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3-star Buddy Boeheim officially commits to Syracuse

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Buddy Boeheim, son of SU head coach Jim Boeheim, committed to Syracuse on Friday. He is the second recruit in the Class of 2018, joining Darius Bazley.

Buddy Boeheim, son of Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim, officially committed to SU, he announced in a tweet Friday.

Boeheim, a 6-foot-5, 170-pound shooting guard ranked three stars by 247sports.com and chose SU over Gonzaga and Massachusetts, among others.

During the summer EYBL circuit, Boeheim shot 48 percent from 3 and averaged 12.2 points per game. His play earned interest from the 2017 NCAA Tournament runner-up Gonzaga.

Boeheim averaged 26.3 points and 9.8 rebounds per game for Jamesville-DeWitt (New York) High School. He was named All-CNY Player of the Year and transferred to the Brewster Academy in New Hampshire for his senior year.

He is the second commit in the Class of 2018, joining five-star and ESPN’s No. 9 recruit Darius Bazley.

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