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5-star SG Cassius Stanley has Arizona in Top 6

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The Wildcats are in good standing with one of the nation’s most explosive recruits

Photo via @cassius_stanley on Twitter

Five-star shooting guard Cassius Stanley released his Top 6 on Monday and the Arizona Wildcats made the cut along with the Oregon Ducks, USC Trojans, Texas Longhorns, Kansas Jayhawks and UCLA Bruins.

The Studio City, California native is the No. 15 player in the 2019 class and No. 2 shooting guard.

The 6-foot-5 Stanley attends Sierra Canyon High School and plays for California Supreme on the AAU circuit, which is the same club UA forward Ira Lee played for.

Here is a picture of the two together:

Stanley’s parents went to USC and UCLA, so those schools are thought to have an advantage in his recruitment.

Three of the first four Crystal Ball predictions have Stanley choosing USC, while the other has him picking UCLA.

Per ESPN, Stanley “is the most gifted athlete Southern California has seen since Corey Benjamin of Fontana (1996). His explosiveness is at the very highest level and he loves to display his incredible bounce in both transition and the half-court.”

Here are Stanley’s sophomore year highlights, when he still played for Harvard-Westlake School: