Oregon State Recruiting: Anthony Bennett Chooses UNLV Over Oregon

Recruiting is a constant process for any NCAA Basketball team, and there are bound to be disappointments. Sought-after college basketball prospect had narrowed his choices down to the Oregon Ducks and the UNLV Runnin' Rebels. Via twitter, we learn that he has made his decision:

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Staying out West & will be going to #UNLV next yr .. Appreciate everyone that supported me through all this

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The Findlay Prep power forward had attracted a lot of attention from teams looking for someone who could provide some force inside, and provide it from day one. This settles a long recruiting process, as Bennett had courted suitors from across the country. Florida, Kentucky, and Washington were all in the mix before Bennett narrowed it down to just two. As a senior Bennett was named to the McDonald's All-American team, and in his last season he averaged 15.8 points and 9.8 rebounds per game.

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For all things ducks, head over to Addicted to Quack. If you run with the Runnin' Rebels, check out Mountain West Connection.

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