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BasketVols Aren't Done: A.J. Davis Commits to Tennessee

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Moments ago Cuonzo Martin reeled in his second commitment of the day, as Buford, GA prospect A.J. Davis, son of Antonio Davis, committed to Tennessee over Clemson, Georgia Tech, and Auburn.

Davis is listed as a small forward by all four major scouting services, although he has continued to grow, now listed at 6'9" and 190 pounds after starting his high school career as a guard, and his size should give him the versatility to chip in at power forward, where Tennessee will need help upon the graduation of Jeronne Maymon and Kenny Hall. ESPN gives him two stars while extolling his rebounding and calling him surprisingly skilled for his age. Scout, Rivals, and 247 all give him three stars, with 247 calling him the #170 player in the country and #33 small forward. 247 claims he's improving rapidly and has an active game both inside and outside.

Davis' father was similarly unheralded out of high school and turned into an NBA all-star known for his toughness. Tennessee hopes he provides more focus than their last son of an NBA star, but if he does, he should be a solid contributor as Cuonzo Martin continues to upgrade the talent level.

This leaves Tennessee with one scholarship remaining for the 2013 recruiting class, but a second may open depending on the performance of Jarnell Stokes. The Vols' two biggest remaining targets are five-star post Austin Nichols--a friend of Vols commit Robert Hubbs with offers from Memphis, Duke, and Vanderbilt--and four-star post Jonathan Williams III, who visited this weekend and is choosing between Georgetown, Tennessee, Texas, and Memphis.