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Bradley commits to Texas

Posted on: September 17, 2008 11:12 pm
Edited on: September 17, 2008 11:13 pm
 

Another consensus Top 25 prospect was taken off the board Wednesday when Avery Bradley committed to Texas.

According to Scout.com, the 6-foot-2 shooting guard chose the Longhorns over UCLA. He was ranked as the 10th-best recruit in the Class of 2009 after dominating the summer circuit, particularly at the Nike Global Challenge where he shared MVP honors with AAU teammate Abdul Gaddy.

Earlier Wednesday, Tyler Honeycutt (ranked 21st in the Class of 2009 by Scout.com) committed to UCLA. That means 16 of the top 30 prospects at Scout.com have now pledged their allegiance to a specific school, though four of the top five in the class -- Derrick Favors, John Wall, Xavier Henry and Renardo Sidney -- remain uncommitted as the November signing period approaches.
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Since: Oct 23, 2006
Posted on: September 19, 2008 12:19 am
 

Hamilton?

Will Jordan Hamilton be next.  I know he recently said it's a 3-team race, but Texas has always been his favorite and he was considering a package deal with Bradley before.  I fully expect him to commit to Texas within the next few weeks.



Since: Sep 18, 2008
Posted on: September 18, 2008 12:36 pm
 

Bradley commits to Texas

From reading your comments about this kid.There's a word out just for you. H-Hater!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




Since: Apr 21, 2008
Posted on: September 18, 2008 11:33 am
 

Will He Be Eligible, Though?

I understand he's transferred from Bellarmine Prep (WA) to Findlay College Prep in Nevada, for "Academic Reasons." Uh-oh.  From what I understand, Findlay is your basic basketball prep school a la Oak Hill, MCI, Fork Union -- big on basketball, not so big on the preparatory part, and it's basically a charter school, with only 2 years' existence under its belt.  YIKES!! Given the winning environment he had at Bellarmine both athletically (teaming with fellow Top-20 prospect and backcourt mate Abdul Gaddy) and academically,  you've gotta question his decision to leave.  Not so much because he was a scholar-in-training, per se, but because he seemed to be in an environment that would better foster his future student-athlete pursuits for the time he spends in college -- especially since he didn't blow up nationally until this summer.  At this stage, it's just pure fan conjecture, but I guess the question is: will he be in a Longhorns uniform next year, or is this Brandon Jennings part II?



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