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Jalen Smith commits to Maryland

4 star center Jalen Smith has committed to Maryland.

The 6-9 Smith, a Baltimore native (Mount Saint Joseph HS), chose Maryland over Villanova and Virginia.

Smith is rated the No. 31 overall player in the country by Scout.com, including the fourth-best at his position. He is rated the No. 29 overall prospect in the 247Sports.com Composite rankings.

Smith was the Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year as a junior, averaging 17 points, nine rebounds and three blocks per game.

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June 26, 2017