St. John’s Inks Cameron Mack to National Letter of Intent


QUEENS, N.Y. – Junior college star Cameron Mack has become the first player in the 2019 recruiting class to sign a National Letter of Intent with the St. John's men's basketball program. The Salt Lake Community College standout will enroll at St. John's at the conclusion of the academic year after playing one season with the Bruins. "We are excited to welcome Cameron to the St. John's family," said Head Coach Chris Mullin. "Cameron is a crafty guard with an instinctive playmaking ability and he can score in a variety of ways. Our coaching staff looks forward to working with Cameron and developing his skills to help him reach his goals." Through five games, the Austin, Texas, native is averaging a team-best 20.6 points per game for the eighth-ranked Bruins, shooting 55.1 percent (38-of-69) from the floor and 42.4 percent (14-of-33) from three-point range. In addition to grabbing 5.2 rebounds per game, Mack also leads the team in assists with 8.8 per contest and has recorded 3.0 steals per outing. A gifted ball handler, Mack sports an assist-to-turnover ratio of 2.75-to-1. The highlight of the young season for Mack came against Casper College on Nov. 9, as the redshirt freshman poured in 40 points on 14-of-27 shooting, including a 6-of-12 showing from distance. Mack also grabbed seven boards, dished out six assists and registered five steals in 35 minutes of action. Over his last three games, Mack is averaging 20.0 points and 11.3 assists per outing. A member of the high school class of 2017, 247Sports counted Mack as a three-star recruit, the no. 48 point guard prospect in the nation and the 18th ranked recruit overall in the state of Texas. Mack played his first three years of high school basketball for Aggieland Homeschool, leading the Panthers to a 46-13 record as a junior by averaging 19.4 points, 6.7 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 2.3 steals per game. Mack enrolled at Christian Life Prep for his senior season and promptly led his team to a Texas Christian Athletic League Class 4A state championship after averaging 24.5 points, 2.5 reb

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