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Saturday / January 28.
  • Class of 2023 four-star wing Carl Cherenfant commits to Memphis

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    By ADAM ZAGORIA

    Carl Cherenfant, the 6-foot-4, 190-pound shooting guard from Calvary Christian Academy (FL) and the Atlanta Xpress AAU program, committed to Memphis Sunday evening.

    He chose the Tigers over St. John’s and UCF.

    “I chose Memphis because I felt at home there and Penny and the coaching staff put me in a position to reach my dreams,” Cherenfant told On3.

    He added: “They are getting a hard-working person and someone who cares about winning above all.”

    Ranked by 247Sports Composite as the No. 24 small forward and in the Class of 2023, Cherenfant centers his game around his versatility.

    “I’m a two-way guard, big wing, versatile and can guard multiple positions,” he said. “Offensively, I can do many things on the floor, put pressure on the rim, make shots and make plays for others. My game is centered around versatility.”

    Memphis this weekend also hosted four-star New York point guard Ty-Laur Johnson.

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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.