THE LIST: Class of 2014 Rivals150
Since his arrival in the United States from Australia, four-star forward Jonah Bolden has been causing a buzz. Now, he's off the market.
A 6-foot-8 combo forward who attends loaded Henderson (Nev.) Findlay Prep and ranks No. 62 in the class of 2014, Bolden committed to UCLA during an official visit according to sources close to the situation.
Still new to basketball in the States, Bolden arrived back in August and scouts got their first look at him during Adidas Nations.
While playing at Nations, Bolden generated quite a buzz. He has good size, is athletic and is capable of playing either the small or power forward positions. Though slender, he runs the floor extremely well, he's quick off the floor around the rim and his ability to step out and shoot the three makes him a guy who is similar to Portland Trailblazer Nicolas Batum in playing style.
The addition of Bolden to an already strong class is another sign that Steve Alford and his staff are going to do very well on the recruiting trail.
By adding the Australian forward to a group that includes five-star Kevon Looney (No. 13), four-star Thomas Welsh (No. 52) and developing Euro big man Gyorgy Goloman the Bruins will move from No. 17 all the way up to No. 9 in the 2014 class rankings.
Eric Bossi is the national basketball recruiting analyst for Rivals.com. You can click here to follow him on Twitter.
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