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Five-star Class of 2019 center Will Baker commits to Texas over UCLA

Five-star Class of 2019 center Will Baker commits to Texas over UCLA
Published On: Fri, Nov 09
Dec 31, 2014; Des Moines, IA, USA; Drake Bulldogs guard C.J. Rivers (0) is defended by Wichita State Shockers guard Ron Baker (31) during the first half at Knapp Center. Wichita State won 66-58. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

Five-star Class of 2019 center prospect Will Baker committed Thursday evening to Shaka Smart and theA Texas LonghornsA overA UCLA.

Baker, a 7-foot recruit from Westlake High School in the shadows of the University of Texas in Austin, held more than a dozen offers in total from the likes ofA Auburn,A Arkansas,A Georgetown,A Stanford,A KansasA and others. He says he picked the Longhorns over other suitors because of his confidence in Smart's ability to utilize him on offense.

"I feel like I'd be successful there and he'd really utilize my offensive abilities," Baker toldA 247Sports. "I think I fit in with the guys really well there, the other players, and I'm looking forward to playing with Matt Coleman. He's a pass-first point guard and I'm looking forward to that."

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