Rutgers basketball has never had a player like Ace Bailey. The five-star forward, who signed with Rutgers during the early signing period, is a walking highlight film.
On a weekly basis, Bailey is showing why he was a coveted player by Rutgers. He is ranked a consensus five-star and is the second-best player in the nation according to ESPN and is a 6-foot-10 forward from McEachern (Powder Springs, Georgia).
Bailey is simply a unique player, one who is explosive to the rim but who is smooth in transition with the ball in his hands. He has range with his shooting and he is a strong defender as well as a very good and committed rebounder.
But these dunks show just how explosive Bailey is and give a glimpse into his NBA potential.
NAH ACE BAILEY YOU’RE DIFFERENT
— B/R Hoops (@brhoops) February 7, 2024
This is a one-and-done player for Rutgers if he continues on this trajectory.
Bailey joins a Rutgers recruiting class that is top 10 in the nation. The class also features Dylan Harper, a five-star guard from Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, New Jersey).
It is the first time in program history that Rutgers has two players ranked as five-star recruits.
Harper is the No. 3 player in the nation, which is also a first for Rutgers. Never before have the Scarlet Knights had two of the nation’s top three players in a single class.