Anthony Bennett Chooses UNLV


The decision has finally come, with some disappointment for Oregon fans. Top 10 basketball prospect, Anthony Bennett, chooses the bright lights in Vegas over Eugene.

Bennett’s decision was first reported by Scout, according to this CBS Sports blog post. He also posted later on his Twitter: “Staying out West & will be going to #UNLV next yr .. Appreciate everyone that supported me through all this.”

It’s expected that Oregon remained a favorite as another top 10 recruit, Dominic Artis, was his former teammate that has committed to the Ducks. The thought of this duo playing next season would have given not only Oregon a much improved look, but would have helped a decimated Pac-12.

Still, Oregon has much to look forward to. Ben Carter is another power forward that has committed to the Ducks and signed his letter of intent on November 2nd. He is a three-star recruit that is ranked as high as 34th in the position and 130th overall with Rivals.

Aaron Gordon also remains a potential top forward for the upcoming 2013 recruiting season.

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