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4-star PG James Akinjo cancels Arizona visit, per report

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It appears Arizona will have to look elsewhere for its point guard of the future

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Another change of plans.

Four-star point guard James Akinjo won’t be visiting the Arizona Wildcats this weekend after all, according to Corey Evans of Rivals.com.

Akinjo was originally set to visit Arizona next weekend, but Wednesday it was reported that he had moved his official visit up to this weekend, replacing a previously-scheduled visit to Tennessee.

Now, it looks like Georgetown is the likely landing spot for Akinjo, who took an official visit there this past weekend.

It’s an unfortunate development for the Wildcats. Akinjo is one of the top uncommitted point guards on the market, and Arizona is in desperate need of one, only returning Alex Barcello at the position.

The 6-0, 160-pound product from Salesian High School in Richmond, California is the No. 95 player in the 2018 class and No. 17 point guard, per 247Sports composite rankings.

Akinjo initially signed to play for the UConn Huskies, but was released from his National Letter of Intent after the school parted ways with now-former head coach Kevin Ollie.

Arizona is still after four-star point guard Brandon Williams, who is higher ranked than Akinjo, but if the Wildcats miss there too, they will be running thin on options.