Strategy Session: On To The Class Of 2021 For Virginia Men’s Basketball Recruiting

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Ranked no. 28 in the nation in his class by, Abdur-Rahim boasts the second-highest ranking of any recruit in the Tony Bennett-era. Virginia basketball has landed four consensus 4-star recruits in the past two classes. ~ Photo courtesy of Abdur-Rahim’s Twitter account.

Seemingly in the blink of an eye (although it was just a shade under a month), the Virginia men’s basketball program filled out its 2020 Class. As of this writing, the Cavaliers’ recruiting haul – consensus 4-star point Reece Beekman (a player Tony Bennett pursued heavily since the summer of 2018), 3-star shooting guard Carson McCorkle (another player Bennett offered in the summer of 2018), and consensus 4-star Jabri Abdur-Rahim (Virginia offered this May and went full steam ahead this spring and summer) – is rated the no. 1 class in the country by 247Sports and is no. 2 by Rivals.

No scholarships remain for 2020. That obviously could change if there is attrition, but for now the focus shifts to recruiting the class of 2021 and