BREAKING: Five-Star Markelle Fultz Picks UW

Markelle Fultz, a 6-foot-4, 180-pound guard prospect from Dematha Catholic in Hyattsville, Maryland, verbally committed to the Washington Huskies over official visits to Louisville and Arizona, and numerous other top scholarship offers, including Kentucky, Georgetown, Kansas, Maryland, North Carolina, and others. 

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Markelle Fultz just made his verbal commitment official during the Under Armour Elite 24 Dunk and 3-point contest, held in Brooklyn.

“Coach (Lorenzo) Romar and Coach Chills (Raphael Chillious) have been recruiting me for a long time,” Fultz said during his official visit to Washington last week. “I have a real good relationship with them. I talk to them about more than basketball. I talk to them about classwork, just good advice. I’m out here taking my official visit and it’s one of the schools I’m looking forward to coming to. It’s been a blessing to have a coach I can talk to about other stuff more than basketball. I don’t have a father, so it’s been good.” 

We’ll have more on this breaking news shortly.


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