Coming off a 40-1 season and TAPPS 6A state championship, the Plano John Paul II boys basketball team has added one of the top recruits in Texas.
The school said Monday that four-star recruit Manny Obaseki, who is committed to Texas A&M, has transferred from Allen to John Paul II. That gives John Paul II two of the top four recruits in Texas in the Class of 2021.
The 6-4 Obaseki is ranked as the third-best overall recruit in Texas and the fourth-best combo guard in the nation and the 26th-best overall player in America in the Class of 2021 by 247Sports.
Obaseki was an all-state selection and the District 9-6A MVP last season. He averaged 12.1 points, 4.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists for a team that was No. 5 in the final Class 6A state rankings, but lost in the second round of the playoffs.
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