Jalen Hill, one of the top 2017 power forwards in the nation, committed to the UCLA Bruins Sunday night, according to his personal Twitter account:
— J-Hill (@KingJ_Hill) June 29, 2015
The highly touted Corona, California, native chose the Bruins over a long list of contenders that included Arizona and Oregon. Hill recently made an unofficial visit to the Westwood campus, which was clearly enough to lure the big man.
Steve Alford and the UCLA coaching staff are still trying to reel in a few top recruits in the Class of 2016, but they are off to a great start for 2017 in Hill. Stay tuned to Today’s U for the latest college basketball commitments as the summer leagues and visits ramp up.