Regan Impressed with Other Commits

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The initial commitment in Virginia’s 2010 recruiting class, 6-8, 220-pound forward Will Regan is excited that guard K.T. Harrell , guard/forward Joe Harris and forward James Johnson have since come aboard. The Nichols School (Buffalo, N.Y.) senior hasn’t wavered in the decision he made in June, but seeing these talented prospects come aboard is a big positive.

“I guess the way to put it would be that I’m even more happy with my commitment,” Regan said. “James is someone I’d want to play with. K.T. and Joe sound like good guys and good teammates. When I committed, I didn’t know which players I’d be coming in with. It made me more happy and more comfortable with my decision, but I was already pretty comfortable.”

Regan hasn’t met Harrell or Harris, but he does recall playing against 6-9, 225-pound James Johnson at this year’s NBAPA Top 100 Camp, which of course is held at the University of Virginia’s John Paul Jones Arena. In a little twist, Regan’s father and Johnson’s father hit it off well at the event.

“My dad has a relationship with James’ dad from the NBA Camp,” Regan said. “We loved the type of people they were. It’s interesting it unfolded the way it did, which is great. My dad has been in touch with James’ dad.”

Regan compared his game with Johnson’s, discussing how the two could complement each other on the next level. Of Virginia’s four commits, Regan and Johnson are the only low-post players.

“I remember playing against him at the NBA Camp, ironically at Virginia, and I remember him being a physical