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Arkansas gained its third verbal commitment of the recruiting season as national prize announces for Stan Heath

Even with my carefully chosen words on this board this week, it shouldn't have been that hard to figure out that 6-5, 210-pound Michigan prep star Olu Famutimi told me that on Sunday night that he was going to be Razorback.

He made that public knowledge at a press conference today at 2:30 p.m. at Flint Northwestern High School in Flint, Mich.

"It's what was in my heart," Famutimi said. "I'm excited about playing for Coach Heath."

Famutimi chose Arkansas over Missouri and Memphis - the three schools he took official visits to - and a host of other schools who had shown interest.

"It's a real special day," Northwestern High head coach David Bush said. "Not only is Olu an extremely talented basketball player, but gifted mentally, a great student and a tremendous young man."

Chris Grier, Olu's AAU coach, had this to say.

"It has been a long (recruiting) process, but has been very rewarding for Olu and his family," Grier said. "He got to see every situation he was truly interested in and the end result was a well-though out decision and a perfect fit."


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