Edwards, who lives one hour and a half from the Georgia campus, chose the school in a state that he had a great deal from Kentucky, where He visited an official visit on January 20, Florida State and many others.
Edwards gave an official visit to Georgia on October 1, less than two weeks after choosing his classification from 2020 to the 2011 recruitment class. He then took several non-official visits to the school prior to his commitment.
"Tom Crean was one of my favorite players, Dwyane Wade and Victor Oladipo, and he's a great coach," Edwards said 247Sports. "They came in, not rated high, and they came out well. I was very heavy."
"I went to a game and I felt the fan in the gym, everyone who showed love, and I felt I was home," Edwards said. "My sister was my mother but I'd like to grow it, so [staying close to home] was a great factor."
The commitment from Edwards of Georgia and Tom Crean brings three commitments, each ranking in the first 100 nationals. Edwards goes four-star prospects Jaykwon Walton and Toumani Camara to make the class No. 12 now in the 247Sports Team Classes. Currently, Georgia is 10-13 in the first year of Tom Crean in Athens.
Edwards said he would bring the Bulldogs a pleasure and when he asked what his goals for the 2019-2020 season, he said, "national championship"
scorer With large physical tools, the Preparatory School product of the Holy Spirit is operating No. Total 2 in Comprehensive Classes 247Sports and No. 1 in the country.
Edwards is the highest ever-ever player dedicated to Georgia. The most recent recruiting Bulldogs Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was ranked No. 12 i 247Sports Composite Classes.
Average 26.7 points, 8.7 rebounds, 2.5 help and 2.1 steals during their senior season while shooting 38 percent from three. Edwards was recently selected as McDonald's All-American.
"I was in Georgia since 2000, the best scorer I've seen in the high school is from Louis Williams and it could be better," said Ty Anderson, coach head at Holy Spirit Preparation School.
247 Brian Snow's analyst writes that Edwards is the best shooting guard prospect this year, with scoring characteristics similar to the NBA star James Harden.
"It is not said that without paying attention to the gravity of the comparison," Snow said. "Although Edwards is never likely to rely on Harden's crazy level as a scorer, it could easily be in that model, and one day may be a top-flying scoring in the NBA."
This is a developing story.