Report: Top recruit Harry Giles will miss senior season with torn ACL

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Report: Top recruit Harry Giles will miss senior season with torn ACL
Thursday November 5th, 2015

Oak Hill Academy’s Harry Giles, considered the No. 1 recruit in the country for the Class of 2016, sustained a partial ACL tear on Tuesday night and will miss the remainder of his senior season, reports Evan Daniels of

The injury occurred in the first few minutes of Oak Hill’s season opener. Giles was entering his first season with the Warriors after transferring from Wesleyan Christian for his senior year.

Giles previously sustained tears to his ACL and MCL in his left knee during the summer of 2013 while playing for the United States U-16 national team. He underwent surgery and missed his sophomore season.

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

The 6'10" power forward has received offers from Duke, Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina, Wake Forest, NC State, Ohio State, Texas and UNLV.

Wake Forest, Duke and Kentucky are considered the favorites in his recruiting. Giles most recently visited the Blue Devils on Oct. 31, and Kentucky head coach John Calipari was in attendance for his season opener on Tuesday night, marking his third visit to see Giles in two months.

Giles plans to announce his college decision on Friday at noon on ​SportsCenter.

- Christopher Chavez

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