Second Chance For Curry

JamesOn Curry, the all-time scoring leader in the state of North Carolina, has a new home. After being released from his scholarship by North Carolina, Curry is headed to the Big 12.

JamesOn Curry's second chance is here. The 6-2 scoring guard out of Mebane (NC) Eastern Alamance will sign scholarship papers with Final Four participant Oklahoma State either Tuesday or Wednesday of this week, the guard told early Tuesday morning.

Curry spent the weekend in Stillwater on his official visit. "I was impressed," he said. "It wasn't just the basketball either. I haven't seen a team like that before. They're really a family.

"I think they can make me a better person and player. It's the perfect fit for me."

Curry was released from his scholarship papers to North Carolina last month after pleading guilty to six felony drug charges. He was given 36 months of probation and ordered to perform 200 hours of community service.

Curry said he's ready for a new start and was looking forward to starting summer school at Oklahoma State on June 7th.

The Cowboys now have themselves a legitimate shooter with range. Curry put up huge scoring numbers the past four seasons. Now, he's going to test his skills in the Big 12. In one game last season, Curry posted a career-high 65 points; two points shy of the state record.

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