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Chet Holmgren is off to a historic start with Gonzaga

No. 1 recruit Chet Holmgren has put five games in the books this season with the Gonzaga Bulldogs, and the 7-foot-1 standout is putting up historic numbers to start his collegiate career.

The latest performance came on Monday as Holmgren led the No. 1 Bulldogs to a win over Central Michigan to tip off the Good Sam Empire Classic from Las Vegas, Nevada. Holmgren recorded 19 points, five rebounds, three blocked shots and two assists in 20 minutes of work.

The 19-year-old once again flashed his unique size and skillset in the victory on Monday. On one sequence, in particular, Holmgren blocked a shot and then took the ball coast-to-coast to finish for the and-1 attempt on the other end.

On the season, Holmgren is averaging 12.8 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 3.4 blocks on 70.4% shooting from the field.

Holmgren is the only Division I player over the

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No. 1 recruit Chet Holmgren announces commitment to Gonzaga

Five-star prospect Chet Holmgren, the No. 1 recruit in the class of 2021, announced Monday on SportsCenter that he has committed to play next season at Gonzaga.

Holmgren, 18, chose Gonzaga over the likes of Georgetown, Maryland, Minnesota and Ohio State among others. He made official visits to Gonzaga and Ohio State before the coronavirus pandemic shut down in-person recruitment visits.

The 7-foot-1 product from Minnesota led the Minnehaha Academy to its fourth straight state championship last season. He averaged 20.8 points, 12.6 rebounds, 4.7 blocks and 4.5 assists on 80% shooting from the field last season.

Gonzaga was viewed as the favorites to land Holmgren following their successful run this season in the NCAA Tournament. He was close friends with Jalen Suggs and said he played a large role in persuading him to commit to the Zags.

Holmgren becomes the highest-rated recruit to ever commit to Gonzaga.

Holmgren, who

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There’s 1 Clear Favorite For Chet Holmgren’s Commitment Today

Chet Holmgren dribbles up the floor.

Chet Holmgren dribbles up the floor.

Chet Holmgren, the No. 1 high school basketball recruit in the country, will be announcing his commitment on Monday afternoon.

The five-star big man out of Minneapolis, Minnesota is set to announce his decision at noon E.T. on ESPN. Holmgren, a 7-foot center, is reportedly down to seven schools: Georgetown, Gonzaga, Memphis, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina and Ohio State.

There is one very clear favorite for Holmgren’s commitment: Gonzaga.

The Bulldogs are coming off a near-perfect season that ended with a loss to Baylor in the national title game. However, Mark Few’s program could be right back in national title contention in 2021-22, thanks in part to a likely commitment from Holmgren.

All seven of the “Crystal Ball” predictions from 247Sports have Holmgren committing to Mark Few and the Bulldogs.

Holmgren, a Minneapolis native, played at the same high school as Gonzaga star

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Chet Holmgren To Decide Between 7 Schools On Monday

Chet Holmgren posting up a player during a high school game.

Chet Holmgren posting up a player during a high school game.

Minnehaha Academy center Chet Holmgren is the top recruit in the 2021 college basketball recruiting class, but only one team will get his college services.

According to ESPN’s Paul Biancardi, Holmgren is slated to make his college choice on Monday at noon EST. The seven schools he has on his list are Georgetown, Gonzaga, Memphis, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina and Ohio State.

247Sports gave Holmgren a perfect score in their composite player rating. He is the No. 1 prospect in the Class of 2021.

Back in January, 247Sports recruiting analyst Brandon Jenkins went so far as to draw a pro comparison between Holmgren and Laker megastar Anthony Davis. Between his length, blocking ability and versatility, he can do a lot more than the average center.

As for where Chet Holmgren expected to go, Gonzaga seems like the frontrunner

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