One of South Florida‘s top class of 2023 prospects, Marvel Allen, has once again drawn the eye of a Division I program.
The Wellington High School rising sophomore guard received an offer from Virginia Tech on Thursday.
“It feels amazing it’s a true blessing from GOD and it motivates me but I’m not done yet,” Allen told 305Sports. “I’m going to continue to develop and work hard everyday.”
In his first year of high school basketball, the 6-foot-4 guard averaged 18.2 points, 4.3 assists, and 7.9 rebounds a night, leading the Wolves to a 21-7 record.
In regards to the Hokies program, Allen is intrigued by their style of play and the coaching staff.
Besides Virginia Tech a few other programs are also showing interest. Oklahoma State, Dayton, UCF, USF, Temple, and FGCU are also attracted to the nation’s No. 46 rising sophomore, according to Prep Hoops.
Malik Reanu Receives Offer From The University Of Florida
In other news, Montverde Academy transfer and former Mater Academy forward Malik Reanu received an offer from the University of Florida.
Reanu currently holds offers from FSU, LSU, Miami (Florida), and Oklahoma State. He’s currently ranked as the nation’s No.37 rising junior according to 247Sports and No.48 on ESPN.
In his sophomore campaign, the 6-foot-7 forward averaged 21 points and 11 rebounds helping his team to an overall record of 25-5.
Arturo Dean Receives Offer From Jacksonville
South Miami guard Arturo Dean also racked up a division one offer, this time from Jacksonville University.
Averaging 24.6 points, 5.5 rebounds, 4.9 assists, and 5.1 steals, Dean has proved to be one of the top prospects in Miami. He led South Miami to an overall record of 22-6, including a top performance against Columbus, in which he recorded 34 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists, and 5 steals.
The 5-foot-10 guard’s speed and ability to score inside has landed him other offers from FGCU, Mercer, and Stetson.