Ogugua "O.G." Anunoby, a 2015 forward from Missouri, will announce his decision around 6:20 p.m. EST tonight. This primer should get you ready.
THE BASICS: Anunoby is a 6-foot-8, 210-pound forward from Jefferson City, Mo. and is regarded as a three-star prospect by Scout.com. Athletic and versatile, Anunoby is still a bit raw from a skill set perspective, which is why he is currently unranked.
THE SUITORS: Anunoby will choose from a list that includes Indiana, Iowa, Georgia, Ole Miss and Gonzaga, but he only made official visits to Indiana, Iowa and Georgia. Anunoby opted not to take an official to Ole Miss after his trip to Bloomington on Oct. 3, even though he had two officials remaining. In other words, its effectively down to only the three schools he visited.
THE RECRUITMENT: Indiana first saw Anunoby over the summer when it was watching 2015 prospect Nick Marshall with Team Thad. Anunoby was a teammate of Marshall's at the time, and the Hoosiers almost immediately got involved. IU scored Anunoby's final official visit, which is always significant, and 2015 Indiana commit Juwan Morgan has talked to Anunoby in recent weeks about joining him in Bloomington. Morgan is also from Missouri.
THE DECISION: You can never be entirely sure in situations that involve high school kids, but I feel pretty secure in saying I expect Anunoby to pick Indiana tonight. He opted not to take any more visits after he saw what IU had to offer, leading me to believe he liked what he saw in Bloomington. I feel confident in predicting Anunoby to Indiana in this one.
THE AFTERMATH: If Indiana lands Anunoby, it will have its second commit in the 2015 class, joining Morgan, who committed in September. It would also give Tom Crean and the Hoosiers another player with length and size, which is what they desperately need in the 2015 class. Anunoby isn't as polished at this point in the game, but I do think he's capable of stepping in right away and contributing shot blocking on the defensive end. He's a guy who could end up being a very productive college player two or three years down the road.
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