College Basketball Recruiting

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

Jaemyn Brakefield Stands Out at NY2LA Swish 'N Dish

Top 30 junior is a skilled four man who can play some inside and out. He was a reliable bucket-getter at the NY2LA Swish 'N Dish who made jumpers and showed more physicality around the rim than in the past. He's taken an official visit to Ole Miss and saw Kentucky, North Carolina, and Louisville during the college season and will remain in the 2020 class. (

R.J. Hampton considering four schools, reclassifying still an option

R.J. Hampton is considering four schools and reclassifying to 2019 is still an option. The 6-foot-5, 170-pound Hampton from Little Elm, Texas is considering Duke, Kentucky, Kansas, and Memphis in his recruitment and has the option of going to college in 2019 or 2020. Duke is a consideration and it could depend on if heads to the NBA Draft. (Zag's Blog)

Center Jesse Edwards commits to Syracuse basketball team

, a 6-foot-11 center from the Netherlands, committed to Syracuse on Friday, two sources confirmed. Edwards is currently enrolled at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. He took an official visit to the Syracuse campus earlier this week. Georgia Tech, Vanderbilt, Providence and Stanford were among the schools also interested in Edwards. (

4-star combo guard Anthony Harris receives release from Virginia Tech, opens recruitment

Four-star combo guard is reopening his college recruitment. The decision to part ways with Virginia Tech comes a day after it became official that Buzz Williams had accepted the head basketball coaching position at Texas A&M. During his initial recruitment, Harris took official visits to Virginia Tech, Wake Forest and Duke, before picking the Hokies. (247 Sports)

Who are the dark-horse candidates to land Cole Anthony, Precious Achiuwa?

remains on Memphis’ radar. He visited Kansas and UNC in recent weeks, but don’t be surprised if the Tigers make another push. Georgetown is definitely the dark horse in the race for . It would be a giant surprise if UNC does not win this recruitment. Oregon has been the other big competitor, but the Hoyas did gain some whispers over the past few weeks. (

Rayjon Tucker schedules visit to WVU as interest pours in

Arkansas-Little Rock graduate transfer has scheduled his first college visit since opting to leave the school. Tucker, a 6-foot-5 wing out of Charlotte, NC, will visit West Virginia the weekend of April 12. To go with interest from the Mountaineers, Tucker is also considering Memphis, Texas Tech, Auburn, UNC, Kansas, Arizona, and Arizona State, among others. (247 Sports)

Michigan State basketball gets commitment from 4-star point guard Jalen Terry

On the verge of the Final Four, Michigan State landed a priority player for 2020. Jalen Terry from Flint announced that he committed to the Spartans, becoming Tom Izzo’s point guard of the future. The 5-foot-11, 155-pound Terry, a junior at Flint Beecher, is a 4-star recruit according to He is rated the No. 1 player in the state for his class and 102nd overall. (Detroit Free Press)

NC State basketball commit Jalen Lecque explores NBA eligibility

has submitted paperwork exploring his eligibility for the 2019 NBA draft. "We're waiting to hear if he's eligible or not," Jalen's father, Derrick Lecque, told ESPN. Lecque, the No. 34 recruit in the 2019 high school class according to the ESPN 100, believes he is eligible for the 2019 draft as he is currently in his fifth year of high school at Brewster Academy in New Hampshire (

3-star forward Jalyn McCreary commits to South Carolina

South Carolina added another piece to its 2019 basketball recruiting class Monday in Rivals150 senior Jalyn McCreary. The three-star recruit committed following his official visit over the weekend, giving Frank Martin a tough, active mismatch in the frontcourt. Selecting South Carolina over DePaul, Pitt, South Florida, and Xavier, McCreary is a ready-made producer. (

The recruiting wins for each Final Four team

Virginia landed a killer 2016 recruiting class that included four-stars , , and . But, it was who was the highest rated of the bunch at No. 43 in 2016's final rankings. Freshman Kihei Clark was once committed to UC Davis and most thought Tony Bennett was reaching when he took a commitment from the diminutive Californian. (

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