Missouri’s latest basketball commitment is its highest rated. K.J. Walton, a shooting guard from Brownsburg, Ind., committed to the Tigers on his official visit on Friday, according to Rivals.com.
Walton also considered Minnesota, Cincinnati and Xavier.
He averaged 19.7 points, 5.0 and 1.9 steals as a senior at Brownsburg High.
The 6-foot-3 Walton was rated a four-star prospect and the nation’s 103rd ranked prospect by Rivals.com.
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Walton is Mizzou’s sixth recruit as head coach Kim Anderson prepares for his second season.
The Tigers’ recruiting class also includes guards Cullen VanLeer of Pacific, Mo., and Terrence Phillips from Oak Hill Academy in Virginia and Blue Spring South forward Kevin Puryear from the high school ranks.
Guard Martavian Payne and forward Russell Woods, teammates at John A. Logan Community College in Illinois, round out the class. All of the recruits except Walton are three-star rated.