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Pierce selects Arizona St. over Oregon and Charlotte

By Bill Hodge

Outstanding forward Tim Pierce of Oakland-Fremont, Cal., has committed to Arizona State over Oregon and Charlotte. Among others were Miami-Florida, Illinois and DePaul.

Saint Louis pledged guard/forward Tommie Liddell of East St. Louis, Ill.

Forward/center Justin Williams of Chicago-Thornwood, Ill/Colby CC, Kan., chose Wyoming over DePaul and Auburn.

Northern Iowa has a pledge from forward Everette Pedescleaux of Robbinsdale-Armstrong, Minn., over Tulsa, among others. The Panthers recently gained a commitment from Class 2006 sophomore center Jordan Eglseder (6-10 235) of Bellevue-Marquette, Ia. He averaged 17 points and 13 rebounds as a freshman.

Illinois State has commitments from guards Justin Dentmon of Carbondale, Ill; and Nedu Onyeuku of Omaha-Creighton Prep, Neb/Iowa Western CC, Ia.

Davidson has pledged guard Jason Richards of Barrington, Ill.

Texas-Arlington has commitments from forwards David Farmer of Lewisville-Hebron, Tex; and Jermaine Griffin of Houston-Sterling, Tex.

UT-Chattanooga has pledged center Ryan Daniel of Madison-Goodpasture, Tenn.

Santa Clara pledged guard Brody Angley of Redding-Enterprise, Cal.

Montana has a commitment from forward Jordan Hasquet of Missoula-Sentinel, Mont.

New Hampshire has a commitment from forward/center Ryan Gargaro of Maplewood/Hill-Murray, Minn.

Seventy prospects on the early Class 2004 Top 100 have already made commitments.

Nearing Decisions:
*Top 100 guard Marquie Cooke of Suffolk-Nansemond River, Va., between Virginia Tech, Clemson.
*Top 100 forward Maarty Leunen of Redmond, Ore., between UCLA, Ore, OreSt, Gonzaga.
*Center Goran Suton of Lansing-Everett, Mich., between MichSt, ArizSt, LSU, Dayton.
*Top 100 forward Davis Nwankwo of College Park-Georgetown Prep, Md., between Ariz, Va and Stan.
*Top 100 guard Jason Rich of Orlando-Dr. Phillips, Fla., between Kty, FSU.
*Top 100 guard Ramel Bradley of Brooklyn-Park West, NY/Brandenton-IMG Academy, Fla., between Kty, BC, Clem, Pitt, Ga.
*Top 100 guard Isaiah Swann of Rockville-Magruder, Md/Oak Hill Academy, Va/Hargrave MA, Va., between UConn and FSU.
*Top 100 guard Shawn Livingston of Peoria-Central, Ill., between Duke, Ariz and Ill.

Texas, Indiana and Alabama lead the very early 2004 Top Classes. Florida State led the 2003 Top Classes.

Class 2004 Basketball Database
* Search the early list of Prospects/Commitments/Schools and Conferences
* Early list of Top 100 Prospects/Commitments/Remaining Top 100 Prospects.
* More players projected to make an impact: Super Prospects.
*Bssketball Signing Periods: Early (Nov. 12-19) and Regular (Apr. 15-May 19).

* Texas, Indiana and Alabama lead the very early 2004 Top Classes.

Class 2003 Basketball Database
* Search the list of Prospects/Commitments/Signed/Schools and Conferences.
* List of Top 100 Prospects/Commitments/Remaining Top 100 Prospects/Super Prospects/Top 100 JC Prospects.

* Florida State led the 2003 Top Classes.

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Basketball Commitments/Signings:
OCSN: Main Recruiting Page.
Class 2004 Men: Database/Top 100/Top Classes.
Class 2003 Men: Database/Top 100/Top Classes.
Class 2002 Men: Database/Top 100/Top Classes/Women: Database.
Class 2001 Men: Database/Top 100/Top Classes/Women: Database.
Class 2000 Men: Database/Top 100/Top Classes/Women: Database.
Class 1999 Men: Database/Women: Database.
Class 1998 Men: Database/ Top Classes/Women: Database.

Bill Hodge is the executive editor and director of recruiting coverage at For daily columns on prospects, commitments and signings, plus databases, go to's Recruiting Page.

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