Big Man Makes Decision

Derek Quinnett, a big, physical low post player from Northern California, who was discovered last summer, makes his commitment...

Derek Quinnett, 6-8 SR PF, San Jose (Calif.) Santa Teresa, signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Idaho State last week.

Quinnett was completey unknown until last July, when he began playing summer AAU ball. Being at least 225 pounds and looking like a Russian weight-lifter, while also having some good coordination, Quinnett was noticed many schools who quickly started recruiting him.

Besides Idaho State, other schools recruiting him were Portland State, Portland, Cal State Fullerton and St. Mary's.

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