Alabama basketball secures commitment from prized prospect

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Alabama basketball is ranked No. 25 in the AP Poll following an undefeated start to the season.

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Diante Smith, a three-star small forward from Fort Walton Beach, Florida, committed to Alabama basketball on Wednesday, marking the team’s first commitment of the 2019 cycle.

The 6-foot-6, 195-pound wing is ranked 54th in the class at his position and 213th overall. He announced his intentions via the following video posted to his Twitter account: https://twitter.com/D5SHOW/status/1014555441400107008

Smith had taken unofficial visits to Alabama, Florida and LSU within the last two months, but the consensus among recruiting experts was that he would choose the Crimson Tide.