Hudson Catholic, New Heights Lightning Guard Tahaad Pettiford Commits to Auburn Hoops

Class of 2024 guard Tahaad Pettiford of Hudson Catholic (N.J.) and New Heights Lightning (N.Y.) has committed to Division I Auburn Mens’ basketball program, today multiple media outlets Tweeted.

Tahaad Pettiford picks Auburn Tigers over 14 other D1 hoop college programs.

The 6-foot-2 Pettiford held offers from Kansas State, Kentucky, Norfolk State, Ole Miss, LSU, Providence, Tennesse, Maryland, UCLA, UConn, St. John’s, Rutgers, Seton Hall and Bryant, according to

Basketball scouts refer to the 6-foot-2, 160-pounder as a dynamic scorer who possesses a proficient long-range jumper and an elevated gear that permits him to blow by defenders and get to the basketball and finish with regularity.

The Tigers are 17-5 overall and 7-2 Southeast Conference (SEC) and will travel to Tennesse on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. (ET). (Alburn Tigers Campus Colors Adult Arch & Logo Soft Style Gameday Crewneck Sweatshirt).

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