Posted On: 03/7/19 8:00 AM

Tennessee Prep Academy point guard Damion Baugh found out where he will be attending college next fall hours before he made his decision Wednesday evening at Team Thad’s gym.

James Wiseman, the No. 1 recruit in the 2019 class that committed to Memphis earlier this year, texted Baugh persuading him to stay in the city and play college basketball. Apparently, Baugh's heart was in the same place as his future teammate as he decided to stay in Memphis and become a Tiger.

Baugh chose Memphis over TCU and Texas Tech.

Baugh is a 6-foot-4 point guard that proved to be a tremendous playmaker as the floor general this season for the Diplomat Lions. With his athleticism and ball handling, Baugh is a difficult matchup and is able to see over a lot of defenders because of his height.

Baugh was a must-get for the Tigers because they are lacking size at the point guard position. Freshman point guard Alex Lomax is listed at 5-10, while freshman point guard Tyler Harris is listed at 5-9. With Baugh being the tallest between the three, there could be times head coach Penny Hardaway will place Baugh at the shooting guard position, depending on

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