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PG Parker Jackson-Cartwright Kobi Simmons
SG Kadeem Allen Allonzo Trier Rawle Alkins
SF

Talbott Denny

Dylan Smith

Ray Smith

PF Keanu Pinder Lauri Markkanen
C Dusan Ristic Chance Comanche

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2017 Priority Targets

http://www.scout.com/player/184253-deandre-ayton?s=75

AAU Team: California Supreme

EYBL Stats: 16 GP, 19.5 PPG, 11.5 RPG, 2.4 APG, 1.7 BPG, 60.2 FG%

Key Date: Cut list to on July 14 Arizona, Kentucky, and Kansas

Arizona's Chances: Arizona is in Ayton's final three and the Wildcats seemingly have a legit shot here. 

Scout Analysis

DeAndre Ayton may very well be the most impressive long term prospect in all of high school basketball. Ayton is pushing 7-feet tall and runs the floor and moves like a guard. He has wide, strong shoulders and a lengthy set of arms. He gets to shots with his length and impressive athleticism. Offensively, he's equipped with good hands and deft touch in the paint. He can also make short and mid-range jump shots.

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http://www.scout.com/player/186218-trevon-duval?s=75

AAU Team: WE R1

Under Armour Stats: 12 GP, 15.9 PPG, 4,9 APG, 3.9 RPG, 2 SPG, 41.3 FG%

Key Date: In late June, told Scout.com he will be cutting his list to 10-15 schools in August

Arizona's Chances: We would be surprised if Duval winds up at Arizona, but he has been consistent in saying that the Wildcats are likely to get an official visit.

Scout Analysis

A slick, quick backcourt performer who has grown to 6-3, Duval already is tested on both the EYBL and Under Armour circuits. He's an excellent scorer and playmaker with improved athleticism and a revamped jump shot. We love his confidence and unflappable demeanor along with his tough defense. He's  the top point guard in the Class of 2017.

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http://www.scout.com/player/189915-brandon-mccoy?s=106

AAU Team: California Supreme

EYBL Stats: 15 GP, 17.7 PPG, 9.2 RPG, 1.2 BPG, 51.6 FG%

Key Date: Visited Arizona June 9

Arizona's Chances: Arizona has a solid chance and you can make an argument that the Wildcats lead in this recruitment, though McCoy wants to take visits.

Scout Analysis

Brandon McCoy is one of 2017's top defensive prospects. He has good size for position at about 7-feet and plays hard, tough, aggressive basketball, especially on the defensive end. He prides himself as a rim protector and overall strong man defender. He's coming along offensively and as his mobility has improved, he's made progress with his post moves and touch around the basket. He's moving in the direction of elite prospect.

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http://www.scout.com/player/183636-jarred-vanderbilt?s=106

AAU Team: Houston Hoops

EYBL Stats: 16 GP, 13.5 PPG, 10.9 RPG, 3.7 APG, 1.6 SPG, 47.6 FG%

Key Date: Visited Arizona on October 15, 2015

Arizona's Chances: Kentucky is probably the leader, but Arizona has made Vanderbilt a priority and will likely get a visit

Scout Analysis

A face-up forward, Vanderbilt's biggest strength lies in his motor and ability to go to the glass and reel in rebounds. He's an impressive athlete that gets off the ground quickly and has good instincts when it comes to going after loose balls or rebounds. He demonstrates good skill and takes defensive boards and looks to start the break. He's also a very good passer. The next step in his development is gaining consistency with his jump shot.

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http://www.scout.com/player/191859-p-j-washington?s=106

AAU Team: Team Penny

EYBL Stats: 15 GP, 17.4 PPG, 10.9 RPG, 2.1 APG, 1.1 SPG, 61.9 FG%

Key Date: Visited Arizona June 23 for an unofficial.

Arizona's Chances: Word is that Kentucky leads here, but Arizona is in line for an official visit and anything can happen.

Scout Analysis

Washington is an undersized four who impacts the game in a number of ways. He has a 7-foot-1 wingspan, which helps him play much bigger than his height of 6-foot-7. Washington uses his length to secure rebounds on both ends of the court. Offensively, he can score around the basket or facing up as a shooter. He's a deceptively good shot blocker due to his long arms.

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http://www.scout.com/player/200840-collin-sexton?s=106

AAU Team: Southern Stampede

EYBL Stats: 14 GP, 31.7 PPG, 5.6 RPG, 1.1 APG, 1.3 SPG, 45.7 FG%

Key Date: Sexton cut his list to 10 on July 18 and Arizona made the cut. 

Arizona's Chances: Sexton will likely take an official visit to Arizona, but Alabama is considered to be the leader.

Scout Analysis

At 6-foot-2, Collin Sexton has impressive physical features for a lead guard. He's solidly built, with a lengthy set of arms. Sexton is extremely quick and has an explosive first step. He's also an impressive all around athlete. Sexton stays in attack mode and is more of a new age, scoring lead guard than a true point. His quickness and nifty ball handling allow him to create space from defenders with ease. His shot looks goods and he has deep range. He's comfortable scoring off the bounce and can do it from all three levels, as he's also equipped with floaters, mid-range pull-ups and can score it through contact at the basket. Sexton also likes to play fast, push the tempo and is tough to contain because of his speed, strength and athletic ability. Defensively, Sexton has quite a bit of potential, as he's laterally quick, has good instincts and is long, like mentioned above. 

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http://www.scout.com/player/195164-quade-green?s=75

AAU Team: PSA Cardinals

EYBL Stats: 15 GP, 14.1 PPG, 10.5 APG, 2.8 RPG, 2.9 SPG, 41.7 FG%

Key Date: Green cut his list to nine on August 12 and the Wildcats were included

Arizona's Chances: Green likes Arizona, but it could be difficult to get him to come west with schools like Syracuse and Duke pushing for him. 

Scout Analysis

This Philadelphia native has blossomed very quickly as a combo guard capable of handling versus pressure, attacking off the dribble or knocking down jump shots. Green also possesses admirable toughness and a solid frame. He currently leads EYBL in assists and steals.

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http://www.scout.com/player/182429-matt-coleman?s=75

AAU Team: Boo Williams

EYBL Stats: 16 GP, 12.6 PPG, 3.3 RPG, 3.2 APG, 1.2 SPG, 53.2 FG%

Key Date: Coleman cuts his list to ten on August 8 and Arizona makes it in.

Arizona's Chances: Arizona made Coleman's cut, but the thought is that Texas is the heavy leader at this time. 

Scout Analysis

Armed with quickness, speed, outstanding passing skills and top-notch ball-handling, Coleman is a true point guard who can create for himself or teammates. He has made significant progress over the past year as a transition scorer, and he already shows a penchant for running a team. He's a big-time talent and among the best guards in his class.

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http://www.scout.com/player/191947-nick-richards?s=106

AAU Team: Expressions Elite

EYBL Stats: 16 GP, 11.9 PPG, 8.7 RPG, 2.1 BPG, 58 FG%

Key Date: Mentioned Arizona in top five on June 16

Arizona's Chances: Arizona is in Richards' top five and will likely get an official visit from him. 

Scout Analysis

Richards is a highly promising rim protector who soars for blocks, rebounds and general defensive menace. He's a fine athlete who shows signs of a solid offensive post game as well, but for the time being he's clearly at his best on the other end of the court. He's a blue-chip center who boasts tremendous talent and will be a featured attraction in the 2017 class going forward.

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http://www.scout.com/player/183625-chuck-o-bannon?s=106

AAU Team: Las Vegas Prospects

EYBL Gauntlet Stats: 16 GP, 20.6 PPG, 4.9 RPG, 1.1 SPG, 41.1 FG%

Key Date: Cut his list to eight on May 31, included Wildcats.

Arizona's Chances: We would be somewhat surprised if he winds up at Arizona, though that could change. Washington and Texas are the top two schools right now. 

Scout Analysis

O'Bannon is a highly skilled wing scorer with a smooth medium-range jump shot and fine ball-handling ability. He also carries a solid frame and has good size for the wing. He needs to get stronger and ideally gain another notch of explosiveness for the college level. Regardless, he's an accomplished athlete versus top-shelf competition and thus a relatively proven commodity in the 2017 class.

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http://www.scout.com/player/185864-ira-lee?s=106

AAU Team: Earl Watson Elite

Under Armour Association: 12 GP, 13.2 PPG, 7.8 RPG, 1.7 APG, 1.1 BPG, 50.8 FG%

Key Date: Took unofficial to Arizona on June 23.

Arizona's Chances: Arizona and California are the top two schools for Lee. Texas is involved and wants an official visit, which Lee is planning to give it. However, it will be interesting to see if Arizona pushes for a commitment in the next few weeks. 

Scout Analysis

Ira Lee is one of the top rebounders in 2017. He's an athletic power forward whose athleticism, motor and feel as a rebounder help him dominate the glass on both sides of the court. He's a little undersized for the position but makes up for it with how hard he plays. He can face up and hit midrange jumpers or score around the basket. His handle has improved and is best offensively from the high post. Lee is a committed defender and hard worker.

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http://www.scout.com/player/192702-alex-barcello?s=106

AAU Team: Oakland Soldiers

EYBL Stats: 16 GP, 18.9 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 2.6 APG, 1.4 SPG, 45.2 FG%

Key Date: Barcello cut his list to five on August 5 and his list includes Arizona, Stanford, Virginia, Butler, and Indiana.

Arizona's Chances: Arizona is one of the leaders, if not the top school. Stanford and Butler have gotten officials and Arizona will likely get one as well.

Scout Analysis

Barcello is a solid, ball control point guard who possesses an accurate jump shot with three-point range, and he’s also a creative passer. While not an elite athlete, he's at least average in terms of quickness and that doesn't appear to loom as a severe concern. At 6-2, he could play either backcourt spot in college but is a natural point guard and is likely to occupy that role at least most of the time.

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http://www.scout.com/player/192380-gary-trent?s=75

AAU Team: Howard Pulley

EYBL Stats: 20 GP, 22.2 PPG, 6.2 RPG, 2.2 APG, 40.2 FG%

Key Date: Trent cut his list on August 2 with the Wildcats, Duke, Kentucky, Michigan State, and UCLA making up his list. 

Arizona's Chances: At one point it looked like Arizona was out, but he has indicated that the Wildcats are back in it. The general thought is that Duke leads, but Sean Miller followed him around Vegas with the belief Arizona can land him.

Scout Analysis

You won't find many players that can shoot with Gary Trent in high school basketball. His father -- Gary Trent Sr. -- spent 12 seasons in the NBA. While his dad was known as a being a bruiser, Trent Jr. is known for his shooting and scoring. He won a Gold Medal with the USA Basketball U16 team and led them in scoring. He has good range on his shot and picture perfect form. He's also comfortable attacking and pulling up for mid-range jumpers.

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http://www.scout.com/player/199835-lonnie-walker?s=75

AAU Team: Team Final

EYBL Stats: 20 GP, 16.7 PPG, 4.1 RPG, 2.8 APG, 46 FG%

Key Date: Arizona offered Walker on May 19.

Arizona's Chances: Sean Miller followed Walker around in Vegas. If he decided to stay home for his senior season, Villanova is the likely landing spot. If not, all bets are off. 

Scout Analysis

Walker, who stands 6-foot-4 and is equipped with strong, broad shoulders and long arms, does a very good job of slicing his way to the rim. Walker is a very good athlete that is much stronger than realized. He's a good finisher that plays well through contact and finds ways to get to the free throw line.

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http://www.scout.com/player/193174-jordan-tucker?s=106

AAU Team: Team Final

EYBL Stats: 21 GP, 15 PPG, 4.2 RPG, 1.9 APG, 38.7 FG%

Key Date: Arizona offered Tucker on October 13, 2014

Arizona's Chances: Syracuse and Indiana are considered the top two. Arizona is working to get Tucker on campus in the next month or so and if that happens, it should have a legit shot. 

Scout Analysis

The forward is known for his ability to shoot the ball from deep, but he can do more than that. Tucker is attacking the rim more than before and is starting to rebound and defend better as well. With a great looking stroke, there will always be a spot for Tucker on the floor, but now he is expanding his game and making himself better than ever as a player.

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http://www.scout.com/player/194306-daejon-davis?s=75

AAU Team: Seattle Rotary

EYBL Stats: 13 GP, 17.7 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 2.5 APG, 49.1 FG%

Key Date: Davis cut his list to five on August 3 and is planning to take an official to Arizona on October 14.

Arizona’s Chances: It could be difficult to get Davis out of the Northwest, but Arizona has a shot here, especially if it can get him on campus. 

Scout Analysis

Daejon Davis is a versatile shooting guard whose best attribute may be the fact that he's a rare off guard who is such a good passer. He's very unselfish and always willing to give up an open look to create for someone else. Davis is also a talented scorer who can fill the rim from all three levels. The amount of ways he has to score or create off the dribble makes him a very tough player to defend. He's very young looking and could still grow.

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Other Arizona offers

http://www.scout.com/player/195659-mohamed-bamba?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/200255-kevin-knox?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/183624-billy-preston?s=106

http://www.scout.com/player/185837-cody-riley?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/171120-d-j-harvey?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/198184-ikey-obiagu?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/204352-brandon-randolph?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/182705-troy-brown

http://www.scout.com/player/193163-derek-culver?s=106

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Other Arizona interest

http://www.scout.com/player/195220-hamidou-diallo?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/197182-josh-anderson?s=75

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2018 Priority Targets

http://www.scout.com/player/193060-marvin-bagley?s=75

AAU Team: Phoenix Phamily

EYBL Stats: 16 GP, 20.9 PPG, 10.6 RPG, 1.2 APG, 1.6 BPG, 52.3 FG%

Key Date: Cut list to six on June 2, included Arizona

Arizona's Chances: It remains to be seen if Bagley will even attend college. Duke and Kentucky are considered to be the top two schools as of now.

Scout Analysis

Bagley is an exquisite talent. He has the physique of a young prospect and naturally will need to become much stronger, but in other areas he plays far beyond his years. He’s extremely well-coordinated, fluid, quick, explosive and reasonably polished. A southpaw, he knocks down long jump shots, buries hooks on post-ups and handles well enough to attack off the dribble in either direction.

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http://www.scout.com/player/200316-zion-williamson?s=75

AAU Team: Game Elite

Adidas Gauntlet Stats: 12 GP, 18.8 PPG, 9 RPG, 1.3 APG, 1.1 BPG, 68.8 FG%

Key Date: Arizona offered on June 20

Arizona's Chances: It's difficult to say with the way Williamson's recruitment has taken off the past month or so. Clemson and North Carolina are supposedly doing well with the five-star prospect. 

Scout Analysis

Williamson, who says he’s heard comparisons to Draymond Green, Charles Barkley and Larry Johnson, has a unique game at his 6-foot-6, 235-pound size. Williamson is an explosive and powerful leaper. His offensive attack is versatile, as he’ll drive the ball from the perimeter, back down defenders and a make a post move or get out in transition and finish on the break. To go with his attack on the offensive end, Williamson is tracking as a very good rebounder because of his athletic ability, strength and motor. Williamson was top performer of the camp.

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http://www.scout.com/player/210175-jaylen-hoard?s=75

AAU Team: Originally From France, will transfer to High Point (NC) Wesleyan Christian for upcoming season

FIBA Stats: 22.4 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.7 stats, 48.2 FG%

Arizona's Chances: Arizona has not offered yet, but an offer would likely put the Wildcats near the front considering it is the only college that Hoard has had serious dialogue with. 

Scout Analysis

Jaylen Hoard hit our radar first at the 2015 Jordan Brand International game, where he was named MVP. Then again at the FIBA u17 World Championships in Spain. A long, lanky combination forward, Hoard is extremely versatility at 6-foot-7, possibly 6-8. Hoard is a good athlete with impressive body control. He's a high-level scorer that can fill it up in a variety of ways. Although he's not a lights out shooter from distance, he's certainly a threat to make shots from three. Where he did most of his damage at the u17 World Championship was at the rim and in transition. He's not a great ball handler at this stage, but is able to slice his way to the rim and does a good job of adjusting his shots and finishing around the basket. While Hoard is primarily a perimeter prospect, every now and then he'll post up and look to score on the block. Hoard will come to the United States for his junior year of high school and plans to play college basketball.

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http://www.scout.com/player/194490-jordan-brown?s=75

AAU Team: Play Hard Play Smart

Adidas Gauntlet Stats: 4 GP, 18.3 PPG, 8.5 RPG, 1.3 APG, 1.1 BPG, 50.9 FG%

Key Date: Arizona offered on August 5, 2015

Arizona's Chances: The Wildcats are doing well here with California and UCLA the other two main schools involved. This recruitment likely isn't ending anytime soon. 

Scout Analysis

Jordan Brown was one of the most impressive prospects at the USA Basketball U16 trials. At 6-foot-9, Brown has a lengthy set of arms to go with good mobility and athleticism. He's a very good post scorer that has good hands, impressive and terrific footwork on the block. He can score with hooks or even use counters, and he's able to step away from the rim and make mid-range jump shots.

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http://www.scout.com/player/192872-immanuel-quickley?s=75

AAU Team: Baltimore Elite

Adidas Gauntlet Stats: 12 GP, 10.4 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 3.7 APG, 37.9 FG%

Key Date: Arizona offered on June 15

Arizona's Chances: Another player that has seen his recruitment take off the past month, it's hard to say where Arizona stands with Quickley. Miami has done a good job early, but this one has a long way to go. 

Scout Analysis

When seeing Quickley last year the thought was he was a high level scorer who would do most of his damage off the ball, but now it is clear that was incorrect. Quickley instead is a point guard who can definitely score, but is at his best making plays. His feel for the game is off the charts, and he just knows how to make others better.

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http://www.scout.com/player/192495-miles-norris?s=75

AAU Team: Earl Watson Elite

Under Armour Association Stats: 12 GP, 9.6 PPG, 6.2 RPG, 47.9 FG%

Key Date: Arizona offered on January 2, Norris took unofficial on January 30. 

Arizona's Chances: Arizona is considered to be the leader. Norris will be on campus for the Red and Blue game and while he is likely to get other offers, the Wildcats will be right there in the end. 

Scout Analysis

Norris is a talented power forward who still has a long way to go physically, but his broad shoulders give reason to believe that his currently slight frame will end up holding a lot of weight. He has a definite plus skill in his rebounding ability; he's terrific on both the offensive and defensive glass, especially given how much weight he currently gives up. He has a nice feel as a shot blocker and finishes around the basket.

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http://www.scout.com/player/198827-gerald-liddell?s=75

AAU Team: Texas Hard Work

Under Armour Association Stats: 12 GP, 17.2 PPG, 7.8 RPG, 2.5 APG, 1.5 SPG, 43.8 FG%

Key Date: Arizona offered in November of 2015.

Arizona's Chances: Arizona is doing relatively well. Liddell has not paid a lot of attention to the process and will be a national recruit 

Scout Analysis

Liddell is very thin and certainly a long way from where he'll need to be physically, but of course he also will enjoy more years of high school to develop his physique. Already, he possesses a soft, arching jump shot that's fairly accurate from medium-range. He's also quick to the ball with nice reflexes and makes some dribble moves — even going left — that suggest big things down the road.

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http://www.scout.com/player/200212-tre-jones?s=75

AAU Team: Howard Pulley Panthers

EYBL Stats: 10 GP, 7.1 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 4.1 APG, 2 SPG, 43.9 FG%

Key Date: Jones took an unofficial visit on February 12

Arizona's Chances: Arizona shadowed Jones through the week in Vegas, giving some belief to the idea that the Wildcats feel it can land him. 

Scout Analysis

He has a high basketball IQ, strong skill level and the ball skills and shiftiness to give defenders problems off the dribble. His body will allow for plenty of added muscle and there’s every reason to believe in his future. 

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http://www.scout.com/player/202852-brandon-williams?s=75

AAU Team: California Supreme

EYBL Stats: 16 GP, 8.8 PPG, 3.2 RPG, 3.6 APG, 1.2 SPG, 41.3 FG%

Key Date: Arizona offered Williams on May 20

Arizona's Chances: Williams grew up a fan of Arizona, so we consider the Wildcats the leader. It will be interesting to see if Arizona pushes for an early commitment, as some think it would be able to get it. 

Scout Analysis

Williams is a speedy point guard who thrives in uptempo situations. He gets up and down the court in a hurry and can either use his ball skills to create for himself or teammates. Williams can really shoot it off the bounce and does a nice job using his handle to create space. He can sometimes be shoot-first, but has the vision to make teammates better. He has good lateral quickness, which aids him on defense. His upside is very high.

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http://www.scout.com/player/199672-taeshon-cherry?s=75

AAU Team: Oakland Soldiers

EYBL Stats: 15 GP, 8.5 PPG, 5.4 RPG, 42.0 FG%

Key Date: Arizona offered Cherry on June 11

Arizona's Chances: Arizona is doing well and is near the top for Cherry. Kansas recently offered and others will as well, but we would be surprised if Arizona is not one of the finalists as long as it wants to be. 

Scout Analysis

In the more up and down style of AAU and camp ball this summer and fall, Cherry flourished as a hybrid forward who can knock down three-pointers or take players off the dribble and finish around the basket. On his high school team, Cherry played more of a post role and showed that he’s comfortable in the paint as well. Cherry proved that he has a jump hook in his arsenal, while he’s also a sharp passer and made some impressive passes to teammates from the high and mid post areas. He finished around the basket, off the glass and with a runner. It was tough to get a feel for the advancement of his perimeter game, but the worst case for Cherry has always been a talented and versatile four man and that hasn’t changed.

*****

http://www.scout.com/player/200306-quentin-grimes?s=75

AAU Team: Basketball University

Adidas Summer Championship Stats: 4 GP, 13.8 PPG, 6.5 RPG, 2 APG, 45.9 FG%

Key Date: Arizona offered on July 19

Arizona’s Chances: It’s a bit early to tell, but Duke and Texas A&M are considered to be the top two schools as of now. 

Scout Analysis

A 6-foot-5 guard, Grimes has good size for a prospect that can play either guard position. He's certainly capable of playing on and off the ball, as he's a good ball handler and a terrific passer with good vision. Grimes plays at a good pace and changes his speeds well. Grimes has good form on his jump shot and has proven to be a good pull-up shooter from mid-range and also a capable shooter from distance. 

*****

http://www.scout.com/player/205173-emmanuel-akot?s=75

AAU Team: Exum Elite

U17 World Championship Stats: 7 GP, 9.9 PPG, 2.9 RPG, 58.5 FG%

Key Date: Arizona offered July 24

Arizona’s Chances: Hard to say right now. He will be playing his senior season in Utah, so the Utes are thought to be a major contender. 

Scout Analysis

Akot is 6-foot-7 with long arms, is a very good athlete, plays hard on vision, handles the ball really well and is a terrific passer. Akot has good form on his jumper and has the handle to create his own shot off the bounce or get to the basket. He has elite upside. 

*****

http://www.scout.com/player/202880-tyler-herro?s=75

AAU Team: Wisconsin Playground Warriors

Adidas Summer Championship Stats: 5 GP, 27.5 PPG, 11.5 RPG, 3.5 APG, 48.6 FG%

Key Date: Arizona offered on July 26

Arizona’s Chances: Arizona is among Herro’s top schools along with Wisconsin and Marquette. We expect it to stay that way as long as Arizona wants. 

Scout Analysis

Herro is a strong shooter off the bounce, but is beginning to show more of his game. He has been labeled as a shooter because of how well he can do it from a variety of spots. Herro is now showing he can take the ball to the rack and create for himself. He is a good rebounder when he wants to be and has good vision as well. If there is a major weakness to his game, it is on defense, where he currently shows a lack of desire. 

*****

http://www.scout.com/player/197506-jalen-smith?s=75

AAU Team: Team Takeover

EYBL 16 Stats: 4 GP, 7.6 PPG, 8 RPG, 38.5 FG%

Key Date: In late July, Smith names Arizona as one of the schools recruiting him the hardest.

Arizona’s Chances: The Wildcats have a connection here and it could pay off. Maryland is thought to be the leader, though Smith isn’t close to narrowing anything down and will add many more offers before he does.

Scout Analysis

Smith is young for his grade and is equipped with a long, lengthy frame. He runs end-to-end with ease, is a solid all around athlete and quickly bounces off the ground. He has a good set of hands and nice touch, plus is able to face the rim and make mid-range jump shots. At this point, he lacks the weight or strength to play physical, but that will come in time. Smith is a high major prospect and one that will see his recruitment soar over the next year.

*****

http://www.scout.com/player/206325-moses-brown?s=75

AAU Team: New Heights

Under Armour Association Stats: 17 GP, 7.5 PPG, 5.9 RPG, 1.4 BPG, 51.4 FG%

Key Date: Arizona offered on July 16

Arizona’s Chances: Brown has developed a good relationship with Book Richards, but it still won’t be easy to get him west. Expect teams such as Maryland to prioritize him. 

Scout Analysis

Moses Brown, a 7-footer out of New York, emerged during the spring in between his sophomore and junior seasons as a potential high major recruit. At his size, Brown has good length, mobility, hands and touch. Because of his size, length and instincts, Brown is a good rim protector and there's value in his defensive presence. He's also a good area rebounder on both ends of the floor. Offensively, Brown has some potential, as he has quality hands and nice scoring touch around the basket. Although he doesn't have counter moves, he is comfortable going over his left shoulder for a right jump hook. Brown is inconsistent, but he oozes with potential and progressing at a good rate.

*****

http://www.scout.com/player/200297-kamaka-hepa?s=75

AAU Team: Portland Basketball Club

High School Stats: 28 GP, 19 PPG, 12 RPG, 3.1 BPG, 2.8 APG, 2.1 SPG, 51 FG%

Key Date: Arizona offered on August 10

Arizona’s Chances: Should Arizona choose to recruit him aggressively, you have to think it has a good shot. The Wildcats are easily his bigget offer right now, but we would expect plenty more schools to get involved. 

Scout Analysis

He's got good size and length for a four man with outstanding vision. He's going to be able to defend many fours and fives at the next level. Hepa is still improving as a shooter and scorer - he's better hitting midrange jumpers than three - but his size, length, motor and terrific vision will make him a valuable player in college.

*****

http://www.scout.com/player/194446-cameron-reddish?s=75

AAU Team: Team Final

EYBL Stats: 15 GP, 15.2 PPG, 4.8 RPG, 2.3 APG, 2 SPG, 40.9 FG%

Key Date: Arizona offered on July 25

Arizona’s Chances: It's early in his recruitment, but Reddish is going to be able to basically pick his school. Probably a long shot because of location, but Arizona will work at it.

Scout Analysis

There is no doubt when it comes to Cameron Reddish the talent is tantalizing. He has the size, athleticism, ball handling, and shooting range to be someone who plays basketball for a long time. 

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Other Arizona interest

http://www.scout.com/player/196181-shareef-o-neal?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/193167-jules-bernard?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/200303-nassir-little?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/203267-david-singleton?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/194438-joshua-leblanc?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/210119-elias-valtonen?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/210171-sam-froling?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/204341-tevian-jones

http://www.scout.com/player/201968-timmy-allen?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/201795-k-j-hymes?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/198881-jaedon-ledee?s=75

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2019 Targets w/ Arizona Interest

http://www.scout.com/player/194489-cassius-stanley?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/203860-matthew-hurt?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/209633-vernon-carey?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/203683-nobal-days?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/204537-keion-brooks?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/201830-p-j-fuller?s=75

http://www.scout.com/player/203441-isaiah-mobley


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