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No. 4 Ranked Prospect Henry Ellenson Commits To Marquette

Henry Ellenson, ranked No. 4 in the ESPN 100, has committed to Marquette over finalists Michigan State and Kentucky, he told ESPN.

Ellenson will join brother Wally on the Golden Eagles' roster and will give coach Steve Wojciechowski his first five-star recruit since taking over the program last April.

"I felt Marquette was a place where I could make an immediate impact," he said. "I feel that I will have an opportunity to play multiple positions and show my versatility. Also, I was the most comfortable with the coaching staff and a chance to play with my brother was something that was always big to me."

Via Reggie Rankin/ESPN

Brandon Miller Takes Medical Leave Of Absence From Butler

Brandon Miller is taking an indefinite leave of absence from his position as head coach of Butler for medical reasons.

There are no details in regards to Miller's condition.

Miller replaced Brad Stevens as head coach of Butler in 2013.

The school announced that Chris Holtmann, who guided Gardner-Webb to a school-record 21 wins before joining the Bulldogs' staff last season, would be the interim head coach in Miller's absence.

Via Andy Katz/ESPN

Bryant Crawford Commits To Wake Forest

Bryant Crawford has verbally committed to Wake Forest.

Crawford is a four-star point guard out of Gonzaga High School in Washington D.C.

Via Raphielle Johnson/College Basketball Talk

Support Growing To Turn National Tournaments To Under-22 Events

The United States won the World Cup of Basketball while avoiding Spain in the championship game, and it was hardly a relevant moment in the mainstream sports' culture. USA Basketball also advanced their winning streak, with their most recent loss dating back to 2006.

The championship game was aired against Week 2 of the NFL season. 

As one GM told Yahoo Sports, "[Outside of the U.S. team], there's more talent and more interest from basketball fans in the NBA summer league than this event."

After the 2016 Olympics in Rio, the World Cup of Basketball and Olympic Games are destined to become an under-22 developmental tournament.

"We need to get our vets out and move our younger players in," one NBA general manager told Yahoo Sports. "The support's there for the change, and it's getting stronger."

Mike Krzyzewski's run as head coach of USA Basketball has allowed him unique access to top level recruits such as Jabari Parker and Jahlil Okafor.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Chance Comanche Commits To Arizona

Chance Comanche has committed to Arizona.

Comanche is a 6'10 center in the class of 2015 out of Beverly Hills High School.

Comanche is a top-100 player and is considered to have tremendous upside.

Via Josh Gershon/Scout.com

College Prepared Krzyzewski For Single Elimination International Tournaments

Mike Krzyzewski believes his experience as a college coach in which the NCAA tournament is a single-game elimination format is a strong attribute for his job as head coach of the United States.

"We know that we're watched closer than anybody," Krzyzewski said. "And I'm the most prepared [coach] to do that, because we've been closely scrutinized for at least 25 years in college basketball. Actually it helps that I'm coming from that environment. 

"Another thing I think that helps when we're in these competitions is that one-and-done is what we live all the time, whether it's an ACC tournament or an NCAA tournament. I've been in 150 to 200 one-and-done games." 

Via Marc Stein/ESPN

Dedric Lawson Reclassifying To 2015, Will Join Brother At Memphis

Dedric Lawson is reclassifying from the class of 2016 to 2015 to join his brother KJ Lawson at Memphis next season.

Lawson would immediately give Memphis even more depth in the frontline.

Via L. Jason Smith/Memphis Commercial Appeal

Jalen Brunson Commits To Villanova

Jalen Brunson ended his recruiting on Wednesday when he committed to Villanova over Illinois.

Brunson is a left-handed, pass-first lead guard that excels at running his team and can also score as needed. He can attack the lane and deliver the ball in drive, draw-and-kick, or drop-off situations.

Brunson is ranked No. 22 by ESPN for the class of 2015.

Brunson gives coach Jay Wright not only a five-star floor general, but the best senior in the state of Illinois who was also named the 2014 Illinois Gatorade Player of the Year as a junior.

"Coach Wright is a genuine guy," Brunson said. "What he says is what he is going to do. He will push me and make me work for my time."

Via Reggie Rankin/ESPN

Kentucky To Host Preseason Scouting Combine For NBA Personnel

John Calipari is finalizing plans to host an unprecedented two-day campus scouting combine at Kentucky for NBA executives to evaluate his roster of potential prospects.

Calipari has invited officials of the 30 NBA teams to send personnel to Lexington, Ky., on Oct. 11-12 to watch his players do everything from run full-court five-on-five and NBA-style pick-and-roll sets to individual skill work.

The event will also allow Calipari to impress top high school recruits on campus visits.

After the combine, Calipari plans to shut out NBA executives and scouts from his practices for several weeks – perhaps even months – into the season, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

NBA personnel aren't allowed to interact with college undergraduates, but Calipari can simply shape his workouts to be conducive to the NBA's needs.

As one executive laughed, "We're just there as B-roll for his recruiting videos."

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Manue Bol's Son Bol Bol Gaining Attention As High School Freshman

Bol Bol, the son of the late Manue Bol, has emerged as one of the top high school freshmen prospects in the country.

Bol is 6'10 with a high skill level attending Overlank Park North High School in Kansas.

Manue Bol played in the NBA for nearly a decade at 7'7.

Via Scott Phillips/College Basketball Talk

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Antonio Blakeney Commits To Louisville

Antonio Blakeney has committed to Louisville as a member of the 2015 class

Oregon State Adds Three 2015 Commitments

Oregon State added three basketball commitments on Tuesday in Tres Tinkle, Stephen Thompson Jr. and Derrick Bruce

Patrick Ewing, David Falk Donate $3.3M To Georgetown For Athletic Center

The Thompson Athletics Center is a $62 million project, a ceremony for the building is scheduled for Sept. 12.

2015 Recruit Abdul Razak Shanun Passes Away In Kayaking Accident

Abdul Razak Shanun moved from Ghana to the United States in 2012.

Hoosiers Receive Commitment From Emmitt Holt

Indiana has received a commitment from Emmitt Holt, a 6'7 forward from Vermont Academy.

Calipari Wouldn't Have Left Kentucky Even If He'd Known LeBron's Decision

John Calipari had an opportunity to leave Kentucky for the Cavaliers and he says he would have likely stayed in Lexington even if he had known LeBron James would eventually join him.

Prince Ali Commits To UCLA

Prince Ali has committed to UCLA for the class of 2015.

Alex Owens Commits To Providence

Alex Owens is the No. 108 recruit in the Class of 2015 and is the second commitment in that class for Providence.

Calvin Godfrey Transfers To Memphis

Calvin Godfrey averaged 13.1 points and 8.8 rebounds last season at Southern before being ruled ineligible due to poor APR scores.

Chase Jeter Commits To Duke

Chase Jeter has committed to Duke for the class of 2015

Chase Harler Becomes West Virginia's First Commitment For 2016

Chase Harler averaged 22 points, seven rebounds and four assists per game last season at Wheeling Central High School.

Allonzo Trier Commits To Arizona

Allonzo Trier chose Arizona over Washington, UCLA, Kansas and Louisville.

Jamal Jones To Sign In D-League After Junior Season At Texas A&M

Jamal Jones will sign in the NBA Development League in hopes of boosting his stock for the 2015 NBA Draft, a source told RealGM.

Todd Mayo Leaving Marquette To Pursue Pro Career

Todd Mayo told RealGM that he plans to sign in the D-League and place his name in next Juneís NBA Draft.

Emmanuel Mudiay Agrees To One-Year, $1.2M Deal In China

Emmanuel Mudiay has agreed upon a $1.2 million deal with Guangdong.

Emmanuel Mudiay Considering Playing Overseas

Emmanuel Mudiay committed to SMU, but he may not be academically eligible to play his freshman season.

Andrew Wiggins Signs Endorsement Deal With Adidas

Andrew Wiggins played one season at Kansas, which is an Adidas school.

Jalen Adams Commits to Connecticut

Jalen Adams has committed to Connecticut

Napier Ranks UConn Graduation Ahead Of NCAA Title, Draft Night

Shabazz Napier was a fixture on the Deanís List during his time in college, majoring in sociology.

Tyler Dorsey Decommits From Arizona

Tyler Dorsey wants to be a point guard, but some believe he is better suited as a shooting guard.
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