June 2020 High School Wiretap

Emoni Bates Commits To Michigan State

Jun 29, 2020 2:28 PM

Emoni Bates has committed to Michicgan State as part of the incoming class of 2022.

Bates was the Gatorade National Player of the Year in 2020 as a sophomore.

Bates is widely considered the best high school prospect in more than a decade. Michigan State was the only school to consistently recruit Bates during his high school career.

"Coach [Tom] Izzo and coach [Mike] Garland and that entire MSU staff has been showing love since his seventh grade year. They've been very consistent," Elgin Bates told ESPN. "They really have a genuine care for him and the family. They care for him, not only as a player, but as a person. That's really big for us as a family and for him as a player."

When asked what he likes about Michigan State, Emoni Bates responded: "Everything."


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Bronny James Ranked By ESPN As No. 24 Prospect In 2023 High School Class

Jun 10, 2020 3:44 PM

Bronny James is currently the No. 24 rated prospect in the graduating high school class of 2023.

James will be a sophomore at Sierra Canyon High School and is a 6'2 point guard.

James largely played a complementary role as a freshman on a deeply talented and veteran dominated Sierra Canyon team.


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