We've been talking a lot about class rankings in recent weeks. North Carolina and Ohio State have both been in the lead at various points this year while strong finishes from Duke, Kentucky, Kansas and even Baylor could put them all in contention for the top spot before it's all said and done.
about 2156 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | 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 2171 days ago | Paul Biancardi | NCB On The Trail
With only eight of the top 20 prospects in the ESPN 100 currently committed and a number of high-profile national programs like Kentucky, Kansas and Duke all still looking to make their mark in the Class of 2014, there is still a huge amount of unpredictability with only five weeks before the early signing period.
about 2172 days ago | RecruitingNation staff | 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. #askcoachb what is duke back up plan if they do not land the package deal of okafor/Jones?
about 2197 days ago | Paul Biancardi | 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 2205 days ago | Adam Finkelstein | NCB On The Trail
Each week, Starting 5 takes you on a tour of the recruiting landscape. It delves into topics, recruiting trends and stories. This edition focuses on the Utah Utes' recent run of commitments, emotional toughness in recruits and tells you what happened on last weekend's commitment spree.
LONG BEACH, Calif. -- The adidas Nations event, which featured the world's elite 18-and-under players representing teams from the United State, Africa, Australia, Latin America, Philippines and Russia, culminated with Monday's championship game highlighted by 18 ESPN 100 prospects in action.
ESPN 100 forward Kevon Looney (Milwaukee/Hamilton) confirmed to ESPN.com on Thursday that he has narrowed his choices to six schools. Looney will decide among Duke, Florida, Wisconsin, Michigan State, Tennessee and UCLA and plans to take all five of his NCAA-allotted official visits, with Wisconsin being an unofficial trip.
about 2240 days ago | Paul Biancardi | Florida Gators