DeMarcus Cousins is the fourth best overall prospect in the country, and the second best center according to Scout.com. At 6-10, and 240 pounds, Cousins is courted by several high-major programs. After the game where he only managed eight points and five rebounds due to foul trouble, BamaMag.com caught up with him for a question and answer session. The following is the dialog of that interview:
After an up and down sophomore season, do you feel like you are on stable ground here at Leflore with Coach Otis Hughley?
Cousins: "Yes sir."
What areas, if any, do you feel like your game needs improvement?
Cousins: "I've got to get better in all the areas and keep working hard."
What college programs have come by to see you play recently?
Cousins: "UAB, Indiana, Arkansas, New Mexico State, Marquette, Alabama and Missouri."
Do you have a list of favorites?
Cousins: "UAB, Missouri, Memphis, Marquette, Arkansas, Alabama, Kansas and Kentucky."
Do you plan to take any visits and where?
Cousins: "I do not know where yet, but I plan on taking some visits this summer."
What are some of the things you will take into consideration in making your decision?
Cousins: "Education, the coaches and style of play."
Do you have a problem going out-of-state for your college career?
Cousins: "No sir."
Do you have a time table for making your decision?
Cousins: "I hope before my senior season, but it could be after."
Some people believe you are a one-and-done with regards to your college career. What is your opinion?
Cousins: "I do not even think about that."
Which AAU team can we expect to see you?
Cousins: "Birmingham Storm – 17 and up."
Coaches in attendance at this game: UAB's Mike Davis and Alabama Assistant James Holland.
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