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Battle at the Rock: Friday Night Recap

I know it's early but if you don't know sophomore point guard Robert Dillingham yet, now is a good time to get introduced. The 6-foot-1 point guard out of Charlotte (N.C.) Combine Academy took home MVP Honors in the second game of the night after a terrific night of scoring. Dillingham is an elite shot-maker and makes for one of the best scorers in all of high school basketball. (247 Sports)

Ranking the Contenders: Aminu Mohammed

Five-star wing could be closing in on a decision and possibly an early enrollment. His recruitment has been unpredictable over the last year, as both his target date for enrollment and list of favorites have been ever-changing. 1. Georgia: The Bulldogs’ top remaining target in the 2021 class, Mohammed seems incredibly high on Georgia. (Rivals.com)

Four-star Deebo Coleman reflects on Georgia Tech commitment

Dallan ‘Deebo’ Coleman committed to Josh Pastner and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets back on October 28 and signed his letter of intent on November 11. Coleman is one of three signees in their 2021 class, which ranks as their best class since 2012. “It was a relief off of my shoulders,” Coleman said of his commitment. (247 Sports)

LJ Figueroa granted eligibility waiver from NCAA, can play for Oregon Ducks against Seton Hall

More than five months after announcing he was coming to Oregon, LJ Figueroa is finally able to play for the Ducks. Figueroa, a transfer from St. John’s, was finally granted an immediate eligibility waiver by the NCAA on Thursday. One of two non-graduate transfers to UO this offseason, Figueroa led St. John’s in scoring with 14.6 points last season. (Oregon Live)

What Bruce Thornton's commitment means for Ohio State's 2022 class

Bruce Thornton, the No. 30 overall prospect and seventh-ranked point guard in the 2022 cycle, committed to Ohio State on Thursday. Some people use the word “bulldog” to explain Thornton’s game. Whitehart chooses to call him a “pit bull.” It’s only a matter of time until somebody calls him a junkyard dog. Regardless, you get the point. (Eleven Warriors)

2022 Top 30 PG Richard ‘Pop Pop’ Isaacs updates recruitment

The Holiday Hoopsgiving was full of standout performances yesterday and one prospect who showcased his skillset was Top 30 junior The 6-foot-2 and 180-pound point guard took home a tough win over Grayson and updated his recruitment after the game. “It’s going well, I got bunch of schools hitting me up so it’s going well,” Isaacs said. (247 Sports)

Pre-Commitment Interview: Aminu Mohammed

One prospect who didn’t sign early? Greenwood Labratory’s . A player we’ve covered since he was unranked, Mohammed is currently ranked as a five-star across all recruiting services. Among the schools in the mix for him include Oklahoma State, Georgia, Georgetown, DePaul, Kansas State, and a few others. (Stock Risers)

Texas center Will Baker enters transfer portal

Longhorns center and Westlake High School product will enter the transfer portal and leave the Texas basketball program, according to a press release. The sophomore called his decision to leave the Longhorns “one of the most difficult and has been a year in the making.” Baker was a 5-star recruit, ranking as one of the top players in the 2019 class. (KXAN.com)

Top 50 senior center Mac Etienne commits to UCLA

Class of 2021 big Mac Etienne has committed to UCLA, he announced Monday via Twitter. The 6-foot-10, 220-pound center from Brewster (NH) Academy and the PSA Cardinals AAU program chose UCLA over Illinois, Marquette and Miami. “Mac plays with a determination that you rarely see in kids today,” PSA Cardinals coach Kamau Joyner said. (Zag's Blog)

Holiday Hoopsgiving: Final Day Recap, Top Performer

The second and final day of the loaded Holiday Hoopsgiving finished up late last night. The event featured dozens of ranked prospects and some outstanding performances. Which prospect from this weekend sold you and you are going to start buying stock in? After this weekend's performances I'm buying stock in class of 2022 forward Kendall Campbell. (247 Sports)
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2021 Recruit Rankings
RankRecruitPos.School
1Patrick BaldwinSF
2Chet HolmgrenC
3Paolo BancheroCDuke
4Jaden HardyCG
5Jabari SmithPFAuburn
6AJ GriffinSFDuke
7Hunter SallisCG
8Caleb HoustanPFMichigan
9JD DavisonPGAlabama
10Michael FosterPF
Complete Rankings
Where's Roy?
Tracking Roy Williams on the Recruiting Trail
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Visiting 2021 5-star point guard Kennedy Chandler and 2021 5-star power forward Paolo Banchero via videoconference
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Visiting 2021 4-star forward Dontrez Styles from Kinston, NC via videoconference
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
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