College Basketball Recruiting

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

Virginia Tech among college basketball recruiting's early off-season winners

The loss of Landers Nolley stings, but there may be greater continuity on a Virginia Tech team whose backcourt will not lack skill or versatility next season. It was amplified by this week’s commitment from Kansas State grad-transfer Cartier Diarra, who should leave an immediate mark. The Hokies also won the recruitment of 3-star forward David N’Guessan. (

Reviewing Duke's incoming basketball recruiting class

Beyond forward , will be the day-one point guard. DJ Steward is an ideal shot-maker and complement to Roach. Henry Coleman will hoard boards, is a tremendous glue piece, and has improved to where he could be a one-and-done type. And don't ignore Columbia grad transfer Patrick Tape. (

Boston College transfer Jairus Hamilton commits to Maryland

Placing his name into the Transfer Portal last month, Boston College forward has decided on where he will play next. The North Carolina native, who will have two full seasons of eligibility remaining, committed to Maryland on Wednesday. The 6-foot-8 forward has the size, strength and feel to play arguably all three spots in the frontcourt. (

Kentucky transfer Johnny Juzang looking at six schools

Kentucky transfer , who opted to put his name in the NCAA Transfer Portal last week, is considering Arizona, Notre Dame, Oregon, Texas Tech, UCLA, and Villanova. Of the six schools, Juzang has only visited UCLA, but two of the other schools on his list were involved during high school recruitment. Juzang left Kentucky after one season in Lexington. (247 Sports)

Virginia Tech snags top grad-transfer Cartier Diarra

Placing his name into the Transfer Portal last week, Kansas State combo guard Cartier Diarra quickly came to a decision for where he will complete his college career. The South Carolina native, who has opted for a graduate-transfer year, committed to Virginia Tech on Tuesday. Diarra posted 13.3 points, 4.2 assists and 3.8 rebounds this past season. (

Q&A with five-star forward Greg Brown

All that is left for five-star power forward is to select which college he will play for next season. The top-10 forward is down to five schools: Auburn, Kentucky, Memphis, Michigan, and Texas, and has set a commitment date for April 24. Brown discussed a variety of topics including his senior season and the coronavirus’ impact on his offseason. (

The profound impact of the coronavirus on college basketball recruiting

“The schools that got ahead in the 2021 class, they’re further ahead now,” recruiting analyst Corey Evans said. “It’s going to allow the mid-majors to maybe find those under-the-radar guys that would have broken out next month. If there’s a Ja Morant ever again in regards to a superstar talent in the mid-major ranks, it’s because of this offseason.” (Louisville Courier-Journal)

Q&A with five-star guard Jalen Green

Five-star guard has inched closer to his college decision. Green gave his feelings on the coronavirus and how it has impacted his offseason. Along with it, he assessed what each Auburn and Memphis mean to him, outlines when he might make a decision, and also forecasts the likelihood of playing professionally next year instead of college basketball. (

Will USC extend hot streak by landing Ziaire Williams?

Last week, Southern Cal experienced a basketball commitment spree, and I don't think the Trojans are done. Last week, I wrote that I felt USC had the best chance with , 2020's No. 6 player. I feel even stronger about it today than I did a week ago and I wouldn't be surprised if we hear something in the near future about him being ready to decide. (

Boston College lands Quinnipiac graduate transfer Rich Kelly

Boston College has secured a commitment from Quinnipiac graduate transfer Rich Kelly. Kelly averaged 16.7 points on 42% shooting from the field and 40% from three last season. Kelly, a second-team All-MAAC selection, will be immediately eligible. He picked Boston College over BYU, George Washington, Ohio State, Santa Clara, Tulane, and Wake Forest. (247 Sports)
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Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Hosting 2022 5-star point guard and 2022 wing D.J. Nix on unofficial visits for UNC's game against Wake Forest
Sunday, February 23, 2020
Watching 2021 4-star shooting guard Trevor Keels (UNC offer) at his playoff game in Washington, DC
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Watching 2021 5-star forward Patrick Baldwin, Jr. (UNC offer, Sussex, WI) record 37 pts. and 17 rebs. in Hamilton's road win in Milwaukee, WI
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Hosting 2020 UNC signee Puff Johnson and 2021 3-star forward Eric Van Der Heijden at UNC's game vs. Virginia in Chapel Hill
Friday, February 14, 2020
Watching 5-star UNC shooting guard signee R.J. Davis in his Senior Night game at Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, NY
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