Texas lands four-star 2018 guard Courtney Ramey

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Texas landed a huge commitment for the Class of 2018 on Friday night as four-star guard Courtney Ramey pledged to the Longhorns with a social media announcement.

The 6-foot-3 Ramey, a former Louisville commit, is a monster late grab for head coach Shaka Smart and the Longhorns. A taller lead guard, Ramey could play in a two-guard lineup with rising sophomore point guard Matt Coleman to help lead the Texas offense next season. Considering that Texas struggled so mightily for consistent point guard play two years ago, and this is another great step in further solidifying that position for the future.

Regarded as the No. 40 overall prospect in the Rivals Class of 2018 national rankings, Ramey joins a solid class at Texas that includes now includes four, four-star prospects in Gerald Liddell, Jaxson Hayes and Kamaka Hepa in the frontcourt. Three-star forward Brock Cunningham is also committed to Texas in this class as this five-man group should be able to help right away at multiple spots next season.