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RJ Hampton, The Country's No. 5 Recruit, Is Down To 3 Schools

RJ Hampton shoots the ball during a summer league game.

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 18: RJ Hampton #5 of Team Ramsey heads for the net as Josh Christopher #3 of Team Stanley defends during the SLAM Summer Classic 2018 at Dyckman Park on August 18, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Five-star guard R.J. Hampton recently reclassified from 2020 to 2019. He's now the highest-rated uncommitted 2019 recruit on the market.

Earlier this month, Hampton cut Duke from his list of top schools after Tre Jones elected to return for his sophomore season. That left him with four options still on the table.

Now, Hampton has eliminated another program, according to SNY's Adam Zagoria. He's dropped Kentucky, and is down to Kansas, Memphis and Texas Tech.

“We will know a lot more after next week,” Hampton's father Rod told Zagoria today. “Need to see who stays in NBA.”

The NCAA's withdrawal deadline is Wednesday, May 29.

Hampton is the No. 2 combo guard and the No. 5 overall recruit in the country, according to 247Sports' Composite Rankings. He is also the top player in Texas. For what it's worth, Kansas is trending heavily for Hampton in his 247Sports Crystal Ball. Memphis might be full after its recent run of commitments and Texas Tech isn't considered to be as much of a threat as the other two finalists.

Expect a decision from Hampton relatively soon.