Malachi Richardson commits to Syracuse

Trenton Catholic shooting guard Malachi Richardson

Shooting guard Malachi Richardson, 6'6 195 lbs from Hamilton, New Jersey, has committed to Syracuse for 2015 over Villanova, Arizona, UConn, Indiana and Rutgers. Richardson is a former Roselle Catholic teammate of current Syracuse freshman Tyler Roberson.


Richardson has since transferred high schools back to Trenton Catholic. Rated 5 stars by ESPN and 4 stars by Rivals, Richardson held additional offers from Georgetown, Miami, Ohio State, Pitt, Minnesota, Cincinnati, James Madison, Seton Hall, Maryland and SMU. Richardson joins power forward Tyler Lydon in the Orange's 2015 class. Syracuse also has two big time 2014 commitments from point guard Kaleb Joseph and power forward Chris McCullough.