College Basketball Recruiting

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

4-star SG Gicarri Harris commits to Purdue

Gicarri Harris, a 4-star shooting guard in the class of 2024, has committed to Purdue. The 6-foot-4 senior out of Grayson (Ga.) High ultimately chose the Boilermakers over Georgia Tech. He also received offers from LSU, Miami, Stanford, Virginia Tech, and others. According to the On3 Industry Rankings, Harris is the No. 77 overall recruit in the 2024 class. (

John Calipari, Jim Larranaga watch Boozer twins and A.J. Dybantsa in dramatic OT game

Miami basketball coach Jim Larranaga and Kentucky’s John Calipari were courtside Wednesday night to watch Class of 2025 stars and and at Columbus High School in Florida. The twin sons of Carlos Boozer have taken official visits to both schools, as well as Duke and Florida. Kentucky just offered Dybantsa. (Zag's Blog)

Thoughts on the 2025 Rivals150 basketball recruit rankings refresh

Which college basketball recruit ranked outside of the five-star range do you think has a good chance of adding a fifth star down the road? Xavion Staton is obviously intriguing based on his 7-foot frame and the way he maneuvers it. Stanton is a high-level rim-protector that runs the floor like a wing and can score it in multiple ways in and around the paint. (

Five-Star shooting guard Darryn Peterson signs NIL deal with adidas

is making history. The Five-Star junior shooting guard and UNC target has become the first high school athlete to ink an NIL deal with adidas. A native of Canton, Ohio, NIL played a role in his decision to transfer from Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy to Huntington. “We don’t have NIL deals in Ohio,” CVCA coach Matt Futch said. (

Cameron and Cayden Boozer update their college recruitments

Twin brothers and are not new to the spotlight. Their father, Carlos Boozer, played at Duke before a successful career in the NBA. Despite assumptions they'll follow their dad’s footsteps and commit to the Blue Devils, that’s not necessarily the case. Cameron and Cayden have visited Kentucky, Miami, and Florida, as well as Duke. (

Five-star junior A.J. Dybantsa picks up Kentucky offer, eyeing next college visit in March

made headlines this summer when he transferred to the West Coast to national powerhouse Prolific Prep (CA). Then in October, he reclassified to the 2025 basketball recruiting class, making him eligible for 2026 NBA Draft. The 6-foot-8 Brockton, Mass. native is just focused on books and basketball while his dad Ace Dybantsa handles his future. (Zag's Blog)

SEC basketball recruiting superlatives for 2024

What head basketball coach Dennis Gates has done at Missouri entering just his second season is astonishing. Missouri made a big run on the court and is taking the success to the recruiting trail by landing the No. 3 class in the nation. The Tigers have five four-star commitments in Annor Boating, Peyton Marshall, , TO Barrett and Trent Burns. (247 Sports)

Storylines surrounding 2025 Rivals150 basketball recruiting update

looked like the no-doubt top prospect in the 2025 basketball recruiting class when reclassified to 2024. But his stranglehold on the top spot didn’t last long, as class-of-2026 mega-prospect and UNC target jumped from 2026 to 2025 in early October and assumed the top spot in the Rivals150 immediately after doing so. (

Kentucky, Texas and more make recruiting leaps during college basketball's Early Signing Period

College Basketball’s Early Signing Period for the high school class of 2024 didn’t yield many surprises as Duke continues to hold a fairly commanding lead for the top spot in the team rankings. That doesn’t mean there wasn’t any movement. Now trailing Duke at No. 2 overall is another program everybody is used to seeing up at the top of the team rankings, Kentucky. (247 Sports)

The biggest takeaways from basketball's Early Signing Period

College basketball’s biggest programs are continuing to recruit at the highest levels, even as the landscape continues to evolve. However, there is no program with a sheer monopoly on the recruiting market. This year, no one has more than one top-10 pledge with the exception of North Carolina who has (No. 4) and (No. 10). (247 Sports)
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