Outstanding forward/center Josh Boone of Sykesville-South
Carroll, Md/Colora-West Nottingham Academy, Md., is headed to UConn over Georgetown, Kansas, Virginia
LaKeith Blanks, a Top 100
guard-forward from Laurinburg Institute, NC., has committed to Texas A&M over interest from George
Washington, Temple and Memphis.
Top 100 junior college center prospect Yankuba Camara of Gambia, West
Africa/Chester, Pa/Southern Idaho CC, Idaho/Liberty/Moberly CC, Mo., has
chosen Miami-Florida. Camara, who originally
signed with Fordham as a prep, also drew interest from Oklahoma State and
Louisville, Maryland, Kansas, Arizona and Memphis lead the Early 2003 Top
More Basketball News:
Guard Demetric Bennett of Albany-Monroe,
Ga., and forward Devon Pearson of
Miami-Northwestern, Fla., committed to SMU.
Forward Shawn Hawkins of
Pittsburgh-Schenley, Pa/Columbus State CC, Ohio, picked Long Beach State. He is the grandson of
basketball legend Connie Hawkins.
Forward Sekou Lewis of Cleveland,
Ohio/Brandenton-The Pendleton School (IMG), Fla., has committed to American.
Guard Torrell Martin of West
Columbia-Airport, SC., chose Winthrop.
Louisiana-Lafayette gained guard Kevin Bell of Los Angeles-Fairfax,
Boston University has a commitment
from forward Douglas McLaughin of Reston-South
Drexel has a verbal from guard Bashir Mason of Newark-St.
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*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
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