Aden Holloway earns fifth star, becomes second highest rated recruit in program history

Aden Holloway has earned his fifth star according to 247Sports. This is the fourth recruiting class in a row where Bruce Pearl and company have landed a five-star recruit and the fourth time in program history. The nine highest-rated recruits in program history have all been signed during Pearl’s tenure.

Holloway has a composite rating of 0.9931 according to 247Sports, following only Jabari Smith who had a 0.9980 composite rating.

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The Napa, California native attends Prolific Prep and is the No. 17-ranked player in the class of 2024, the No. three-ranked point guard and the No. 2 player in the state of California.

The 6-foot, 155-pounder was invited to play in the McDonald’s All-American Game where he had the chance to show off his skills on a national stage.

Holloway will join Denver Jones and Chaney Johnson as new additions to the Auburn roster in 2023.

Jones is a 6-foot-4 shooting guard transfer from FIU and Johnson is a 6-foot-7 forward transfer from UAH.

Auburn is putting together a roster that will have its eyes set on making another deep run in the NCAA Tournament.


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