ASU, Hurley get No

  • Jeff Borzello, ESPN

    • Personnel WriterApr 29, 2024, 12:27 PM ET Close Basketball recruiting insider.
    • Joined ESPN in 2014.
    • Graduate of University of Delaware.Five-star forward Jayden Quaintance,

    the highest-ranked available hire in the 2024 ESPN 100, has dedicated to Arizona State, he told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Monday.Quaintance, ranked No. 16, ultimately selected Bobby Hurley’s program over Louisville and Memphis, after he had actually cut Arkansas and Kentucky from his list recently. He had initially signed with Kentucky under John Calipari, then resumed his recruitment when Calipari left for the Razorbacks.Quaintance was a McDonald’s All American after a stellar senior season at Word of God Christian Academy (North Carolina).

    He was originally a member of the 2025 class, however he reclassified to 2024 so he might play in college a year earlier. Nevertheless, because he just turned 16 last July(and for that reason will not turn 19 till 2026 ), Quaintance will likely need to spend 2 years in college before going into the NBA draft.Editor’s Picks He represented U.S.A. Basketball at the FIBA U16 Americas Champion last summer, averaging 6.7 points and 6.5 rebounds in six games en route to a gold medal. Quaintance installed 9.9 points and 6.2 rebounds with Team Thad on the Nike EYBL circuit last spring and summer, and he played well in high-profile games versus Overtime Elite teams this past season.He is the second

    essential addition in recent days for Hurley and Arizona State after they picked up a commitment from Milwaukee transfer BJ Freeman on Saturday. The Sun Devils are likewise generating transfers Alston Mason( Missouri State)and Basheer Jihad (Ball State), and a set of ESPN 100 prospects in Amier Ali and Sammie Yeanay.Quaintance is Arizona State’s highest-ranked commitment because Josh Christopher signed with the Sun Devils in 2020.

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