The most coveted basketball recruit in the country, regardless of class, has made his college decision.
Sierra Canyon’s Marvin Bagley III made his decision official on ESPN’s SportsCenter Monday night when he announced his commitment to Duke, breaking the hearts of local schools USC and UCLA, who were among his finalists.
Read more from the LA Daily News and reporter Evan Barnes.
Marvin Bagley III, top player in Class of 2018, announcing college decision & whether will play college this year. @SportsCenter at 11 pm.
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) August 14, 2017
Bagley, a senior, intends to file paperwork that would allow him to graduate early, compete in the 2017-18 college season and be ready for the 2018 NBA draft, where many experts think he could be the top pick.
Marvin Bagley files paperwork to reclassify to 2017 with the NCAA https://t.co/mOof0kbUpJ
— CollegeBasketbllTalk (@CBTonNBC) July 29, 2017