Breaking down Florida State basketball recruiting: Men’s and women’s

As you may have heard, Florida State basketball has been making serious moves on the recruiting trail. The men currently hold the top class in the nation for the 2021 cycle according to the 247Sports composite rankings while the women have just wrapped up a top 20 class featuring three top 100 players. This success has produced hope, relief and outright giddiness among other emotions in many FSU fans. Let’s discuss this recruiting success and the ramifications that it could have for both programs.



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Who are the members of the Florida State 2021 recruiting classes?

The men currently boast a five player class (all rankings

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Duke basketball recruiting: Paolo Banchero, the No. 3 recruit in the nation, commits to the Blue Devils

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Go ahead and pencil Duke in for another top recruiting class in the 2021 cycle. The Blue Devils landed a commitment from five-star forward Paolo Banchero on Thursday, their second five-star commitment in the 2021 class.

Banchero, who is from Seattle, also considered Kentucky, Washington, Gonzaga, Arizona. He is considered the No. 3 overall prospect in the 2021 class, according to the 247Sports Composite. 

At Duke, he will join forces with another top-five prospect from the class in AJ Griffin, a small forward from White Plains, New York. Griffin is ranked No. 5 in the 247Sports Composite. Together, the duo gives Duke a solid early foundation for its 2021 class.

The Blue Devils have finished with a top-three recruiting class for seven years in a row as they have fully embraced the pursuit of

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