Five-star 2016 recruit Harry Giles cuts list to five schools

Tuesday July 21st, 2015

Harry Giles, a five-star recruit in the Class of 2016, announced Monday the five schools he is still considering. 

Giles, a 6'10" forward from Winston-Salem, N.C., listed North Carolina, Duke, Kentucky, Kansas and hometown Wake Forest as potential suitors. Ohio State, Syracuse and UNLV are out of the running.’s Luke Winn, who saw Giles in Greece at the U-19 World Championships, wrote that “it's no stretch to call him the world's most physically gifted, young frontcourt prospect.” He is the No. 2 recruit in his class by Rivals, while ESPN ranks him as the No. 1 prospect.

WINN: Ahead of college​ choice, Harry Giles continues to grow game

At the U-19 tournament, playing against many players two years older than him, Giles had five straight double doubles and was named to the all-tournament team. He also impressed pro scouts. 

“There were NBA scouts in Crete who called Giles the early frontrunner for the No. 1 pick in 2017,” Winn reported. 

- Dan Gartland

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