College Basketball Recruiting

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

LeBron James watches Bronny, Emoni Bates may have been overhyped and other takeaways from Nike EYBL

II: best defender in high school hoops: Team Final was prompting many of the biggest schools to all of its games not just for , but for his teammate: II. The 7-footer is ranked No. 7 in 2022. He is, definitively, the best defender playing in the EYBL. Lively's averaging 5.0 blocks, and the way he swats 'em away varies. (CBS Sports)

Mikey Williams signs NIL deal expected to 'generate millions' for high school basketball star

Explosive scoring guard won't be eligible for the NBA draft until 2024 and still has nearly two years to decide on college basketball or a pro pathway. Yet his massive social media following has allowed Williams to become the first prep basketball star to sign with a major sports representation agency to pursue NIL endorsements and sponsorships. (

Top 150 big man Dom Campbell has committed to Notre Dame

Phillips Exeter Academy (N.H) big man Dom Campbell has committed to Notre Dame, he told 247Sports. The 6-foot-8 big man who is currently ranked No. 132 overall by 247Sports chose the Fighting Irish over Oklahoma, Boston College, and Minnesota among others. Campbell now becomes Notre Dame's first commitment in the 2022 class. (247 Sports)

Kentucky offers four-star center Kyle Filipowski

Kentucky has extended a basketball scholarship offer to Class of 2022 four-star center , he announced via Twitter. The 6-foot-11, 230-pound center from Wilbraham & Monson (MA) and the NY Rens, has already taken official visits to Syracuse (June 5-6), Ohio State (June 12-13), Indiana (June 15-16), Duke (June 28-29) and Iowa (June 30). (Zag's Blog)

3SSB Championships weekend recap: Keyonte George, Devin Ree, Collin Chandler and more

The 3SSB Championships tipped off this weekend in Iowa featuring some of the top basketball recruits in the country in each of the next four classes. A handful of players stood out including an elite showing from and , some serious bucketing getting out of Collin Chandler and a breakout weekend for LSU commit Devin Ree. (247 Sports)

Texas lands Minnesota transfer Marcus Carr

If the Texas Longhorns weren't already considered a serious contender to make a Final Four-type run in season one under Chris Beard, they are now. The Longhorns stuck transfer portal gold again, picking up a commitment from Minnesota transfer guard . In Carr, Texas is getting one of the top returning point guards in college basketball. (Inside Texas)

Takeaways: A week at Nike's EYBL

After the first week of EYBL play, the conversation of No. 1 has become tougher. What used to be a two-man conversation has expanded. Uplay (Canada) guard Shaedon Sharpe and NY Rens (N.Y.) forward have entered the conversation. Filipowski was followed all week by the likes of Jon Scheyer, Chris Holtmann, and Jim Boeheim. (

March Madness Star Kevin Obanor Transferring To Texas Tech

Former Oral Roberts star Kevin Obanor announced where he’ll be playing college basketball next season. He’ll be making his way over to the Big 12 for what should be the final season of his collegiate career, joining the Texas Tech Red Raiders. He showed the entire country that he can handle the spotlight, as he performed very well in the NCAA Tournament. (The Spun)

Day 1 Takeaways: Under Armour Association

Auburn, Ohio State, Houston and Alabama received visits from five-star power forward in June, and it seems as though those four programs lead the way as things stand. “I definitely like Auburn a lot,” Walker said. “They have a really great head coach over there in Bruce Pearl. I vibe with him." Walker has set no timetable for a college decision. (

2022 4-star Derrian Ford commits to Arkansas

ESPN 4-star and Magnolia guard Derrian Ford has committed to the Arkansas Razorbacks. Ford was named the Gatorade Arkansas Player of the Year and the Class 4A Player of the Year by the Arkansas Basketball Coaches Association. ESPN also rates him the No. 13 shooting guard and No. 59 overall recruit in the nation for the 2022 class. (Hawgs Illustrated)
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