Barron Will Head West

Bruce Barron will head west, according to his AAU coach.

Kenny Payne was known for recruiting a number of Chicago high school athletes out west to Oregon.

Now Payne is gone and Dana Altman's staff is still recruiting the city of Chicago.

On Friday they reeled in one of the summer's biggest risers in Carbondale (Ill.) Brehm Prep standout Bruce Barron.

"Another one is done," Nick Irvin, of the Mac Irvin Fire, told "He committed."

After the summer, Barron came away with interest from Washington, Oklahoma State and DePaul. He visited Oregon officially visited last weekend.

Barron joins Portland (Ore.) Westview standout Austin Kuemper to make up their current 2011 recruiting class.

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