NCAA Men's Basketball

Top recruit James Wiseman picks Memphis

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) James Wiseman has chosen Memphis and his former high school coach, Penny Hardaway, over Kentucky, Vanderbilt, Kansas and Florida State.

Wiseman announced his decision Tuesday on ESPN.

The 7-foot center is the No. 1 recruit in the nation for the 2019 class according to a composite ranking of recruiting sites compiled by 247Sports . Wiseman made his announcement after making an official visit to all five of his final options.


AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke4-0
2 Kansas3-0
3 Gonzaga4-0
4 Virginia3-0
5 Tennessee3-0
6 Nevada4-0
7 North Carolina5-0
8 Auburn4-0
9 Michigan5-0
10 Kentucky3-1
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Belmont3-0
2 Tennessee3-0
3 LSU4-0
4 Murray State2-0
5 Florida State3-0
6 Auburn4-0
7 Kansas3-0
8 James Madison4-0
9 Duke4-0
10 Georgia Southern5-0
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