Tue. Mar 21st, 2023

Auburn began the 2024 recruiting cycle gradual, however they’ve made up for it with a few main commitments over the past a number of days.

On Wednesday, Hudson Catholic (NJ) five-star level guard Tahaad Pettiford advised Joe Tipton at On3 that he’s dedicated to Auburn hoops. Pettiford is assured head coach Bruce Pearl will assist put together him for the following stage.

“I selected Auburn as a result of I really feel like Coach Bruce Pearl goes to organize me for the following stage, I cherished the setting and the vitality on campus from everybody. It made me really feel prefer it was a second residence.”

With a composite rating of 0.9919, Pettiford (6-foot-1, 170 kilos) is the third-highest ranked recruit in this system’s historical past. Within the class of 2024 he’s ranked third amongst level guards and No. 22 general.

Coach Pearl wasn’t performed but, although. On Friday, the staff added one other highly-ranked prospect. Baker (Ala.) four-star level guard Labaron Philon additionally introduced for Auburn.

Congrats @LabaronPhilon @AuburnMBB @coach_arm pic.twitter.com/uu9VBdGRcv

— Jack Jackson Images (@jackjphotos) February 3, 2023

Philon (6-foot-4, 177 kilos) is the top-ranked participant within the state of Alabama. He’s additionally ninth at his place and No. 41 general within the class.

Collectively, these two gave an enormous increase to the Tigers’ recruiting rating. Whereas it’s nonetheless very early within the recreation, they’re now ranked third within the nation behind North Carolina and Baylor.

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