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College Basketball Recruiting

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

Makur Maker to decide between going pro or enrolling in college

Top five 2020 recruit is gauging interest between signing with a professional league or playing college basketball once he graduates high school. “I want to see what and do after this year and see how they play against professionals,” Maker said. Maker has interest from the NBL, G League, and other pro leagues. (247 Sports)

Report: 5-star Jalen Green considering skipping college

More and more top basketball prospects are choosing to skip college altogether and turn pro out of high school. Elite recruits , , Kenyon Martin Jr. and Terry Armstrong have all recently gone the professional route. Could be next? According to Sportando's Emiliano Carchia, Green will make a decision "soon" regarding his basketball future. (Cats Pause)

Donovan Johnson reflects on Ohio State visit, discusses top college choices

Ohio State welcomed for an unofficial visit Thursday. The 6-7, Johnson is ranked as the nation’s No. 45 overall recruit in the 2020 class and No. 13 small forward, per 247Sports. He has cut down his college list to Arizona, Miami, UNC, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Pittsburgh, and Louisville. He has an official visit set with Arizona for Sept. 27. (247 Sports)

Bryce Thompson visiting Oklahoma this weekend

Lon Kruger is getting what could be his final shot to host five-star guard on a visit and convince him to pick the Sooners instead of leaving the state for Arkansas, Kansas, Michigan State, or North Carolina. Oklahoma will also need to fend off rival Oklahoma State and the potential for him to pair up with in Stillwater. (Rivals.com)

Jalen Suggs discusses his summer, USA Basketball, and more

This summer for involved a lot of traveling. The 5 star point guard from Minneapolis, Minnesota hold offers from Gonzaga, Marquette, Minnesota, and many other division one schools. Suggs talked with me about how his summer went and his recruitment going into his senior year of high school. Suggs made the roster for Team USA’s U19 team. (Stock Risers)

This weekend's key basketball recruiting visits

Five-star combo guard will visit Oklahoma this weekend. The Sooners, Arkansas, Kansas, Michigan State, North Carolina, and Oklahoma State are Thompson's top suitors. 4-star center will spend an official visit on UCLA. Duke, Georgetown, NC State, Ohio State, Stanford, UCLA, and Virginia Tech make up his final seven. (Rivals.com)

Tennessee is “Dark Horse” for No. 1 Recruiting Class in 2020 Cycle

The Tennessee Volunteers currently have one of the top basketball recruiting classes in the country in the 2020 cycle. With two five-stars committed to them in and Corey Walker, Tennessee has nabbed the No. 2 overall spot on Rivals.com and currently have the No. 6 recruiting class in the 2020 class according to the 247Sports Composite rankings. (Rocky Top Insider)

Josh Christopher continues crazy summer with poster dunk, 40-point Drew League game

is having a heck of a summer. In a dozen Nike EYBL games, the five-star 2020 shooting guard averaged 21.7 points, 4.8 rebounds and 5.8 assists per game, according to D1 Circuit. During the Peach Jam, he put up 20.8 points, 6.2 rebounds and 3.6 assists. Now, Christopher is taking the Drew League by storm. (USA Today)

Basketball Recruits on the Rise from the Class of 2021

Summer basketball has concluded and many recruits such as junior point guard have boosted their stock. This week, national recruiting analyst Eric Bossi looks at Chandler and nine others in the class of 2021 - five of whom are currently ranked, five who aren't - who could be making a nice rise when we update rankings in early September. (Rivals.com)

4-star guard Marcus Watson commits to Wake Forest

Four-star guard Marcus Watson announced his commitment to Wake Forest on Tuesday. Watson, a 5-foot-11 guard out of Chicago Morgan Park, picked the Demon Deacons over Illinois and a host of other schools. Watson had a strong summer playing for the Mac Irvin Fire, averaging 11.8 points, 8.9 rebounds and 2.1 steals in 18 games on the Nike EYBL circuit. (247 Sports)

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