Singer gives Cal the nod
This story originally published on ScoutHoops.com
Sam Singer
Sam Singer
Recruiting Analyst
Posted Oct 2, 2012


Sam Singer is headed west. The Florida native will leave the Southeast and play at California.

Sam Singer made a big decision Tuesday evening.

The Coconut Grove (Fla.) Ransom Everglades standout committed to California, becoming their third commitment in the 2013 class. Singer confirmed the news to Scout.com.

"I'm a Cal Bear," Singer said. "Just committed."

"After getting back rom Harvard I realized that Cal was the best situation for me and I'm really excited about getting out there," Singer told Scout.com.

Singer entertained interest from a number of schools including Richmond, Harvard, North Carolina State and Davidson.

"I just like the fit and the PAC-12," Singer told Scout.com. "Playing for coach [Mike] Montgomery is something I really wanted to do."

"I just figured I couldn't pass up the academic opportunity and the opportunity to play in the PAC-12 even though it's 3,000 miles away," he added.

Singer, a three-star prospect, is a 6-foot-4 guard that played both guard positions for his AAU team -- Florida Gulf Coast. He's skilled, shoots the ball well from long range and sees the floor well.

Singer joins five-star wing Jabari Bird and talented shooter Jordan Mathews to make up Montgomery's current 2013 class.

The Bears now turn their full attention to four-star post player Marcus Lee, who is down to California and Kentucky.


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