Gonzaga Rings The Bell

Gary Bell will stay in the Pacific Northwest. The 2011 prospect ended his recruitment Monday evening.

Gary Bell, a 2011 recruit out of Kent (Wash.) Kentridge, is closing his recruitment.

According to a source close to the situation and confirmed by his mother -- Vivian -- Bell gave Gonzaga a verbal pledge.

When we spoke to Bell in late February, Bell had offers from UCLA, Arizona State, USC, Washington, California as well as interest from Illinois, Florida, Kansas, Arizona and Oregon.

Bell, a four-star prospect, is currently ranked No. 17 at the shooting guard spot in Scout.com's positional rankings.

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