For months, there's been significant speculation that the 2018 recruiting class could be a special group for the Oregon Ducks men's basketball program.

On Thursday, Oregon delivered, landing consensus five-star small forward Louis King, who chose the Ducks over fellow finalists Kansas, North Carolina State, Purdue and Seton Hall

"Out of all of my schools I felt like it was best for me and my family," he told MADE Hoops. "Coach Altman said that I would have the ball in my hands throughout the season. When I get there, it will be an easy adjustment for me with how I handle rock and get my teammates open. Our goal is to win a national championship next year."

The 6-foot-8, 195-pound wing, out of Hudson Catholic High School (Burlington, New Jersey), is rated the nation's No. 16 prospect overall by 247Sports, making him the third highest-rated commitment for Oregon since 2002, behind only Troy Brown Jr. (2017) and Malik Hairston (2004).