Top Ten Class

March 24, 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Louisville Cardinals head coach Rick Pitino addresses the media in a press conference after the game in the finals of the west region of the 2012 NCAA men

On National Signing Day Coach Rick Pitino and staff landed a top ten recruiting class with the addition of Chris Jones, Anton Gill, Terry Rozier, Akoy Agau and David Levitch. Mangkok Mathiang will also be part of this class, is already on campus and will have a year of practice with the team before suiting up.
Jones one of the nation’s top point guards is enrolled at Northwest Florida State College where he was a first-team NJCAA All American as a freshman leading Florida Northwest to a 32-2 record. Jones will step into the starting PG role with the departure of Peyton Siva.
Gill is playing his final season at Hargrave Military Academy where he shares the backcourt with UofL signee Terry Rozier. A very athletic guard Gill averaged 18.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game as a junior leading Ravencroft High School to the North Carolina 3A state title. Gill is ranked 29th nationally by Scout.com.
Rozier signed with Louisville last November but is spending this season at Hargrarve Military Academy to improve his academics. A natural scorer Rozier has averaged 36.7 points over his last three games including 50 in a loss on Monday night. Rozier averaged over 25 points a game last season at Shaker Heights, leading them to a 21-3 record. Rozier also had offers from Cincinnati, West Virginia and Illinois.
Agau is trying to become the only Class A player in Nebraska high school history to start for four state title teams. As a junior Agau averaged 11.6 points, 6.8 rebounds a game leading Omaha Central to their third straight title. The 18th ranked center nationally, Agau had offers from Georgetown, West Virginia, Memphis, Baylor and Nebraska before signing with the Cardinals.
Levitch who will walk-on next season for the Cards, averaged 18.8 points, 4.2 assists, and 3.2 rebounds leading North Oldham to a 19-11 record as a junior. Levitch hit 42.3% from behind the three point line and will add some depth to the Louisville roster. Levitch had interest from Stetson and Bellarmine before deciding to walk-on at Louisville.

Topics: Louisville Basketball, Recruiting

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