After a breakout summer, Robbie Beran has emerged as one of the top 2019 basketball recruits in Virginia. Recently, the four-star power forward started trimming down his list and appears to be getting closer to a decision ahead of the early basketball signing period.
Collegiate basketball player Robbie Beran says he’ll commit to either Northwestern, Georgia Tech or Virginia Tech. #804varsity
— Eric Kolenich (@EricKolenich) September 26, 2018
Beran is down to a final 3 of Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech, Northwestern; a trio of schools that have survived a multitude of cuts over the past few weeks as Beran trimmed his list from 7 to 4 to 3.
Before Beran trimmed his list down from 7 all the way to 3, he had this to say on why the Hokies made the cut.
“It’s for a variety of reasons, but I’ve just been becoming more and more comfortable with the staff, strong academics, and the distance allows my support staff to have the opportunity to watch me play in a great league like the ACC,” Beran said.
Beran will be taking an official visit to Virginia Tech next weekend while the Hokies’ football team hosts Notre Dame. The timing of the official shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone as Buzz Williams has shown a preference towards trying to hosts top targets on official visits during fall football weekends.
In addition, Beran is currently taking an official visit to Northwestern this weekend and according to 247 Sports, he also took an official to Georgia Tech at the end of August.
Given his official visit schedule, Virginia Tech has to be ecstatic about having the final official visit for one of the best in-state recruits. In a class that currently lacks any commitments, gaining a commitment from an overall top 100 recruit would be a huge momentum boost especially as the first signing window approaches.
Virginia Tech is right in the hunt for one of the summer’s top breakout recruits with a prime opportunity to make a strong push next weekend.
Robbie Beran in the Recruiting Rankings
Beran is ranked as the 46th best recruit in the country by 247 Sports, 78th best by the 247 Sports Composite, 97th best by Rivals, and 100th best by ESPN. Among power forwards, Beran is ranked ninth best by 247 Sports, 15th best by the 247 Sports Composite, and 24th best by ESPN and Rivals.
In the state of Virginia, Beran is ranked third best by 247 Sports and ESPN, and fifth best by the 247 Sports Composite.
Robbie Beran’s Offer List (According to 247 Sports)
- ACC: Virginia Tech, Boston College, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Wake Forest
- Big 10: Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern, Rutgers, Wisconsin
- SEC: Tennessee
- Big 12: Kansas State
- AAC: East Carolina
- Atlantic 10: Davidson, Dayton, George Mason, George Washington, Richmond
- Conference USA: Charlotte, FIU, Marshall, Rice
- Sun Belt: South Alabama
- CAA: William & Mary
- Ivy League: Columbia
- Patriot League: American, Bucknell, Lehigh
- Big South: Winthrop
- Southern: Samford, UNC Greensboro, Wofford