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Three Texas Longhorns basketball signees land in final Rivals150

Andrew Jones leads the 2016 recruiting class for the Longhorns.

Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports

Rivals has released its final list of the top 150 basketball recruits in the 2016 class, and all three Texas Longhorns signees from head coach Shaka Smart's first full class in Austin made the cut.

Leading the way for the 'Horns is Andrew Jones, a five-star guard out of Irving's Macarthur School. The 6'4, 180-pound prospect ranks No. 22 and is one of just 26 five-star recruits in the entire class. Jones committed back in December, picking Texas out of nearly two dozen offers after an incredible rise from virtually out of nowhere.

A little further down the list is James Banks at No. 83. The four-star center stands 6'10, 230 pounds and hails from La Porte, Indiana's La Lumiere School. He committed to UT late last summer.

The third Longhorn to make the cut is Jacob Young at No. 107. Young is a four-star guard from Yates High in Houston and stands 6'0, 165 pounds.

Smart is definitely bringing top talent to the Forty Acres, and these three should quickly bring success to the 'Horns basketball program. The top-rated recruit in the class may not even be in the fold yet, as Austin St. Stephens forward Jarrett Allen is still uncommitted and believed to have Texas at the top of his list. Allen ranks No. 15 nationally.