O’Dea’s Paolo Banchero announced his top nine schools via Twitter on Friday afternoon.
Banchero, a 6-foot-9, five-star power forward, is rated as the No. 4 player in the nation for the Class of 2020 by 247Sports.com.
Among his top nine were two in-state schools: Washington and Gonzaga. Also among the top nine were blue-blood programs such as Kentucky, North Carolina and Duke. Tennessee, Georgetown, Baylor and Memphis round things out.
Washington is believed to be the front-runner by 247Sports. Rivals.com thinks it is Kentucky.