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Omari Spellman selects Villanova: Media Recap

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A link roundup from around the media landscape on Friday's big news.

Friday's commitment to Villanova by Omari Spellman was big news. It got Jay Wright's 2016 Recruiting efforts off on an amazing foot rankings-wise and the the 6'9" Ohio native adds a quality big man to the depth chart.

Here are some articles on Spellman's decision from across the national media.

MacDuffie forward Omari Spellman commits to Villanova | masslive.com
When Omari Spellman and his MacDuffie School squad participated in the Hoophall Classic last month against Commonwealth Academy, the big junior power forward had a list of 15 Division I schools he was considering. Four weeks later, Spellman is down to one.

Scout's Take: Villanova off to good 2016 start with Omari Spellman | E$PN In$ider
[$ubscription Required] ESPN 60 power forward Omari Spellman makes verbal commitment to Villanova, giving Wildcats one of the premier power forwards in 2016 class

Five Star Forward Omari Spellman Commits to Villanova | inRecruit
Five Star Forward Omari Spellman Commits to Villanova

Former North Royalton standout Omari Spellman commits to play basketball at Villanova (video) | cleveland.com
The well-traveled Omari Spellman has found a home for after high school. Spellman, the former North Royalton native who know plays at MacDuffie School (Mass.), committed to play basketball at Villanova University on Friday.

Four-star 2016 power forward verbally commits to Villanova | CollegeBasketballTalk
6-foot-9 Omari Spellman gives Villanova some size they can definitely use upon his arrival on campus in 2016, as Daniel Ochefu will be a senior next season.

Top 20 junior Omari Spellman commits to Villanova | USA Today High School Sports
Omari Spellman, a 6-8 junior post player from the MacDuffie School in Springfield, Mass., honored his mother's birthday by announcing his commitment to Villanova on Twitter. Spellman is ranked No. 17 overall in the ESPN 60 and is considered the No.

Villanova lands four-star recruit Omari Spellman | SI.com
Four-star class of 2016 center Omari Spellman has committed to play for Jay Wright and the Villanova Wildcats.

Omari Spellman commits to Villanova Wildcats | ESPN
Villanova has landed a commitment from top-20 junior Omari Spellman.

2016 big man Omari Spellman commits to Villanova | City of Basketball Love
Villanova picked up its first commitment of the 2016 class Friday afternoon when Omari Spellman pledged his verbal.