Matthews set to announce

Charles Matthews

Five-star Charles Matthews from Chicago (Ill.) St. Rita is set to announce on Wednesday.

In a move that was fairly shocking to most, Charles Matthews announced on Monday night that he was ready to issue his verbal commitment. The Chicago (Ill.) St. Rita product is set to pick his college on Wednesday morning at a press conference at his school.

Most in the Chicago area expected Matthews to wait out his recruitment, however things changed when he and his parents went to Twitter stating that a decision had been reached.

Matthews says he has a list of five schools which includes Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan State, and Marquette. Of those schools Matthews has never been to Kansas for a visit. The most recent trip he took was down to Illinois.

For Matthews, a 6-foot-5 wing, it has been a long recruiting process that started his freshman year. He has the ability to handle the basketball, and then is dynamic in the mid-range.

Unfortunately this season he suffered numerous injuries which limited his overall production, but he is still one of the best talents in the class.

A decision will be announced on Wednesday, and that will take one of the top players in the class off the board.

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