The Arizona State Sun Devils have picked up their third commitment in the class of 2016 as forward Vitaliy Shibel has committed to ASU, according to Scout's Evan Daniels.
Source: Vitaliy Shibel has committed to Arizona State | Story: https://t.co/Mzd7Ei7jI2 pic.twitter.com/x4gEtbi727— Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) January 19, 2016
Originally from the Ukraine, Shibel is currently playing for Lee Academy in Maine and he chose the Sun Devils over interest from Georgia Tech, Boston College and Pittsburgh. Arizona State was his only reported offer and he accepted it following a visit to Tempe this weekend.
2016 6-9 forward Vitaliy Shibel who visited ASU this past weekend did commit to the Sun Devils.— Devils Digest (@DevilsDigest) January 19, 2016
Shibel stands 6-foot-9 and his viewed as a "stretch four", that being a power forward who can stretch the floor and be a weapon from beyond the arc. Shibel played for Ukraine this past summer in the U18 European Championships, averaging 10.3 points and 5.8 rebounds per game in the eight-game tournament.
He also connected on seven of his 13 three-point attempts over the course of the tournament.
Shibel is the third commitment in the 2016 recruiting class for Bobby Hurley and his staff, joining Jethro Tshisumpa, and Sam Cunliffe, who are both top-100 national prospects according to Scout and ESPN.
Below are highlights of Shibel.