Virginia basketball lands point guard Kihei Clark in recruiting

The Virginia Cavaliers landed point guard Kihei Clark for the 2018 recruiting class on Monday. Clark is a 3-star prospect from Taft High School in Woodland Hills, Ca.

“He just thinks Tony’s (Bennett) style is the perfect fit for him,” Clark’s high school coach Derrick Taylor said according to Scout. “He really, really was blown away with his visit with Tony and talking basketball with him. Tony isn’t afraid to play small guards, like London Perrantes.”

Standing at 5-foot-9, Clark picked Virginia instead of Georgia Tech, UCLA, Gonzaga, Utah and a few other schools where he received offers. As a junior in high school last year, Clark averaged 18.1 points and 7.5 assists.

“His IQ is off the charts,” Taylor said. “He’s going to run the team and he understands his role and gets everybody the ball. He’s also slick and crafty and he shoots it well enough. He can hold everything together and will defend like there’s no tomorrow.”

Clark joins Australian star Kody Stattmann as the two committed recruits for Virginia men’s basketball in the 2018 class.

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