Enfield signs three to first class

USC first year head coach Andy Enfield signs his first three recruits to National Letters of Intent...

Andy Enfield signed three players on Wednesday to his first recruiting class as USC's head coach.

The early signees are headlined by Etiwanda (Calif.) four-star point guard Jordan McLaughlin.

Joining McLaughlin in the 2014 class is Brandon (Fla,) First Baptist Christian three-star power forward Malik Price-Martin and Waynesboro (Va.) Fishburne Military school three-star center Jabari Craig.

"We are excited to sign three very talented players who will contribute to the future success of our program," Enfield said in a statement released by the university. "All three players are exceptional athletes with various skills that will fit our system and improve our team."

Price-Martin was the first to pledge to Enfield, announcing his commitment to FOX Sports SCPlaybook in July at the Fab48 in Las Vegas (Nev.). Price-Martin also held offers from Florida, Memphis, Miami, South Carolina and UCF.

"Malik Price-Martin is very skilled for his size and will be counted upon to provide our team with an inside/out-side presence," Enfield said. "Malik has played against great competition and has shown he is ready to contribute to our team."

Since arriving at USC, Enfield seemed to have his eyes set on landing McLaughlin. During the July evaluation period the head coach was almost guaranteed to be seen at the court of the local four-star point guard. McLaughlin committed to Enfield just days after his official visit to USC on Sep. 9.

"Jordan McLaughlin is a proven winner and an elite point guard," Enfield said. "Jordan's offensive explosiveness will help our team right away. He also has the ability to be a lock-down defender."

McLaughlin chose USC over UCLA, Kansas, and Indiana.

Enfield's third commitment came from Craig, a three-star center from Canada who told FOX Sports SCPlaybook that it's always been his dream to play basketball at USC and Enfield's uptempo system is the perfect fit.

"Jabari Craig is a special athlete at 6-foot-10 and has the ability to be a big-time shot blocker with his 7-foot-4 wingspan," Enfield said. "Jabari is as fast as most guards and his quickness will impact our team immediately."

Craig also had offers from Arizona State, UConn and Georgia Tech.

All three players are likely to make immediate contributions when they join the team in 2014.

Enfield's inaugural recruiting class may still have room to grow. 2014 Santa Ana (Calif.) Mater Dei small forward Stanley Johnson is rumored to be making his college announcement on Friday. Johnson is Scout.com's No. 1 small forward in the 2014 class. He narrowed his choices to Kentucky, Arizona, and USC -- though it's now believed to be a two horse race between Arizona and the Trojans -- with Arizona in the lead.

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