With the decisions by Wade Baldwin IV and Damian Jones to leave for the NBA, Vanderbilt Commodores head coach Bryce Drew was left with a pair of available scholarships for next season and a lot of question marks at point guard. Drew is working quickly to address that situation in his first few weeks on the job.
Excited for a long week next week official visits Thurs-Sat @ Wisconsin and Sunday-Tues @ Vandy— D'Mitrik Trice (@DMitrikTrice22) April 16, 2016
D'Mitrik Trice is a 5'11", 165-pound point guard from Dayton, OH, who currently plays at IMG Academy in Florida. Trice is also visiting Wisconsin this weekend, but even with Drew just offering him a scholarship last week, he's already scheduled an official visit. Trice is ranked as a low three-star recruit by 247 Sports.
Morgan Park 2016 PG Charlie Moore says he has offers from Seton Hall, Miami, SMU, Vanderbilt, Memphis, Georgia Tech, Missouri, & Iowa— Scott Burgess (@scottybscout) April 20, 2016
Charlie Moore is a 5'10", 160-pound point guard from Morgan Park HS in Chicago, who is rated as a four-star recruit and the top uncommitted point guard in the Class of 2016. Moore initially signed a Letter of Intent to play at Memphis, then decommitted after Josh Pastner took the Georgia Tech job (Pastner, you'll see above, has since offered Moore a scholarship at Georgia Tech.)
While bringing in a graduate transfer would seem to provide more immediate returns, it doesn't solve the potential long-term issue (if Payton Willis turns out to be really more of a two-guard) at the position, and either Moore or Trice would provide an answer to that down the road.