Asanti Price, a shooting guard from Columbia, S.C., signed a letter of intent with Georgia Tech on Wednesday, the first day of the regular signing period. Price committed to Tech on April 3 after an official visit the previous weekend.
Price is a 3-star prospect and rated the No. 74 shooting guard in the class (247Sports Composite). As a senior, he led Keenan High to the Class 3A state championship while averaging 17.9 points per game. He also was named to the Class 3A all-state team.
“Asanti is a high-level shooter and one of the best up-and-coming prospects in the 2019 class,” coach Josh Pastner said in a statement. “He’s a high-character young man and a great fit for us, and we’re very excited to have Asanti join our program.”
Price is an under-the-radar prospect who began to gain recruiting attention during his senior season. He also was offered scholarships by Kansas State, Charlotte, East Carolina and Mount St. Mary’s.
“He’s got pro range for the 3-ball, and he defends exceptionally well, and he’s very, very athletic,” said Zach Norris, Price’s coach at Keenan. “He’s got bunnies. He can get up off the floor.”
Price is the only high-school prospect for Tech’s 2019 class. Pastner also signed junior-college forward David Didenko, but he is not expected to enroll. Guard Jordan Usher transferred from USC in January.
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