Class of 2023 shooting guard Ja'Kobe Walter has committed to Baylor, he announced Wednesday. The five-star recruit chose the Bears over Texas, Kansas, Alabama, and Auburn. He is currently the No.1 shooting guard in the country, according to 247Sports.
Walter, 17, announced in May that he will be attending Link Academy for his senior year alongside five-star forward Omaha Biliew and Oklahoma commit Jacolb Cole.
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As as a junior at McKinney High School, the 6-foot-5, 180-pound guard averaged 23.3 points, 7.6 rebounds, 1.9 assists, and 2.3 steals per game. Walter will join Miro Little as the Bears' two commitments for the 2023 class.
"I decided to end my recruitment because at first it's exciting but as time goes on it starts to become more difficult," Walter told ESPN. "The recruiting process was starting to get repetitive."
Walter, a 6-foot-5 wing from Texas who attends Link Year Prep (Missouri), chose Baylor over a final list that also included Texas, Auburn and Alabama. He went to Alabama and Auburn in the fall and winter, then tripped to Texas at the end of April. Walter completed his visits with another trip to Baylor earlier this month.
He is likely to step into a wide-open perimeter for Baylor, which has rising senior Adam Flagler and likely one-and-done candidate Keyonte George among its backcourt options this season.
Walter is Baylor's second commitment in the 2023 class, joining Finnish point guard Miro Little, a four-star prospect from Helsinki Basketball Academy (Finland)