Top-ranked basketball recruit Chet Holmgren sets commitment date with 3 B1G schools as finalists
The best player in high school basketball will announce his college decision on Monday afternoon.
That, of course, is Chet Holmgren, the 7-foot Minnesota native who is one of the highest-rated basketball prospects in recent memory.
Here’s the release from ESPN, which will broadcast his announcement:
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Chet Holmgren will make his college announcement Monday, April 19th on the noon @SportsCenter on ESPN. @ChetHolmgren is the No. 1 prospect in the class of 2021. Final schools: Georgetown, Gonzaga, Memphis, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, & Ohio State. pic.twitter.com/CxssSC4iPv
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— Paul Biancardi (@PaulBiancardi) April 17, 2021
Holmgren is considering three Big Ten schools: Michigan, Ohio State and his hometown Minnesota Gophers.
According to 247Sports Composite rankings, he’s the No. 1 overall player in the 2021 class. Listed at 7-foot, 190 pounds, Holmgren has offers from every major program in the country.
The current highest-rated recruit that’s committed to a Big Ten school is Caleb Houstan, who is headed to Michigan. Houstan is No. 8 overall, according to 247Sports Composite rankings.
Here’s a highlight reel of Holmgren’s senior season in Minneapolis:
— Overtime (@overtime) April 13, 2021
Per 247Sports’ crystal ball projections, Gonzaga is the favorite to land the talented big man.
His announcement is at 12 p.m. ET on Monday.