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Kevin Keatts lands commitment from Jalen Lecque

SLAM Summer Classic 2018

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 18: Jalen Lecque #13 of Team Stanley walks on the court prior to the game against Team Ramsey during the SLAM Summer Classic 2018 at Dyckman Park on August 18, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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Kevin Keatts has it rolling in Raliegh.

Tuesday was the latest example, as Jalen Lecque, a four-star prospect and the No. 29-ranked player in the Class of 2019 according to 247 Sports Composite, announced that he has committed to N.C. State.

Lecque is a native of New York that currently attends Brewster Academy. A terrific athlete at 6-foot-4, Lecque should step arrive on N.C. State’s campus ready to contribute to the Wolfpack immediately. Keatts wants to play fast and he wants to press and that is precisely the kind of system that Lecque will fit into perfectly. He’ll be able to defend right away.

At this point in his development, Lecque’s biggest flaw is his ability to shoot. He needs to put a lot of time in developing his three-point stroke. He’s quick enough to get into the lane and he’s shown flashes of being able to pass, and once he becomes a consistent threat from deep, he’ll be a real weapon.

This is the first commitment in the class for the Wolfpack. He’s the highest-rated recruit that Keatts has landed to date.