Highly-rated center Goran Suton of Lansing-Everett, Mich.,
chose Michigan State over Arizona State,
LSU and Dayton.
Top 100 guard Marquie Cooke of Suffolk-Nansemond River,
Va., picked Virginia Tech over Clemson.
The Boston College Eagles have added a
commitment from touted forward Sean Williams of Mansfield, Tex., over
Oklahoma, Texas and Arizona. The Eagles recently gained forward Akida McLain of Pittsburgh-Penn Hills,
Oregon State has a pledge from
forward Marcel Jones of Santa Ana-Mater Dei,
Cal., over Oregon. North Carolina State was also involved.
Class 2005 junior forward Shane Clark of Philadelphia-Cardinal
Dougherty, Pa., pledged to Villanova.
James Madison pledged guard Albert Fisher of Pennsauken, NJ.
Hartford pledged guard/forward DeMarquez Rembert of Dallas-Kimball,
Tex/Collin County CC, Tex.
Tennessee Tech gained guard Anthony Fisher of
Guard Chad Troyer of Seattle-Seattle Prep,
Wash., picked Miami-Ohio. The RedHawks recently
gained guard Lawrence Ross of Batttle Creek-Central,
Forward Andrew Strait of Yakima-West Valley,
Wash., pledged to Montana over Eastern Washington.
Montana State has a pledge from
guard Branden Miller of Milwaukee-Madison,
Wis/Colby CC, Kan.
Denver pledged guard Andrew Carpenter of Toronto, Ont/Dixie
CC, Utah/Daytona Beach CC, Fla.
Columbia has added a commitment
from forward John Baumann of Westport-Staples, Conn.
Princeton gained a pledge from
guard Matt Sargeant of Huntington Beach-Ocean
Austin Peay has a pledge from
guard/forward Todd Babbington of Crystal Lake-Prairie
Ridge, Ill. Austin Peay recently gained center Kareem Matthews of St. Louis-Sumner,
Mo/Ranger CC, Tex/St. Louis CC-Florissant Valley, Mo.
*Top 100 forward Maarty Leunen of Redmond, Ore., between
UCLA, Ore, OreSt, Gonzaga.
*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/Bradenton-IMG Academy, Fla., between Kty, BC, Clem, Pitt, Ga.
*Top 100 guard Shawn Livingston of Peoria-Central, Ill.,
between Duke, Ariz and Ill.
*Top 100 forward Al Horford of Grand Ledge, Mich.,
decommitted Mich; between Fla, OhioSt, Iowa.
*Top 100 forward Joakim Noah of
Lawrenceville-Lawrenceville Prep School, NJ., between Fla and Md.
*Top 100 forward James Mays of Raleigh-Garner, NC., between
Clem, SCar, NCSt, Va, Fordham, VT.
Seventy-one prospects on the early Class 2004 Top 100 have already made commitments.
Texas, Indiana and Alabama lead the very early 2004 Top
Classes. Florida State led the 2003 Top
Class 2004 Basketball Database
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