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JUCO standout Benji Bell commits to FSU

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Benji Bell, a standout 6-4 JUCO point guard, committed to Florida State at the end of his visit this weekend.

Bell was a 3* recruit in high school, but wasn't scouted much due to the fact that he bounced around through three different high schools and then a prep school. He ended up in Junior College, where he was recently named the Panhandle Player of the Year. He also led his team to the JUCO national title.

He averaged 17.4 points and 5.3 assists per game.

He's a tough, physical player, who was knocked out of high school for his inability to shoot from distance. But in his sophomore JUCO season he made 44.5% of his 3s, so clearly that concern has been addressed.

He was also being recruited by Pitt, Georgia Tech (offer), Memphis (offer), Oregon, and others.

His commitment means that someone is off the team, or that the staff knows that another recruit is not qualifying. FSU was already maxed out at 13 scholarships.