South Atlanta High power forward Derrick Favors, the nation’s No. 1 senior prospect according to scout.com, committed to Georgia Tech over N.C. State and Georgia on Wednesday night.
Favors, who’s 6-foot-9, made the announcement live on ESPN-U.
“I like the style of play they play,” he said. “It’s close to home so friends and family can come see me play.”
Favors joins forward Kammeon Holsey and guard Mfon Udofia as GT commitments from the class of 2009.