New England
Basketball Recruiting Report ranked him as the No. 22 overall prospect in his
An ESPN analyst had the following to say about the
“Gregg is an explosive athlete with incredible
leaping ability. He's as quick off his feet as he is high above the rim, a
terrific lob catcher and the type of finisher who can instantly change the
momentum of a game.”
Gregg is St. Bonaventure’s first commitment this