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Poly boys hoops star Demetrius Mims commits to Long Beach State

Poly boys hoops star Demetrius Mims commits to Long Beach State

Poly boys basketball standout Demetrius Mims, an All-Metro first-team selection as a junior last season, has made an oral commitment to play at Long Beach State.

The senior guard, who has started since he was a freshman, made the announcement at a ceremony at the school Friday afternoon.

“I put a lot of time and effort into my game, worked a lot over the summer, and watched myself grow as a player and a person,” Mims said. “That helped me analyze the situation, and I think Long Beach State is the best fit for me all around. When I went there, they made me feel at home and they fit my style of play. They welcomed me and made me feel like family. Outside of basketball, it’s a...

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