Moorpark (CA) class of 2019 wing Drake London reports a scholarship offer from head coach Tony Bennett and the Virginia men’s basketball program. The 6’5”, 215-pound junior revealed the news via Twitter.
BLESSED AND HONORED TO HAVE RECEIVED AN OFFER FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA! pic.twitter.com/XnSxhaRMNY
— Drake (@DrakeLondon_) September 26, 2017
— Moorpark Basketball (@Musketeer_Hoops) September 26, 2017
Coach Bennett evaluated London at practice yesterday (September 25) before extending the offer.
In addition to UVA, London claims basketball scholarship offers from Loyola Marymount, Montana, Pepperdine, Rice, and San Diego. The two-sport standout also boasts football scholarship offers from Illinois and San Jose.
Nothing But Net basketball magazine listed London as one of the top performers at the Inaugural Pangos Premier 80 Showcase this past July. In this report, Nothing But Net described the Moorpark star as follows …
“West Coast sleeper is a strong wing with impressive scoring ability. Early offers from Montana, San Diego, Rice, Pepperdine and Loyola Marymount are only the beginning.”
Summer of 2017 highlights of London, who plays for the BTI AAU program, are below. Check out our Scholarship Picture Page for the latest on Virginia basketball’s class of 2019 scholarship offers and 2019/2020 season roster projections.