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Arizona basketball recruiting: Caleb Swanigan visiting with coaches

Center Caleb Swanigan, a top-15 prospect, is visiting with Arizona Wildcats coaches today in his home.

Francois Nel

Arizona basketball coaches will conduct an in-home visit with big man Caleb Swanigan on Wednesday evening, which adds a little bit of a twist to the 2015 recruiting class.

Swanigan is ranked No. 12 by SB Nation's composite rankings. He is ranked as high as eighth and as low as 17 by the four big recruiting services at ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247. The 6'8, 275 pound center from Homestead High School in Indiana is listed by 247's crystal ball as a heavy lean to go to Michigan State. Kentucky and Kansas are in the mix as well, and while Arizona is listed as 'cool,' perhaps it isn't out of the conversation just yet.

Arizona received a commitment from stretch big man Chance Comanche over the past weekend but is still in the hunt for a fifth member of its 2015 class. All signs point to that being a big man. The Wildcats are also in the running to land top-20 players Ivan Rabb, Stephen Zimmerman and Carlton Bragg.

Swanigan is a big-bodied center who would fit well alongside a player like Comanche, whose thin build and stroke would complement a more traditional big man.

Along with Comanche, the Wildcats have received 2015 commitments from perimeter players Allozo Trier, Ray Smith and Justin Simon.

College basketball recruiting rankings

Name Position Composite Ranking ESPN Rivals Scout 247 School
Ben Simmons PF 1.25 1 1 2 1 LSU
Jaylen Brown SF 1.75 2 2 1 2
Malik Newman SG 5 3 3 10 4
Diamond Stone C 6 6 5 4 9
Cheick Diallo PF 6.75 7 6 7 3
Ivan Rabb PF 6.75 5 7 5 10
Skal Labissiere C 8 11 4 3 13
Allonzo Trier SG 9.75 17 12 13 7 Arizona
Chase Jeter C 10 9 8 9 14 Duke
Isaiah Briscoe PG 10.75 13 9 15 6
Henry Ellenson PF 11.25 4 17 6 18
Caleb Swanigan C 12.25 8 16 8 17
Ray Smith SF 13 24 11 12 5 Arizona
Stephen Zimmerman C 14 10 10 14 22
Carlton Bragg PF 14.75 18 14 11 16
Antonio Blakeney SG 16 14 13 22 15
Brandon Ingram SF 16.75 12 18 26 11
Jalen Brunson PG 18.25 23 15 16 19 Villanova
Dwayne Bacon SF 23 39 22 19 12 Florida State
Luke Kennard SG 23.25 26 24 23 20 Duke
Jawun Evans PG 23.5 36 26 24 8
Dedric Lawson PF 24 28 NA 20 NA Memphis
Justin Simon PG 25 27 21 17 35 Arizona
Deyonta Davis PF 25 15 23 29 33 Michigan State
Thomas Bryant C 27 16 35 31 26