South Carolina lands first commitment of 2023 cycle, a 6-7 power forward
It was a happy Sunday for Lamont Paris and the South Carolina men’s basketball program.
Gamecocks basketball received big news when forward Collin Murray-Boyles verbally committed to play for the program after taking an official visit to the school.
2023 three-star PF Collin Murray-Boyles will stay home and play for South Carolina, he tells @247Sports.
— Travis Branham (@TravisBranham_) August 7, 2022
Murray-Boyles is a 3-star prospect in the class of 2023. He is currently playing for Wasatch Academy in Mount Pleasant, Utah. Murray-Boyles, listed at 6-7, 200 pounds, chose South Carolina over offers from SMU, Coastal Carolina and St. Bonaventure according to a story on 247Sports.com.
— Collin Murray-Boyles (@boyles_murray) August 7, 2022
Murray-Boyles is originally from South Carolina and told 247Sports.com that returning to his home state was an appealing option.
“I really felt like it’s a place I can thrive,” Murray-Boyles said. “It’s in my backyard, I’m from here so I already know the culture of USC so knowing that and knowing how coach Paris coaches, it makes it all better.”
Murray-Boyles is the first commitment for the Gamecocks in the 2023 recruiting class.
His highlight reel can be viewed here.