Robinson picks Flyers

Head Coach Archie Miller kept one of Ohio's best in state as he has committed to the University of Dayton.

The Dayton Flyers are on the board in the 2012 class. Power forward Jalen Robinson has been a part of one of the best high school teams in the state at Columbus (OH) Northland High School over the past two years, and now he has made his college decision.

Robinson committed to Flyers on Monday evening after receiving an offer from the school after participating at the Dayton team camp over the weekend.

"It is the best fit for me," said Robinson of his commitment. "I can go there and play right away. I felt comfortable with the staff when I went down there. Coach (Archie) Miller is a good coach. He has been successful everywhere he has been and I trust the staff."

At 6-foot-8 and 215 pounds Robinson has excellent footwork, a nice touch around the rim, and solid hands. Originally Robinson committed to West Virginia following his freshman season, but since then he decided to de-commit and re-opened his recruitment.

Being close to home is something that definitely played a factor in Robinson's decision to attend Dayton.

"It is a great opportunity for me," Robinson explained. "I can still be around my family and they can come to my games. It is going to be easy for them seeing me play."

Currently Robinson is having a very impressive spring running with All-Ohio Red. He has helped lead the squad to a place in the Peach Jam and several solid finishes in major tournaments.

Before pulling the trigger for Dayton Robinson entertained interest from DePaul, Iowa, Minnesota, Seton Hall, South Florida, and Wisconsin.

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