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Elijah Fisher, an 18-year-old from Oshawa, Ont., has decided to play for Texas Tech University.

A five-star high school basketball recruit, Fisher is reclassifying to the class of 2022 and will suit up for the Red Raiders next season.

A standout with Toronto’s Crestwood Prep in high school, Fisher became the first middle school-aged player to play for Crestwood’s varsity team and in February of this year set an Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association record with 75 points scored as part of a 119-102 win over New Horizon Academy.

Fisher made a decision to commit to Texas Tech from among many options, including potentially going pro immediately with the NBA G League’s G League Ignite team that serves as a stepping stone for young, talented basketball players to get a taste of professional life before their draft year.

Among other accolades, Fisher was named the 2022 BioSteel All-Canadian Game MVP. The BioSteel All-Canadian Game is a high school all-star game that features Canada’s top hoops talent. Among the names that have won the MVP before are NBA stars Jamal Murray and Luguentz Dort.

Fisher has also represented Canada on the international stage. He made his national team debut last summer, helping Canada win bronze at the FIBA Under-19 World Cup.