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James Blackmon Jr. picks Indiana

Updated: November 4, 2013, 12:44 PM ET
By Reggie Rankin | ESPN.com

Five-star shooting guard James Blackmon Jr. (Marion, Ind./Marion) committed to the Indiana Hoosiers on Thursday night over offers from Kentucky, Michigan, Michigan State and Kansas.

"Coach [Tom] Crean recruited me as a priority, and I think I can make the biggest impact at IU," Blackmon said.

This is a huge in-state pickup for Crean, who lost Blackmon's original commitment in August. Blackmon's decision says a lot about the positive approach Crean and his staff took ...

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