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4-Star Point Guard Bryce Aiken Commits To Harvard Basketball

Ivy League power Harvard is well on its way to locking up one of the best basketball recruiting classes in the country. You read that correctly. This afternoon, Tommy Amaker received a commitment from four-star Bryce Aiken, the nation's No. 20 point guard per 247Sports.

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">@njdotcom EXCLUSIVE: Patrick School’s Bryce Aiken (

Most difficult decision of my life but here it goes: I have decided to commit & spend the upcoming 4 years of my life @ Harvard University.

— Bryce Aiken (@BryceAiken) October 8, 2015

">@BryceAiken) commits to Harvard

— Jeremy Schneider (@J_Schneider)

.@njdotcom EXCLUSIVE: Patrick School’s Bryce Aiken (@BryceAiken) commits to Harvard

— Jeremy Schneider (@J_Schneider) October 8, 2015

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Aiken is the third four-star to choose Harvard, joining forwards Chris Lewis and Robert Baker Jr. His commitment bolsters a class that could very well wind up in the Top 20 at year's end. With four straight NCAA Tournament appearances, including two wins, and among the best academics that Division I basketball has to offer, it makes sense that the Crimson is a factor with the elite basketball players who also have top academics.