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Arizona State lands forward Willie Atwood

Arizona State’s 2014 recruiting class got a big boost Thursday, both figuratively and literally.

Willie Atwood, one of the top ranked JUCO players in the country, committed to play for the Sun Devils. He chose ASU over Iowa and Florida State.

“Willie is athletic, can score and his motor never stops,” ASU coach Herb Sendek said in a press release. “In looking at this statistics his numbers are incredible. We can’t wait to get him on campus with our other newcomers and our returners. We really like what we accomplished this season in recruiting.”

The Connors State Community College product stands in at 6-foot-8 and 215 pounds, and is coming off a season in which he averaged 20.8 points, 9.0 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. he was rated as a four-star recruit.