Dayton offers scholarship to four-star recruit in 2020 class

Desmond Polk averaged 19.0 points per game as a sophomore

Desmond Polk, a four-star point guard in the class of 2020, announced a scholarship offer from the Dayton Flyers on Wednesday.

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The 6-foot-4 Polk attends La Lumiere School in La Porte, Ind. He ranks 125th in the 2020 class, according to, and 130th, according to He also has offers from Iowa, DePaul, Georgia Tech and Kansas State, among others.

Polk attended New Berlin West High School (Wisc.) the last two years an planned to transfer to Nicolet High School in Glendale, Wisc., but was told he would not be able to play varsity basketball because of Wisconsin transfer rules, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. That's how he ended up at La Lumiere, which is well known for producing Division I talent.

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Polk averaged 19.0 points, 5.7 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.2 blocks per game as a sophomore.

Dayton has two scholarships open for 2019 and will have three opening in 2020.

List of reported offers

» 2019 OFFERS: Tre WilliamsDontaie AllenMaceo AustinAndre GordonTyson EtienneJovan Blacksher Jr.Diante Smith Toumani CamaraPrince Gillam and Ismael CruzNathanael JackMoulaye Sissoko

» 2020 OFFERS: Zeb JacksonSymir TorrenceAndre Curbelo Posh Alexander | Max AmadasunLuke KasubkeKareem ReidHassan Diarra

» 2021 OFFERS: Wesley CardetFranck Kepnang

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