2020 forward from Georgia puts Dayton in final five

Published: Saturday, August 03, 2019 @ 8:22 AM

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A 6-foot-10 forward in the 2020 class received a scholarship offer from the Dayton Flyers on Friday and then put them in his final five.

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Christian Fussell, a senior at Greenforest McCalep Christian Academy in Decatur, Ga., also will consider Virginia Commonwealth, Florida Gulf Coast, Charlotte and Middle Tennessee State. Earlier in the day, Shun Williams, of On the Radar Hoops, announced Fussell had been offered a scholarship by Dayton.

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Georgia Tech and Mississippi State offered Fussell scholarships earlier this summer, and many other schools were recruiting him.

Fussell is a three-star recruit, according to Rivals.com.

“I’m a versatile player. I can shoot it, I can put the ball on the floor,” Fussell told 247Sports.com in June. “I’m also versatile defensively; can guard most positions, can rebound, I can block shots and alter shots at the rim. I always had a jump shot on me but as I got taller, I was able to use it more because I was able to shoot over people more. I feel I can shoot it from NBA range, I have confidence that I can pull it from that range and make it.”

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Dayton has one commitment from the 2020 class. Lukas Frazier, a 6-foot-4 guard from Lake Catholic High School in Mentor, announced his verbal commitment in June.

Dayton has two scholarships open in 2019 and two opening in 2020, one of which Frazier will fill.

Dayton recruiting targets

» 2020: Andre CurbeloPosh Alexander | Max AmadasunLuke KasubkeHassan DiarraDesmond PolkZed KeyMadior Seye and D.J. GordonKeon AmbroseZach BentonIsaiah RiveraJohn HugleyAJ HoggardJalen BridgesTony Sanders Jr.Andersson GarciaJamal Mashburn Jr.Kam FarrisJaylen MurrayObina Anochili-Killen | Rafael Pinzon

» 2021: Wesley CardetFranck KepnangJonathan Kuminga

» 2022: Ramel Lloyd