Sources: No. 11 hire decommits from Indiana

  • Jeff Borzello, ESPN Staff WriterMar 7, 2024, 08:00 PM ET Close Basketball recruiting expert.
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  • Graduate of University of Delaware.Five-star recruit Liam McNeeley

has requested a release from his letter of intent to Indiana and is decommitting from the Hoosiers, sources informed ESPN.McNeeley’s choice comes one day after ESPN validated that coach Mike Woodson will return for the 2024-25 season.The 6-foot-8 little forward from Texas initially committed to the Hoosiers over Kansas

in October, although he also considered the Longhorns until the final couple of weeks of his recruitment.Editor’s Picks 1 Associated”Indiana has been hiring me the longest, and they have been the most constant,”McNeeley told ESPN at the time.” They have never ever fluctuated throughout the procedure

. That has actually suggested a lot to me.”McNeeley, ranked No. 11 in the ESPN 100 for 2024, averaged 16.8 points and 5.1 rebounds in 17 games on the Nike EYBL circuit last spring and summertime, shooting 37.5 % from 3-point

range. In 11 EYBL Scholastic games throughout the high school season, McNeeley averaged 12.7 points and shot 49.1%from behind the arc.He was named to the Naismith Trophy Boys’High School All-America 3rd group previously this week and will play in the McDonald’s All-American Video game on April 2. Alongside top-ranked recruit Cooper Flagg and fellow five-stars Derik Queen and Asa Newell, McNeeley assisted lead Montverde Academy( Florida)to a 30-0 record and No. 1 nationwide ranking.McNeeley’s decommitment leaves Indiana with no recruits in its 2024 class. The Hoosiers have two seniors on this year’s lineup, Xavier Johnson and Anthony Walker, however attrition could come by way of the NBA draft or transfer portal.

Sophomore center Kel’el Ware is a predicted first-round choice in June’s draft.247 Sports first reported the news of McNeeley’s decommitment.

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