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

Top 75 2024 guard Jahseem Felton updates recruitment

is the No. 65 overall basketball recruit in the 2024 Rankings. He recently transferred across the country to Castaic (Calif.) Southern California Academy and while he settles into his new home, three high major programs have been in pursuit. The three schools he says he has been hearing the most from are Missouri, Kansas State, and NC State. (247 Sports)

Ranking the Contenders: Five-star junior Yves Missi

One of the top rim-protectors in the class of 2024, could be nearing a commitment. The five-star center says he hopes to announce his commitment “in December or January,” and the actual players in his recruitment have started to separate themselves. Baylor is the established leader in the clubhouse. An upcoming official visit to Texas looms. (Rivals.com)

Thanksgiving Hoopfest: How'd they play? Tracking the top 150 ranked commits

Corey Chest – Ranked No. 76 overall, Chest played in front of his future college basketball coach at LSU, Matt McMahon, and was quite productive his game I watched. In just 10 minutes of playing time – Link Academy is loaded with players and won each of their games in blowout fashion so the PT is spread out – he racked up 10 points and six rebounds. (247 Sports)

Thanksgiving Hoopfest: Top two juniors Tre Johnson and Ian Jackson battle, more five-stars show out

If somebody was going to evaluate purely on numbers, didn’t put up eye-catching numbers going for a total of 17 points, 12 assists and four steals over the course of two games. However, it’s important to point out that he only played 36 total minutes while his Branson (Mo.) Link Academy team won their two games by an average of 31 points. (247 Sports)

Isaiah Collier, Arrinten Page, Carl Cherenfant and others shine at Holiday Hoopsgiving

Memphis has a large recruiting class in 2023 with seven kids already committed to play for them next season but none may be a better fit than Carl Cherenfant. Penny Hardaway covets tough, competitive, high-energy, defensive-minded players and that is exactly what he is getting in Cherenfant. The 6-foot-5 small forward has an endless motor. (247 Sports)

Scouting AJ Johnson and his fit at Texas

is an emerging big guard who is both in the midst of a rapid ascension and yet still possesses a wealth of untapped potential. There are tools in place to check all the boxes when it comes to positional size, length, athleticism, playmaking, and skill. He’s 6-foot-5-plus with long arms and legs. He plays with pace and is exceptionally fluid in the open floor. (247 Sports)

Winners, losers and emerging trends from the early signing period

Perhaps the most notable trend was the sheer number of prospects who opted to make an early decision. There are a few main reasons for this that mostly center NIL, the impact of the transfer portal and the extra year of eligibility that COVID has granted graduating seniors. Committing earlier enables recruits to pursue and lock in NIL deals sooner. (247 Sports)

Scouting No. 1 prospect Isaiah Collier and his fit at USC

’s combination of positional size, strength, instincts, and overall feel for the game is unmatched. He sees the floor at a very high-level and very literally makes the game easier for his teammates. He has all types of passes in his bag. He has the size and strength to get downhill in the open court. He’s a solid, but not totally dynamic, athlete. (247 Sports)

Top committed duos in the 2023 basketball recruiting class

Best Frontcourt Duo: & Milan Momcilovic. Iowa State finds itself slotted among the top 10 of the Rivals team rankings for the 2023 class, and a lot of that No. 7 ranking has to do with Biliew and Momcilovic. Biliew has one of the best motors in the entire class and has the physical traits to step in and contribute right away as a freshman. (Rivals.com)

Louisville commit TJ Robinson: Player Breakdown

Six-foot guard TJ Robinson is a smooth lefty guard from Montclair, New Jersey. The point guard is Coach Kenny Payne’s first commit to Louisville in the class of 2024. Robinson’s scoring ability and feel for the game make him one of the best guards in the class. Robinson plays at his own pace and reads the defense to pick his spots and create for teammates. (Circuit Scouting)
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