Sacred Heart men’s hoop program’s recruiting class includes two New England natives
Sacred Heart men’s basketball program has announced its three-member recruiting class, including Woodstock Academy’s Raymond Espinal-Guzman, a 6-foot-8 native of Cranston, R.I. who earned honorable mention All-NEPSAC honors as a junior.
Najee Coursey, a 6-foot-4 guard from Pomona, N.J., averaged 19.2 points in his final season at Cedar Creek before spending a postgraduate seeason at Feltrim Academy in Haines City, Fla.
Dominic Mello, a 6-foot guard from Wareham, Mass., also earned honorable mention All-NEPSAC honors after averaging 17 points per game at St. George’s School.
The trio will arrive at Sacred Heart in the fall of 2021.
“We are very excited to have Raymond, Dominic and Najee become part of the Sacred Heart basketball family,” Sacred Heart coach Anthony Latina said in a release. “They all bring unique abilities that complement one another. They are hardworking, high character student-athletes that prioritize being both the best students and athletes they can be. They will represent us in a first-class manner and further strengthen the culture of our program and institution! We feel that these young men will thrive both on and off the court at Sacred Heart University.”
Sacred Heart is set to open the 2020-21 season on Wednesday at Rutgers.