Emoni Bates commits to Eastern Michigan: Former five-star, Memphis transfer returns to play in home state

Bates became once the No. 1 prospect in his magnificence who 

season at Memphis Former 5-celebrity recruit Emoni Bates, taken into

consideration at an early age to be a prodigious basketball 

expertise, is moving from Memphis and returning to his home kingdom to 

to play for Eastern Michigan, he introduced Wednesday on social media.

Bates spent one season at Memphis after reclassifying up and enrolling with the Tigers.

The transfer comes after crescendoing speculation his basketball future, 

inclusive of a probable return to play for Memphis and interest from

some of different excessive-primary suitors. 

In latest days, Louisville appeared to emerge a actual contender. 

Bates to begin with committed to playing in his domestic state of

Michigan at an early age by way of pledging his allegiance to Hall 

of Fame train Tom  Michigan State application in June 2020.

That dedication fizzled in April 2021, leading to a decommitment.