Back in May, heralded small forward recruit Stephen Domingo committed to Georgetown as part of the 2013 class.Now, the California native and the program have moved up the time frame. Domingo will arrive on the Hilltop for the 2012-13 season, a source familiar with the situation told CSNwashington.The 6-foot-7 forward, ranked No. 30 in CBSSports.com's top 100 list for 2013, is considered a strong perimeter shooter. Following the departure of junior Hollis Thompson and senior guard Jason Clark, the Hoyas outside game appeared suspect entering next season. Georgetown's all-time 3-point percentage leader, Thompson left school early for the NBA Draft. Domingo's change of plans was first reported by PremierBall.com. The college basketball site reportshe has enough credits to graduate from high school. Domingo, who only recently turned 17, orginially picked Georgetown over Stanford, UCLA, Washington and Harvard, among other schools.He stillawaits final approval from the NCAA clearinghouse, according to a source.This summer Domingo played for the gold medal-wining Team USA in the FIBA U17 World Championships. Georgetown now sports a four-player 2012 class, including wing guard DVauntes Smith-Rivera, power forward Brandon Bolden and center Bradley Hayes. Rising sophomores Otto Porter and Greg Whittington headline the Hoyas returning frontcourt options, along with junior banger Nate Lubick and former DeMatha product Mikael Hopkins.According to the CBSSports report, the 6-foot-7 Domingo "has very good skills for someone his size, possessing great shooting range and good ball-handling skills when running the break. Domingo has a high basketball IQ and plays within the offense.""I feel that I can develop as a person and player at Georgetown," Domingo told CBSSports.com. "And my versaility will flourish there."Looks like we will find out if that is the case sooner than expected.
Source: Top recruit joining Hoyas in 2012-13
July 11, 2012, 4:37 pm