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2015 Alabama Crimson Tide Basketball National Signing Day

The final signing date is May 20, 2015.

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A few of the nation's Top 20 prep players have yet to announce their college of choice heading into today's National Signing Day. We will update this chart throughout the day.

Rank Name Pos Location HT WT School 247 Rivals Scout
1 Ben Simmons F Montverde, FL/Montverde Academy 6'9" 225 LSU 1 1 2
2 Jaylen Brown F Marietta, GA/Wheeler 6'7" 200 Undecided 2 2 1
3 Skal Labissiere C Cordova, TN/Lausanne Collegiate School 6'11" 215 Kentucky 4 3 3
4 Malik Newman G Jackson, MS/Callaway 6'3" 180 Miss. St.
3 4 8
5 Diamond Stone C Milwaukee, WI/Dominican 6'10" 253 Maryland 6 5 4
6 Thon Maker C Mono, ON/Orangeville Prep 7'0" 210 Undecided 5 8 6
7 Ivan Rabb F Oakland, CA/Bishop O'Dowd 6'9" 220 California 8 6 5
8 Cheick Diallo F Centereach, NY/Our Savior New Amer. 6'9" 220 Kansas
7 7 10
9 Stephen Zimmerman C Las Vegas, NV/Bishop Gorman 7'0" 241 UNLV 11 9 9
10 Chase Jeter C Las Vegas, NV/Bishop Gorman 6'10" 220 Duke 9 10 12
11 Henry Ellenson F Rice Lake, WI/Rice Lake 6'10" 230 Marquette 18 12 7
12 Isaiah Briscoe G Newark, NJ/Roselle Catholic 6'3" 215 Kentucky 10 13 18
13 Ray Smith F Las Vegas, NV/Las Vegas 6'7" 190 Arizona 12 16 14
14 Caleb Swanigan C Fort Wayne, IN/Homestead 6'8" 255 Michigan St. 17 14 11
15 Brandon Ingram F Kinston, NC/Kinston 6'8" 180 Duke 19 11 13
16 Allonzo Trier G Henderson, NV/Findlay Prep 6'3" 185 Arizona 13 15 17
17 Carlton Bragg F Cleveland, OH/Villa Angela St Joseph 6'9" 225 Kansas 15 19 16
18 Jalen Brunson G Lincolnshire, IL/Stevenson 6'1" 175 Villanova 16 20 19
19 Dwayne Bacon F Mouth of Wilson, VA/Oak Hill Academy 6'6" 205 Florida St. 23 17 15
20 Antonio Blakeney G Orlando, FL/Oak Ridge 6'3" 180 LSU 14 18 24


College basketball allows 13 scholarships per team. With the announced departures of guard Ricky Tarrant and Devin Mitchell, the Crimson Tide can sign up to four additional players, not counting the two who signed during the early signing period in November 2014.


  • Brandon Austin (6-5/180) 3-star small forward from Montgomery, Alabama (Carver) - averaged 18 points, seven rebounds, four assists, four steals and 1.5 blocks per game while leading the Wolverines to the Class 6A state championship.
  • Donta' Hall (6-8/225) 3-star power forward from Luverne, Alabama - averaged 23 points per game, 19 rebounds per game, 12 blocks per game as a senior.


  • Dazon Ingram (6-5/183), 3-star shooting guard from Theodore, AL, decommited from Alabama following Grant's dismissal but could return to the fold. He tweeted Saturday that Kentucky coach John Calipari contacted him after the Wildcats lost seven underclassmen from their national semifinal team. Ingram averaged 21 points, 11 rebounds, and five assists in leading the Bobcats to the state semifinals this year for the first time in school history.
  • Nych Smith (5-10/170) low 3-star point guard from Memphis, TN. "...may be small in height, but he’s strong and tough. Smith is quick and able to break down defenders. While we list him as a lead guard, his mentality – at least on his high school team – is more to get points. He can get hot from three, is comfortable pulling up for mid-range jump shots and has a floater. He’s quick laterally and a tough kid that will compete on the defensive end as well."
  • John Carlos Reyes (6-9 or 6-10/225) 3-star power forward is from Suwanee, GA but spent is senior year at Sound Doctrine Academy in

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New Head Coach Avery Johnson and Antoine Pettway had about 10 days to recruit for 2015.


  • Dazon Ingram
  • Nick King (Memphis transfer)

UPDATE #1: Dazon Ingram will sign with a school on Friday at Noon CT.

UPDATE #2: #2 Malik Newman and #9 Stephen Zimmerman have both said the do not plan on signing a National Letter of Intent. Cal commit #7 Ivan Rabb has yet to sign his NLI as well.

UPDATE #3: In a bit of a surprise, Zimmerman stays close to home committing to UNLV.

UPDATE #4: Dazon Ingram chooses Alabama!

UPDATE #5: Memphis forward Nick King will transfer to Bama, eligible in Fall of 2016 .

UPDATE #7: Malik Newman has chosen Mississippi State. He too has not signed a NLI.

UPDATE #8: Brandon Ingram will play for Duke.

UPDATE #9: Three/four-star point guard Lamonte Turner, a Harvest, Alabama native currently at Florida's IMG Academy, has reclassified from 2016 to 2015 and will announce today at 1pm CT. Sources have indicated that Bama has not made a committable offer at this time. UPDATE #9a: He chose Tennessee.

UPDATE #10: Cheick Diallo to Kansas.

UPDATE #11: Cullman's Lawson Schaffer accepts walk-on invite from Alabama The reigning Class 6A Player of the Year also had walk-on invitations from Auburn and UAB.