The offers keep coming in for rising junior Blair Academy (NJ) combo guard Kyle Cuffe Jr. (2022), as Division-1 Providence offered him a basketball scholarship, he Tweeted yesterday.
Along with Providence, Cuffe Jr. has standing offers from UCLA, Pittsburg, UCONN, St. John’s. Senton Hall, Iona, Hofstra, Holly Cross, and Manhattan.
The six-foot-one, 173-pounder is a four-star recruit and ranked as one of the top five guards and one of the top 60 sophomores in the nation in his class, according to Pittsburg Sport Now.
Cuffe Jr. is also ranked No. 2 in his class in the state of New Jersey, per 247sports.com.
Cuffe Jr., who plays AAU ball for the highly successful PSA Cardinals program, is a fantastic defensive player who uses his athletic skills to transition to offense and get to the hoop.
Cuffe Jr. drained 113 points and grabbed nine boards in eight tilts played for the Blair Academy Bucs this past season.
Cuffe Jr.’s dad, Kyle Cuffe Sr. suited up for the Red Storm basketball program from 2001-04 and averaged 11.2 and 7.2 rebounds per game while in Queens, New York.
The Frias posted a 19-12 record and went 12-6 in the Big East conference.
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