the 6-foot-8 2015 center from
Fort Wayne (IN) Homestead High, has decommitted from Michigan State, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman
, who added that “Purdue is strong for landing spot.”
The five-star center initially considered Cal, Kentucky, Purdue, Arizona, Duke and Chicago State in addition to the Spartans.
Swanigan averaged 22.6 points and 13.7 rebounds this past season and was named 2015 Indianapolis Star Mr. Basketball
Swanigan won gold last summer with the USA U17 team at the World Championship in Dubai, where he averaged 8.0 points and 5.7 rebounds in seven games, all victories.
“Caleb will be a perfect Big 10 player – outstanding rebounder with a nose for the ball,” USA U17 coach Don Showalter
told SNY.tv when he committed. “He’s very powerful around the basket and finishes well with either hand. He has developed his midrange game nicely as he can step out to shoot the J!”
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