College Basketball Recruiting
Daily news coverage of the nation's top college basketball recruits and teams.
Evaluating Wake Forest commitment Cameron Hildreth
Cameron Hildreth became Steve Forbes' third commitment in the 2021 class on Thursday morning and the second commitment this week joining Carter Whitt
and Robert McCray. The Demon Deacons went over the pond to land this 6-foot-4 and 185-pound shooting guard out of Great Britain. 247Sports evaluated Hildreth in person last summer. (247 Sports
NCAA approves Olivier Sarr’s waiver, SEC to determine official status
The NCAA has officially approved Olivier Sarr’s waiver, but the Kentucky center’s eligibility remains up in the air for the upcoming 2020-21 season. As originally reported by ESPN commentator Dick Vitale on Tuesday evening, Ben Roberts of the Herald-Leader has confirmed that the NCAA has signed off on Sarr’s waiver, leaving the final decision up to the SEC. (Kentucky Sports Radio
Georgia Tech lands 3-star combo guard Miles Kelly
On Friday Georgia Tech got a quality commitment when 3-star combo guard Miles Kelly picked the Yellow Jackets. Kelly, the No. 110 ranked recruit in the 247Sports Composite for the class of 2021, really emerged this summer and became someone firmly on the high-major radar. Kelly also had offers from Miami, Mississippi State, Missouri, and others. (247 Sports
Top 50 senior DaRon Holmes Names Top Four
DaRon Holmes, the 6-foot-8 forward from Montverde Academy (FL), has cut his list to four schools. He is down to Arizona, Cal, Dayton, and Marquette. Holmes broke down his final schools with Andre German from Tipton Edits. According to 247Sports, Holmes is ranked No. 39 nationally and is the No. 10 power forward in the Class of 2021. (Zag's Blog
British guard Cameron Hildreth commits to Wake Forest
Cameron Hildreth, one of the top international basketball recruits taking the college route in the class of 2021, committed to Wake Forest on Thursday. Hildreth has already seen time at the pro level with the Worthing Thunder in England's NBL D1 competition, averaging 20.6 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists last season while shooting 42% from 3-point range. (ESPN.com
3-star PF Ian Schieffelin commits to Clemson
Ian Schieffelin, a 3-star power forward out of Loganville (Ga.) Grayson, committed to Clemson on Monday. The 6-foot-8 and 215-pound recruit chose the Tigers over programs including Richmond and Appalachian State. Schieffelin is Clemson's second commitment in the 2021 basketball recruiting class, joining 4-star combo guard Joshua Beadle. (247 Sports
What does Carter Whitt's commitment mean for Wake Forest?Carter Whitt
will be an excellent piece for Wake Forest to start building around. Simply put, Whitt makes his teammates better and will be a player that others enjoy playing with given his creative playmaking ability. The North Carolina native has a high-floor and will likely spend four years at Wake and will be a huge part for the future of the program. (247 Sports
Who is second-best prospect in high school basketball?
There are so many good choices to go with here. 2023’s DaJuan Wagner Jr. and the top three in 2021 – Patrick Baldwin Jr.
, Paolo Banchero
and Chet Holmgren
– could all make a strong argument. But I’ll take Jalen Duren
who has scholarship offers from Alabama, Auburn, Georgetown, Howard, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Penn State, UCLA and Villanova. (Rivals.com
4-Star PG Carter Whitt Commits To Wake Forest
Leesville Road (Raleigh, N.C.) 4-star point guard Carter Whitt
committed to Wake Forest on Monday afternoon, picking the Demon Deacons over N.C. State, Virginia Tech, Nebraska, Alabama, Boston College, and others. "I was already on track to graduate early so I’m sticking with that plan and enrolling in December. I’ll be there for the second semester." (Sports Illustrated
Who should be No. 1 player in 2023 class?
Eric Bossi: I don’t think there would be much disagreement that the race for the top spot in the class of 2023 is probably a two-horse race. At least as of today. It isn’t an easy choice, but I give the edge to DaJuan Wagner Jr...Dan McDonald: There are two really good choices here, but I'd have to go with Mikey Williams as my top prospect in the 2023 class. (Rivals.com