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Riley Battin, a 6-foot-10 senior at Oak Park, has committed to play basketball at Utah.
Battin is expected to be one of the top big men in Southern California this coming season.
He's known for his perimeter shooting and strong rebounding. He has worked on improving his strength and slimming down for the upcoming season.