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LSU announced Wednesday night that four-star point guard Eric Gaines from Lithonia, Georgia has officially signed with the Tigers. Per

BATON ROUGE – Four-star point guard Eric Gaines of Lithonia, Georgia completed the LSU men's basketball signees for the opening day of the April signing period after his national letter of intent was received and approved by the LSU Athletics Department.

Gaines, 6-3, averaged 18.6 points per game, 4.0 assists and 2.7 steals per game for Lithonia High School. He shot 56 percent from inside the arc and 44 percent from three-point range. He led Lithonia to a 26-4 record. He is ranked No. 82 in the nation in the class of 2020 and No. 14 in the country among point guards, while Rivals ranked him No. 88.

"We are very excited about adding Eric Gaines who is a tremendous leader and plays with a great motor," said LSU Coach Will Wade. "He is an exceptional athlete with length who is an effortless scorer inside and outside, great passer and defends at a high level."

Gaines received several honors in the state of Georgia at the end of his senior season including being named the Atlanta Journal Constitution All-Metro DeKalb County Player of the Year and First-Team on the AJC boys 5A All-State team. Read more.
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FlyinTiger9350 months
Young man needs to be enlightened by Popeye's red bean and rice.
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Bristol Dawg50 months
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frankthetank50 months
How much he cost?
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CanebreakCajun50 months
More than you can afford.
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frankthetank50 months
Probably. I'm a couponer and not a big spender like WW.
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pellietigersaint50 months
Is this supposed to be a joke. STFU moron
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SomeLSUguy50 months
Boom! ... now, first step in getting ready for major CBB is to go eat a biscuit or 20.
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Cycledude50 months
Welcome aboard Eric! 6’3” is a nice height for a point guard!
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