Three-star 2019 recruit from Pennsylvania earns offer from Dayton

 Maceo Austin is ranked in the top 200 of the class of 2019


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Xavier among the other schools recruiting Austin.

The Dayton Flyers offered a scholarship to Maceo Austin, a three-star recruit in the class of 2019. Austin announced the offer Saturday on Twitter.

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Austin is a 6-foot-5 guard from Kennedy Catholic High School in Hermitage, Pa., which is just across the Ohio/Pennsylvania border, northeast of Youngstown.

Austin is the 35th-ranked shooting guard in the nation, according to 247Sports.com, and ranks 187th overall. Rivals.com ranks Austin 149th in the nation.

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Austin has offers from Xavier, Virginia, Penn State, Richmond, Pittsburgh, St. Joseph’s and others. He averaged 18.2 points per game as a junior and was named the Class A player of the year in Pennsylvania.

Dayton has two scholarships open for the 2018-19 season and will have at least one scholarship opening after the 2018-19 season with Josh Cunningham being the only scholarship senior on the roster.


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