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Damion Baugh officially signs national letter of intent with Memphis

By Updated: April 25, 2019 11:54 AM CT | Published: April 17, 2019 12:03 PM CT

Damion Baugh officially signed with Memphis on Wednesday, April 17, the first day of the late signing period. 

The 6-foot-4 guard committed to the Tigers on March 6.  Auburn, Georgia Tech, Florida, LSU, Miami, Texas and Vanderbilt also offered Baugh scholarships before he cut his list to Memphis, TCU and Texas Tech, eventually opting for the Tigers. 

Baugh attended Tennessee Prep Academy, where he was a constant triple-double threat. The 247Sports Independent Rankings considers the guard as a four-star prospect and No. 118 in the nation. Rivals.com slots Baugh as a four-star at No. 83 overall. 

Coach Penny Hardaway recruited the Team Thad member to play point guard at the U of M. He's the only guard currently committed to the Tigers' Class of 2019. The class is ranked No. 10 in the nation with several scholarships remaining. 

Every guard, outside of David Wingett, who is officially on the roster next season, played high school basketball in  Memphis. Four-star Lester Quinones and South Dakota State transfer David Jenkins are other guards the Tigers are chasing. 

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Jonah Jordan

Jonah Jordan

Jonah Jordan was born and raised in Memphis, graduated from the University of Memphis and has covered the Memphis Tigers for three years. When he's not writing, he enjoys golfing and eating barbecue.


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