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For top recruits, renewed focus on social issues has changed conversations and commitments

By Kyle Melnick, Washington Post, 06/26/20, 12:15PM EDT


Before his head shot appeared on online recruiting services, Paul VI guard Trevor Keels raked in scholarship offers from Power Five basketball programs.

Three games into his high school career, Wake Forest offered. Duke, North Carolina and Villanova followed. In recent weeks, though, Keels hasn’t felt satisfied with those top programs being his only options.