Archbishop Stepinac (N.Y.) five-star small forward AJ Griffin, who ranks No. 8 on the 247Sports 2021 Composite and committed in November, must be lonely as the lone piece to his Duke basketball class.
And it's not as if guys are holding off on verbal pledges during this uncertain time. In fact, one could argue the opposite is true. After all, North Carolina landed a commitment from four-star power forward Dontrez Styles on Saturday, and any good news out of Tar Heel Land always makes Blue Devils impatient to top it. Roughly a quarter of the top 60 juniors are now off the board.