JaQuan Lyle to Louisville

Add JaQuan Lyle to the University of Louisville’s 2014 class.

Five-star JaQuan Lyle. Chose UofL over Florida, Tennessee and Indiana.

JaQuan Lyle
JaQuan Lyle

The 6-foot-4 combo guard averaged 27 points, 13 rebounds and 6.7 assists per game as a junior at Evansville Bosse High School.

Told ESPN a recent unofficial visit to Louisville sealed his decision.

“We clicked a lot, but that last visit when my mom went … (Rick Pitino) clicked with me and clicked with my mom,” Lyle said. “When I got back to the hotel I knew, my mom knew and she asked me when I wanted to get it over with.Screen Shot 2013-06-26 at 9.59.43 PM

“I’m kind of a combo guard and sometimes the 3,” Lyle said. “I’ll be doing a lot for them from bringing the ball up the court to playing on the wing. I’ll do whatever coach Pitino needs me to do.”

He joins fellow commits Quentin Snider, a point guard, and Shaqquan Aaron, a small forward, in an already outstanding recruiting class.

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Charlie Springer

Charlie Springer is a former Louisville editor and sportswriter, a public affairs consultant, a UofL grad and longtime fan.