Jim Christian and the Boston College men’s basketball staff have made it a point to recruit and land prospects from New England to have a foundation to build on in order to extend their recruiting trail. The Eagles extended that trail when they picked up their third 2015 commitment in the 2015 class but first ever recruit from the region for this current coaching staff when A.J. Turner, who announced via Twitter to announce his excitement to be a BC Eagle while on an official visit to Chestnut Hill.
“It was just the feel. I instantly felt like BC was home,” stated Turner on why he chose Boston College. “I trust the coaches and I believe in what they are saying. Playing against the best of the best in the ACC, I’ll be playing against future pros almost every game.”
AJ Turner joins Matt Milon and Jerome Robinson to form the Eagles current to 2015 recruiting class. But the beauty of landing a kid in New England is his relationship with other prospects in that region who are also considering BC.
“Since I committed, I’ve been talking with Josh Sharma. It would definitely be nice to get him and Aaron Falzon.
Newly hired assist coach Preston Murphy was credited with the commitment, Murphy a resident of Michigan, who has been recruiting Turner for a few years now.
Turner painted a picture about Boston College of a person looking for a place to call home and found it in Chestnut Hill.
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“I loved the campus environment and atmosphere. The BC fans and supporters showed me a lot of love on campus. I just fell in love with the place and knew it was home.
“I would like to thank my biggest supporters, my parents, my grandparents, and my coach Hutch from New Hampton”