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Four-star guard Bryce Hamilton chooses UNLV

Updated October 24, 2017 - 1:13 am

UNLV finished strong in recruiting for its 2017 class.

Its 2018 class if off to a fast start.

UNLV received a commitment from Bryce Hamilton, a four-star guard from Pasadena, California, who tweeted he had committed to play basketball for the Rebels.

“Blessed to say that I have Officially committed to the University of Nevada Las Vegas,” Hamilton wrote.

The 6-foot 4-inch player chose the Rebels over Ohio State, Utah, Arizona State, Colorado and UNR.

Hamilton, who plays at Pasadena High School, is rated by Rivals as a four-star prospect, placing him as the country’s No. 74 recruit.

Scout also gives him four stars and rates Hamilton as the nation’s No. 84 player. The website also ranks him the 16th-best shooting guard.

ESPN lists Hamilton as a three-star recruit.

He is the second member of the Rebels’ 2018 recruiting class. The Rebels also received a commitment July 31 from Clark High School four-star guard Trey Woodbury.

They put together the Mountain West’s top recruiting class earlier this year, one that was ranked nationally. It finished strong with three key players committing within two days late in the process.

Contact Mark Anderson at manderson@reviewjournal.com. Follow @markanderson65 on Twitter.

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