Peach Jam: Day 2 Notebook

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. -- During the Peach Jam, caught up with L.J. Rose, Brandon Ashley and Jarnell Stokes.

Rose has a top two

L.J. Rose has a top two.

Rose, a four-star prospect out of Houston, told at the Peach Jam Invitational that UCLA and Texas are the two schools sticking out to him at this point.

"With UCLA it's their great coaching and it's a good school," Rose said. "Texas is a great school, it's close to home and I've know the coaching staff since 8th grade.

Rose also mentioned interest from Georgetown, Kansas, Memphis, Virginia and Baylor.

Ashley continues to dominate

Brandon Ashley is having a strong spring and summer.

At the LeBron James Skills Academy he was one of the better post prospects in attendance and at the Peach Jam he continued his impressive performances.

Through three games at the Peach Jam, Ashley has recorded 55 points and 23 rebounds.

On the recruiting front, Ashley is holding off on releasing a college list. He did say that he's heard recently from Arizona, Kentucky and Oregon.

"I'm going to come out with a list after Peach Jam," Ashley told

Ashley is currently rated a five-star prospect.

Stokes has top six, favors a pair

Jarnell Stokes is one of the most pursued big men in the 2012 recruiting class.

And the 6-foot-7 power forward recently came out with a list of six schools – Connecticut, Kentucky, Florida, Memphis, Tennessee and Arkansas.

"It's a business decision," Stokes said. "I'm going to go where suits me best."

Of the six schools involved, Stokes said a pair are sticking out.

"Sticking out is Arkansas and Memphis," he said. " They are recruiting me a lot."

Stokes, who is transferring to Mouth of Wilson (Va.) Oak Hill for his senior season, is ranked No. 19 overall in the 2012 class.

Josh Pastner followed around a handful of prospects on Tuesday, but he was front and center for each and every Memphis YOMCA game, including their 16's team, which includes Nick King and Jonathan Williams.

Rick Pitino was front and center for both of J'Mychael Reese's games, as well as both of D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera's match ups.

Dejuan Coleman had Jim Boeheim, John Calipari and Thad Matta at his morning game on Wednesday.

Kyle Anderson had the head coaches from Florida, St. John's, UCLA, Seton Hall and Georgetown checking him out against the Albany City Rocks.

Jarnell Stokes drew head coaches from Tennessee, Memphis, Alabama and Arkansas.

Jahlil Okafor, a 2014 post prospect, had head coaches from Ohio State, Illinois and Michigan State watching him Wednesday.

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