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Mid-Day Rumble: Harry Giles set to make decision, Caleb Swanigan not yet cleared

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Today in the Mid-Day Rumble, Harry Giles will make his decision in mid-November, Skal Labissiere dominated Kentucky's Blue and White scrimmage and Ron Hunter gets bobblehead.

The number one recruit in the class of 2016, Harry Giles, is set to make his college decision on November 14. The 6'9" power forward is down to Kansas, Kentucky, Duke, Wake Forest and North Carolina with the Blue Devils being the heavy favorite.

Giles is explosive around the rim, is a monster on the glass, and was very impressive offensively on Team USA's U19 gold medal team this past summer.

Skal Labissiere, the projected number one pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, started his college career off on the right foot at Kentucky's Blue and White scrimmage on Tuesday night. The 6'10" freshman center from Tennessee scored 18 points and grabbed 11 boards while leading the White team to a 74-66 victory over the Blue team.

Tyler Ulis pitched in 10 points and 15 dimes for the White team while Isaiah Briscoe (who participated on both teams) scored 16 points.

What was the best moment of the 2015 NCAA Tournament? Sure it could be Duke cutting down the nets after defeating Wisconsin but how about Ron Hunter falling off his chair after his son R.J. nailed a game tying three pointer?

That signature moment has now been converted into a bobblehead!

Purdue freshman forward Caleb Swanigan has not yet been cleared by the NCAA, according to ESPN. The NCAA has interviewed both Swanigan and his legal guardian, agent Roosevelt Barnes.

Swanigan is a former Michigan State commit who is ranked 9th on ESPN's top 100 recruiting list for the class of 2015. If he does indeed become cleared, that would make an already talented front court even deeper.

BYU's most talented and versatile player, Kyle Collinsworth, is out indefinitely with a knee injury. The triple-double machine received an injection in his knee last week as he was dealing with soreness and pain.

There is no word on whether Collinsworth will be ready for BYU's opener but now it's time for Chase Fischer and Nate Austin to step up.

Coming off a season that was headlined by an NCAA investigation, Trevor Cooney and Michael Gbinije believe the 2015-16 season will be a brand new start. The Orange will be without Jim Boeheim for nine ACC games but the distraction will not be hanging over the program and will not keep the team out of the postseason.

Cooney will be counted on to knock down more jumpers while Gbinije will play more point guard than ever before.