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Posted On: 09/24/20 3:48 PM

College commitments are coming as fast as they ever have in SoCal as the COVID-19 pandemic has limited the exposure of many prospects in the region to college coaches.

We’ve seen 19 of our top 25 ranked players in the 2021 class pull the trigger on which college they will be attending with San Diego high school guard AJ BurginAJBurgin6'3" | CGSan Diego | 2021State (Idaho State), Rancho Christian point guard Jaden ByersJadenByers6'1" | PGRancho Christian | 2021State (Pacific) and Long Beach Poly wing Jalen PitreJalenPitre6'8" | SFLong Beach Poly | 2021State#207Nation (Pepperdine) the latest to commit to Division I programs.

Let’s take a quick look at what each school is getting in these three players.

AJ BurginAJBurgin6'3" | CGSan Diego | 2021State, San Diego, committed to Idaho State - Burgin is well known in SoCal basketball circles as one of the best perimeter shooters in the region. The 6-foot-3 senior has deep range on his three-point shot and can pull and hit consistently from multiple spots behind the arc. What goes unnoticed about Burgin at times is his all-around feel for the game and basketball IQ. The three-time CIF San Diego Section champion has shown on numerous occasions that he’s capable of initiating offense due to his vision, passing abilities, and willingness

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