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Daniels headed to dream school

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Make it four four-star prospects in one Big 12 power's 2011 recruiting class with the commitment of 6-foot-8, 180-pound small forward DeAndre Daniels of Woodland Hills (Calif.) Taft High School.
Texas had always been Daniels' dream school, and he finally earned the scholarship offer he coveted.
"Texas has always been my number one school from day one since Kevin Durant played there," said Daniels. "Their style of play fits me.
"I was just waiting on them to offer me. When they saw my performance at their elite camp, they offered. They liked my skill set."
It is the combination of his skill set, length and athleticism that makes Daniels special. He is comfortable with the ball anywhere on the court and specializes in slashing to the basket. His jumper is improving, and he is capable of guarding multiple positions.
Ranked the No. 41 prospect in the class of 2011, Daniels is hoping to make an early impact at Texas.
"The vision I have for myself is to work hard and do everything the coaches tell me to do, and hopefully start as a freshman," he said.
Daniels also considered offers from Kentucky and Wake Forest before committing to the Longhorns.
He joins a stellar 2011 class of fellow four-star prospects Myck Kabongo, Julien Lewis and Sheldon McClellan.
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