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Villanova offers 2018 guard Brandon Slater

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Slater fits the mold of what Jay Wright looks for.

Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

The latest scholarship offer from Villanova has been sent out to Brandon Slater, a 2018 prospect out of Paul VI (Va.). Slater plays for Team Takeover (Md.) on the AAU circuit.

At 6'6" and 180 lbs., Slater is a wiry athlete with a developing game. He's extremely athletic and you can easily see all the physical gifts he has, but he'll need to add a lot of strength and work on his off-hand when attacking the basket. He's got the makeup of what the 'Nova staff wants on the wing though. You can draw some comparisons to a young Mikal Bridges at the same stage, if you're into that sort of thing.

Ranked #45 in the Composite already, Slater reports offers from Louisville, Maryland, Virginia and Miami (Fla) among others.