"I wanted to stay close to home so all my family and friends can me see me play," Mack told Scout.com. "I didn't want to go to far. I'm used to my parents coming to all my games."
"Coach [David] Cox has been recruiting me since he was at Georgetown and he kept it up when he got to Rutgers," Mack said. "...He played a huge role. "He was recruiting me since I was a freshman and he was at Georgetown."
Mack joins Jack, Kone and AAU teammate Derrick Randall to make up their 2011 recruting class.