Cavaliers offer another prospect from ’25; Conn. PF London Jemison

By Jerry Ratcliffe

London Jemison

Photo: CT Insider

Virginia’s men’s basketball program continued to look to its future this week, extending four offers to prospects in the recruiting class of 2025, the latest being London Jemison of West Hartford, Conn.

Jemison announced on his Twitter on Wednesday night that he had received an offer from UVA. Earlier in the day, Nikola Bundalo, a 6-foot-9 forward from Hudson, Ohio, announced he had received an offer from the Cavaliers (see related story on this site).

A 3-star, Jemison has transferred from Northwest Catholic in West Hartford, where he led the Lions to back-to-back state championship appearances (averaged 17.1 points, 7.2 rebounds, 3.0 assists) to St. Thomas More in Bloomfield, Conn., where he has reclassified from the Class of 2024 to the Class of 2025.

Scouts believe the 6-8 Jemison is just now coming into his own and yet another year of seasoning will be good for his future. A player who vastly improved in spring and summer EYBL play, his recruiting has picked up significantly during that span.

Virginia is the most notable program to offer the athletic wing. He also holds offers from Temple, George Mason, Rhode Island, UMass, Fairfield, Rice, St. Joe’s, Boston U and others, although more Power 5 programs are showing lots of interest in him after his Peach Jam performance.

On3 ranks Jemison the No. 87 overall player in the nation in his class, the No. 34 wing and the No. 4 prospect in the state of Connecticut. ESPN rates him No. 80, 36 and 2, respectively, in those categories.

He is the sixth prospect from the recruiting class of 2025 to gain an offer from UVA, joining Bundalo, Wilkins, Bryson Tiller of Atlanta, Chance Mallory from Charlottesville and Derek Dixon from D.C. (see related stories on all of these prospects on this site’s archives).

A complete list of all future UVA offers appears below.