Recruiting Update: Early Signing Period Recap

The Fall signing period has concluded and we have a ton of commitments to major teams. The craziest recruitment of the signing period was Darius Garland’s with Indiana looking like the front runner to finishing third with ESPN accidentally releasing Garland’s quotes hours before his commitment to Vanderbilt. As always we have all of the commitments since the start of the Fall signing period below. (All rankings are from 247 Composite)

  • 2018 SG Afernee Simmons decommitted from Louisville after the FBI scandal and is now considering going straight to the NBA Draft. He reclassified making this his 5th year of high school.
  • 5-star shooting guard RJ Barrett has committed to Duke. Barrett is the number one player in this class.
  • 5-star shooting guard Keldon Johnson has committed to Kentucky. Johnson is a top 15 player from Mouth of Wilson, Virginia.
  • 5-star shooting guard Quentin Grimes has committed to Kansas. Grimes is ranked 16th and is from The Woodlands, Texas.
  • 5-star point guard Darius Garland has committed to Vanderbilt as discussed above. Garland is the second best point guard and is from Nashville, Tennessee.
  • 5-star big man Bol Bol has committed to Oregon. Bol Bol is the ranked the third best player in 2018.
  • 4-star small forward Keyontae Johnson committed to Florida. Johnson is ranked 104th and attends the prestigious Oak Hill Academy.
  • 4-star shooting guard Antwann Jones has committed to Texas A&M. Jones is a top 100 player from Orlando, Florida.
  • 4-star point guard Dalano Banton has committed to Western Kentucky. Banton is from Troy, New York.
  • 4-star shooting guard Will Richardson has committed to Oregon. Richardson is a top 50 player.
  • 4-star shooting guard Tyler Herro has committed to Kentucky. Herro famously decommitted from Wisconsin a few weeks ago.
  • 4-star small forward Robert Woodard has committed to Mississippi Sate. Woodard is ranked 56th and is from Columbus, MS.
  • 3-star Greg Williams has committed to St. Johns. Williams is a top 150 player.
  • 3-star shooting guard Diante Wood has committed to Alabama.
  • 3-star shooting guard Chance Moore has committed to Wichita State. Moore is a Top 200 player.
  • 3-star forward Chris Doherty has committed to Notre Dame.
  • 3-star point guard Alex Lomax has committed to Wichita State. Lomax is a top 150 player in 2018.
  • 3-star small forward JoJo Toppin has committed to Georgia.
  • 3-star small forward Feron Hunt has committed to SMU. Hunt is ranked 131 and is from DeSoto, Texas.