College Basketball Recruiting

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

Virginia Tech adds three-star guard Nahiem Alleyne to 2019 class

Nahiem Alleyne, a standout at Lawrenceville (Ga.) Mountain View, committed to Virginia Tech on Sunday morning when his official visit was wrapping up. Originally a member of the 2020 recruiting class, Alleyne plans to reclassify to 2019 and join the Hokies next season.Alleyne joins four-star guard Jalen Cone and three-star recruit Hunter Cattoor in their 2019 class. (247 Sports)

2020 five-star point guard Daishen Nix talks development, recruiting

is arguably the best high school passer in all of high school basketball, and that was on displaying during the opening day of the NBPA Top 100 Camp on the University of Virginia's campus. Nix was among the best players on day one, showing his vision, creativity with the basketball and his ability to facilitate off the live dribble. (247 Sports)

Five-star guard Brandon Boston cuts list to four

Brandon Boston, one of the most pursued 2020 college basketball recruits, is moving forward with his recruitment. “I just got my schools down to four: Auburn, Kentucky, Duke and Florida. These are the hardest four schools on me right now." Boston, a standout at Norcross (Ga.) High, has officially visited Duke and Florida. He also recently visited Auburn. (247 Sports)

2020 four-star Isaiah Cottrell commits to West Virginia

West Virginia got their 2020 recruiting off to a fast start on Thursday when four-star power forward Isaiah Cottrell committed to Bob Huggins and the Mountaineers. A 6-foot-9 power forward who ranks No. 64 overall in the class of 2020, Cottrell has family ties to West Virginia and said that the efforts of Huggins and his staff really stood out. (

Rivals Updated 2021 College Basketball Recruit Rankings

Today in Rivals Rankings Week, we update the class of 2021 ranking and expand it from 75 to 100. We also introduce a new No. 1 player as high-scoring wing rises from No. 3 to the top spot. There’s a pair of new five-star recruits in combo forward Jabari Smith and big man Chet Holmgren. Making the highest debut is Alex Tchikou at No. 27. (

Baylor begins its 2020 class with four-star point guard LJ Cryer

After doing most of its heavy lifting in recent months within the transfer realm, Baylor got a jump start within the 2020 class thanks to the commitment of Rivals150 guard LJ Cryer. The Bears landed the commitment of the four-star guard following his unofficial visit to Waco on Sunday. “I picked Baylor because they’ve been recruiting me since the 8th grade,” he said. (

4-star point guard Reece Beekman commits to Virginia

While attending the NBPA TOP 100 Camp in Charlottesville, 4-star point guard Reece Beekman committed to Virginia. Beekman, who hails from Baton Rogue, La. is a 6-foot-2 guard. 247 Sports ranks him the No. 65 recruit in the 2020 class. He joins North Carolina product and 3-star guard Carson McCorkle as the second member of UVA’s 2020 recruiting class. (ACC Sports Journal)

NBPA Top 100: Top Performers From Day One

The NBPA Top 100 Camp tipped off Wednesday at Virginia's John Paul Johns Arena The camp, which consists of high major recruits, started with teaching and practices before a pair of evening games. College coaches will be allowed to evaluate the camp beginning Thursday afternoon until Friday at 2:00. Which prospects caught our eye the first day? (247 Sports)

From an unknown to 5-star recruit? Josh Hall’s got a chance.

In December, was a virtual unknown in the world of college basketball recruiting. Tuesday, he was ranked No. 25 nationally and a 5-star recruit in the 2020 class. Hall, a 6-foot-8 wing, is the No. 3 ranked recruit in North Carolina, trailing power forward of Raleigh Trinity and center Day’Ron Sharpe of Winterville South Central. (Charlotte Observer)

Hunter Dickinson recaps his visit to Louisville, talks Peach Jam expectations and the NBA big man

One of the top big men in the nation went on an official visit to Louisville this past weekend. This is the class of 2020 center’s fourth official visit thus far as he’s already visited, Notre Dame, Providence and Purdue. Louisville Head Coach Chris Mack and his staff have been looking to get Dickinson on campus for some time now. (Prep Circuit)

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