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Top recruit Aaron Gordon chooses Arizona



Aaron Gordon participates in the McDonald's All American Game dunk contest. / McDonald's All American Game

CHICAGO -- Archbishop Mitty (San Jose, Calif.) forward Aaron Gordon ended his recruitment Tuesday, picking Arizona over Washington, Kentucky and Oregon Tuesday at media day for the McDonald's All American game.

"I hope Tucson is celebrating me because I'm about to be a west coast Wildcat," Gordon said. "I hope to be the X factor there."

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Gordon, a preseason American Family Insurance ALL-USA selection, averaged 21.6 points, 15.7 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.1 blocks this season.

He'll suit up for the West in the game which tips Wednesday (9:30 p.m. ET, ESPN). Gordon finished second to Florida commit Chris Walker in Monday night's slam dunk contest.

 

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