National Gatorade High School Player of the Year winner, Emoni Bates is now committed to Michigan State. He announced the update on Monday.
Emoni Bates is an American basketball player. He is currently attending Lincoln High school. This school is situated in Ypsilanti, Michigan. He is a 16-year-old small forward player.
Emoni is the number one player in the recruiting class of 2022 indeed. His height is 2.06m and weight is 93 kg. He is undoubtedly a consensus 5-star recruit.
Emoni said-“ I’m not sure what my future may hold, but I do know as of right now I will be committed to Michigan State University”.
“They have been showing love to me since I was in seventh grade,” he added for Spartans.
“They have been recruiting me hard since then, so I just know that they are showing that they love me genuine and they have just been here for a long time. I’m big on loyalty and they have shown me all loyalty, so I have to show them love back”.
Bates also announced his final two years plans. He will attend his father’s prep school.
Emoni Bates expressed his love for his coaches. “They get all my respect, really”. “I love how they coach, Coach Izzo, I like how they focus on defense more than offense. That’s a big key in basketball, and people don’t understand that.
On and off the court, he has passion. He is absolutely an amazing guy, overall”.
Emoni likes everything about Michigan State. He is the first native to be named the Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year.
Emoni Bates is currently playing on the Nike EYBL circuit. His father coaches him.