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May 28, 2019

RJ Hampton picks…. the New Zealand Breakers

Drew Franklin 8:44am May 28, 2019 5/28/19

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On today’s Get Up on ESPN, five-star guard RJ Hampton announced his commitment to Australia’s National Basketball League. He will play for the New Zealand Breakers. Hampton picked overseas professional basketball over Kansas, Memphis and Texas Tech — his three finalists in his recruitment — as well as offers from Kentucky and Duke, among others. Hampton said…

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May 27, 2019

RJ Hampton sets time for announcement

Drew Franklin 6:00pm May 27, 2019 5/27/19

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RJ Hampton isn’t going to wait around to make his announcement tomorrow morning. The five-star guard announced his final plans for his grand reveal, tweeting out that his decision will go public at 8:30 a.m. on ESPN’s Get Up with Mike Greenberg and Jalen Rose. If you still care about RJ Hampton’s recruitment, you will indeed have…

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May 18, 2019

REPORT: Memphis remains in the hunt for RJ Hampton, Kansas still considered favorite

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm May 18, 2019 5/18/19

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2019 five-star combo guard RJ Hampton may officially be down to Kansas, Kentucky, Memphis, and Texas Tech, but many recruiting analysts have pegged the Jayhawks as the solid favorite for several weeks now. Texas Tech was added to his list once Duke was dropped, but they have never been seen as a serious contender. Memphis…

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April 30, 2019

R.J. Hampton Cuts Duke, will Reclassify to 2019

Nick Roush 12:15pm April 30, 2019 4/30/19

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The top-ranked point guard in the 2020 class will play college basketball this fall. R.J. Hampton tells ESPN he will soon graduate and enroll in a college this fall. “I’ve decided to reclassify to the 2019 class,” Hampton told ESPN. “I am doing this because I feel that from a development standpoint, this is the…

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April 27, 2019

It sounds like RJ Hampton is going to reclassify to 2019

Nick Roush 2:00pm April 27, 2019 4/27/19

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The top-ranked point guard in the 2020 recruiting class might not be there much longer. “I don’t think I have anything left in high school to prove to anybody,” R.J. Hampton told reporters at the Atlanta Nike EYBL. One of the five best players in the 2020 recruiting class, Hampton told KSR he’ll reach a…

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April 24, 2019

John Calipari to meet with three elite 2020 prospects today

Jack Pilgrim 12:30pm April 24, 2019 4/24/19

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While John Calipari is putting the finishing touches on his roster for the 2019-20 season, the Kentucky head coach is ready to go all-in on the next crop of talent for his 2020 recruiting class. Yesterday, Corey Evans of Rivals.com reported that Calipari would be in to see 2020 five-star combo guard RJ Hampton. Kentucky’s…

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April 23, 2019

Kentucky will visit 2020 combo guard RJ Hampton tomorrow

Jack Pilgrim 9:00pm April 23, 2019 4/23/19

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John Calipari isn’t slowing down on the recruiting trail anytime soon. According to Corey Evans of Rivals.com, the Kentucky head coach is expected to visit consensus top-five 2020 prospect RJ Hampton tomorrow. Kentucky’s John Calipari is expected in tomorrow for top-five junior RJ Hampton, a source tells @Rivals @RowlandRIVALS https://t.co/EPgaKBcMq8 — Corey Evans (@coreyevans_10) April…

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April 21, 2019

Tyrese Maxey would “love” to play with RJ Hampton at Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 6:30pm April 21, 2019 4/21/19

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Back on April 9, 2020 five-star combo guard RJ Hampton made headlines after writing in a blog post on USA Today that he was not only strongly considering making a jump to the class of 2019, but that he also wanted to play with another elite point guard. “I actually think playing with another elite point guard…

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April 9, 2019

RJ Hampton says he wants to play with another elite point guard, confirms interest in a jump to 2019

Jack Pilgrim 2:00pm April 9, 2019 4/9/19

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Reclassification rumors have surrounded 2020 five-star combo guard RJ Hampton for several months now, and today, the elite prospect out of Little Elm, TX confirmed they are absolutely legit. “I’m considering reclassifying to 2019 at this point,” Hampton said in a blog post on USA Today. Already 18 years old, the 6-foot-4 guard is in…

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April 6, 2019

RJ Hampton down to four schools, Kentucky included

Jack Pilgrim 1:30pm April 6, 2019 4/6/19

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Back in February, 2020 five-star combo guard RJ Hampton announced on Twitter that he was down to five schools, with Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, Memphis, and TCU making the final cut. Today, Adam Zagoria of ZagsBlog.com spoke to Hampton’s father, who said the 6-foot-4 prospect out of Little Elm, TX is now down to four. The…

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