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Friday / June 21.
  • DeAndre Hunter to Virginia

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    4_2943895DeAndre Hunter, a 6-foot-7 wing from Philadelphia Friends’ Central, committed to Virginia on Saturday night.

    The news was first reported by Scout.com.

    The No. 18 shooting guard in the Class of 2016 according to 247Sports.com, Hunter committed despite having official visits set for Oklahoma State, Notre Dame and Miami (Fl.), according to COBL.com.

    He had recently cut his list to 11 schools, including those mentioned above and Villanova, Arizona State, UConn, Southern Methodist, Saint Joseph’s, Maryland and Alabama.

    Hunter, who averaged 21.6 points last season at Friends’ Central, is Virginia’s fourth commit for the Class of 2016, following point guard Ty Jerome, shooting guard Kyle Guy and big man Jay Huff.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.

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