Kevin Rogers Has a Favorite

One school has been eliminated out of Kevin Rogers top five and another is probably out as well, so there are three schools - and three visits - left for the South Oak Cliff (Texas) power forward.

With North Carolina out of the mix after getting Tyler Hansbrough, Kevin Rogers is down to four – and maybe even fewer.

``I think North Carolina got their guy," Rogers said. "Like my coach said, ‘It's a business.' I took it as a compliment that North Carolina was recruiting me in my first real summer of basketball."

The 6-8, 220-pound South Oak Cliff (Texas) senior power forward, who burst onto the scene in the spring before coming down to earth in July, suffered a shoulder injury that will keep him off the court for the next couple of weeks.

Rogers will visit Georgia Tech Labor Day weekend and then follow with an official trip to Arizona on Sept. 17 before heading to Kansas on Sept. 25. His visit to Kansas has been switched from the end of August to the end of September.

The interesting part of his visit to Lawrence, Kan., will be who else will be coming.

``Brandon Costner will be visiting the same week," Rogers said. "Right now Kansas is the leader, but I'm not saying I'll definitely commit there. I really like Coach (Bill) Self. He calls all the time."

``Right now I would say Kansas is 1A and Arizona is 1B, then Georgia Tech," added Rogers. "I'm not taking anything away from Georgia Tech, though. I really like Coach (Paul) Hewitt. He told me I'm versatile enough to play the four and the three, especially because they run so much."


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