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.
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.
blessed to receive an offer from Dayton! pic.twitter.com/ItpLNlK85z— Ⓜ️🅰️ (@MaceoAustin5) May 12, 2018
Kennedy Catholic (PA) 6’5 2019 G Maceo Austin had a very good showing in April— talented guard is versatile and can play on the ball or off. Also has developed into a very good defender. 6’10 wingspan— ITPS Wildcats (@ITPSwildcats) May 2, 2018
NC State, Iowa State, Wisconsin, Butler are now recruiting him 📈 pic.twitter.com/xZGQ5oCtAg