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George Halcovage III added a principal name to his first recruiting class as the lads’s basketball coach for Buffalo.
Anquan Boldin Jr., who is the son of gentle NFL large receiver Anquan Boldin, announced he’s joining the Bulls’ class:
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“With fairly a few realizing and prayer and the strengthen of family and buddies, I hold made up our minds to decide to the College of Buffalo—basically the most attention-grabbing build for me to pursue higher training and my dream of playing educated basketball,” he wrote.
“From the moment I stepped foot on Buffalo’s campus, I felt at dwelling. The crew in actuality welcomed me, and the coaches’ transparency and encouragement were comforting.”
Rachel Lenzi of the Buffalo News illustrious the younger Boldin selected the Bulls over Long island, Eastern Michigan and North Carolina A&T.
Boldin is a guard who can contend with the ball, defend extra than one positions and facilitate if wished. He averaged 11 aspects, four rebounds, two assists and one block per sport whereas playing for IMG Academy’s postgraduate crew in Florida this past season.
“George really likes having big guards on his crew,” Boldin said, per Lenzi. “He wants me to be versatile and he sees me as a particular person that could be a two-formulation participant, a important defender and a scorer and somebody who can distribute the ball.”
Halcovage is taking a ticket to flip issues around for Buffalo after the program missed the NCAA tournament in every of Jim Whitesell’s four seasons on the helm. The current coach became once a longtime assistant under Jay Wright at Villanova and helped the Wildcats get two national titles and 7 Huge East traditional-season crowns.
As for the elder Boldin, he entered the NFL as a 2d-round draft pick of the Arizona Cardinals in 2003 and played 14 seasons for the Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens, San Francisco 49ers and Detroit Lions.
His resume aspects a Expansive Bowl title, three Pro Bowl choices and 7 seasons with extra than 1,000 receiving yards.
Boldin tweeted that he became once a “proud father” who is “livid to ticket the build this toddle takes us” after his son’s option.