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No. 47 recruit Tevin Mack released from letter of intent to VCU

Top-50 recruit Tevin Mack has been released from his letter of intent to VCU, sources told ESPN.com.

Mack, a 6-foot-7 small forward from Dreher High School (Columbia, South Carolina), is ranked No. 47 in the ESPN 100. He committed to the Rams in November, choosing them over the likes of Connecticut, South Carolina and Georgia.

With Mack back on the market, all three members of VCU's recruiting class now have received their release in the aftermath of Shaka Smart's departure to become the head coach at Texas. Freshman forward Justin Tillman also was given his release, Tillman's father told ESPN's Jeff Goodman on Tuesday.

Mack is likely the only one with a chance to follow Smart to Texas, and sources have indicated it's an option.

Kenny Williams (No. 81 in the ESPN 100) was given his release last week, but sources told ESPN.com that he could end up looking around and returning to VCU. Williams chose the Rams over North Carolina last summer.

Three-star Jordan Murphy, a native of Texas, has received interest from UCLA, Indiana, Miami, Gonzaga, Fresno State, Minnesota and others, according to D1 Ambassadors AAU coach Max Ivany.

Will Wade, a former VCU assistant who was the head coach at Chattanooga the past two seasons, replaced Smart earlier this month.