Five-star prospect Makur Maker announced his commitment to Howard on Friday morning. Makur Maker, the cousin of NBA big man Thon Maker, is one of the top high-school prospects in the United States.
Maker chose Howard over UCLA, with Kentucky and Memphis also on his final list of four. The young versatile 6-foot-11 frontcourt player, is ranked No. 16 in the ESPN 100 for 2020, per ESPN.
He was born in Kenya before moving to Australia. He played for three schools in California since 2015, before ending this season in Arizona.