5-star guard Josiah James commits to Tennessee

The potential future of Tennessee basketball just got substantially brighter.

On Wednesday, Tennessee landed the highest rated recruit of the Rick Barnes era in five-star combo guard Josiah James. A native of Charleston, South Carolina, James is rated as the No. 14 prospect in America for 2019 and the No. 3 combo guard in the class, according to 247 Sports.

James stands at 6-foot-6, 198 pounds and chose the Vols over Clemson and Duke. Check out his highlights…