College Basketball Recruiting

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

Clemson basketball lands Texas Tech transfer Khavon Moore

On Thursday evening, announced his transfer to Clemson. The former 247Sports high four-star small forward signed with Texas Tech in 2018 and became the Red Raiders' highest-ranked signee ever. 247Sports ranked the former Macon (Ga.) Westside standout as the No. 13 small forward and No. 64 overall prospect in the 2018 recruiting class. (247 Sports)

Ex-Kentucky guard Jemarl Baker headed to Arizona

Kentucky basketball transfer announced Tuesday he committed to Arizona. Baker recently took a visit to the Wildcats' campus. San Diego State, Marquette, Fresno State and Arizona State were among the other schools in the mix for Baker. Baker, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard from California, entered his name into the transfer portal last month. (

Kansas basketball pursues 2020 five-star recruits Scottie Barnes and Cade Cunningham

Considered a top-10 recruit in the 2020 class, is a 6-foot-6 point guard who can score at will but also serves as a good facilitator. He said he wants to go to college with other top players and has been keeping an eye on programs such as Kansas, Duke, and Kentucky to see who else they’re recruiting and how he would potentially fit with them. (Kansas City Star)

Where Will 2019's Final Uncommitted Five-Star Basketball Recruits Land?

, a 6’9” forward, can score in a variety of ways. His highlight reel is on par with the best in the country, but his consistency has been questioned. After the commitment of earlier this week, Memphis is running out of roster spots for all these elite recruits, but Achiuwa would fit right in with the early favorites in the AAC in 2019–20. (Sports Illustrated)

Love for LeBron James connects Memphis basketball assistant Mike Miller to 5-star Ziaire Williams

Five-star forward always has been a fan of LeBron James. But with that fandom – which he described as die-hard – comes another type of loyalty. "As a LeBron fan, especially when he was in Miami, you have to be a Mike Miller fan, too," said Williams, a 2020 5-star basketball recruit. "So when he first texted me, I was like, 'No way, that's Coach Mike.'" (Memphis Commercial Appeal)

What Bill Self said to five-star forward Isaiah Todd during a recent in-home visit

Bill Self had a message for 2020 five-star forward after the Kansas basketball coach conducted an in-home visit with the top-10 recruit. “He told me if I came to Kansas, I could be the player with the highest ceiling he’s ever coached there,” Todd said. After making Todd’s list of final 10 schools, the 6-foot-9 forward said the Jayhawks will definitely get a visit. (Kansas City Star)

Memphis, Kentucky duel for top spot in basketball recruiting rankings

On Friday, Kentucky landed wing and returned to a place that they are used to being over the years: No. 1 in the team recruiting rankings. The Wildcats' time on top didn't last long, and they'll be in a battle to get back. Penny Hardaway and Memphis added big-time combo guard on Monday, putting the Tigers' class No. 1 in the country. (

Five schools poised to benefit from John Beilein's Michigan departure

A coach who closely matches John Beilein in temperament, recruiting strategy, and ability to evaluate and develop talent for his system is Virginia coach Tony Bennett. Bennett competed with Beilein most recently for Michigan signee Cole Bajema and if he were to reopen things, I’d bet Bennett and the Cavaliers would be all over the Washington product. (

Former Duke signee Boogie Ellis commits to Memphis

It's time to boogie, Memphis. The Tigers and coach Penny Hardaway added their seventh piece to the school's historic 2019 recruiting class Monday, picking up a commitment from four-star combo guard Rejean 'Boogie' Ellis. Over the last three days, Hardaway and his staff have also added top 50 player Lester Quinones as well as graduate transfer . (Memphis Commercial Appeal)

Villanova Offers 2020 5-Star Guard Jaden Springer

Class of 2020 5-star shooting guard of IMG Academy (FL) picked up an offer from Villanova on Saturday. Springer is an explosive athlete with a versatile skill package. Springer played at IMG with incoming, Wildcat Freshman, last season. Springer can score from all three levels and plays with confidence and consistency. (247 Sports)

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