For Westlake seven-footer Will Baker, the Longhorns’ past successes with big men, the makeup of the current team, the plan to use his unique skillset and Texas’ appeal outside of the gym ultimately led him to commit to his hometown school.
AUSTIN -- The more he thought about it, the more it became clear that Texas was home.
Will Baker, a 6-foot-11, 215-pound center from Austin Westlake, chose to stay home and committed to the Longhorns today.
Heading into an important year, Texas head coach Shaka Smart was looking for additional guard help in the wake of Eric Davis and Jacob Young's departure. Courtney Ramey is that help and completes a class that now ranks in the composite top ten.