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Dylan Painter commits to Villanova

Jay Wright fills up the vacancies that will be left in the front court after 2015 with the commitment of Hershey, Pennsylvania's Dylan Painter.

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Class of 2016 forward Dylan Painter has committed to Villanova.

The Hershey, Pennsylvania native announced his intentions to play for head coach Jay Wright and the back-to-back Big East regular season champions just over a half hour ago on his personal Twitter account:

Painter is the second commitment for 'Nova in the Class of 2016 as he joins center Omari Spellman (North Royalton, Ohio) who committed to the Wildcats this past February.

The 6-foot-10, 230-pounder told SNY's Adam Zagoria he knew the decision he would make yesterday:

"I thought that was the best place for me to be the best Dylan Painter I can be," he said.

Head over to VU Hoops for more on Painter's commitment to Villanova. Congrats to Dylan on this decision!