Young Big Man Shows Promise at AU Camp

A basketball recruiting report features center prospect Doral Moore from Luella High.

Locust Grove, Ga.--A basketball prospect to watch for the 2016 signing class showed potential at Tony Barbee's Elite camp on the Auburn campus.

Doral Moore, a 6-11, 215-pounder from Luella High School, said he enjoyed competing against talented prospects at the one-day event.

"I did okay," he said. "I could have done a lot better, but I just got tired during the last three games.

"I got a couple of dunks, a couple of hook shots in, a couple of blocks and rebounds in the games," he noted. "Overall I had a pretty good experience."

A player who will be a sophomore this coming season, the 16-year-old doesn't have any scholarship offers yet, but is receiving attention from major programs. In addition to Auburn he said he is getting interest from Ohio State, Texas, Kansas, Cincinnati, Mississippi State and Indiana along with Florida State and others.

After a good performance in Aiken, S.C., at the Peach State Classic, the attention will likely increase for the young center.

Commenting on how he played as a freshman, the center said, "Overall I had a pretty good season. I started out a little bit weak, but I finished strong. During the middle and the end, I did very well. I got a lot of attention from colleges, but I'm expecting to do better this year."

Moore said he began playing on teams as a seventh grader and has "grown a lot since then." He isn't sure how tall he will get when he is finishing growing. "I am right at seven feet now. Maybe I will get to about 7-1--that's enough." The center added with a laugh, "That is as tall as I need to be."

Moore said that he is working out throughout the year to develop his hoops skills and notes that basketball is only sport.

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