Where will Myles Turner go?

The nation's No. 2 senior is last uncommitted game-changing 2014 recruit

Updated: April 29, 2014, 2:29 PM ET
By Adam Finkelstein and Reggie Rankin | ESPN.com

On Wednesday at 4 p.m. ET on ESPNU, No. 2 senior Myles Turner (Trinity/Bedford, Texas) will announce his college decision, choosing from a list of Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma State, SMU, Duke, Ohio State and Texas A&M. By far the best remaining player on the board, the 7-foot, 240-pound center's decision could have far-reaching impact in the 2015 NCAA tournament. Will he be Joel Embiid's replacement at Kansas? Could he catapult Texas into Final Four contention? Or could he put a Duke team that already is bringing in the nation's best recruiting class over the top?

Here's a full breakdown on Turner's seven finalists:


Texas Longhorns

Why he will pick them: The Longhorns were Turner's final official visit, and he has had numerous unofficial trips to Austin, so his relationship with the players and coaches is very strong. He will have an opportunity to be a go-to guy on the Longhorns, because his style is much different from the team's other centers and power forwards. Texas is a young, talented squad that made the NCAA tournament last season, and his family and friends would be able to see him play. As a bonus, Turner's favorite player is former Longhorns star Kevin Durant.

Why he won't pick them: Texas returns its entire starting five, and it is possible that playing time could have some limits.

How he fits: Turner will be able to play facing the basket and excel in the Longhorns' transition game, where he can show his whole offensive game. He also will be an elite shot-blocker in Rick Barnes' pressure man defense.

Odds he signs: 65 percent


Reggie Rankin

College Basketball Recruiting