Justin Sears commits to Ivy League

The Plainfield (N.J.) Sports News reported on Sunday that forward Justin Sears (Plainfield, N.J./Plainfield H.S.) has verbally committed to Yale's 2012 class.

Sears, a 6-foot-7 2-star prospect, chose the Bulldogs over fellow Ivy League program Princeton.

"Academics have alwyas been a focus of my family," Sears told paper. "My parents always stressed academics and grades."

Sears joins point guard Jack Montague (Brentwood, Tenn./Brentwood H.S.) in Yale's 2012 class.