Mackenzie Mgbako, a 6-foot-8 wing at Gill St. Bernard and the AAU New Jersey Scholars Elite Basketball Club, received an offer from UCLA, Rob Cassidy, a national basketball reporter at Rivals, Tweeted today.
The sophomore holds offers from three Big East Conference schools such as Georgetown, Seton Hall, and St. John’s, plus TCU, Maryland, Auburn, and Rutgers, per Verbal Commits.
Mgbako, who holds ESPN’s No. 19 rank in its top 25 of 2023 class, drained 380 points (14.1 ppg) and grabbed 224 rebounds (8.3 rpg) in 27 games last season as a freshman for the Knights.
The Bruins posted a 19-12 overall record and went 12-6 in Pacific Athletic Conference 12 (PAC 12) play in the 2019-20 campaign.
— Jerry Del Priore