Locke commits to the Florida Gators basketball program

The Florida Gators basketball program picked up its second commitment of the week and in as many days on Tuesday night.

Guard Noah Locke (6-2, 160, Owings Mills, MD, McDonogh School) committed to Florida over Michigan, Ohio State, Providence and Xavier on Tuesday night just days after he left his official visit to Florida.

Locke told Zach Hughes that several things were sticking out to him about the Gators in his recruitment before his official visit.

A lot of things stick out to me with Florida,” Locke said. “The coaching staff, playing style, winning program tradition and atmosphere are things that really stand out. I have a great relationship with Coach White and also Coach Nichols. We talk almost every day and they always make it known that I am a priority to them and that I can come in and contribute right away. So I really like that about those guys.”

Locke is expected to be a shooting guard and will be paired up with point guard Andrew Nembhard who committed to the Gators on Monday night.

White has been able to excel on the recruiting trail in regards to getting good guards and now the Gators are focused on getting a forward in this class of 2018.


Follow along with GatorCountry.com for more information on the Gators basketball recruiting class and the latest news on Locke and Nembhard.

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Andrew Spivey
Andrew always knew he wanted to be involved with sports in some capacity. He began by coaching high school football for six years before deciding to pursue a career in journalism. While coaching, he was a part of two state semifinal teams in the state of Alabama. Given his past coaching experience, he figured covering recruiting would be a perfect fit. He began his career as an intern for Rivals.com, covering University of Florida football recruiting. After interning with Rivals for six months, he joined the Gator Country family as a recruiting analyst. Andrew enjoys spending his free time on the golf course and watching his beloved Atlanta Braves. Follow him on Twitter at @AndrewSpiveyGC.