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Moussa Cisse’s coach does not expect him to reclassify

Cisse may not be making the jump after all.

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Moussa Cisse has been heavily rumored to make the jump from the class of 2021 to 2020, especially now since the NCAA has eased the reclass requirements due to COVID-19 canceling all ACT and SAT testing.

But, Cisse’s high school coach, Marvin Davis, is doubling down that Cisse will not be making the jump to 2020. Davis originally said Cisse would not be making the jump back in December of 2019.

“It (reclassification) is just more people talking than him doing it,” Davis told Larry Vaught. “This social media stuff is kind of dangerous, especially dealing with a kid like Moussa who had a dominating year.”

“I am sure all this G-League stuff with Jalen Green (getting a $500,00 deal) will be talked about a lot with a lot of players. I think it is kind of late in the game for Moussa to be jumping to the 2020 class. If he was going to do it, he probably should have already done it. You can’t wait until the last minute to get everything done. I could be wrong but I just don’t see him playing in college next year.”

Cisse had an explosive junior season, putting up 22.5 points, 14 rebounds, and almost 9 blocks per game, en route to 16 triple-doubles and a 30-6 overall record and a Tennessee State title.

Cisse is down to 10 schools: The Kentucky Wildcats, Memphis Tigers, LSU Tigers, Florida State Seminoles, Tennessee Volunteers, Georgia Bulldogs, USC Trojans, Alabama Crimson Tide, Georgetown Hoyas, and Illinois Fighting Illini. Memphis was the presumed favorite early one, but Cisse has only taken one official visit to Florida State, so far. LSU has also gotten a lot of buzz.