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A sharpshooting 6-foot-4 guard from Kentucky has added his name to an Iowa basketball 2018 recruiting class that suddenly has more commitments than available scholarships.

C.J. Fredrick of Covington Catholic High School in Park Hills, Kentucky, announced in Twitter in Saturday that he plans to sign with the Hawkeyes.

"Committed!" Fredrick wrote. "... I am very excited to follow my dream of playing for coach (Fran) McCaffery and his staff at the University of Iowa."

Fredrick, who averaged 19.7 points per game last season, selected Iowa over offers from Indiana, Penn State, Xavier, Butler, Ball State and Miami (Ohio).

He will join Muscatine's Joe Wieskamp in the 2018 recruiting class.

Based on the current roster, Iowa has just one available scholarship in its 2018 class but McCaffery has until the start of classes next August to make the numbers work.

The Iowa coach has a history with Fredrick's family, working as an assistant at Notre Dame when Fredrick's uncle, Joe, played for the Fighting Irish.

Fredrick visited Iowa last November, attending the Hawkeyes' season opener against Kennesaw State and the Iowa-Michigan football game the following night.

He is ranked by 247Sports as the fourth-best senior in Kentucky's high schools and as a top-75 shooting guard nationally.

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