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Jayson Tatum picking Duke, Kentucky or St. Louis today

Duke is the favorite, but St. Louis has picked up some momentum.

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It looks like Jason Tatum will be making his announcement around noon ET now:


One of the top prospects in the 2016 class is coming off the board today.

Five-star forward Jayson Tatum is making his college announcement live on ESPNU at the Peach Jam today, according to ESPN recruiting director Paul Biancardi:

Tatum, a 6-8 wing from St. Louis, is considered one of the top players in a stacked 2016 class. The No. 2 overall player on ESPN recently cut his list to Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina and hometown Saint Louis.

Many believe that Tatum's decision is between Duke and St. Louis. Tatum has numerous connections to the Billikens. His father, Justin Tatum, played his collegiality at SLU. Tatum's godfather, Larry Hughes, also played at St. Louis.

Tatum's 24/7Sports' crystal ball has Duke as the heavy favorite, but St. Louis has picked up some recent predictions: