July hoops recruiting storylines

RecruitingNation experts on the biggest takeaways from a busy month

Updated: July 31, 2013, 3:47 PM ET
By RecruitingNation | ESPN.com

The last day of July is finally here, and what a long, strange trip it's been. Hundreds of players, dozens of events and three open evaluation periods later, the lessons learned and the storylines created on the basketball recruiting trail in July are too numerous to count. But we'll try.

We already caught you up with what we learned from the first, second and third live periods, but what about the month as a whole? From potential package deals to the battle for No. 1, what were the biggest storylines from July? Never fear, our team of RecruitingNation basketball experts is here to make some sense of a busy month.

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