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College Basketball Recruiting

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

Elite 2025 SG Jasper Johnson rescheduling official visit to Baylor

, one of the top shooting guards in 2025 class, will no longer be taking an official visit to Baylor on March 4th. The trip will be rescheduled. The 6-foot-4 guard from Link Academy (MO) has already taken five other official visits — Missouri, Kentucky, UNC, Auburn, and West Virginia. Johnson is ranked No. 12 nationally in the On3 Industry Ranking. (On3.com)

Decision Dossier: Five-star forward Karter Knox

The top uncommitted prospect in the 2024 basketball recruiting class, five-star , is the nation's No. 14-ranked recruit. The Florida-based forward has taken a methodical approach to his recruitment and seems in no hurry to commit. Knox has a final three of Louisville, Kentucky, and USF, and already has visited all of his remaining options. (Rivals.com)

Isiah Harwell Discusses Official Visit To Gonzaga

Five-star guard , who’s considered the nation’s seventh-best player in the 2025 basketball recruiting class is seriously considering a future with Gonzaga after taking an official visit to Spokane this past weekend. "It’s been fun, just being around the team, being around the coaches. They’re all cool. It feels like a home here. Great environment." (The Spokesman-Review)

Three-star wing Brandon Stores commits to Georgia Tech

After finding success in the Class of 2024, Georgia Tech coach Damon Stoudamire has landed an early commitment in the 2025 basketball recruiting class, as 3-star wing Brandon Stores committed to the Yellow Jackets. A 6-foot-5 small forward from The Bronx (N.Y.) St. Raymond For Boys School, Stores chose the Yellow Jackets over Rutgers and Xavier. (247 Sports)

Scouting Derik Queen and his fit at Maryland

Maryland commitment has some of the best hands in high school basketball, and they are the basis for so many of the other ways in which he impacts the game. Initially, he made his mark as a high-volume rebounder. The fact that he could hold on to virtually any ball he could reach allowed him to be a menace both in traffic and outside his area. (247 Sports)

Darryn Peterson, 2025's top-ranked guard, sets first official visit, has reclassification as option

The recruitment of Class of 2025 five-star shooting guard is shaping up to be one of the biggest and most interesting battles. There is always going to be interest in the recruitment of the top-ranked guard in a class. Especially when they have a final eight of Arkansas, Baylor, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, UNC, and Ohio State. (247 Sports)

NCAA bans schools from decorating hotel rooms on official visits

In 2023, the NCAA began to crack down on recruiting visits, stating that schools can no longer arrange photo shoots for prospects during unofficial visits. Now, the NCAA has sent out an email stating that schools "can no longer decorate prospect’s hotel rooms on officials," and added that "all cookie cakes and snacks must be handed to recruits in lobby." (On3.com)

Five-star SG Isiah Harwell schedules official visit to Gonzaga

, one of the top basketball recruits in the 2025 recruiting class, will take an official visit to Gonzaga on Feb. 24th. This trip will be the 6-foot-5 shooting guards first official visit. Harwell, a junior at Wasatch Academy (UT), included the Zags in his top nine schools, along with Alabama, Baylor, Cal, Houston, Idaho State, Texas, UCLA, and UNC. (On3.com)

Top-10 basketball recruit Derik Queen commits to home state Maryland

Top-10 basketball recruit , the highest-ranked uncommitted senior, committed to Maryland on Wednesday, giving the Terrapins their first 5-star and top-10 pledge since 2018. Queen chose the Terrapins over Indiana, Kansas, and Houston. A 6-foot-10 center who plays at Montverde Academy, Queen is ranked No. 10 in the ESPN 100 for the 2024 class. (ESPN.com)

Top 20 junior Mikel Brown Jr. recaps visits and updates recruitment

ranks as the No. 16 overall junior in the country in large part due to his polished and deep skillset, making for a lethal shot-maker from three both off the catch and bounce. In the past, Brown has been an undersized, thin guard but this season, it's evident he has stretched out and grown an inch or two while also starting to physically mature (247 Sports)
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