---UB is believed to be in the mix for former Rutgers guard
Eli Carter, who is transferring from the school.The 6-foot-2 guard averaged 14.9 points last season and was the Scarlet Knight's leading scorer.
The irony of Carter possibly playing in Western New
York won’t be lost on St. Bonaventure coach Mark Schmidt.
Carter committed to the Bonnies in October, 2009 and
later signed with the school, only to ask out of his letter of intent in May of the
following year. Carter developed into a high-major player during his senior
season at St. Anthony’s in Jersey City like his coach, Hall of Famer Bob
Hurley, Sr., said he would and decided to attend Brewster Academy (N.H.).
Carter signed with Rutgers in April, 2011.
Obviously in the Bulls’ favor is that Hurley’s son,
Bobby, is coaching at UB, but he also hired former St. Anthony’s assistant Eric
Working against UB is that others are in pursuit of
the high-scoring guard including Florida and Duke. Florida assistant Rashon Burno
played for Hurley at St. Anthony’s while Carter’s best friend, Cleveland Cavs
guard Kyrie Irving, played at Duke.