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ESPN Gives 28 Five-Star Grades To Class Of 2016

Aug 26, 2015 8:46 PM

ESPN has graded out 28 five-star prospects for the incoming freshman class of 2016.

NBA scouts are especially excited for the 2017 draft, while the 2016 class isn't expected to be particularly deep.

Harry Giles, Jayson Tatum, Josh Jackson, Dennis Smith Jr. and Malik Monk are in ESPN's top-five.

Paul Biancardi/ESPN

Tags: High School, NCAA, NBA, NBA NBA Draft, NBA Draft General

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Sacha Killeya-Jones Commits To Kentucky

Aug 19, 2015 11:59 AM

Sacha Killeya-Jones has committed to Kentucky for the class of 2016.

Killeya-Jones is a 6-foot-11 recruit who decommitted from Virginia on June 2 and is ranked No. 56 by ESPN.

Killeya-Jones chose the Wildcats over Virginia, Cal, Florida, Connecticut, Georgetown, Wake Forest and North Carolina.

Tags: Sacha Killeya-Jones, Kentucky Wildcats, NCAA, NCAA Recruiting, NCAA Commitment

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Mustapha Heron Commits To Auburn

Aug 16, 2015 6:38 PM

Mustapha Heron has committed to Auburn, choosing the Tigers over Mississippi State, Marquette, Alabama, SMU and St. John's.

The strong 6-foot-5 perimeter player is ranked No. 26 in the ESPN 100 for the 2016 class. Heron was once committed to Pittsburgh, but decommitted in April.

"Coach [Bruce] Pearl told me that [in] 20 of his last 22 years his 2-guards have led his team in scoring," Heron told ESPN.com last week. "So he said I would get a chance to just be comfortable out there and play my game, have the ball in my hands, be able to make decisions and make my teammates around me better."

Jeff Borzello/ESPN

Tags: Mustapha Heron, Auburn Tigers, NCAA

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