Basketball Wiretap

AJ Johnson Commits To Texas

Nov 21, 2022 10:37 PM

AJ Johnson announced his commitment to the University of Texas on Monday.

Johnson is currently ranked the No. 25 prospect in ESPN's 100 for the 2023 class.

Johnson selected the Longhorns over Louisville, LSU, NC State, Kansas, Tennessee, USC and G League Ignite.

The 6-foot-6 guard started the season at Donda Academy before moving to SoCal Academy.

Johnson's commitment gives Texas the No. 8 recruiting class of 2023. 

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Top-10 Prospect Isaiah Collier Commits To USC

Nov 17, 2022 12:57 AM

Isaiah Collier announced his commitment to USC on Wednesday.

Collier, a 6-foot-4 point guard from Georgia, is ranked No. 6 in ESPN's 100 for the class of 2023.

Collier chose the Trojans over Cincinnati, Michigan, and UCLA.

The commitment gives USC a top-10 recruiting class for the second straight year. 

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Baye Fall Commits To Arkansas

Nov 16, 2022 1:19 AM

Baye Fall committed to Arkansas on Tuesday, giving the program its second top-25 recruit for the 2023 class after Layden Blocker.

Fall is currently ranked No. 23 in ESPN's 100 for the class of 2023.

"I heavily considered every school in my top four, but in the end I had to do what's best for me. Not only did Arkansas recruit me the longest and most consistently, but they play in a conference that I really like in the SEC. Plus, they know how to take guys to the pros, which is where I ultimately want to be," said Fall.

Fall chose the Razorbacks over Auburn, Rutgers, and Seton Hall.

 

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No. 1 Women's Recruit Juju Watkins Commits To USC

Nov 15, 2022 2:02 PM

Juju Watkins has committed to USC as part of the incoming class of 2023.

Watkins is the No. 1 recruit in women's basketball and also had South Carolina and Stanford on her list.

Watkins, a versatile 6-foot-2 guard, averaged 24.5 points, 10.3 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 2.8 steals and 2.0 blocks last season for Sierra Canyon en route to the state title. 

Lindsay Gottlieb was hired as head coach of USC in 2021 after previous stints as an assistant coach with the Cleveland Cavaliers and as the head coach at Cal.

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No. 1 Recruit D.J. Wagner Commits To Kentucky

Nov 14, 2022 4:24 PM

D.J. Wagner, the No. 1 recruit in the incoming class of 2023, has committed to Kentucky.

Wagner chose John Calipari and the Wildcats over Louisville.

Wagner is also the fourth No. 1 recruit to commit to the Wildcats under Calipari, following Shaedon Sharpe, Nerlens Noel and Anthony Davis.

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Kiyan Anthony Receives Scholarship Offer From Syracuse

Nov 14, 2022 1:05 AM

Kiyan Anthony, the son of Carmelo Anthony, received a scholarship offer from Syracuse on Sunday.

Kiyan Anthony is currently a 6-foot-5 wing in the 2025 class.

Carmelo Anthony lead Syracuse to the 2002-03 national title. The school plans to honor the team this season for its 20th anniversary. 

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Kaden Cooper Commits To Oklahoma

Nov 14, 2022 12:56 AM

Top-50 recruit Kaden Cooper announced his commitment to Oklahoma on Saturday.

Cooper chose the Sooners over Alabama.

"I chose OU because it's home. I had other good options. When it comes down to it, you can't ask for anything better but to be able to develop and become a pro doing what you love where you love," Cooper told ESPN.

Cooper is currently ranked No. 44 in ESPN's Top 100 for the 2023 class.

 

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Five-Star Prospect Cody Williams Commits To Colorado

Nov 10, 2022 12:47 AM

Five-star recruit Cody Williams announced his commitment to Colorado on Wednesday.

Williams is Colorado's first five-star commitment in at least 15 years.

Williams, the younger brother of the Thunder's Jalen Williams, is ranked No. 14 in ESPN's class of 2023. 

"My brother was a tremendous help with the process. He told me what to look for in a program. A place I would fit, play, and learn. I see myself achieving my goals in Colorado. Playing in the NCAA tournament, being one of the top freshmen in the country and someday in the NBA," said Williams. 

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Alex Toohey Commits To Gonzaga

Nov 8, 2022 4:11 PM

Alex Toohey has committed to the Gonzaga Bulldogs for the incoming class of 2023.

"Gonzaga stood out with their history of winning and making international players better," Toohey said. "Being able to learn from a great coach in Mark Few will be special."

Toohey picked Gonzaga over Villanova, Michigan and Davidson after taking official visits with his parents to all four schools in October.

Toohey is the top international prospect in the class.

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Andrej Stojakovic Commits To Stanford

Nov 8, 2022 1:09 AM

Andrej Stojakovic announced his commitment to Stanford on Monday.

Stojakovic, the son of former NBA player Peja Stojakovic, is ranked No. 24 in the ESPN 100 for the 2023 class.

Stojakovic chose Stanford over Texas, UCLA, and Oregon.

Stojakovic is the second top-30 player in his class to commit to the Cardinal after Kanaan Carlyle. 

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Mikey Williams Announces Commitment To Memphis

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Ron Holland Commits To Texas

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Kentucky Commit Rob Dillingham Signs With Overtime Elite

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Gonzaga In Discussions To Join Big 12

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