Five Star CG Arterio Morris Commits To Memphis!



Arterio Morris did not want to wait to commit to his hometown college basketball program. 


The No. 21 recruit in the Class of 2022, according to the 247Sports Composite, and a native of Memphis whose family moved away when he was 5 committed to the Tigers on Tuesday afternoon. The 6-foot-3, 175-pound five-star point guard is the first 2022 prospect to pledge to Penny Hardaway.


The 6-foot-3 and 175-pound prospect chose Memphis over programs including Arkansas, Baylor, Kansas, Oregon, Texas, Texas A&M and Texas Tech among others.


Morris has nice size in the back court, and he is also an above average athlete. On the offensive end, Morris is a highlight reel finisher, and he can also finish through contact at the rim.