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No. 2 Jr Vernon Carey Picks Top 8 Schools

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ESPN No. 2 ranked high school junior Vernon Carey Jr. has picked his top eight schools.   They are: Duke, Florida, Kansas, Kentucky, Miami, Michigan State, North Carolina, and UCLA.   “I just feel like I have good relationship with all their coaching staffs,” Carey told of his final eight. “I am probably talking to Duke, Michigan State and Miami the most.”   Here’s what Carey had to say about the three frontrunners.   “[Miami] Coach [Jim] Larranaga has been recruiting me since my eighth-grade year,” said Carey. “They are saying that what Michael Jordan was for UNC, I could be at Miami with how I can stay at home and be the man.”   “[With Michigan State] I feel like they have a big family connection and [Tom] Izzo is a great coach. I feel like they do a good job of developing their bigs,” added Carey. “[Duke assistant] coach [Jeff] Capel would love to have me on the team because he feels like I am a very versatile player.”   Carey, a 6-10 forward/center out of University School of Nova South (Fort Lauderdale, FL) averaged 17.1 points, 5.6 rebounds, and 1.2 blocks for Nike Team Florida this spring in the Nike EYBL.   Carey was also the leading scorer and MVP of the USA U16 national team that won the gold medal at the FIBA Americas Championship in Argentina this summer.   Rivals loves Carey’s game.   “Carey has cemented his standing as one of the nation's elite prospects,” reads the website’s analysis. “He's a 6-foot-9 lefty that can extend the defense with the perimeter jumper, make the timely pass to the open teammate, finish through contact and rebound his area. Carey is everything one looks for in a high-level recruit.”   He is the son of former Miami Hurricanes and Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Vernon Carey Sr.     For more basketball news go to

No. 34 Sr Jalen Carey Commits To Syracuse

No. 34 Jr Jalen Carey To Pick College In October

ESPN No. 34 ranked high school junior Jalen Carey will make his college decision on October 11, which just happens to be his birthday.



Watch No. 23 Jr PG Keyshawn Embery Highlights (VIDEO)

Arkansas Gets No. 23 Jr PG Keyshawn Embery

247sports’ No. 23 ranked high school junior point guard Keyshawn Embery has committed to Arkansas.


The 6-4 floor general averaged a whopping 26.8 points, along…

No. 78 Jr Immanuel Bates Commits To NC State

No. 78 Jr Immanuel Bates Commits To NC State

ESPN No. 78 ranked high school junior Immanuel Bates has committed to NC State.


The 6-9 power forward out of Northwood Temple Academy (Fayetteville, NC),…

No. 11 Jr Darius Garland Sets School Visits

No. 11 Jr Darius Garland Sets School Visits

ESPN No. 11 ranked high school junior Darius Garland has set his official school visits.


They are Kentucky Oct 13-15, Duke Oct 27-29, Indiana 20-22,…

Iowa State Gets No. 15 Jr PF Zion Griffin

Iowa State Gets No. 15 Jr PF Zion Griffin

247sports’ No. 15 ranked high school junior power forward Zion Griffin has committed to Iowa State.


The 6-6 Griffin averaged 17.3 points and 8.7 rebounds…

Virginia Tech Gets No. 90 Sr Landers Nolley

No. 90 Jr Landers Nolley Picks Top 8 Schools

ESPN No. 90 ranked high school junior Landers Nolley has picked his top eight schools.


They are: Illinois, Florida State, UConn, NC State, Georgia, Georgia…

No. 30 Jr C Tamel Pearson Commits To UAB

UAB Gets No. 30 Jr C Tamel Pearson

ESPN No. 30 ranked high school junior center Tamel Pearson has committed to Alabama-Birmingham.


The 6-8 big out of Morgan Park HS (Chicago, IL) led…

Watch No. 68 Jr Torrence Watson Highlights (VIDEO)

No. 68 Jr Torrence Watson Commits To Missouri

ESPN No. 68 ranked high school junior Torrence Watson has committed to Missouri.


The explosive 6-5 shooting guard averaged a whopping 29 points and 7…

Watch No. 47 Jr SF Jimmy Nichols Highlights (VIDEO)

Providence Gets No. 47 JR SF Jimmy Nichols

247sports’ No. 47 ranked high school junior small forward Jimmy Nichols has committed to Providence.


The 6-8 lefty wing averaged 16 points and 10 rebounds…

No. 16 PF Amanze Ngumezi Commits To Georgia

No. 16 PF Amanze Ngumezi Commits To Georgia

247sports’ No. 16 ranked high school power forward Amanze “Slim” Ngumezi has committed to the University of Georgia.


The 6-9, 235-pound big man averaged 12.8…

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