PISCATAWAY, N.J. (November 19, 2013) - Rutgers men’s basketball coach Eddie Jordan announced today that guard Bishop Daniels (Raleigh, N.C.), forward D.J. Foreman (Spring Valley, N.Y.) and guard Mike Williams (Brooklyn, N.Y.) have completed the necessary paperwork and are expected to enroll at Rutgers University in the fall of 2014.
“We are very excited to welcome these young men into our program,” said Jordan. “Not only are they very talented basketball players, they are high character individuals with tremendous mind sets and work ethics. The signings are a credit to their hard work and the support they have received from their families.”
Daniels (6-3, 185) is a sophomore at ASA College in New York City. Through five contests with the Avengers, he is averaging 20.8 points and 4.0 rebounds-per game while shooting 47.8 percent, including 41.2 percent from behind the arc. Daniels played his redshirt freshman season in the ACC at the University of Miami, averaging 5.0 points, 1.0 rebounds and totaling six steals in 16.7 minutes-per-game for the Hurricanes in 2012-13. As a senior at Word of God Christian Academy in Raleigh, N.C., he averaged 18 points, five rebounds and four assists per game as a senior, helping his team to a 23-3 record. Cited as the No. 28 scholastic shooting guard by Scout.com, Daniels was rated as the No. 4 dunker in the class of 2011 class by Rivals.
Foreman (6-8, 220) is currently a postgraduate student at Massanutten Military Academy in Woodstock, Va. The 120th ranked overall player in the class of 2014 according to Rivals, he is also the No. 32 small forward in the nation as selected by ESPN.com. A three-star prospect according to both Rivals and Scout, Foreman was a dominant presence for the Boo Williams AAU squad on the Nike EYBL circuit.
Williams (6-2, 180), the second rated overall player in New York City according to NYCHoops.com, is a senior at Bishop Loughlin High School. As a junior, he helped BLHS to the Catholic Class AA title game, averaging 19.8 points per game. He helped his team reach the finals by scoring 17 points in the semifinal win over Stepinac before notching 23 points in the league championship. A three-star prospect according to Rivals also cited by ESPN.com as the nation’s No. 35 shooting guard, Williams competes on the AAU circuit for the New York Lightning.