Hawgs nab 2013 commitment

Arkansas is on the board in the 2013 class with a commitment from Dederick Lee.

New Arkansas head coach Mike Anderson is wasting no time locking down the state borders. After having to re-recruit all of the 2011 commitments, Anderson is now making an impact on the younger in-state players. Over the weekend he nailed down the commitment of 2013 guard Dederick Lee.

Hailing out of Clarksville (AR), Lee is a 6-foot-2 guard who is capable of putting up big offensive numbers. According to Lee's father, Frederick, the decision to go to Arkansas was a no brainer because of Anderson.

"If Coach Anderson coached on the moon we would have gone there to play for him," said Frederick. "Had he stayed at Missouri Dederick would have committed there, and now he is at Arkansas so that is where he is going."

Mr. Lee continued, "I am an AAU coach, and I modeled my system after Coach Nolan Richardson. My style has produced three AAU national championships, and since Coach Nolan isn't coaching anymore, I mean what is the next best thing?"

At 6-foot-2, Dederick is a high scoring guard who his father feels is capable of getting buckets in a variety of ways.

"Dederick is a lefty who is a real good shooter," said Lee. "He can get by people going right or left as well. He is just a good offensive player."

Lee's commitment is the first for the Razorbacks in the 2013 class.

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