ATLANTA – – Anthony Edwards, the prospect No. 1 in Top247 for the 2019 recruitment class, dedicated to Georgia on Monday through an exclusive interview with CBSSports Headquarters.
Edwards, a half-hourly resident from the Georgia campus, kept the state-of-the-art school with a great sum from Kentucky, where he officially visited January 20, Florida State and many others.
Edwards took an official visit to Georgia on December 1, less than two weeks after choosing to reorganize from 2020 to the 2019 recruitment class. Then he took several non-official visits to the school before his commitment.
"Tom Crean took two of my favorite players, Dwyane Wade and Victor Oladipo, and he is a great coach," Edwards 247Sports. "They came in, not rated high, and they came out well. I was very heavy."
"I went to a game and I felt the fan in the gym, everyone who showed love, and I felt I was at home," Edwards said. "My sister was just my son, I would like to grow it, so [staying close to home] It was a big factor. "
The commitment brings from Edwards to Georgia and Tom Crean Three commitments, each ranking in the first 100 nationals. Edwards goes with four star prospects Jaykwon Walton and Camara Toumani to the amount No. 12 now in 247Sports Team Classes. Currently, Georgia is 10-13 in the first year of Tom Crean in Athens.
Edwards said he would feature the bulldogs and when he asked his goals for the 2019-2020 season, he said, "national championship".
There is a dynamic scorer with significant physical tools, at the Holy Spirit Preparation Product product, No. Total 2 in Comprehensive Classes 247Sports and No. 1 in the country.
Edwards is the highest ever-ever player dedicated to Georgia. Bulldogs was the previous recruiting top Caldwell-Pope highway, which was ranked No. 12 i 247Sports Composite Classes.
There are 26.7 points on average, Edwards, 8.7 rebounds, 2.5 help and 2.1 steals during their senior season and 38% shooting three days. Edwards was recently selected as McDonald's All-American.
"I was in Georgia since 2000, the best scorer I've got in a high school from Louis Williams and it could be better," said Ty Anderson, head of coach at the School of Preparation of the Spirit Saint.
247 Analyst Brian Snow writes that Edwards is the best shooting guard prospect this year, with scoring characteristics similar to the NBA star James Harden.
"That is not to say without paying attention to the seriousness of the comparison," said Snow. "Although Edwards is unlikely to always become Harden's crazy level as a scorer, it could easily be in that model, and may have been a top-flying scoring in the NBA."
This is a story of development.