Well, those days are over for the 6-foot-6, 230-pound rising senior forward – as Aldridge committed to Cincinnati during a weekend visit, according to a source close to the situation.
``He's a real sleeper," the source said.
Aldridge was being recruited primarily by Atlantic-10 caliber schools until Bob Huggins and his staff got involved in April. Aldridge played with the West Virginia Wildcats at the Kingwood Classic and the Bearcats staff got a good look at the tough, hard-nosed undersized power forward.
Aldridge, described as a shorter version of Iowa's Greg Brunner, averaged 27.4 points and 10.5 rebounds per game as a junior.