Matej Svoboda, a 6-foot-7 forward from the Czech Republic, has signed a national letter of intent with the Dayton Flyers, the school announced Monday.
Svoboda verbally committed to the University of Dayton on Feb. 5. He was supposed to sign in the spring, but the departure of Archie Miller to Indiana left doubts about whether Svoboda would sign.
Svoboda averaged 19.0 points at the FIBA U-20 European Championships in Helsinki, Finland, in 2016. He was the second-leading scorer in the tournament behind Lauri Markkanen, a 7-0 center who signed with Arizona last year and starred for the Wildcats as a freshman. Svoboda was the top 3-point shooter at the tournament, making 21 of 42.
Svoboda is the third player in the class of 2017 for Dayton. Guard Jordan Davis and center Jordan Pierce told Anthony Grant in April they were sticking with the Flyers.
Point guard McKinley Wright reopened his recruitment and signed last week with Colorado. Forward Nahziah Carter was released from his letter of intent and is looking at other schools.
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