Top hoops recruits to visit for UM-UF game

Think the recruiting section will only be full of football prospects at Saturday's game vs. the Gators?
Think again.
There are several official visitors coming with Cane basketball coaches.
Washington (DC) St. John's College High School guard James Palmer and Philadelphia (PA) Neumann-Goretti High School guard Ja'Quan Newton are both Hurricane commitments that are taking official visits.
Others expected in for visits are Terry Larrier, Paul White and Stephen Hurt.
"I'm coming for my official visit - I've already taken one, to Kansas State," Hurt told CaneSport on Thursday night.
He also will visit Wichita State and Indiana this month and will announce a decision in early October.
Will this visit make or break UM's chances with him?
"Miami's one of my top five teams, so I want to be able to see everything, get a good feel for everybody, the coaches and players," Hurt said.
While there is speculation that Wichita State leads for him, Hurt says everything is "pretty even" among his favorites right now.
He says of UM coaches that "I really like them. They like the way I fit there, how I shoot the ball, play under the basket."
For his part, this will be Palmer's first time seeing the campus.
"I'm expecting to have a good time, see Miami," Palmer said.
Palmer says he's not a football fan and that he wanted to visit this weekend simply because "this was my open date available. I didn't know Miami and Florida would be playing each other. This was just a good time for me to come."
A solid Cane commitment, this is his only visit.
And he'll congratulate Jim Larranaga on his recent contract extension through 2022 when he sees him - "I think that's great," Palmer said.
Unlike Palmer, Newton says he's a big football fan.
"I'm excited for the game," he says. "It's going to be crazy."
So who does he think will win?
"I like Miami," he said, "I have to go with my team."
Newton spoke to Cane coaches on Wednesday and says "they told me how the visit is going to be. I just want to see the whole campus because I've never been there, meet all the players."
This will be his only visit - he says he's a solid commitment.