Florida State target Ashton Hagans may reclassify to Class of 2018

Ashton Hagans may be the next Florida State basketball star, and now he could potentially be on campus next season.

The 5-star junior guard out of Newton High School in Covington, Ga. may reclassify to the Class of 2018, his Game Elite coach Chris Williams told Evan Daniels of 247Sports.comon Monday. Williams also told Daniels that Hagans has decommitted from Georgia.

Hagans is ranked as the No. 1 point guard in the Class of 2019 and the No. 8 overall player in the country. He originally chose Georgia over Florida State, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia Tech and others. Williams said that Georgia is still under consideration for the 6-foot-4, 185-pound guard despite his decommitment.

Florida State is in need of a dynamic playmaker at the point guard position. Sophomore point guard CJ Walker has been a serviceable player at the helm, averaging 9.0 points and 2.9 assists per game, but he has also shot just 42.3 percent from the floor and has an assist-to-turnover ratio of 8-to-5.

Hagans would be a perfect compliment to junior guard Terrance Mann, who leads the team in points and rebounds per game at 13.9 and 5.7, respectively, while shooting 57.4 percent from the floor. He would also help fill the void left by the only other double-digit scorers on the team, Phil Cofer and Braian Angola, both of whom graduate after this season.

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