Top Class of 2016 center Marques Bolden to commit this week

The top unsigned player in the Class of 2016 is set to announce his college decision later this week. According to his school, DeSoto (Tex.) five-star center Marques Bolden will be making his announcement Thursday morning at 9 a.m.

It was initially believed that Bolden would make his announcement on Tuesday with some of his classmates.

Center Marques Bolden will sign at 9 a.m. May 17 at Chris Dyer Gym along with several DHS classmates!

— DeSoto ISD (@desotoisdengage) May 16, 2016

Unfortunately, Bolden had to postpone his decision for family reasons.

Hold up – Bolden moving to Thursday for family reasons!
9 am tomorrow will be all other student-athletes!

— DeSoto ISD (@desotoisdengage) May 16, 2016

Bolden, the top-ranked center in the Class of 2016, is believed to be deciding between the Duke Blue Devils and Kentucky Wildcats. Duke is currently favored to land the five-star big man.

Whatever happens, it seems clear that college basketball’s rich are about to get richer.

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