Kellogg Opts To Play In Big East

One of the top available prospects on the West Coast, guard Antonio Kellogg, has made his decision. He's going opposite coasts for college and he'll play in the Big East.

The Connecticut Huskies searched for a quality player to sign in the spring and they've found their man. Antonio Kellogg, a 6-1 combo guard out Oakland (CA) McClymonds committed to Jim Calhoun's program on Friday.

"Connecticut was one of the teams that had been recruiting Antonio after the Nike All-America Camp," McClymonds coach Dwight Nathaniel said. "They got the word that he was struggling and wasn't going to qualify. They faded away and once he got his SAT score I told Antonio UConn and a lot of other programs would be back. UConn was one of the first to get back on board."

UConn hosted Kellogg for an official visit last weekend and it didn't take but four days for the prospect to decide not to go to Kansas for an official visit and commit to the Huskies. Arkansas and Oklahoma had been inquiring as well.

"I thought maybe he'd wait and take a couple more trips but he informed me that he thought those trips would be great experiences but said he was feeling UConn."

Kellogg is averaging 22 points a game in league play and 24.5 points on the season.

"I think they're looking at him to be a combo guard but he'll be a two-guard first."

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