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Darius Hicks commits to NC State

05/13/2016, 6:30pm EDT
By James Henderson, scout.com

NC State landed a big commitment today when Greenville (SC) 22 Feet Academy combo forward Darius Hicks picked the Wolfpack.

 

NC State landed a big commitment today when Greenville (SC) 22 Feet Academy combo forward Darius Hicks picked the Wolfpack.

Hicks announced his decision at a press conference in his hometown. 

The three-star forward picked NC State over offers from Purdue, Michigan, Cincinnati, and Tulane among others.

He visited NC State last week... his final official visit. The three-star forward picked NC State over offers from Purdue, Michigan, Cincinnati, and Tulane among others.

He visited NC State last week... his final official visit. I was with Terry Henderson, BeeJay Anya, and Lennard Freeman when I was there," Hicks said.  "They were cool guys.  T.J. Warren was there too.  They talked about how much they liked it there and that if I wanted to play against the best players in the country every night then I should go there and play in the ACC.

"I like the tradition at NC State... winning and the ACC.  Plus, the coaches said I'd have the chance, if I earn it, to play major minutes.  They talked about the opportunities there."

Hicks is NC State's second 2016 commitment, as he joins five-star point guard Dennis Smith.

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