Big Recruiting Weekend For Clemson

It's a big weekend for the Clemson Tigers. Oliver Purnell's crew has a big man from 2004 on his official campus visit and then four other prospects will make unofficial campus trips.

North Carolina's football team won't be the only visitors to Death Valley on Saturday. Oliver Purnell's program is hosting no less than five prospects on campus.

Tunji Soroye, a center from Montrose Christian, is making his second official visit in as many weeks. Soroye tripped to Virginia last weekend and the native of Nigeria will be in Clemson for his second ACC visit in as many weeks. Soroye is an athletic specimen and a strong inside player.

Joining him will be senior point guard Troy Mathis. The Laurinburg guard scored 80 points in a game last year and is hearing from the Tigers and Rutgers. He's a strong, powerful lead guard who could wind up being a late signing period steal should he not pull the trigger in the fall.

With one eye on the seniors, Clemson is working the Class of 2005 during the same weekend. Joey Cameron (No. 22, of Calera (AL) High is on campus for his unofficial visit. Cameron, coming off a knee injury, had a nice summer run and is an important post recruit for a number of teams including Clemson.

Julius Powell, another 2005 big man, will also be on campus. Powell has been to a number of ACC schools unofficially and plays at Hickory (NC) Newton Conover. Joining him will be College Park (GA) Banneker small forward Octavious Spann.

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