Jeff BorzelloESPN Staff Writer1 Minute Read
Knueppel had just finished a string of visits, including to Alabama two weekends ago, followed by trips to Wisconsin, Virginia and Duke in quick succession. He also had been to Marquette.
Knueppel boosted his stock considerably over the spring and summer, skyrocketing from outside the ESPN 100 to inside the top 25. He was the leading scorer on the Nike EYBL circuit, averaging 22.5 points in 13 games with the Phenom University grassroots program. He had four games of 30 or more points, including a 37-point effort against JL3 Elite in a game he also grabbed eight rebounds and made six 3-pointers.
Knueppel wasn’t just a scorer, averaging 5.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists and…