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Report: Cincinnati lands commitment from 2015 point guard Justin Jenifer

Mick Cronin

Cincinnati head coach Mick Cronin reacts to his team’s play during the first half of their NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)


Cincinnati is on the board in the 2015 class as the Bearcats and head coach Mick Cronin landed a commitment from three-star point guard Justin Jenifer. The news of Jenifer’s commitment was first reported by CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein.

The 5-foot-9, 160-pound Jenifer is regarded by as the No. 112 overall prospect in the country and comes from Bel Air, Maryland.

The point guard attends Milford Mill Academy and ran point for Team Takeover in the Nike EYBL. Jenifer was 12th in this spring’s EYBL with 4.1 assists per game in 16 games and also averaged eight points and 2.8 rebounds per game in 20.4 minutes per game.

Team Takeover went 9-7 in the EYBL and Jenifer will help lead them into the Peach Jam in July. With point guards in scare commodity in the 2015 class, Cincinnati made a move and landed a touted lead guard before the July recruiting period.

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