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Zhuric Phelps Commits To SMU. Talks to TBB

2021 Guard Zhuric Phelps is staying home as he announced tonight that he’s committed to SMU. The Duncanville HS guard talks about main factors.

“My relationship and comfortability with Coach Jank (Head Coach Tim Jankovich) and Coach Duncan (Assistant Jay Duncan) were main factors in my decision. Also a big reason was how their play style fits me & staying close to home,” Phelps said.

Zhuric talks about benefit of staying & playing in the DFW and play style.

“They play through their guards and lets them be playmakers,” Phelps said. “My family are my biggest support system, so it’s good that they’ll be able to come to a lot of my games. Just to have family support and also support from the SMU Staff is huge.”

Zhuric broke out in the summer with stellar play. Showcased more pop and explosiveness when attacking the basket, cleaned up his release on jumpshot & was disruptive as a isolation defender. Zhuric talks about the work he put in when the world was on pause in the spring.

“I worked out everyday. Me, my brother & best friend. Hills really got me athletic. Running those every week and just pushing myself helped me grow.”

When talking about tiers. In regards to the point guard position in Texas, Zhuric Phelps has earned a placed in the top tier. A player we at TBB project to be able to contribute when he performs at Moody Coliseum.