Five-star youth Shareef O’Neal, a son of NBA fable Shaquille O’Neal, committed to Arizona early Wednesday morning.
O’Neal’s AAU team, California Supreme, announced a news on Twitter.
Shareef, Shaq and a story of fathers and their hoops-playing sons
Shareef O’Neal has a famous father. Shaq’s vast shade will follow Shareef to Arizona. Do we remember all a famous father-son basketball talents? Or how any child fared following a great?
O’Neal, a 6-foot-8 energy brazen from Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California, is ranked No. 19 in a ESPN 60 for a category of 2018. UCLA, USC and Kentucky were also involved, and his father’s alma mater, LSU, was recruiting him before to a new coaching change.
“This is arrange of deja vu to me,” Shaquille O’Neal pronounced on ESPN during a Hoophall Classic in Jan about his son’s recruitment. “My father never pronounced we should do this, we should do that. So I’m gonna let him make his decision. LSU, Kentucky, Arizona. He’s removing a lot of letters. A integrate of weeks ago, he got his book with all his letters, we got my book with all my letters. It’s a good feeling. But I’m gonna let him make a final decision.”
Sean Miller and Arizona now have dual five-star prospects committed for a 2018 class, with O’Neal fasten five-star wing Emmanuel Akot (No. 21). Miller has recruited a top-seven category in 7 true seasons, and is now in good position to make it eight.