College Basketball Recruiting

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

Donovan Clingan, Top 50 center in 2022 class, reveals top 8 schools

Donovan Clingan, a 7-foot-1 center and one of the top recruits in the Class of 2022, announced his final eight schools. Clingan attends Bristol (Conn.) Central High School. Along with Syracuse, Clingan’s Elite 8 includes Michigan, Ohio State, Rutgers, Connecticut, Georgetown, Providence and Notre Dame. He is rated No. 44 in the class by (

Efton Reid Commits To LSU

Five-star big man committed to LSU on Sunday. The Virginia native picked the Tigers over the likes of Florida State, Pitt, Virginia, and other options. Reid ranks as the No. 24 overall recruit in the 2021 class, No. 3 center in the nation and No. 3 recruit in Florida. "I think he’s the best post player in that class," former coach Curtis Kassab said. (247 Sports)

TyTy Washington talks finalists, fit as decision day approaches

knows he’s the most interesting person in the gym. The uncommitted guard has had a meteoric rise over the last year, making a name for himself as one of the top scorers in the country. The four-star prospect sits just a few days away from his May 15 commitment date. He’ll choose either LSU, Arizona, Kansas, Oregon, Baylor or Kentucky. (

Washington State makes a major score in top-40 big man Mouhamed Gueye

Friday is a historic day when it comes to Washington State basketball recruiting. Kyle Smith and the Cougars landed their highest-ranked recruit in the history of 247Sports when 2022's No. 34 ranked player Mouhamed Gueye, a seven-foot four man out of Napa (Calif.) Prolific Prep, confirmed that he has committed to play his college basketball in Pullman. (247 Sports)

Elite High School Basketball Prospects ‘Excited’ to Visit College Campuses Again

M.J. Rice wasn’t being judgmental, he simply didn’t get it. Even in a pandemic, seeing seniors committing to colleges sight unseen was a bit unsettling. “I couldn’t help but to think about how crazy that would feel to commit somewhere I’ve never been to,” Rice said. The unimaginable was forced on seniors after the COVID-19 pandemic shut down sports. (Sports Illustrated)

Efton Reid's commitment is falsely reported; family says no decision yet

Perhaps the third time will be the charm for ’s much-anticipated college announcement. The 7-foot, 235-pound forward who played high school basketball this year at the prestigious IMG Academy in Florida, has his pick of major college programs to play for beginning next year. But that announcement has now been put on hold twice. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Five-star big man Efton Reid to announce Friday

is on the clock. The 7-foot, 235-pound center from Richmond, VA and IMG Academy will announce his college choice on Friday. LSU, Florida State, and Pittsburgh are among the leaders for Reid, but he also holds offers from Michigan, Rutgers, Louisville, Ohio State, Virginia, Georgetown, N.C. State, Kansas, and North Carolina, among others. (Zag's Blog)

2021 4-Star Guard Shane Dezonie Commits To Vanderbilt

Shane Dezonie, a 6’5” guard from Jersey City, New Jersey, who currently plays at Brewster Academy, announced his commitment to Vanderbilt on Wednesday. Dezonie previously signed with Arizona, but was released from his letter of intent after Sean Miller was fired. Dezonie is ranked as the #81 overall prospect in the class of 2021 by Rivals. (Anchor of Gold)

2022 PG Seth Trimble updates his recruitment and timeframe

It's been an impressive start to the spring for 2022 guard playing with Phenom University. The No. 78 overall prospect in the 2022 247Sports Composite Rankings has a terrific feel and IQ for the game who controls the tempo, is unselfish and competes on both ends of the floor. Things are heating up for Trimble on the recruiting front. (247 Sports)

UNLV basketball loses Top 50 recruit Arthur Kaluma

UNLV basketball’s rebuilding process took a big hit on Monday, as the program confirmed that Class of 2021 recruit Arthur Kaluma has been released from his letter of intent. Kaluma, a 6-foot-7 wing, is rated the No. 43 player in the country by 247 Sports. He initially committed to UNLV in November and signed with the scarlet and gray shortly thereafter. (Las Vegas Sun)
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