Pinnacle basketball star Niccolo Mannion reclassifies to 2019
Pinnacle High School boys basketball star Niccolo Mannion decided to reclassify from to 2019, he announced on Twitter on Friday.
The 5-star athlete, ranked the No. 17 2019 prospect overall by 247 Sports, led Pinnacle to its first 6A Championship last season. He was named the Gatorade Arizona Player of the Year.
After much thought with my family and coaches, I have decided to reclassify up to 2019. Looking forward to a great senior year!! pic.twitter.com/gHuNbMQPIi
— niccolo (@niccolomannion) July 20, 2018
That season, he averaged 23.4 points 5.8 assists and 4.7 rebounds per game. In the championship game, he scored a game-high 21 points and made three 3-pointers.
Mannion is currently playing on the Italian national team. In his sole appearance, he scored nine points and pulled down a pair of rebounds in 29 minutes of action.
On June 4, Mannion announced his top 10 list of universities he is considering. There are five Pac-12 schools, including Arizona.