Georgia lands 5-star shooting guard Anthony Edwards | NCAA Basketball

5-star propect Anthony Edwards, the No. 2 participant within the recruiting class of 2019, in keeping with 247Sports’ Composite Rankings, dedicated Monday morning to Georgia.

The nation’s top-ranked taking pictures guard out of Atlanta, Edwards selected the in-state Bulldogs over SEC rival Kentucky and Florida State of the ACC.

He famous Georgia coach Tom Crean’s relationship with two NBA stars as a think about his choice. 

“Two of my favourite gamers, Dwyane Wade and Victor Oladipo, had been coached by Tom Crean,” Edwards mentioned after his livestreamed announcement on “He is an amazing coach with participant growth. Once I went to a sport (at Georgia), I felt the followers and the gymnasium, everyone displaying love, it felt like I used to be house.”

Crean, in his first yr at Georgia, coached Wade at Marquette and Oladipo at Indiana.

By touchdown Edwards, Georgia’s 2019 recruiting class — which beforehand included two four-star commitments in Jaykwon Walton and Toumani Camara — leapfrogged from 39th within the nation to 12th, according to 247Sports.

Edwards reclassified in November from the category of 2020 forward of the season at Atlanta’s Holy Spirit Academy, the place he is averaging 26.7 factors, 8.7 rebounds, 2.5 assists and a couple of.1 steals a sport and additionally taking pictures 38 % from 3-point vary.

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