NC State signs four-star guard Markell Johnson

Tuesday June 21st, 2016

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North Carolina State has signed four-star point guard Markell Johnson out of Cleveland, the school confirmed to the Associated Press on Monday.

Johnson, the No. 66 player in the country according to, elevates the Wolfpack to No. 7 on Scout’s rankings for the class of 2016. They have signed five-star big man Omer Yurtseven from Turkey, and three-star forward Darius Hicks. The school also has top 10 recruit Dennis Smith, who is healing from a knee injury.

Johnson was considering offers from Texas A&M, West Virginia, Xavier, Ohio State, Louisville, and Washington among others.

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