Sources: UConn lands sharp-shooter Spencer
Jeff Borzello, ESPN Personnel WriterJun 6, 2023, 11:01 PM ET
- Basketball recruiting insider.
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- Graduate of University of Delaware.Rutgers transfer Cam Spencer dedicated to
UConn on Tuesday night, sources informed ESPN.Spencer selected the Huskies after visiting the school’s campus previously this week. He checked out Miami last week.A 6-foot-4 graduate transfer who began his career at Loyola Maryland, Spencer was the
finest guard left in the portal. He’s one of the premier shooters in college basketball, making 43.4 %of his 3-pointers last season while balancing 13.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.1 assists for the Scarlet Knights.Spencer was a first-team All-Patriot League selection during his junior season at Loyola in 2021-22, balancing 18.9 points, 4.8 rebounds and 3.2 assists.With Spencer in the fold, UConn has finished refilling following its national championship run last season. He fills a significant void given his outdoors shooting ability and need to immediately slot into the Huskies’beginning lineup.Dan Hurley brings back Tristen Newton and Alex Karaban from the beginning lineup, while center Donovan Clingan is poised for a breakout season. UConn also invites the No. 3-ranked recruiting class in the nation, a group that includes 4 ESPN 100 potential customers, including luxury guard Stephon Castle.