TEAMMATES TAKE VISITS TO HIGH MAJOR DIVISION ONE COLLEGE BASKETBALL PROGRAMS
'25 Miles Franklin, St. Andrews Episocoal recently took an unofficial visit to the University of South Carolina. One of the premier players in Virginia the 6-Foot-6 forward has received offers from Radford, Hofstra and Hampton Universities.
'25 4-Star Top 50 Jordan Scott, South Lakes High School recently took his 3rd visit to East Lancing to visit Michigan State University. The visit included meeting some MSU alums and current NBA players. Being the 3rd visit to East Lancing Scott had an opportunity to speak the current players and recently committed '24 Top 100 Jesse McCulloch (Cleveland, OH) Lutheran East about their experience under legenday coach Tom Izzo.
Updated National '25 Rankings
The class of 2023 committed players that will advance their careers to play college basketball.
Virginia Elite Twitter
Over the past 18 years Virginia Elite Alumni and their college teams have successfully participated in the NCAA March Madness tournament. Last season University of Richmond captured the Atlantic Ten (A10) Tournament Championship which gave the University of Richmond an automatic bid to the 2021-22 NCAA Tournament. Richmond defeated AP #4 University of Iowa in the opening round, then fell to Providence in the second round.
2X VA 6A State Champion
Darryl 'DJ" Holloway - 2X State Champion and 6A State Player of the Year to Belmont Abby College
Hayfield Secondary School 6-Foot-2 Senior and 2022 Virginia State High School Champion Daryl "DJ" Holloway committed to play his college basketball at Belmont Abby College.
HUNTER SELECTED AS HBCU NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
November 14, 2022 (Source: from the Press Box to Press Row)- Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and MEAC selected Howard University Running Back and Virginia Elite Alum Jarett Hunter as HBCU National Player of the Week. Hunter carried the ball 12 times for 149 yards, averaged 12.4 yards per carry and rushed for a touchdown, while also catching three passes for 43 yards and two touchdowns in the Bison 28-14 victory over South Carolina State.
Hunter has 797 multi-purpose yards on the season and seven total touchdowns.
ALUMNI ELIET DONLEY SELECTED TO LEAGUE ALL STAR
January 10, 2023 - Eliet Donley — the 24-year-old from Middletown and former Sherando standout — is certainly making the most of his first professional season following a standout career at the University of Richmond that concluded last year.
Alejandro Ford Commits to Air Force
'24 6-Foot-6 Alejandro Ford, Woodberry Forest committed to the Air Force Academy to continue his academic and athletic career. Ranked #27 by Prephoops, Ford is a long and athletic wing who demonstrated throughout the spring and summer a lot of versatility as a scorer and defender.
His combination of length, quickness and skill allows him to impact games in a variety of ways on both ends of the floor. He is a fantastic three-pointer shooter with a smooth stroke and a high release. He has a great feel moving off the ball and excellent footwork. His release is quick, and his mechanics are flawless.
AJ CARR JOINS LA LAKERS______________
August 7, 2023 - Los Angeles, CA Alumni AJ Carr recently assumed staff role with the LA Lakers. Recently Carr was on the basketball staff at George Washington University.
August 2, 2023 - Virginia Elite Alumni Grant Golden (Grand Rapids Gold G League of the NBA Denver Nuggets/University of Richmond) Vanoli Basket Cremona (Serie A) inked forward Grant Golden for the upcoming 2023-24 season. Golden played this summer for the Denver Nuggets in the NBA Summer League. Last season Golden played with Grand Rapids in U.S. NBA-G-League, where in 50 NBA Summer League games, he had 14.6ppg, 9.3rpg and 4.8apg.
Grant Golden is the fourth new signing of the 2023/2024 season who presents himself to the press at the headquarters of Wonder Spa, partner of Vanoli Basket Cremona for the 6th consecutive year.
Andrea Conti, GM Vanoli Basket Cremona added "a special thanks to Matteo Gosi and Wonder for the renewed partnership that is relaunch with great enthusiasm, carrying on the values of the company also in Serie A"
Conti introduced Grant Golden: "In building the team, Grant's role will be fundamental. We made an a typical choice from a technical-tactical point of view compared to the other teams, we chose a player with a great IQ, a great passer, and a great team man. He comes from experiences in the G-League. He has 5 years behind him with Richmond University, where the game system is much more European. I trust him, and I think it's a great opportunity to have a career in Europe of the highest level."
Among many awards, his college team won the Atlantic 10 Tournament in 2022. He was voted to the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team back in 2018.
June 14, 2023 - Virgnia Elite Alumni Grant Golden professional basketball career continues as he will be playing with NBA Champions Denver Nuggets Summer League Team.
ALUMNI: KEVON VOYLES__________________
August 7, 2023 - Alumni Update: After a stellar career at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) of the MEAC conference Virginia Elite Alumni Kevon Voyles will continue his academic and athletic career at Marshall University of the Sun Belt Conference.
May 15, 2023 - Wagner College. The 6-foot-10 Churchill Bounds announced in early May that he's transferring from the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) to Wagner College, Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reports. Bounds will transfer from Central Arkansas to Wagner after making 51 appearances across three seasons UCA.
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'25 Miles Franklin Recruitment
2025 G Miles Franklin, St Andrews Episcopal, MD recently Radford, Hofstra and Hampton Universities offered the 6-Foot-6 dynamic forward opportunities to continue his career at their institutions.
Franklin is schedule to take an unofficial visit to the University of South Carolina of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) and College of Charleston of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA).
June 9, 2023, Radford University. 2025 F Miles Franklin, St Andrews (MD) took an unofficial visit to Radford University an received an official offer to play college basketball for Coach Darius Nichols.
Class of 2025 Recruitment
The 4 Star 2025 G Jordan Scott, South Lakes HS, Reston, VA has received several divisions 1 scholarships offers from power five conference members such as Michigan State, California, Iowa, Washington, Georgetown, Maryland, Illinois, Penn State and Pittsburg and others. The 6-Foot-6 G recently entered the top 100 national rankings at #85 Rivals.com and remains in the #1 SG by Prephoops (VA).
'24 Alejandro Ford, Air Force Commit
Unofficial Visit to University of Maryland______________________
THE CIRCUIT - DALLAS, TX________
May 6, 2023 Dallas, TX. Playing a national schedule provides the opportunity to compete against coaches, players and teams not in your backyard. Very impressed with our results.