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Nico Mannion is expected to sign with the Arizona Wildcats on Wednesday. 

Five-star point guard Nico Mannion of Phoenix posted on Instagram on Friday that he's down to a final two of Arizona and Marquette.

Mannion had also been considering Villanova and Duke, and he had been scheduled to receive an in-home visit Sunday from Villanova before meeting with Arizona later in the day.

Mannion was a sophomore at Phoenix Pinnacle High School last season but reclassified this summer and will join the class of 2019.

Contact sports reporter Bruce Pascoe at 573-4146 or On Twitter @brucepascoe


Bruce is a veteran Star sports reporter who has also worked at the Las Vegas Review-Journal. He graduated from Northwestern University and has an MBA from Thunderbird.