Morgan Park senior Marcus LoVett Jr. signed with St. John’s late Wednesday night. The All-Area guard announced the decision with a tweet, pretty much the same way he’s handled most of his recruitment.
It's official NLI is done mom and dad trust this was best decision I made for MYSELF BrightLights here we come... pic.twitter.com/hQcRFgaozd— Marcus Ali LoVett Jr (@Marcus_LoVett) May 21, 2015
“St. John’s is up there, but Illinois is right there too,” said Irvin in March.
LoVett himself confirmed that in April, tweeting out a final list (in order) of: St. John’s, Memphis, Illinois, UIC, DePaul, Pitt, UNLV, SDSU.”
LoVett averaged 25 points, 8 assists, 7 rebounds and four steals this season and led the Mustangs to Peoria.