When Mt.St.Mary's Men's Basketball surprising season ended to a loss in the NEC Championship Game vs. LIU-Brooklyn, Coach Jamion Christian and his staff needed to get started on focusing for the 2013-2014 season. Mt.St.Mary's have sent our several offers to potential basketball players to come play basketball at the small mountain school. The Mount as they are called on campus have already received 2 commitments for the upcoming season, with 2 open scholarships left from the departures of Soph. Kelvin Parker and Junior point guard Josh Castellanos. Castellanos will graduate a year early and will play 1 more basketball season at another University, as for Parker he fell out of favor early in the season until his minutes picked up during conference play, he will be missed for his EXCELLENT 3-pt. shooting. In the meantime The Mount have a commitment for the 2014-2015 season in Marshall transfer Chris Martin. Chris Martin was a highly regarded player out of nationally know St. Patrick's HS. in New Jersey, once eligible Martin will have 2 seasons to contribute in a Mountaineer uniform. Listed below are players either committed or with open offers from The Mount.
G Khalid Nwandu, 6-3 York, PA (Northeastern HS.)
G Charles Glover, 6-2 Washington, D.C. (Gonzaga HS.)
F Melvin Gregory, 6-7 (Redshirt)
F Christian Crockett, 6-6 (Redshirt)
2013-2014 Open Offers
G Jarod Williams, 6-3 Danville, VA (George Washington HS.); also offers from Duquesne, Northeastern, Ohio U., Western Kentucky.
G Malique Trent, 6-2 Portsmouth, VA (Norcom HS.); also offers from Appalachian St., Buffalo, Central Conn. St., High Point, Norfolk St., Radford, Stony Brook, UTEP and VMI.
2013-2014 Drawing Interest
F Warren Powers, 6-5 Ellicott City, MD (Glenelg Country Day School); also drawing interest from Loyola (MD), Radford, and St. Peter's (with an offer).
G James Whitaker, 6-5 Portsmouth, VA (Norcom HS.); interest also from East Carolina (Offer), Presbyterian (Offer), and Robert Morris (offer).
F David Kadiri, 6-7 Ft. Washington, MD (National Christian Academy); offers and interest from UMBC, Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Gardner-Webb, N.C. A&T, Florida Gulf Coast (all offers)
F Brandon Eddlestone, 6-8 Slidell,La. (Northshore HS.); interest and offers from Denver, Northwestern St., SE Louisiana, and Southern U.
G Chris Martin, 6-0/Jr. (Transfer/Marshall)
F Chris Wray,6-7/Fr. Shelby (N.C.) HS.
F Cameron Jackson,6-7/Fr. Winchester, VA (John Handley HS.)
2014-2015 Open Offers
G Ayron Hutton,6-3 Virginia Beach,VA (Cape Henry Collegiate HS.); also offers from High Point and interest from Holy Cross, UMASS, William & Mary, Radford, Elon, Longwood, Liberty, VCU and Old Dominion.
G C.J. Wiggins, 5-11 Richmond, VA (Highland Springs HS.)
G Kamau Stokes, 5-11 Baltimore, MD (Dunbar HS.); also offer from Delaware and drawing interest from Butler, Clemson, Rider, UAB, and Virginia Tech.
G Jaylen Adams, 5-10 Cushing (Mass.) Academy; offers also from Davidson, Radford, UCONN, Providence, and Providence.
F Kyle Doran, 6-6 Baltimore, MD (Mt. St. Joseph HS.); also offers from Army and drawing interest from American, Bucknell, Colgate, Cornell, George Washington, Lafayette, Navy and Winthrop.
2014-2015 Drawing interest
F Zach Thomas, 6-5 Frederick,MD (Oakdale HS.); interest from Bucknell, Cornell, Loyola (MD), Navy, Radford, Richmond, and Yale.
G Clay Conner, 5-9 Frederick,MD (Oakdale HS.); interest from Bucknell and Longwood.
F Elijah Minnie, 6-8 Midland, PA (Lincoln Park HS.); interest from N.C. State, Pittsburgh, Robert Morris, TCU and West Virginia.
G Nick Douglas, 6-2 Mechanicsville, VA (Christ Church School); interstes from George Mason, James Madison, Radford, Richmond, VCU, Western Carolina and William & Mary.