Dugat Bears Down And Commits

Henry Dugat delivered some significant news to one Big 12 staff Monday night. The guard out of Dayton (Tex.) High reached his decision and it has big implications for Scott Drew's program.

Dayton (Tex.) High guard Henry Dugat, according to his father, committed to the Baylor Bears Monday evening. He picked the Bears over the Texas Longhorns.

"I guess he was torn between two," Dugat's father said. "Both are good schools and Henry was raised in the church real well and he was looking for a Christian background. We told him that whatever he wants to do, we'd back him 100%.

"Austin is a nice place, just like Waco is a nice place. We talked yesterday and he said that he wanted to go to Baylor. I'll trust his judgment."

Dugat, who will be ranked among the Top 75 prospects in the country when our new rankings come out this month, is a significant addition for the Bears. His commitment marks the first time that Baylor has beaten Texas for a recruit during the Scott Drew Era in Waco.

Dugat made a name for himself as a slender, yet athletic and live bodied guard this spring. He can score points in bunches and goes on runs from the perimeter. His spring performances with David Salinas' Houston Select team vaulted him into the national spotlight were he achieved a No. 39 ranking in TheInsiders.com pre-summer list.

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