Kermit Davis’ Ole Miss program just landed a big win on the recruiting trail as the state’s top overall prospect has announced he plans to play his college basketball in Oxford.

5-foot-9, 160-pound Jackson native Daeshun Ruffin announced his commitment to Ole Miss on Wednesday, giving the Rebels their first commitment in the 2021 recruiting cycle.

247Sports Composite Rankings list Ruffin as the No. 1 overall prospect from Mississippi and the No. 4 point guard in the nation for the 2021 recruiting cycle. Ole Miss beat out Alabama and Auburn for Ruffin’s service, keeping him home for his college career.

Ruffin announced his commitment with the following video on Instagram:


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To get an idea of why Ruffin is such a coveted high school basketball prospect, check out his junior season highlight reel.