According to coaches we spoke with, Providence's Kris Dunn is the player they'd rather have on their roster over any other. The 6-foot-4 point guard averaged 15.6 points, 7.5 assists and 5.5 rebounds last season.
The Under Armour Elite 24 annually lures some of the best basketball prospects in the country to New York City each August. And that won't change this month. But Nike has, rather abruptly, created an event in the Bahamas to compete with Under Armour and try to draw attention and prospects away from its main competitor in grassroots basketball these days.
Will Duke land Frank Jackson? It's the favorite. The Blue Devils are hoping this five-star guard with an interesting story bypasses his mission, the way Jabari Parker did, to come and play for Duke in 2016.