A New List for Smith
2015 five-start recruit Ray Smith announced on Twitter today that he has a new list of schools that he would like to attend.
Smith's new list of schools includes the likes of Arizona, Arizona State, Texas, Connecticut, Georgetown, Lousiville, UCLA, USC, and California. The list is mostly the same, but Wake Forest and Oregon are no longer listed, and he added the Connecticut Huskies.
At the NBPA Top 100 Camp it had been reported that he already has three of his five official visits set, but that turned out to not be accurate according to a text message sent to me by his father.
Georgetown is set to get an unofficial visit from him after the Kevin Durant Camp, which will be held in Virginia. If the Georgetown visit goes well, then they will certainly take an official visit to the school soon. The 247sports' Crystal Ball Prediction says that he will be heading to Arizona, but no school seems to have an edge over the other at the moment.
Papagiannis Back to Greece
Elsewhere, it was reported earlier today that Class of 2015 recruit Georgios Papagiannis is heading back to Greece to play professionally with the professional team Panathinaikos. This, of course, means that no college will be getting his services at the moment. This will be good for him because he most likely will be playing against older players and as a result will be able to polish his game. This should prove to be a good decision and will pay off at the end, so be on the lookout for him later.
Providence in the Mix for Jones
Finally, Class of 2015 recruit Derrick Jones will visit Connecticut on June 30th according to Adam Zagoria of SNYTV. Jones will visit Kentucky, Louisville, and Syracuse afterwards in July. 2014 Big East Tournament Champion Providence has hopped into Jones' recruitment according to Zagoria as well. Jones is a good wing player and plays very well above the rim. He likes to get physical and is really explosive, too. On the defensive end, he can make an impact due to his length and agility, especially for someone his size. If Providence makes his cut, they should be excited just to get the chance to have a player that will want to come there, as they are still looking to feed off of their memorable run at the end of last season.