Ahmaad Rorie signed his National Letter of Intent with Cal this morning.
Ahmaad Rorie

California Signs Standout Guard Ahmaad Rorie

Washington standout is regarded as one of the top point guards in the 2014 class
By Cal Athletics on Wed, November 13, 2013

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BERKELEY – California head men’s basketball coach Mike Montgomery announced the signing of Washington standout guard Ahmaad Rorie to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday.

“Ahmaad has been committed to us for a long time and we are excited about him becoming a Golden Bear,” Montgomery said. “He is a terrific young man with a great future. He will come in and help us with the departure of Justin Cobbs next season. Ahmaad is an unselfish player. He is a very good passer who also has the ability to make shots.”

Rorie, a 6-2 guard out of Tacoma, Wash., transferred to Montverde Academy just outside of Orlando, Fla. for his final scholastic season after three standout years in Washington. He is a two-time Tacoma News-Tribune First Team All-Area selection, competing for Clover Park High School his first two seasons and Lincoln High School as a junior last season.

Rorie is rated the 13th best point guard in the 2014 class by ESPN.com. A four-star ranking by Scout.com, the recruiting service ranks the point guard 17th in the national at his position. Rivals.com ranks Rorie with three stars.

He guided Lincoln to a section title (Narrows 3A) and a third-place finish in the Class 3A state championships last season. An All-USA Washington Boy’s Basketball team honorable mention selection by USA Today, Rorie averaged 21.0 points and 5.0 assists per contest as a junior. The guard was also a member of the Tacoma Weekly All-City Boys Basketball Team and an All-SPSL selection by the Seattle Times.     

Rorie led Clover Park to the Class 2A state title and a fourth-place finish in the state tournament overall as a sophomore in 2011, averaging 33.7 points in the tournament, including a career-best 46-point performance against Ellensburg High School. Rorie averaged 16.7 points per game as a freshman on the Warriors’ state championship squad. 

He is also a standout on the Northwest Panthers AAU team in Washington.

Rorie will enroll at the University of California this fall and compete for the Golden Bears next season.


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