Mike White and the Florida Gators have landed their first commit in their 2018 recruiting class. Four-star point guard Noah Locke announced Tuesday that he will be committing to the University of Florida. Locke is one of the highest ranked recruits that Florida’s head coach Mike White has signed during his tenure at the University of Florida. The Gators have been on the market for guard since Kasey Hill graduated, Chris Chiozza is a senior this season and KeVaughn Allen is expected to go high in the upcoming NBA Draft.
Who is Noah Locke?
Noah Locke is a four-star point guard out of McDonogh School out of Owings Mills, Maryland. Locke is the third ranked recruit in the state of Maryland. The four-star point guard received a lot of national attention as he has received 35 offers during the recruiting process. Locke received offers from some of the top schools in the country like Florida, Florida State, Kansas, Michigan, Ohio State, Providence, Virginia and Xavier. When it came down to his decision, his top five schools were Florida, Michigan, Ohio State, Providence and Xavier. Locke made visits to his top five schools including the Gators on September 30th. On ESPN, Locke is the 64th ranked recruit and the 10th ranked point guard in the country. On 247 Sports, Locke is the 66th ranked recruit and the 14th ranked point guard in the nation.
Noah Locke is a 6’2” 160-pound point guard. He is known for being one of the best shooters in the country. He has one of the prettiest and smoothest jump shots in the nation. Locke is a great three-point shooter and can also attack the basket. Locke has solid handle and can rebound a little but he’s a point guard that can really shoot the ball and attack the rim on a pick. Very good pickup for the Gators as they finally have their first commit in their 2018 recruiting class.