French versatile big man Mael Hamon Crespin (2004), one of the best bigs available in the European market nowadays for the 2022 class, has committed to Washington State, source told Eurohopes.

6'9 forward from Pole France, Hamon Crespin will be the 2nd European player in the Cougars roster for next season, together with Andrej Jakimovski.
Washington State won the race over St. Louis and Oregon State, where Hamon Crespin took official visits one month ago, but many high major programs were around the French prospect from the beginning of the 2021/22 season.

Explosive and skilled 4-man, Hamon Crespin had a solid showing in the ANGT Tournament played in Varese and Belgrade. He registered 11.7 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.6 steals in 7 games, with a personal-high 25 points in the win against Maccabi Tel-Aviv.

Born September 3rd in Metz, France, Hamon Crespin was also part of the U18 French selection last summer, contributing with 9.0 points and 4.8 rebounds in the FIBA U18 European Challengers. His strong and quick body allows him to guard multiple positions on defense, and he's an extremely reliable scorer from inside the paint, being able to frequently play above the rim and moving cleverly off the ball. His above-average basketball IQ makes him a great passer for his position.