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Report: Penn State Basketball Finalist For 2024 4-Star Recruit, Decision Approaching

Mike Rhoades is in position to land his first four-star recruit as the new head coach at Penn State.

Joe Tipton, National Recruiting Expert for, is reporting that Penn State is a finalist for talented forward David Punch (6-foot-7, 220-pounds).

Punch is a 2024 four-star power forward from Harker Heights, TX. According to Tipton, Punch will announce his decision this coming Saturday at 3:00 p.m. and will be choosing between Penn State, VCU and NC State. Aside from these three schools, Punch held offers from North Texas, Colorado State, Xavier, Virginia Tech, Virginia and TCU.

On3 Sports ranks Punch as a four-star Top 100 recruit, while Rivals lists him as a three-star (138th overall) and 247 Sports rates him as a four-star recruit (107th overall).

Tracking his latest visits, Punch was at Virginia on October 13, Virginia Tech on September 30, Xavier on September 22, NC State on September 15 and Penn State on September 9th.

Penn State’s Class of 2024 currently consists of two players, both three-star guards, in Dominick Stewart from Santa Clarita, CA and Jahvin Carter from Alcoa, TN.

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