Daquein McNeil officially signed with the Gophers, the University of Minnesota announced on Tuesday.
McNeil committed to Minnesota last week. The 6-3 guard had previously committed to new Gophers coach Richard Pitino, when he was at Florida International.
"Daquein McNeil is an exciting player that affects the game on both ends of the court," Pitino said in a release. "He is an active guard that has a knack of getting into the lane, but also plays hard on the defensive end. He will be a great fit in our full court style of play."
The Baltimore native averaged 19 points a game this season at Vermont Academy.
Marcus Fuller joined the Star Tribune in 2016 after 11 years covering Gophers sports – and just about every other team and league in town -- for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Before making the Twin Cities his home, Marcus spent two years in The Kansas City Star sports department. Marcus grew up in Hawaii and is a 2002 graduate of San Jose State. Follow Fuller on Twitter @Marcus_R_Fuller.
Freshman guard Isaiah Washington will make his local debut on a team with All-Big Ten forward Jordan Murphy. Nate Mason and Amir Coffey are teammates and Apple Valley star Tre Jones has two Minnesota teammates.