The University of Virginia was expected to sign two players – G/F Solomon Tat and PF Andy Ogide – in the spring signing period which begins today. Now it appears the ‘Hoos will at most sign one of these two promising prospects, with the one not expected to sign today.
Paulding County (Dallas, GA) head coach Joel Boone confirmed this morning that Andy Ogide would not sign with Virginia at all and would instead sign with another school. Boone refused further comment on the situation, but hopefully we’ll be able to find out more in the near future.
Community Christian (Stockbridge, GA) standout Solomon Tat , who once faced questions about his academics and whether or not he could secure his student Visa (he is a native of Nigeria), has shored up his academics. He still needs to secure his Visa, but feels confident everything will work out.
“I think I’m pretty much good to go,” Tat said. “I don’t have the letter from Virginia yet. I hope I’ll be sending it in as soon as possible.”
The 6-5, 225-pound Tat is very excited about signing with the University of Virginia. In fact, he has been in contact recently with Brewster Academy small forward Will Harris . Harris has already signed with Virginia.
“I’m very, very excited with this recruiting class and the players still there,” Tat said. “I think Virginia is a great foundation for me and the other guys to achieve a common goal. I think we’re going to be able to bring something to the table next year and I think we’ll be able to be successful.”
Tat says he projects as a 2 or 3 position player at Virginia. He played point guard his junior season, so he brings a variety of skills to the table. In his senior season, he averaged 26 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists per game and really...
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