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Marcus Adams Jr. Commits to BYU After Rocky Start in College Basketball Journey

Highly-rated freshman finds his third college destination with the BYU Cougars

Harbor City, California’s very own Marcus Adams Jr., a promising 6’8″ freshman, previously courted by the UCLA Bruins, has encountered a rollercoaster ride in his early collegiate basketball career, as reported by Joshua Schulman of Through The Phog.

Adams, a four-star recruit who stood as the 11th-best prospect in California among his graduating class, according to 247Sports, initially committed to Bill Self’s Kansas Jayhawks during the spring. However, his allegiance to Kansas was short-lived, as he de-committed after spending a mere month in Lawrence over the summer. Subsequently, he swiftly aligned himself with another esteemed program, Mark Few’s Gonzaga Bulldogs, only to de-commit from his second NCAA destination after just 33 days.

Now, it seems that Adams has secured his third college landing spot just in time for the upcoming basketball season.

Over the weekend, he took to his personal Twitter account to announce his commitment to the Brigham Young University Cougars.

The pressing question on everyone’s minds: will Marcus Adams Jr. don the BYU jersey when the Big 12 program’s season tips off on November 6th, with Houston Christian as the opponent?

Only time will unveil the answer to that intriguing query. In the event that things don’t pan out as expected, Adams retains the option to re-enter the NCAA’s transfer portal, potentially seeking a team that had expressed interest in him from the outset, and one that happens to be closer to his hometown.

This young athlete’s journey through the hoops landscape has been marked by twists and turns, leaving fans eager to witness the next chapter in the Marcus Adams Jr. saga.

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