Alabama lands JUCO transfer Keon Ellis

Alabama basketball and head coach Nate Oats continues to impress on the recruiting trail.

JUCO transfer and four-star guard Keon Ellis announced on his Twitter page that he was committed to the Crimson Tide. He picked Alabama over Kansas State, Western Kentucky, Iowa State, Middle Tennessee State and Fresno State.

The 6-foot-6, 165-pound combo guard averaged 18.1 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game at Florida SouthWestern State College. He earned SunCoast Conference Player of the Year and First Team All-Conference honors.

The Buccaneers finished the season 29-2.

247Sports has Ellis ranked as the third-best player overall and No. 1 combo guard on the JUCO market.

Still in consideration for the Crimson Tide is Yale transfer Jordan Bruner, three-star forward Darius Miles and JUCO transfer Saquan Singleton.

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