Recruiting: Dillon Graham Commits To Florida Basketball

Ah, yes, late August in Gainesville: The weather can be charitably described as "not as hellish as June," football is close enough to hear, and basketball recruits are committing to Florida. No, really: Orlando guard Dillon Graham just committed to Florida ($), according to Scout's Evan Daniels.

Graham is a 6'4", 175-pound shooting guard according to Rivals, which gives the senior at Orlando's The First Academy three stars; Scout says he's 6'5" but concurs with Rivals on rating Graham, conferring three stars of its own.

Scout has another story ($) on how Graham has blown up this summer, heading into his senior year, and it's true that Billy Donovan has taken lesser-known recruits and turned them into gold — Scottie Wilbekin, especially, seems to match Graham's profile of "local kid" + "small school" + "late bloomer" = "Donovan pet." But it's also worth remembering that the logjam in Florida's backcourt could be gone by 2012-13 if Bradley Beal jumps to the NBA, because Kenny Boynton, Mike Rosario, Wilbekin, and recruit Braxton Ogbueze would provide significantly less depth than the unholy quintet of Erving Walker and those other four guards.

Anyone know anything else about Graham? Got any thoughts about Florida basketball's recruiting class as a whole?

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