Keyonte George, the No. 1 shooting guard in the country, committed to Baylor this afternoon.

The 6-foot-4, 185-pound highly regarded prospect out of Lewisville (Texas) is Baylor’s second pledge in the Class of 2022. He will join three-star guard Dillon Hunter to make up the Bear’s future backcourt. George chose the Bears over Kansas, Kentucky, Oklahoma State, and Texas.

In George, Scott Drew is getting the No. 3 overall ranked prospect in the 247Sports Top 150 and the second highest ranked recruit to commit to the Bears commit in program history behind Isaiah Austin who committed back in 2012.

He is a smooth scoring guard who shows a high level of dedication to the game and looks to play the game the right way. He scores within the flow of an offense and can knock down jumpers from all three ranges on the floor.

His in-between game is potent as he has the knack of getting to his spots to get his shot off. He uses his handle to wiggle his way into his pullup and has the explosiveness and body control to finish plays in a crowd. His game is built upon skill more than elite quickness.

Although his first motive is to score, he projects as someone who could potentially play the point guard position because of the poise he plays with and and how he makes sound decisions with the ball in his hands.

George’s assertiveness is always in question due to his nonchalant demeanor on the floor as he can disappear in spurts at times. His effort on defense could improve but he definitely is capable of becoming a solid defender because of the length and lateral mobility he possesses.

George’s talent, skill level, and scoring touch is undeniable. He has a high ceiling and given the spacing on the floor, he will have a shot at being very productive at the highest level of the sport.

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