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Five-star guard Nico Mannion commits to Arizona

Five-star guard Nico Mannion commits to Arizona
Published On: Sat, Sep 15
Dec 23, 2013; Tucson, AZ, USA; Arizona Wildcats guard T.J. McConnell (4) huddles up with his teammates before the first half against the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks at McKale Center. Arizona won 77-44. Mandatory Credit: Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports

Five-star Class of 2019 recruit Nico Mannion, the No. 1 point guard prospect in his classification and the No. 13 overall recruit, committed to Arizona on Friday afternoon. He picked the Wildcats over Marquette after naming both as finalists a week ago.

"It just felt right," Mannion told 247Sports of his decision. "I'm really comfortable with them. It's close, I like the guys they have already. The kids they are recruiting are all good kids, so it makes it easier for me but it was just the feeling. It felt like home."

Mannion held offers from Duke, Kansas, Florida State, and more than a dozen other offers, but the Phoenix, Arizona product ultimately chose to stay close to home in Tucson. He says a recent home visit by the Wildcats staff helped seal the deal.

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