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Rivals unveiled its new Class of 2016 national rankings in the latest Rivals150 and the top four players are staying the same. Detroit wing Josh Jackson, North Carolina forward Harry Giles, St. Louis wing Jayson Tatum and North Carolina point guard Dennis Smith remain the top four players in the cla…
2 September 2015
With the announcement from Frank Jackson on Tuesday afternoon that he’d be joining the Duke basketball program, the Blue Devils picked up another elite player for the 2016 recruiting class. Jackson, a 5-star guard from American Fork, Utah, joins Jayson Tatum as the second 5-star prospect from…
2 September 2015
1 September 2015
The Duke basketball program picked up a big commitment from Frank Jackson on Tuesday afternoon, a 5-star recruit in the class of 2016. Jackson made his announcement during a press conference at his high school in Utah. Coming off an official visit to the Duke campus this past weekend, Jackson select…
1 September 2015
1 September 2015
The Duke basketball program could receive the second commitment for its 2016 recruiting class this week when 5-star guard Frank Jackson announces his college decision. Fresh off an official visit to the Duke campus this past weekend, Jackson has scheduled his announcement for 6:30 p.m. E.T. on Tuesd…
31 August 2015
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As one of the top point guards in the class of 2016, Dennis Smith Jr. has had the attention of many of the top programs in college basketball for the past couple years. Smith is ranked in the 247Sports Composite as the No. 1 point guard in his class and the No. 3 overall player, ... The post Summer…
24 August 2015
Dennis Smith Jr., one of the top players in the Class of 2016, suffered an unfortunate setback earlier this month as he went down with a torn ACL at the adidas Nations Camp in Long Beach, California. However while Smith does face the challenge of rehabbing from the injury, that hasn't changed his st…
24 August 2015
23 August 2015
While Jones is a huge get for John Calipari and Kentucky, they still have their eyes set on several other elite recruits in 2016, the biggest of which being five-star prospect Harry Giles. The 6-10 power forward from North Carolina is set to visit UK for Big Blue Madness , and he made sure to congra…
20 August 2015
18 August 2015
True Blue Fans that are going to be in attendance this year for Big Blue Madness have a great chance to play the part of recruiter for the Wildcats. Harry Giles tells CBSSports.com that he plans to visit the Kentucky campus that day, October 16th.
18 August 2015
Harry Giles, the best high school basketball player in the country and Wake Forest's top target, has set his official visit dates. He has scheduled a visit with his five finalists: Wake Forest, Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Kansas.
17 August 2015
Harry Giles, the top prospect in the Class of 2016 and arguably the top prospect in all of high school basketball, has scheduled dates for all five of his official visits. The North Carolina native will be at Wake Forest from Sept.
17 August 2015
Harry Giles may be looking at committing during the early signing period. This visit schedule suggests that's the case.
17 August 2015
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12 August 2015
When the Kentucky Wildcats recently offered five-star point guard Dennis Smith. They were just the latest big-name program to get involved with arguably the best point guard the 2016 class.
11 August 2015
Five star 2016 recruit Dennis Smith Jr. underwent surgery late last week to repair a torn ACL, according to a report from ESPN. Smith, a springy 6-2 point guard, sustained a knee injury late in an adidas Nations event last week - the severity of which was unknown at the time.
10 August 2015
North Carolina native and five-star Class of 2016 point guard Dennis Smith Jr. recently had surgery on his left knee and a source confirmed with NBCSports.com that Smith has a torn ACL. The explosive 6-foot-2 point guard hurt his knee towards the end of adidas Nations early last week before having s…
10 August 2015
The No. 1 point guard in the elite high school class of 2016 is going to be on the shelves for a while.
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6 August 2015
As one of the best players in the 2017 class, Michael Porter Jr. is one of the most sought after targets in college basketball recruiting. The 6’9″, 210-pound small forward from Columbia, Mo., is ranked by the 247Sports Composite as the No. 1 small forward and No. 2 overall player in the…
6 August 2015
What are some of the main recruiting notes from the week for the Wake Forest basketball program? Read below to find out the latest. Welcome to another edition of BSD Recruit Report focusing on Wake Forest basketball and the potential prospects that will soon wear the Black and Gold.
5 August 2015
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3 August 2015
The past few weeks have been extremely busy for Duke basketball recruiting. Between the Duke coaches evaluating players at various events, extending scholarship offers to primary targets, and coordinating potential visits and hopeful commitments, it’s obvious Mike Krzyzewski and his staff are…
2 August 2015
Giles, 24/7 Sports' No 3-overall prospect and the top-ranked player in the ESPN 100, has decided to transfer from Wesleyan Christian Academy to Oak Hill for his senior season. He tweeted the news out today and followed it up with an interview with USA Today: .
30 July 2015
Harry Giles, the nation's number one high school basketball prospect and Wake Forest's top target, is headed to historic Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Virginia. He spent the past three seasons playing for Wesleyan Christian Academy in High Point, North Carolina.
29 July 2015
The Duke basketball program hopes Harry Giles will soon commit to becoming a Blue Devil. Today, Giles announced via a note on his Twitter account that he will be spending his senior year at Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va. – the prestigious school that has become known for producing so…
29 July 2015
Highly-anticipated 2016 prospect Harry Giles announced Wednesday that he will be playing his senior season at Oak Hill Academy this fall. There's been plenty of talk in the past month about where Giles ranks both in the Class of 2016 and as one of the best prospects in recent memory.
29 July 2015
Giles previously attended Wesleyan Christian Academy in North Carolina, but famed Oak Hill will offer enhanced competition in preparation for college. The school has produced the likes of Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, Brandon Jennings and Rajon Rondo.
29 July 2015
The class of 2017 has been a hot topic for Duke basketball recruiting over the past few weeks. With the program extending scholarship offers in the past two months to Wendell Carter, Gary Trent Jr., Trae Young, D.J. Harvey, and now Mohamed Bamba, we’re getting a good idea of the players who wi…
28 July 2015
The Duke basketball program continues to give out scholarship offers as Mohamed Bamba is the latest high school player to receive an invitation to join the Blue Devils. Bamba is a 6’11”, 200-pound 5-star power forward in the class of 2017 who is ranked as the No. 2 power forward and No.
28 July 2015
One of the hottest names in recruiting over the past month has been Wenyen Gabriel, and he now holds a scholarship offer from the Duke basketball program. The 6’9″, 200-pound forward from Wilbraham & Monson Academy has caught the attention of many of the biggest programs in college b…
27 July 2015
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26 July 2015
Giles, rated as a 5-star recruit by 247Sports , is a 6'10" forward who has no trouble throwing down thunderous dunks or posterizing defenders, but that's not all he can do.
25 July 2015
As he sets himself in a defensive stance that would make Bob Knight weep with admiration, Dennis Smith's devotion to the task of harassing the opposing point guard is impossible to ignore. Smith's knees are bent, his arms are spread wide, his weight properly distributed over his sneakers.
24 July 2015
With bigtime matchups taking place all over the city of Las Vegas, it was tough to go wrong on the opening night of the final of July's three live evaluation periods. For Rivals, the place to be was the Adidas Uprising Summer Championships as four of the top five point guards in the class of 2016 to…
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