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Joseph's Big Three

Joseph '14

Kaleb Joseph (Nashua, N.H.), the No. 10 ranked point guard in the class of 2014 (No. 51 overall), has narrowed his list down to three schools.  The final contenders are Providence, Syracuse and West Virginia. 

Joseph has not given any indication of what school he is favoring and has said he plans to take visits to all of these schools in the upcoming months. 

The 6’3” point guard has extreme athleticism and explosiveness.  Joseph has an attacking mentality and has an abundance of moves to get to the rim as well as a consistent long-range shot.  His ability to go full speed and still throw his teammates accurate passes is what makes him such a valuable asset to any team. 

Providence head coach, Ed Cooley has made quite a few appearances at Joseph’s high school games and a member of the Friar’s staff was present at all of Cooley’s AAU games.  Cooley has made it clear that Joseph is a priority for them. 

Joseph would be able to earn big minutes right away at Providence and would excel in Cooley’s system.  He would have the freedom to utilize his speed to find ways to score and set up his teammates in transition. 

The Friars have already landed a 2014 commitment from the No. 32 ranked player, Jalen Lindsey.  The combination of these two players is deadly and could elevate Providence to another level. 

West Virginia is also looking for a point guard to lead the way, giving Joseph another place to come in and make an early impact.  Huggins hard-nosed style of play is appealing to Joseph. 

Joseph is an extremely hard worker and the intensity of Bob Huggins practices and game plans fit the work ethic Joseph has instilled in repertoire.   

Joseph has mentioned that since he was young, he has dreamed of playing for Syracuse.  It is a legendary basketball school that has produced an endless amount of talented guards.  He would be playing behind freshman point guard, Tyler Ennis, the 20th ranked player in the class of 2013.  Although Joseph might not see the floor as much right away, he could eventually be a stand out player for head coach Jim Boeheim and the Orangemen. 

Both Providence and Syracuse are recruiting Joseph’s AAU teammate, Goodluck Okonoboh.  Okonoboh is a 6’9” center ranked 19th overall by ESPN for the class of 2014.  Known for his shot blocking ability and his extreme athleticism, Okonoboh could be one of the best centers in division one next year.

The New Hampshire native (Joseph) has continued to improve his game and the sky is the limit for the athletic point guard as he continues into college.  Joseph is a special point guard and will elevate the potential for any of the three programs he chooses.