College Basketball Recruiting

Daily news coverage of the nation's top college basketball recruits and teams.

Kentucky offers Class of 2023 five-star forward Mackenzie Mgbako

Under coach John Calipari, Kentucky has a long history of recruiting New Jersey’s top players. Now the Wildcats are once again involved with several of the top Class of 2023 propsects from the Garden State, including D.J. Wagner of Camden and of Gill St. Bernard’s. Both players run with the NJ Scholars on the Nike EYBL circuit. (Zag's Blog)

5-Star Center Vince Iwuchukwu Commits To USC

USC has landed their latest in an impressive string of big men recruits when 5-star center committed to the Trojans. Ranked No. 17 overall by 247Sports, the 7-foot, 220 pounder began his career in his hometown of San Antonio and is now at powerhouse Montverde (Fla.) Academy. He said the coaching staff was huge in his decision. (247 Sports)

Class of 2022 rankings update: 247Sports analysts discuss the moves

Now that the Top 150 for the class of 2022 has been updated, the 247Sports team of basketball analysts discusses the moves . Who has the best chance to push and for the top spot? Whose big climb in the rankings was most justified? Who does each member feel is ranked too low and could see their stock rise as a senior? (247 Sports)

5-Star PG Caleb Foster Commits To Duke

Five-star junior committed to Duke on Thursday, becoming the highest-ranked recruit off the board in the 2023 class. Foster took an official visit to Duke earlier this month and also went on unofficial visits to Auburn Tigers, Louisville Cardinals, Tennessee Volunteers, Virginia Cavaliers, Clemson Tigers, and Wake Forest Demon Deacons. (

Class of 2022 point guard Chas Kelley commits to Boston College

The Boston College Eagles have landed their second commit in the class of 2022 in 6-foot-5 point guard Chas Kelley. Kelley chose the Eagles over Depaul, George Mason, and Butler. This decision comes shortly after his official visit. “They want me to come in and be an impact early guard, Kelley said. "They want to use me off a lot of ball screens and play fast." (247 Sports)

5-star wing Chris Livingston commits to Kentucky

Kentucky moved into the No. 1 spot in the 2022 basketball recruiting rankings Wednesday as 5-star wing committed to the Wildcats over Tennessee State and Georgetown. Livingston is the third 'Cats commitment in the 2022 class and the third 5-star recruit to join the program in a class shaping up to be among John Calipari's best. (CBS Sports)

Where things stand with the 10 best available basketball recruits in 2022

It's been quiet on the recruiting front for Dereck Lively. Kentucky and Duke are battling it out at the top with Michigan and Penn State are trying to gain ground. will make his announcement Wednesday night, and it appears it will be a good night for Kentucky. It has become a close race for with Arkansas and Alabama the frontrunners. (247 Sports)

The Latest On Zion Cruz's Recruitment

5-star star guard has twice set announcement dates only to cancel at the 11th hour on both occasions. And while Auburn and UNC seemed to be the favorites a few weeks ago, the suitors involved in the Cruz sweepstakes have received a quick facelift. These days, Illinois, Oklahoma, DePaul, Georgia, and Washington are the schools to watch. (

Scouting Kentucky's newest addition, five-star Shaedon Sharpe

During the spring and summer with his grassroots team UPlay Canada, took his game to another level. He started to add some lean muscle to his previously skinny frame and also started to play with a bit more of an edge. At Nike's Peach Jam in July, he put all aspects of his game together and was the best basketball player in the event. (247 Sports)

5-star guard Nick Smith down to 4 schools

, a 6-foot-4 combo guard from Sherwood (Ark.) North Little Rock is down to Alabama, Auburn, Arkansas, and Arkansas Pine-Bluff. Smith, the no. 5-ranked combo guard in the On3 100, cut the two pro options – Overtime Elite league and the NBL – last month. This time, Smith will no longer consider Kentucky, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Memphis. (
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