Virginia Tech has its first commitment for the class of 2016.
Khadim Sy, a 6’10”, 230-pound power forward/center prospect out of Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, VA), pledged to Virginia Tech over offers from Georgia Tech, Kansas State, Purdue and Wake Forest. The news was released via Upward Stars’ Twitter account (Sy played for the Upward Stars AAU organization), and a number of other outlets have confirmed the commitment as well.
— Upward Stars SE (@UpwardStarsSE) October 27, 2015
Corey Evans of HoopSeen.com, who has spoken with Sy regarding his commitment, reported that the Oak Hill Academy product took a trip to Blacksburg this past weekend. The talented post prospect also visited Purdue, Kansas State and Georgia Tech.
Scout.com and Rivals.com rank Sy as a 3-star recruit.
With Sy in the fold, Virginia Tech’s frontcourt depth chart (scholarship players only) now looks like this:
– Seniors: Johnny Hamilton, Zach LeDay
– Juniors: Satchel Pierce
– Sophomores: Kerry Blackshear Jr.
– Freshmen: Khadim Sy