Video: Shareef O'Neal HighlightsSon of Shaquille O'Neal making his own name, headed to Westwood.
After decommitting from Arizona over the weekend, it didn't take long for Shareef O'Neal
of Crossroads (Santa Monica, Calif.)
to decide what's next.Josh Gershon of 247Sports reported
Tuesday that Shaq's son has given a pledge to UCLA, becoming the sixth member of one of the nation's top recruiting classes.
The 6-foot-9 forward is regarded as the No. 33 overall prospect in the Class of 2018 by 247Sports
O'Neal had been committed to Arizona since April but opted out over concerns about the program's status in the wake of a FBI probe.
The Bruins also have commitments from 7-footer Moses Brown
of Archbishop Molloy (Queens, N.Y.)
and 6-9 forward Kenneth Nwuba of Huntington St. Joseph Prep (Huntington, W.Va.)
as well as guards Jules Bernard
of Windward (Los Angeles)
, David Singleton
of Bishop Montgomery (Torrance, Calif.)
and Tyger Campbell
of La Lumiere (LaPorte, Ind.)