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Early signing period offers few mysteries

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Whatadifferenceayearmakes.Thistimelastyear,11prospectsoutofthetop25hadnotcommittedtoaschoolwithacoupleofdaysleftbeforetheearlysigningperiodstarted.
Thisyearallbutfourprospectsinthetop25iscommittedtoaschoolandexpectedtosignduringtheearlyperiod,whichbeginsWednesday.
Hereisabreakdownonthefouruncommittedfive-starprospectsandahandfulofuncommittedfour-starprospects.
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No.9DeAndreDaniels6-8/190,smallforward
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School:Bradenton(Fla.)IMGAcademy
Thebuzz:Danielsisexpectedtobypasstheearlysigningperiodandwaituntilthespring.AformerTexascommitment,DanielsisstillbeingrecruitedbytheLonghorns.NotalotofinformationiscomingoutofDaniels'camp,butFlorida,N.C.State,TennesseeandKansasareotherschoolsreportedlyinvolvedwithDaniels.
No.17BenMcLemore6-5/185,shootingguard
Mclemore ben 100 7 30
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School:MouthofWilson(Va.)OakHillAcademy
Thebuzz:LikeDaniels,McLemoremadeamovefromhishometown(St.Louis).KansasandMissouriarethetwoschoolsunderconsideration,andMcLemoreisexpectedtosignintheearlyperiod.Kansasisthefavoritetogethissignature.
No.19NorvelPelle6-8/200,center
Pelle norvel 100 7 30
School:Compton(Calif.)Price
Thebuzz:Perhapsthemostathleticpostplayerinthe2011class,PelleisnarrowinghisfocusonSt.John'sandWashington.LastweekendhevisitedSt.John'sandthisweekendhewilltraveltoWashington.St.John'shasmomentumonitsside,butwhetherornotPellewillsignearlyisstillupintheair.
No.20CodyZeller6-10/210,powerforward
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School:Washington(Ind.)
Thebuzz:Zeller,whoiscomingoffaproductivesummertravelcircuit,hasbeenfocusedonButler,IndianaandNorthCarolinaforawhile.AlthoughhisbrotherTylerZellerplaysforNorthCarolinaandtheTarHeelsweretheearlyfavorite,mostprognosticatorsfollowinghisrecruitmenthavehimpeggedtosignduringtheearlyperiodwithIndiana.
No.26AdjehiBaru6-9/220,center
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School: Richmond (Va.) The Steward School
The buzz: It is unclear at this point whether or not Baru will sign during the early period. Maryland has been prominent in his recruitment and is considered a leader. The College of Charleston, North Carolina and Virginia Tech are also involved.
No. 34 Trevor Lacey 6-3/190, shooting guard
School: Huntsville (Ala.) Butler
The buzz: Lacey is on record saying he will wait till the spring to sign. Presently he has a top five of Alabama, Auburn, Connecticut, Kansas and Kentucky.
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