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Ethan Morton commits to Purdue

4 star point guard Ethan Morton has committed to Purdue.

The 6-6 Morton, from Butler PA, chose Purdue over Indiana, Marquette, Michigan, Ohio State, Pittsburgh, and others.

Morton is rated the No. 41 overall prospect.

Morton helped to lead the Renaissance to a 3-1 start in the Nike EYBL during the open evaluation period. In that weekend, Morton averaged 7.0 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 4.0 assists per contest.

Last season he averaged 27.5 points, 10.3 rebounds, 8.1 assists, 2.6 steals and 1.3 blocks while earning Player of the Year honors from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He scored as many as 51 points in a game and shot 57 percent from the field.

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May 9, 2019