Abbie Parr/Getty ImagesArchie Miller has been effective on the recruiting trail since going to Indiana.
We’re suddenly less than three weeks from the start of the early signing period and things are starting to wind down for several top men's basketball prospects. Only three of the top 10 in 2018 are committed, but the number of uncommitted prospects is dwindling. Of the 24 five-star seniors, only seven are uncommitted -- and only 16 of the remaining 76 players in the ESPN 100 are still on the board. With that said, outside of a handful of high-level prospects taking trips this weekend, it’s fairly quiet across the landscape.
Brian Rothmuller/Icon SportswireAyo Dosunmu will be able to make an impact right away for new Illinois coach Brad Underwood.
New Illinois head coach Brad Underwood landed the No. 1 player in in the state on Thursday night when Ayo Dosunmu picked the Illini. He chose Illinois over Wake Forest. Here's a look at what he'll bring to Champaign.

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Luguentz Dort, an ESPN.com five-star prospect, announced his verbal commitment to Arizona State during a midnight madness celebration at the Athlete Institute Fieldhouse on Wednesday. Here's a look at what he'll bring to Tempe.

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One of the top remaining point guards in the class of 2018, Jared Butler, committed Alabama on Monday night. He chose the Crimson Tide over Baylor. Here's a look at what he'll bring to Tuscaloosa.

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ESPN 100 guard Eric Ayala announced his verbal commitment to the University of Maryland on Saturday, giving Mark Turgeon and his staff their latest recruiting win. Here's a look at what he'll bring to College Park.

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ESPN 100 forward Josh LeBlanc committed to Georgetown on Saturday. He picked the Hoyas over Texas A&M. This is the first ESPN 100 prospect for Patrick Ewing at Georgetown. Here's a look at what he'll bring to the floor.

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ESPN 100 point guard Devon Dotson, the No. 26 overall prospect, announced his decision for Kansas over Maryland on Friday. Here's a look at what he'll bring to Lawrence.

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ESPN 100 guard and Providence native David Duke made a verbal commitment to Ed Cooley and the hometown Friars on Friday, his 18th birthday, and also the day of Providence’s midnight madness celebration. Here's a look at what he brings to the court.
Mark L. Baer/USA TODAY SportsCoach Ed Cooley kept a Providence native at home Friday when his Friars secured a verbal commitment from guard David Duke.
Why he committed: Indiana, Villanova, Florida, Virginia Tech and Providence were the schools that made up Duke's initial final five. Indiana and Florida both landed other point guards before the 6-foot-3 Duke was ready to make a decision, and he ended up canceling his Villanova visit before choosing between Providence and Virginia Tech. In addition to the opportunity to play in front of family and friends, Providence also offered Duke the chance to reunite with former Mass Rivals teammates Makai Ashton-Langford and A.J. Reeves. Virginia Tech also featured a close former teammate in Wabissa Bede, but ultimately the roots of this decision lie in the fact that Duke, Reeves and Ashton-Langford starred together on a Rivals team that won every possible championship on the Adidas circuit in the summer of 2016, and this group believes it can again come together to lead Providence to new heights. Providence assistant coach Brian Blaney was crucial to the recruitment of all three, but Duke in particular is a player Cooley personally invested time in recruiting. What he brings: Duke is a late-blooming guard with a significant upside. He is a high-level athlete with great use of both hands, positional size and tools on both ends of the floor. He shows increasingly frequent flashes of playmaking ability and will undeniably blossom into a true star at the college level if he can ever put it all together on a consistent basis. He’s more of a new-age lead guard than he is a prototypical point guard, but he makes plays for himself and others, defends multiple perimeter positions, has excellent hands and natural touch with the basketball. He's working to become a more consistent shooter but is undeniably at his best in the open floor or when he's able to turn a corner. How the class is shaping up: Reeves is a fellow ESPN 100 player, albeit one with a much different style: He’s a shot-maker who bases his attack around the arc as well as his ability to create space in the mid-range area. That duo is joined by a pair of forwards in Jimmy Nichols and Kris Monroe. Nichols is a long and versatile forward while Monroe is more of an inside-out 4-man, but both are capable of stretching the floor. Collectively, the group provides floor spacing and shooting along with some star power on the perimeter and depth up front. How he fits: Ashton-Langford, who is currently a freshman, Duke and Reeves are the backcourt of the future. Ashton-Langford and Duke will share the ball in a dual lead-guard type of set, while Reeves will add his shot-making on the wing to form a potent three-guard lineup that should have instant chemistry given their history together. With Kyron Cartwright set to graduate after this season, there will be immediate minutes available at the point, and Duke is likely to get his fair share of those right away while also being able to slide off the ball. Alpha Diallo, Drew Edwards and Maliek White will all be juniors in 2018-19, so the Friars are loaded with perimeter depth and talent for the foreseeable future. Who he reminds us of: The obvious answer is Kris Dunn. This isn’t to say Duke will necessarily reach quite the same levels as the Chicago Bulls guard, but their size, late-blooming frames, two-way game, drive-first style and even the way they move and cover the court are all very similar. Duke won’t match Dunn’s McDonald’s All American honors as a high school senior, but this is actually one comparison that has a chance of holding up if everything goes right for Duke in the coming years.

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AP Photo/James CrispJohn Calipari speaks at last year's Big Blue Madness.
After a quiet weekend because of USA Basketball hosting its junior national team minicamp, official visits are back in a big way across the country. Six five-star prospects are hitting the road for visits, with another several ESPN 100 prospects joining them.

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Four-star prospect Jules Bernard, who sits at No. 47 in the ESPN 100, committed to UCLA on Tuesday over Kansas, Oregon, Miami and USC. Here's a look at what he'll bring to Westwood.

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ESPN 100 big man Jermaine Harris committed to Rhode Island on Friday, giving the Rams their latest major victory on the recruiting trail. Here's a look at what he'll bring to Kingston.

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Provided by AdidasRomeo Langford's recruitment is unsettled because of the upheaval at Louisville.
Elite prospects from the 2018 class have been flying around the country the past several weekends, taking official visits and advancing in their recruitments. That quiets down for the most part this weekend, as the USA Basketball Junior National Team minicamp in Colorado Springs, Colorado, will be the destination of choice for dozens of top prospects. Fifteen of the top 17 American high school basketball players will be among those in attendance, along with the top two juniors in the country and seven of the top 10 sophomores. The lone five-star to make an official visit this weekend is Canada native Simi Shittu (No. 6), who heads to Vanderbilt. With that in mind, here’s a brief look at the recruitments for each of the 2018 prospects expected to be in Colorado. Note: Cameron Reddish (Duke), Darius Bazley (Syracuse), Tre Jones (Duke), Immanuel Quickley (Kentucky), Nassir Little (North Carolina), Reggie Perry (Mississippi State), Jahvon Quinerly (Arizona) and Tyler Herro (Wisconsin) are already committed.

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Junior four-star wing Patrick McCaffery, ranked No. 30 overall in the ESPN 60, made a verbal commitment to the Iowa Hawkeyes, where his father, Fran McCaffery, is the head coach. As a sophomore, Patrick was a big part of a state championship team at Iowa City West High School. Here's a look at what he'll bring to the Hawkeyes after he graduates in 2019.

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ESPN 100 guard Jalen Carey made a verbal commitment to Syracuse on Wednesday night, giving the Orange just the guard they wanted in the class of 2018. Here's a look at what he'll bring to the Orange.

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Nassir Little Brian Rothmuller/Icon SportswireNassir Little gives the Tar Heels a combination of talent and toughness.
Five-star prospect Nassir Little committed to North Carolina on Wednesday. His final decision came down to Georgia Tech and the Tar Heels. This is the third ESPN 100 prospect for head coach Roy Williams and the defending national champions in the class of 2018.

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