Emoni Batesis a 6 foot 9 inches small forward who currently attends Ypsi Prep Academy in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Emoni started catching attention in 2016 where he averaged 28 points and 12 rebounds per game for the Toledo Wildcats, a AAU team that played in a tournament in Chicago. Emoni Bates picked up his first D1 offer fromDepaul Universityas an8th grader, whereas most highschoolers pick up their first offer as a Sophomore. Many scouts have compared the talented Emoni Bates to Lebron Jameshimself.
Emoni Bates was offered by Michigan State after his freshman year along with offers from Michigan and Duke. After his offer from Michigan State, Emoni Bates quickly grew a relationship withTom Izzo and the Michigan State coaching staff. On June 29th, 2020 Emoni Bates announced his commitment to the world on SportsCenter where he committed to Michigan State. During that call he told everyone why he committed to the Green and White where he said,
I'm big on loyalty and they showed me all loyalty so I gotta show them love backHe also said how
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