Whitt Sees Fit To Commit To Arkansas

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Columbia, Mo., Hickman combo guard Jimmy Whitt (6-4, 170) - a top 52 player nationally according to Scout.com - delighted Razorback basketball fans on Tuesday when he committed to Arkansas after a weekend visit to Fayetteville.

Arkansas' basketball future got a major boost Tuesday when Jimmy Buckets declared his intention to go to college in Fayetteville instead of stay in Columbia. Columbia, Mo., Hickman senior guard Jimmy Whitt (6-4, 170) – regarded as the best player in the Show-Me State and and one of the top 50 nationally – committed to the Razorbacks late Tuesday afternoon at his school after taking an unofficial visit to the school on Friday and Saturday. “My heart wasn't at Missouri, it was at Arkansas,” Whitt – who has known the Arkansas staff for 10 years - said during his announcement. "I told myself, ‘This is where I want to go,’” Whitt added. “I was 200-percent sure this is where I want to be for four years after high...

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