Kennedy Catholic guard Maceo Austin commits to Duquesne
Keith Dambrot packed his first recruiting class at Duquesne with big men, and he’s beginning to fill in the guards.
Kennedy Catholic senior Mateo Austin, a three-star guard, verbally committed to Duquesne on Thursday.
The 6-foot-4, 170-pound Austin listed a top four in August of Duquesne, Northwestern, Penn State and VCU. He had offers from a dozen schools, also including Pitt, West Virginia and Virginia. Rivals ranks him as the No. 48 shooting guard prespect in the Class of 2019.
Austin, a three-time PIAA champion at Kennedy Catholic, is the first recruit in Duquesne’s 2019 recruiting class. The Dukes’ five-man 2018 class included four players 6-foot-9 or taller, the biggest class in school history.