College Basketball Recruiting

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

Hoops Festival Recap: Trevor Keels, Mark Williams shine

Annually the stop through the DMV proves worth it, both for checking in on highly touted senior prospects and trying to evaluate underclassmen prospects. The area takes their hoops seriously. DeMatha Catholic was packed throughout the two-day event, and Saturday night produced a soldout crowd making of the coolest atmospheres in high school hoops. (247 Sports)

John Calipari Watches Kennedy Chandler

Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari watched Briarcrest Christian 5-star point guard (UNC offer) on Friday. Over the summer, Chandler added 36 scholarship offers. Most recently, he added offers from North Carolina (Nov. 24) and Duke (Dec. 10). Friday's visit was the second from Calipari, who also visited Chandler on Sept. 30. (247 Sports)

Duke enters pursuit of Trevor Keels after breakout performance

Class of 2021 4-star small forward Trevor Keels (Fairfax, Va.) struggled to respond when asked about who has stood out in the early stages of his recruitment. However, he has already taken official visits to Ohio State and Virginia, while Maryland, Miami, and Villanova are others that have kept a close eye on him. This week, Duke jumped in with an offer. (

Jerry Stackhouse Recruiting Transfers To Help Overhaul Vanderbilt Roster

has done a great job winning a number of transfer battles as he reshapes the Vanderbilt basketball program. Stackhouse took over a program that was in major need of a roster overhaul. was a major win earlier this year as the former Notre Dame wing should chip in immediately next year, as will Quentin Millora-Brown. (

Jalen Green talks official visits and potential to go pro

Five-star guard remains one of the most talented unsigned players in the class of 2020. The top five prospect has been on the national radar his entire high school career, and now as a senior he is exploring all of his college options, and also is being linked to a professional path as well. Most recently Green made an official visit to Fresno State. (247 Sports)

Four star '21 scoring guard Trevor Keels picks up Duke offer

Having already extended two scholarship offers this week - one to 4-star center Charles Bediako and then one to 5-star point guard - Duke added four star shooting guard Trevor Keels to the ledger. Keels, a 6-foot-5, 210 pound native of Fairfax, Virginia was one of, if not the best player on the court for Paul VI Catholic earlier this week. (247 Sports)

Mike Bibby out as head coach at Hillcrest Prep, Puff Johnson's high school team

Mike Bibby is no longer coaching at Hillcrest, the national high school basketball team that was ranked No. 3 in the nation by USA Today last week, before losing to Prolific Prep and Hamilton Heights in the Hoophall West on Thursday and Saturday. "Both parties mutually agreed to part ways," Bibby said. "I wish nothing but the best for those kids." (Arizona Republic)

Potential Late-Signing Recruits For Kentucky, Duke, Arizona

North Carolina has made a giant push for No. 1 with its sparkling five-man recruiting class. Also, I wouldn’t count out Duke or Kentucky from adding again later this year. Duke is in the final four for , while Kentucky is in the picture for Kai Sotto, , Cliff Omoruyi, and . Arizona could also add and . (

Duke Offers Top 2021 PG Kennedy Chandler

Class of 2021 5-star point guard picked up an offer from Duke on Tuesday. The 6-foot-1, 160 recruit announced the news via social media. Chandler also claims offers from schools such as Tennessee, Michigan, North Carolina, Florida State, Syracuse, Alabama, Arizona, Kansas, LSU, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas Tech, and Vanderbilt. (247 Sports)

Duke PG Commit Jeremy Roach Playing Well Following ACL Recovery

I was wowed by and the explosiveness he played with. He is almost back to 100 percent after suffering an ACL injury last fall. If I am a Duke fan, I am thrilled with where Roach is in his rehabilitation. Sitting out an entire year is never easy, but he looks to have put in a lot of time in the weight room and seems to be in the best shape of his career. (

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