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5-Star Kevin Knox Announces Commitment Date

Five-star small forward Kevin Knox will announce his decision on Saturday.

Kevin Knox is one of the best high school basketball players in the country. The Tampa (Fla.) Catholic swingman is the No. 10 senior in the nation, according to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings.

The lengthy recruiting drama surrounding Knox finally has a conclusion in sight. Knox took to Twitter Friday afternoon to announce when he will make his college decision. The 5-star recruit will commit on Saturday, May 6.

https://twitter.com/kevin_knox23/status/860564827869249537

So, who's in contention to land the top prospect? Knox lists Duke, Florida State, Kentucky, Missouri, and North Carolina among his final five teams.

According to 247Sports' Crystal Ball Predictions, Duke is in control heading into Knox's Saturday decision.

Kevin Knox's 247Sports Crystal Ball.

Coach K and company have a sizable lead with just 24 hours remaining in Knox's recruitment. If the Blue Devils can bring in Knox, they will have one of the best 2017 recruiting classes in college basketball. Duke already has the No. 4 recruiting class in the country, and could add two more 5-star recruits in Kevin Knox and point guard Trevon Duval.

It will be interesting to see where Knox decides to go, and we'll keep you updated on the latest from Knox and the rest of the 2017 recruiting class.