Deng Gak to join Vasiljevic at Miami

Talented 6'11 big man Deng Gak has verbally committed to Miami, and will join compatriot Dejan Vasiljevic at the Hurricanes for the 2017/18 season. The athletic forward had narrowed his commitment down to five schools; Duke, Florida, Kansas, Miami and Indiana. He visited Florida, Indiana, Kansas and Miami, settling on the latter and publicly stating via a post on his Twitter account that the Hurricanes are the best fit for him both from an educational and basketball standpoint. Gak becomes the latest Australian to join a school playing in a major program (ACC), following in the footsteps of the likes of Isaac Humphries (Kentucky), Jack White (Duke) and Louisville duo Mangok Mathiang and Deng Adel.

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