Four-star small forward Marcus Bagley commits to Arizona State

Jul 29, 2019, 12:22 PM | Updated: 12:57 pm
(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)...
(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Small forward Marcus Bagley, a four-star recruit for 2020 committed to Arizona State on Monday.

Arizona and Cal were also among Bagley’s consideration, but the 6-foot-7, 200-pounder elected to play where his grandfather, Joe Caldwell, played from 1961-64 and went on to be selected No. 2 overall in the 1964 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons.

His older brother, Marvin Bagley, was drafted No. 2 overall by the Sacramento Kings in the 2018 NBA Draft following his tenure at Duke.

Bagley is rated as the 50th-best prospect of 2020, as well as the No. 14 overall small forward and California’s eighth-best recruit in 247Sports Composite Rankings.

He averaged 19.9 points and 7.9 rebounds a game as a high school junior last season at Sheldon High School in Sacramento.

Bagley is Arizona State head coach Bobby Hurley’s first commit of the 2020 class.

Hunter Hippel contributed to this story.

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