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Top 100 2014 recruit Josh Cunningham commits to Bradley

Apr 29, 2014, 6:43 PM EDT


Bradley scored a major recruit on Tuesday afternoon, as Morgan Park High (Ill.) forward Josh Cunningham announced his commitment to the Braves.

Cunningham is a four-star prospect, listed as the No. 88 overall player in the Class of 2014, according to Rivals. The 6-foot-7 forward picked Bradley over offers from multiple high-major programs such as Creighton, DePaul, Indiana, Iowa State, Minnesota, Missouir, Nebraska, Northwestern, Oklahoma, South Carolina and St. John’s.

The bouncy forward led the Mustangs two 3A Illinois state titles during his high school career, and spent his time on the grassroots circuit with star-studded Mac Irvin Fire. Last summer in the Nike EYBL, he averaged 11.2 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 21 games.

He becomes the fifth commit in Bradley’s incoming class, but he is the one who should have the most impact from the start. The Braves finished in the bottom half of the Missouri Valley Conference last season with a 12-20 (7-11 MVC) record.

  1. ixdarexu - Apr 29, 2014 at 6:52 PM

    Really thought this kid was going to Indiana. Followed this kid for the last 3 months and am slightly surprised. Would have been a great fit to play some min behind Troy Williams at the 3 but best of luck young man.

  2. shockertalk - Apr 30, 2014 at 2:25 AM

    The Missouri Valley is coming back! Josh wants the challenge of playing the Wichita State Shockers 2-3 times a year.

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