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Syracuse Basketball: Fast-rising 4-star point guard plans to visit the ‘Cuse

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New Syracuse basketball recruiting target Mikey Lewis plans to visit the Orange at some point in the future, according to multiple media reports.

On April 24, the 6-foot-3 Lewis said via Twitter that he had picked up a scholarship offer from ‘Cuse assistant coach Brenden Straughn.

The four-star point guard in the 2024 cycle has landed numerous new offers in recent days, after absolutely crushing things last weekend on the AAU circuit during a live period.

In interviews with both Charles Kang of The Juice Online and SyracuseOnSI publisher Mike McAllister, Lewis said that he wants to visit Syracuse basketball, which is highly encouraging to hear.

Syracuse basketball faces growing competition for 2024 four-star point guard Mikey Lewis.

Lewis said in the two interviews that he is excited about getting a scholarship offer from the Orange.

In his chat with The Juice Online, Lewis said of Straughn, “He’s a good dude and we know some of the same people and they all have had nothing but good things to say about him. I also like the program a lot and its tradition and history.”

In grassroots basketball, Lewis suits up for the Oakland, Calif.-based Oakland Soldiers in Nike’s EYBL league. In high school, he is a junior at Accelerated Prep in Lakewood, Colo.

This past weekend, as college coaches could watch recruits in person during an EYBL session at the LakePoint Champions Center in Emerson, Ga., Lewis put on a show.

He led the EYBL in scoring, as Lewis averaged 25.3 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 30.5 minutes per game for the Oakland Soldiers, while hitting on 49.2 percent from the field, 53.8 percent from 3-point land, and 79.4 percent from the free-throw line.

For that performance, Lewis deservingly was named the EYBL’s offensive MVP, according to The Circuit staff on

Per McAllister’s piece, Lewis plans to soon map out some visits, and he would like to take a trip to the Hill. “Yes I definitely want to,” Lewis said. “They were saying they definitely want to get me on campus at some point, and I plan on setting dates to go on visits here within the next two weeks.”

Some of his more recent offers, besides Syracuse basketball, are from TCU, Providence, Arizona State, Colorado State, Illinois and Washington State. His offer sheet also includes squads such as San Diego State, California and Wyoming, among others.

Lewis is rated a four-star prospect and a top-25 point guard/combo guard within the junior class, per several recruiting Web sites. has him at No. 69 nationally.

"Jason Jordan, an analyst with, had this to say about Lewis: “The 6-foot-3 combo guard is a natural scorer who hunts and finds his shot often. He’s slippery on the wing and gets to his spots with purpose; no wasted movements coupled with a keen eye as a playmaker. Lewis finished the weekend as the EYBL’s leading scorer headed into the second session this weekend. Expect his stock to skyrocket.”"

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