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Aminu Mohammed’s highly-anticipated decision of the place he’ll play college basketball will probably be made this winter.

Mohammed’s guardian, Shawn Harmon, tweeted Monday morning that the five-star prospect will announce his college dedication at both this 12 months’s Blue and Gold Tournament or January’s Bass Pro Tournament of Champions — in the event that they had been to happen amid coronavirus issues. 

According to 247Sports’ composite rankings, the Greenwood star is at the moment the No. 10 prospect within the Class of 2021. 

More: Greenwood’s Aminu Mohammed updates recruitment after receiving a number of Power 5 presents

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Greenwood’s Aminu Mohammed is swarmed by teammates after he led the Bluejays to the Gold Division championship within the Blue and Gold Tournament on Monday, Dec. 30, 2019. (Photo: Nathan Papes/Springfield News-Leader)

A college decision at both of Springfield’s greatest highschool basketball tournaments is becoming.

Greenwood is the host of the post-Christmas Blue and Gold Tournament and a decision would add a little bit extra pleasure to certainly one of Springfield’s favourite vacation traditions. 

A decision on the Bass Pro Tournament of Champions would definitely entice probably the most eyeballs. The three-day occasion is definitely one of many greatest — if not the most important — sporting occasions in southwest Missouri. It can also be televised yearly by CBS Sports. 

Greenwood will probably be within the Tournament of Champions for the second 12 months in-a-row come January’s occasion. Mohammed grabbed 52 rebounds over three video games within the 2020 occasion to break a single-tournament document. He additionally scored 100 factors mixed in these video games to tie him fourth all-time thanks to a 38-point output in opposition to Christ the King. 

More: Here’s an early look at the 2021 Bass Pro Tournament of Champions’ best players

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Greenwood Blue Jay Aminu Mohammed carries the ball up for a field goal during the Class 2 state championship game against the Oran Eagles at JQH Arena on Saturday, March 9, 2019.  (Photo: Nathan Papes/News-Leader)

It’s not like he wasn’t historically good at the 2019 Blue and Gold Tournament either. 

Mohammed led the Blue Jays to their first Blue and Gold title with a thrilling 65-55 win over Kickapoo in front of a packed JQH Arena. He scored 49 points — a single-game tournament record — to add on to his record-shattering 155-point single-tournament performance. 

Whenever he makes his decision, major college programs will be paying close attention as one of Springfield’s all-time great college basketball prospects decides where he will play next. 

All we can do now is wait. 

Aminu Mohammed’s offers

  • Maryland
  • Indiana
  • Kansas State
  • Louisville
  • Georgetown
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Iowa
  • Missouri State
  • Oklahoma State
  • Pittsburgh
  • Bryant
  • Seton Hall
  • Towson
  • Wake Forest

Wyatt D. Wheeler is a reporter and columnist with the Springfield News-Leader. You can contact him at 417-371-6987, by email at or join the conversation on Twitter where his handle is @WyattWheeler_NL.