Marcus Lawrence Reaches Decision

Marcus Lawrence, one of the elite point guards in the West Coast class of 2006, has committed to a school close to home...

Marcus Lawrence, 5-11 SR PG Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman, has committed to UNLV.

In a story by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Lawrence ( No. 83) explained his decision.

"People were telling me, 'You gotta leave home,' but I always wanted to stay and play for UNLV," the 6-foot Lawrence said. "It's great for my mom -- she's my biggest fan. I didn't want to leave Las Vegas."

Other schools involved in Lawrence's recruitment included San Diego State, Minnesota and Oregon State, among others.

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