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Saturday / January 28.
  • Official Visit Tracker: Where are top recruits headed this week?

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    By JACOB POLACHECK

    Here’s a look towards this week’s recruiting visits and other news. This list will be updated throughout the week.

    **Kentucky is set to host its annual “Big Blue Madness” on Friday, October 14 and will host several top recruits. Recruits expected to be in attendance include 2023’s DJ Wagner and Aaron Bradshaw as well as 2024’s Ian Jackson, Ace Bailey, Karter Knox and Travis Perry and 2025’s Jasper Johnson, Julian Bunton and Kieran Granville.

    2022 commits Justin Edwards and Reed Sheppard will also be in attendance. UPDATE: Aaron Bradshaw announced his

    **Kansas hosts a number of top recruits for its annual “Late Night in the Phog” event on Friday, October 14. The list of recruits expected to be in attendance includes 2024 four-star point guard David Castillo and four-star center JT Rock and 2025 five-star center Francis Cukwudebelu, five-star guard Mikel Brown Jr. and four-star shooting guards BJ Davis-Ray and Carlsheon Young. Full list below.

    **Trentyn Flowers, the 6-foot-8, 180-pound small forward from Combine (NC) Academy, takes his first official visit to Oklahoma this weekend (Oct. 14-16).

    Flowers also has plans to visit Louisville (Oct. 21-23), Georgia State (Oct. 28-30) and Creighton (Nov. 4-6).

    Darren Harris, the class of 2024 four-star guard from Paul VI Catholic (VA) High School, trips to Duke this weekend (Oct. 14-16) for his first official visit.

    Harris, a 6-foot-6, 195-pound shooting guard, is also considering Maryland, Miami and Ohio State.

    **Papa Kante, the 6-foot-10, 225-pound center from South Kent (CT) School, trips to Michigan this weekend (Oct. 14-16) for his fifth official visit.

    Kante took an official visit to Michigan over the summer (June 14) and has also taken visits to Rutgers (May 7), Maryland (June 20) and Pittsburgh (June 28).

    **Jahki Howard, the 6-foot-6, 175-pound small forward from Overtime Elite (GA), will take his first official visit to Georgetown this weekend (Oct. 14-16).

    Howard is also considering Kentucky, Auburn, Kansas, Florida State, Texas, Arkansas and Georgia Tech

    **West Virginia hosts three recruits for visits on Thursday (Oct. 13), including class of 2023 guard Bryce Lindsey for an official visit. The program will also host 2023 center Derek Vorst and 2025 guard Eli Ellis for unofficial visits.

    **James Brown, the class of 2024 four-star center from St. Rita (IL), takes his third official visit to North Carolina this weekend (Oct. 14).

    Brown has already taken official visits to Missouri (Oct. 1) and Michigan State (Oct. 7). He has plans to visit Notre Dame (Oct. 21) and Illinois (Nov. 4)

    **Juke Harris, the class of 2024 four-star guard from Salisbury (NC), will take his second official visit to Tennessee this weekend (Oct. 14-16).

    Harris took his first official visit to Houston (Oct. 7-9).

    Michigan State hosts a pair of 2024 four-star recruits this weekend (Oct. 14-16) with Aiden Sherrell and Kur Teng taking officials.

    Sherrell, the 6-foot-8, 200-pound power forward from Hillcrest (AZ) Prep, took his first official visit to Alabama (Sept. 24-26).

    Teng, the 6-foot-4, 185-pound shooting guard from Bradford (MA) Christian Academy, has not taken any other official visits.

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