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Season tips off with massive visit lists

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CONFERENCE BREAKDOWNS: SEC | Big Ten | ACC
It's finally here, college basketball gets off to its official start on Friday. It also marks the start of what is usually the single biggest recruiting weekend of the Fall.
While some schools will hold off until next weekend for their recruiting event, a ton of schools are getting things started this weekend with either Friday or Saturday events as somewhere in the neighborhood of 150 Rivals ranked players take visits this weekend.
Among the programs hosting ridiculous groups is Kentucky who will have the No. 1 player from both 2012, Shabazz Muhammad, and 2013, Andrew Harrison, included in its strong group.
Indiana will have its entire top-rated recruiting class on hand to host a group that is nearly 20 strong and will feature 2012 five-star Gary Harris.
Down in Memphis, the big draw is a performance from platinum selling rapper Rick Ross. But, the Tigers are also hosting some serious talent from 2012, 2013 and 2014, headlined by 2012 five-star Jarnell Stokes.
Not surprisingly, UConn has a massive event going on to celebrate its national championship. The best senior on hand will be high four-star Amile Jefferson but a strong group of underclassmen is led by 2014's No. 2 player Noah Vonleh.
Among the others expecting sizeable groups are Illinois, Kansas, DePaul and Marquette.
Here's a look at the big visit lists across the country for this weekend:
Appalachian State- Logan Adams (2013)
Arkansas- Michael Qualls, Anthlon Bell
Auburn- Daniel Dingle, Jordon Granger, Jordan Price, Shaquille Johnson, Quinton Stephens (2013), A.J. Davis (2013), Deionte Corprew (2013)
Boston College- Olivier Hanlan
California- Landen Lucas, Tyrone Wallace, Jaron Hopkins (2013)
Central Florida- Staphon Blair
Clemson- Charles Buggs
Colorado- Jaron Hopkins
Cincinnati- Javontae Hawkins
Colorado State- Jaylon Tate (2013), Kendall Pollard (2013)
Connecticut- Amille Jefferson, Christopher Obekpa, Kaleb Joseph, Xavier Rathan-Mayes (2013), Kyle Washington (2013), Austin Colbert (2013), Jaylen Brantley (2013), Noah Vonleh (2014), Kuran Iverson (2013), Jeremy Miller (2015), Chris Baldwin (2015)
DePaul- Billy Garrett (2013), Amanze Egezeke (2014), Darreon Reddick (2014), Keita Bates-Diop (2014),Darius Austin (2014), Jordan Ash (2015), Tyler Jackson (2015), Prentiss Nixon (2015)
Duke- Rasheed Sulaimon, Matt Jones (2013), Jaquel Richmond (2014)
George Mason- Terry Henderson
George Washington- Kris Jenkins (2013), Ishmail Wainright (2013), Kevin Zabo (2014)
Georgetown- Makai Mason (2014), Shep Garner (2014), Troy Williams (2013), Kennedy Meeks (2013), Josh Hart (2013)
Georgia- Robert Carter
Gonzaga- Cullen Neal (2013)
Harvard- Evan Cummins, Peter Millar, Anthony Dallier (2013), Isaiah Watkins (2013)
Illinois- Michael Orris (2012), Mike LaTulip (2012), Jalen James (2013), Malcolm Hill (2013), Thomas Hamilton (2013), Devin Williams (2013), Jordan Ash (2015), Kieta Bates-Diop (2014), Darius Austin (2014), Donte Ingram (2014), Johnnie Vassar (2014), Prentiss Nixon (2015), Tyler Jackson (2015)
Indiana- Gary Harris, Hanner Perea, Kevin Ferrell, Ron Patterson, Jeremy Hollowell, R.J. Curington (2013), Derek Willis (2013), Sam Singer (2013), Collin Hartman, Devin Davis, Trevon Blueitt (2014), Grant Evans (2014), D'Angelo Russell (2014), Jackson Davis (2014), Shane Hall (2014), Trey Grundy (2014), Justin Johnson (2014), Bryant McIntosh (2014), Jalen Coleman (2015)
Kansas- Kaleb Tarczewski, Perry Ellis, Brannen Greene (2013), Allerik Freeman (2013), Chris Walker (2013), Karviar Shepherd (2013), Jordan Mickey (2013).
Kentucky- Shabazz Muhammad, Alex Poythress, DaJuan Coleman, Archie Goodwin, Willie Cauley, Andrew Harrison, Aaron Harrison
Louisiana Tech- DeOndre Haynes, Kelvin Downs, Alex Hamilton
Louisville- Robert Upshaw, Malik Price-Martin (2013), Derek Willis (2013), Anton Gill, Quentin Snider (2014), Jackson Davis (2014), Jordan Green (2014)
Marquette- T.J. Taylor, Steve Taylor, Phillip Nolan, Toby Hegner, Duane Wilson (2013), Deonte Burton (2013), Monte Morris (2013), Juwan Parker (2013), Kevon Looney (2014), Milik Yarbrough (2014), Diamond Stone (2015)
Marshall- Tamron Manning
Maryland- Sam Cassell, Rodney Bullock (2013), Roddy Peters (2013)
Memphis- Jarnell Stokes, Tony Parker, Damien Wilson, Shaquille Goodwin, Nick King (2013), DeOntaye Curtis (2013), Treshawn Bolden (2013), Robert Hubbs (2013) , Markel Crawford (2013), Jujuan Johnson (2013), Demetrius Dyson (2013), Austin Nichols (2013), Leron Black (2014), Davell Roby (2014), Jalen Lindsey (2014), Paul Turner (2014)
Michigan State- James Young,(2013) Demetrius Jackson (2013), Drake Harris (2014), Tyler Wideman (2014), Cliff Alexander (2015)
Missouri- Ryan Rosburg
North Carolina- Marcus Paige, J.P. Tokoto, T.J. Warren, Nate Britt (2013), Matt Jones (2013)
N.C. State- Andrew White
New Mexico- Winston Shepard
Oklahoma- Shaquille Morris (2013), Omega Harris (2014), Allonzo Trier (2015)
Oregon- Rosco Allen, Dominic Artis
Oregon State- Adonis Filer
Penn State- Makai Mason (2014)
Providence- Kris Dunn, Ricardo Ledo, Joshua Fortune, Rene Castro (2013), Jared Terrell (2014), Orlando Sanchez
Purdue- Derek Willis (2013)
Rhode Island- Jordan Hare
Rice- Nazareth Long
Rutgers- Stanford Robinson (2013), Reggie Cameron (2013), Mike Young (2013), Brandon Austin (2013), Conrad Chambers (2014), Quadri Moore (2014), Rashad Figures (2014), Horace Spencer (2015),Karl Towns (2015)
San Francisco- Jaron Hopkins
St. John's- Darrick Wood, Ricardo Gathers, Norvel Pelle, Amir Garrett, Jermaine Lawrence (2013), Dayshon Smith (2013), Jason Boswell (2013)
Syracuse- Jerami Grant, Nerlens Noel (2013), Goodluck Okonoboh (2013), Tyler Ennis (2013), Isaiah Briscoe (2015)
St. Louis- Zavier Turner 2013
St. Mary's- Chris Reyes
Stanford- Jaron Hopkins
Tennessee- D.J. Bowles (2013), Austin Nichols (2013), Maverick Morgan (2013), Markell Crawford (2013), David Onuorah (2013), Cam Wiley (2015), Sam Craft (2013), Alec Wintering (2013)
SMU- Blaise Mbargorba, Brian Bernardi, Uche Ofoegbu
TCU- Clyde Smith
Texas- Ioannis Papapetrou, Julius Randle, Javan Felix
UCLA- Jordan Adams
UMKC- Antonio Winn
UNLV- Katin Reinhardt
Virginia- Justin Anderson, Teven Jones, Mike Tobey, Evan Nolte, Devon Hall (2014), Brandan Stith (2014), B.J. Stith (2014)
Wake Forest- Marshall Wood, Codi Miller-McIntyre, Andre Washington
Washington State- Richard Longrus, Junior Lomomba
Wisconsin- Joe Aase
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