Mikeal Hopkins picks Georgetown

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Mikael Hopkins, a 6-foot-8 senior forward from DeMatha High in Hyattsville, Md., has orally committed to play basketball at Georgetown.

Hopkins, the No. 79-rated player in the class of 2011, visited Kansas University last weekend. He also considered Ohio State, Maryland, Virginia Tech, Miami, West Virginia and Texas.

“I feel as though I fit (Georgetown’s) system well,” Hopkins told the Washington Post. “It's close to home and I have a little sister who I want to have come to my games. (They have a ) tradition of getting big men to the NBA and have a great program.”