ESPN No. 10 high school senior Collin Sexton has committed to Alabama.
The high scoring 6-3 point guard averaged a whopping 29 points last season for Pebblebrook HS (Mableton, GA).
Sexton also became the Nike EYBL’s all-time single-season scoring leader when he averaged 31 points a game for Southern Stampede this year.
“Alabama was one of the first schools to recruit me and they have been on me hard ever since they watched me play,” he told ESPN. “They believed in my potential before anyone else. Coach Avery Johnson has a high energy level and has played and coached in the NBA. I feel he can help me develop my game.”
The explosive Sexton also led the gold medal winning USA U17 team in scoring as a sixth man off the bench this summer and was named FIBA Championship MVP.
“Collin Sexton is a [high] grade competitor whose take no prisoners style will make him an instant fan favorite,” Rivals’ Eric Bossi told TideSports.com. “I’ve always said he reminds me a little bit of Allen Iverson in that he’s this skinny, explosive kid who isn’t really a point guard and isn’t really a shooting guard. He’s just a super aggressive basketball player who always puts pressure on the defense because of his quickness and relentless toughness.”
The Crimson Tide beat out the likes of powerhouse programs Kansas, UNC, Arizona, and 2016 NCAA champ Villanova to reel in Sexton.
At Alabama, Sexton will join fellow 2017 recruits No. 25 John Petty, No. 21 PF Alex Reese, No. 39 SF Herb Jones, and 6-10 center Galin Smith out of Clinton High School (MS).
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