Marquette basketball coach Shaka Smart recruiting 2024, 2025 classes


Recruiting never stops in college basketball, as any coach will tell you.

But there are cycles. Recruits in the 2023 class finished their final grassroots seasons in July and can sign national letters of intent on Nov. 9.

So with those prospects nearing the finish line of their recruitment, staff are turning more attention to the next wave.

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Even in the age of the NCAA transfer portal, Marquette men’s coach Shaka Smart has called himself “old school” in his preference for recruiting talent out of high school and developing players over several seasons in college.

Here is a list of players in the 2024 and 2025 classes who have caught MU’s attention. Recruiting is always fluid, with interest waxing and waning on both sides, so names will be added or dropped out.

Class of 2024

(in alphabetical order)

Isaiah Abraham (6-foot-7 forward; Paul VI High School, Virginia; Team Takeover AAU)

Abraham received an offer from the Golden Eagles in June. His father, Faisal, played at MU from 1993-97. Abraham has received a slew of offers thanks to his versatile game. He told Stockrisers in July that “I can use my length to guard any position on the court. I can knock down open shots and also create shots for myself off the dribble.

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