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NC State makes Top-10 for Kentucky Transfer Jones

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Kentucky Transfer Sacha Killeya-Jones (6’10”/220) has revealed the top-10 schools he will be looking to jump to, and NC State is one of the 10.

Jones is originally a native of Chapel Hill, but played his high school ball at Virginia Episcopal School in Lynchburg, Virginia. After originally committing to UVA, Jones eventually committed to go to Kentucky. Jones was a consensus 5-Star recruit, and ranked as the #23 overall player in the class of 2016.

After playing two seasons in Kentucky, with very limited playing opportunities, he will sit one year, and have two years left of eligibility.

As a sophomore, Jones played 13.7 minutes per game, and averaged 3.3 points and 2.9 rebounds.

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2021 SG Terquavion Smith Commits to NC State!

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2021 Shooting Guard Terquavion Smith (6’3″/180) made an early commitment to NC State today.

“Coach [Kevin] Keatts and his staff are excited. They had a great evaluation on him,” Williford told HighSchoolOT.com. “We went to team camp there this summer so they got to see him play over four days. They made him a priority since then.”

Smith is a Sophomore at Farmville Central, and has averaged 18.6 points, 5.1 assists and 5.0 rebounds per game this year.

In Smith, the Wolfpack have picked up their 1st commitment in the 2021 recruiting class.

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2021 PG Carter Whitt, #2 in NC, Attended NC State’s Victory Over Syracuse

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2021 Point Guard Carter Whitt (6’3″/170) took an unofficial visit to NC State on Wednesday, attending the Wolfpack’s 73-58 victory over Syracuse.

Raleigh is home for Whitt, playing for Leesville Rd High School. Rivals ranks him as the #46 overall player in the 2021 recruiting class, and 247Sports ranks him as the #2 player in the state of North Carolina in 2021.

NC State offered Whitt back on December 31st.

He also holds offers from Ole Miss and UVA.

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4-Star 2020 PG Jalen Cone Visited NC State for Virginia Tech Game

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This past Saturday, 4-star 2020 point guard Jalen Cone (5’11″/163) took an unofficial visit to NC State for their game against Virginia Tech.

At this point, Ole Miss, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest are the only Power 5 schools that have offered Cone thus far, despite the fact that Rivals ranks him as the #60 overall player in the 2020 recruiting class.

Cone is one of the best scorers in the state of North Carolina, averaging 25.9 points and 6.6 assists per game for Walkertown (Kernersville, NC). He’s electric, having the ability to drop 50+ on a given night.

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4-Star PG Cam Hayes Visited NC State This Weekend

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4-Star 2021 point guard Cam Hayes (6’2″/175) took an unofficial visit to NC State this weekend for their horrendous loss to Virginia Tech.

Rivals ranks Hayes as the #16 player overall in the 2021 recruiting class, and 247Sports ranks him as the #1 player in the state of North Carolina in 2021.

Hayes plays for Greensboro Day School (Greensboro, NC).

NC State offered Hayes on September 29th last year, and he took an unofficial visit to Raleigh on October 19th.

Hayes also holds offers from Virginia Tech, Tennessee, Clemson, Wake Forest.

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