Considered the nation's top center prospect, offensive lineman Jordy Lipsey of Altamonte Springs-Lake
Brantley, Fla., has chosen Virginia over Miami-Florida. Among many
others were Stanford, Florida State, Florida and Tennessee.
Virginia Tech has a soft commitment from
defensive lineman Carlton Powell of Chesapeake-Great
Bridge, Va., over interest from Virginia, East Carolina, Maryland and North
Arkansas has withdrawn its offer to
345-pound offensive lineman Kharylake Martin of Dayton, Tex. He is
now considering LSU, SMU, Tennessee and Texas A&M, among others.
The Wisconsin Badgers pledged
receiver/defensive back Ernest Mason of Fort Worth-Dunbar,
Tex., over Oklahoma, Arkansas, LSU, Iowa, Texas Tech, Kansas and Vanderbilt,
among others. Mason has been timed in the 40-yard dash at 4.3 seconds. He
has run the 100 meters in 10.2 and 200 in 20.9.
Receiver Seth Fogerty of Morgantown, WVa.,
committed to UConn over Penn State, UCLA, West
Virginia and Marshall. He caught 74 passes for 1094 yards as a junior.
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*Football Signing Periods: Early: (midyear JC transfers) Dec. 18-Jan 15;
Regular: Feb. 5-Apr. 1.
N.D./Big Ten Verbals: ND, Ill, Ind, Iowa, Mich, Mich St, Minn, NW, Ohio St, Penn St, Purdue, Wis.
Big 12 Verbals: Baylor, Colo, Iowa St, Kan, Kan St, Mo, Neb, Okla, Okla St, Tex, Tex A&M, Tex Tech.
SEC Verbals: Ala, Ark, Aub, Fla, Ga, Kty, LSU, Miss, Miss St, SoCarol, Tenn, Van.
ACC Verbals: FSU, NC State, Md, GT, Clemson, Va, NC, WF, Duke.
Big East Verbals: Miami, VT, BC, Syr, Pitt, WVa, Temple, Rutgers.
Pac-10 Verbals: Arizona, ASU, Cal, Oregon, Ore State, Stan, USC, UCLA, Wash, Wash State.
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Richmond gained a commitment from
outstanding guard Daon Merritt of Queens/Bronx-St.
Raymond's, NY., over Pittsburgh and Providence.
Guard Wesley Washington of Santa
Ana-Mater Dei, Cal., who originally committed to California, has given a
tenative verbal to the Minnesota Gophers.
Forward Dan Fitzgerald of Mendota
Heights-St. Thomas Academy, Minn., has committed to Tulane over interest from Boston
College, Bowling Green, Rice, Stanford, West Virginia, Marquette, Minnesota
and Notre Dame.
Louisville leads the Early Top
More Basketball News:
Bowling Green pledged guard/forward Reggie Harwell of East
Cleveland-Shaw, Ohio, over Marshall. The Falcons recently gained center Matt Lefeld of Coldwater, Ohio,
over Air Force, Drake, Buffalo, Evansville, Wisconsin-Green Bay and
Oregon State pledged forward Jeff Williams of
Akron pledged forward Jeremiah Woods of
Ohio has commitments from guard Whitney Davis of Ann Arbor-Pioneer,
Mich., and center/forward Eric Clemons of
Furman pledged guard Eric Webb of Grand Rapids, Minn.
UC-Riverside gained a commitment from
guard Larry Cunningham of Downey, Cal.
Detroit has a verbal from guard Zach Everingham of Grosse Ile,
American gained a commitment from guard
Linas Lekavicius of
Lithuania/Charlottesville-The Miller School, Va.
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*Basketball Signing Periods: Early: Nov. 13-20; Regular: Apr. 16-May 15.
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Class 2004 Men: Database.
Class 2003 Men: Database/Top 100/Women: Database.
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*McDonald's All-American Game stories/Rosters for 2002, 2001,
*USA Men's Junior National Team.
*The NBA selected only one high school and a single junior college
prospect during the 2002 draft: Center/forward Amare Stoudemire of Orlando-Cypress Creek, Fla., was taken 9th in
the first round by Phoenix, while Portland took forward Qyntel Woods of Northeast Mississippi CC, Miss., at No. 21 in the
first round. The NBA passed on three other high school/prep school prospects
and seven JC players (List).
Bill Hodge is the executive editor and director of recruiting coverage at
CollegeSports.com. For daily columns on prospects, commitments and signings,
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