Just one day after celebrating his 17th birthday, ESPN 100 shooting guard Devin Booker (Moss Point, Miss./Moss Point) announced his commitment to the Kentucky Wildcats in his high school gym on Thursday afternoon.
This week's class rankings see three new entrants: Marquette, San Diego State and USC. But those aren't the only teams to watch. Here are four things you need to know about the class rankings, from LSU's big splash to Kansas' momentum and much more.
about 58 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
Want to ask ESPN RecruitingNation national recruiting director Paul Biancardi a question about basketball recruiting? Tweet it to @PaulBiancardi using the hashtag #AskCoachB. @PaulBiancardi #Askcoachb Is it given whoever lands the "plan" Okafor & Jones will have #1 class or can someone like UK or KU land enough- Jeff Edwards (@AvgJsportsfan) October 7, 2013 I see you are watching Recruiting Nation because you made reference to the "plan", which is how I describe the Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones recruiting situation.
about 64 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
In the latest edition of the 2014 recruiting class rankings, UNLV moves in, while last year's title-game participants, Michigan and Louisville, move up. Here's a look at the latest moves and trends in the rankings: Trending up: The defending national champ made a big move up the charts after adding the commitment of ESPN 100 big man Chinanu Onuaku.
about 65 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
On Thursday, we examined the last 10 national champions in order to determine if recruiters put too much emphasis on potential one-and-done prospects. What we found was that unless those prospects were once-in-a-generation talents like Carmelo Anthony or Anthony Davis, the answer may be yes.
about 70 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
With only 13 five-star prospects left on the board, all it takes is a quick glance down their recruiting lists to come to a quick conclusion: The vast majority are being recruited by a long list of the same schools.
about 99 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail