Six months in the past, not many outdoors of some within the Atlanta space knew a lot about Kaleb Banks. A robust end to the highschool season and a powerful begin to the journey season for the category of 2022 ahead has him rapidly changing into a scorching commodity with faculty coaches.The 6-foot-7 combo ahead with a flexible skillset obtained his first provide from Mississippi State final month. Later that day, Georgia adopted up with a suggestion. Xavier got here in with a suggestion on June 15, the primary day faculty coaches may immediately contact prospects within the 2022 class.Following a powerful efficiency on the LakePoint Dwell Showcase, Georgia Tech and South Florida provided Banks as nicely. He’s additionally now receiving curiosity from Alabama, Auburn and LSU.
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IN HIS OWN WORDS
Georgia: “Coach [Tom] Crean called me and told me he really wanted me to go there and be a leader and a role model. Georgia has recruited me the hardest out of anybody.Georgia Tech: “They’ve been sending me a lot of motivational things. After the last tournament the head coach called and offered me. We’re still building a relationship, but I’m excited to learn more about them.”Mississippi State: “I know it’s a good program. I know they have ties to this area with the coaches on the staff. I’ve talked to them a little bit. They’ve watched my games and talked about how I’d be a good fit for their program.”Xavier: “They called me on the first night at midnight on June 15th. Coach [Jonas] Hayes was the one that called me. I like his personality and he told me I’m a good ball player. I’m still learning about their program.”
Affords will proceed to roll in for Banks, who not too long ago transferred from Spalding Excessive College to Fayette County Excessive College. He’s the best ahead for the best way so many faculty applications play today with extra of a four-around-one offense. He’s snug taking part in each inside and outdoors, and he’s robust on the boards.Mississippi State leaping in with the primary provide shall be one he all the time remembers. He admits Georgia has been recruiting him the toughest and that his household would like him keep comparatively near house. Whereas neither has provided but, he did say he would welcome the potential for Florida and Florida State recruiting him.