Each Big East basketball program’s highest-ranked 2021 commit

Tyler Calvaruso
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With the fall signing period long in the books and the spring signing period underway, it’s time to take a deeper look at the crop of prospects ascending to the college ranks in the coming weeks months.

Despite Creighton and Villanova making it to the Sweet 16, 2020 was thought to be a down year for the Big East on the court. The conference is primed to bounce back in a big way next season thanks to an influx via the recruiting trail, though. UConn’s 2021 recruiting class ranks atop the conference, but the Huskies are not the only Big East team set to welcome a host of talent into their program next season.

Let’s take a look at the highest-ranked commit in each Big East program’s 2021 recruiting class.

Note: List is subject to change pending the outcome of the spring signing period and decisions of currently uncommitted recruits.

Butler: Pierce Thomas

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High School: Brownsburg (Ind.) Position: Small Forward Height: 6-foot-5 Weight: 195 pounds

Connecticut: Rahsool Diggins

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High School: Archbishop Wood (Pa.) Position: Point Guard Height: 6-foot-1 Weight: 160 pounds

Creighton: Mason Miller

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High School: Houston (Tenn.) Position: Power Forward Height: 6-foot-9 Weight: 180 pounds

DePaul: Ahamad Bynum

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High School: Simeon (Ill.) Position: Shooting Guard Height: 6-foot-1 Weight: 175 pounds

Georgetown: Aminu Mohammed

Syndication: The News-Leader

High School: Greenwood Laboratory School (Mo.) Position: Shooting Guard Height: 6-foot-5 Weight: 190 pounds

Marquette: Stevie Mitchell

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High School: Wilson (Pa.) Position: Point Guard Height: 6-foot-2 Weight: 175 pounds

Providence: Rafael Castro

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High School: Dover (N.J.) Position: Power Forward Height: 6-foot-9 Weight: 200 pounds

Seton Hall: Brandon Weston

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High School: Hillcrest Prep (Ariz.) Position: Small Forward Height: 6-foot-5 Weight: 195 pounds

St. John's: Rafael Pinzon

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High School: Long Island Lutheran (N.Y.) Position: Shooting Guard Height: 6-foot-5 Weight: 175 pounds

Villanova: Jordan Longino

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High School: Germantown Academy (Pa.) Position: Shooting Guard Height: 6-foot-5 Weight: 195 pounds

Xavier: Cesare Edwards

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High School: Hartsville (S.C.) Position: Center Height: 6-foot-10 Weight: 205 pounds

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