Posted On: 10/4/19 3:00 AM

On Sept. 27, Caden Boser received a scholarship offer from the University of Missouri-Kansas City following an unofficial visit. Six days later, the Eau Claire Memorial standout would be committed. 

Announcing his commitment to the Roos Thursday night, Boser became the ninth senior in the state of Wisconsin to pledge to a Division 1 program.

"I really liked it down there," Boser told Prep Hoops Wisconsin. "I liked the city, I liked the campus. The head coach is  new there and he's a great coach. I feel like he really knows what he's doing and is building a great program down there. It's perfect for what I'm looking for.

"There really wasn't any negative about  them I could notice."

Boser chose UMKC over UW-Milwaukee and Illinois-Chicago.  The 6-foot-8 forward told head coach Billy Donlon of his decision.

"They were really excited," said Boser. "That was another thing that separated them from other schools -- they made me feel that I was a priority and made it very clear that they really wanted me there."

Donlan, who spent the previous six seasons at Wright State, compared Boser to former Raider standout J.T. Yoho, who shot 38 percent from 3-point range for

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