Josh Jackson, 2016 No. 1 Recruit, Narrows List to 9 Schools

Josh Jackson, the top recruit in the 2016 basketball class is one step closer to determining where he will begin his collegiate career. On Thursday, Jackson took to Instagram to announce the nine finalists for his services.

The 6-foot-7 Prolific Prep standout announced his decision will come down to the Arizona Wildcats, Duke Blue Devils, Kansas Jayhawks, Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, Michigan State Spartans, North Carolina State Wolfpack, North Carolina Tar Heels and UCLA Bruins.

Jackson’s Instagram post read:

A photo posted by Josh Jackson (@josh_j11) on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:12pm PDT


Jackson still has plenty of time to make his decision, so it will be interesting to see where he ultimately decides to go and whether succses in the 2015 NCAA Tournament will have an impact on his decision.

Here is a look at some of Jackson’s top moments from the court during a game against Elite Educational Academy this season.

*Section Photo credit to Gregory Payan, Associated Press; Featured Photo (at top) credit to Instagram