Ashton Hagans decommits from Georgia, AAU coach says

Five-star prospect Ashton Hagans decommitted from Georgia on Monday, his AAU coach told ESPN.

"Just opening his options to see how everything plays over the next few weeks," Game Elite 2019 coach Chris Williams said.

Hagans also plans to reclassify into the 2018 class and enroll in college next season.

The Newton (Ga.) High School prospect committed to the in-state Bulldogs in December. He was considered the No. 1 junior in the state of Georgia and was a huge coup for coach Mark Fox at the time.

Hagans was the first five-star prospect to pick Georgia since the ESPN recruiting database started in 2007 and the first top-ranked Georgia prospect to stay home for college since Kentavious Caldwell-Pope in 2011.

However, Fox could have job security issues, especially if the Bulldogs miss the NCAA tournament this season. They are 16-12 overall, 7-9 in the SEC, with two regular-season games remaining. Georgia has missed the tournament in six of Fox's eight seasons at the helm.

Hagans, a 6-foot-3 point guard, is ranked No. 18 in the ESPN 100 for the Class of 2019. He averaged 14.2 points, 5.4 rebounds and 8.3 assists on the Adidas Gauntlet circuit last spring and summer.