Men’s Basketball: Top-40 recruit Juwan Durham commits to UConn


Juwan Durham, a top-40 recruit from the class of 2016 according to ESPN recruiting rankings, has committed to play at UConn, he announced on his Twitter account Tuesday afternoon.

The Tampa, Florida native – ranked No. 38 in the 2016 ESPN 100 – visited Storrs over the weekend and tweeted on Monday that he would be making a top-five list later this week. Durham, a 6-foot-9 power forward, never announced a top-five list, and instead verbally committed to the Huskies on Tuesday. 

Durham also had offers from Florida, Florida State, Louisville, LSU, Miami (FL), South Carolina, South Florida and Texas A&M.  

Kevin Ollie now has had three players verbally commit from the 2016 class. Durham will join Alterique Gilbert (No. 28) and Mamadou Diarra (No. 90).

Matthew Zampini is sports editor for The Daily Campus. He can be reached via email at He tweets @Matt_Zamp.

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