Baron’s first Canisius recruiting class and coaching staff

With the first round of summer classes and workouts set to begin this week, new Canisius basketball coach Jim Baron has his coaching staff set and has one scholarship left unclaimed.

Jermaine Johnson

Jermaine Johnson (Richmond, Va.) has all his paperwork in and is set to be a Griff next season. The left-handed point guard was reported to be recruited by a handful of teams in the Southern Conference while playing at St. Christopher’s School. He’s small — listed at 5-foot-10, 150 pounds — but quick. One person who saw him practice when he visited Canisius said he “makes Harold [Washington] look slow.”

Johnson tweeted his status last week. His highlight video can be found here (jersey #3).

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