Moore Gaining Notoriety

While Gani Lawal continues to receive the majority of the attention with the Georgia Stars younger team, one player whose stock has risen over the summer is that of Jamar Moore.

Jamar Moore (Class of 2007) is a 6-foot-5, 195-pound scorer from Thomasville County Central (Ga.), which is a half-hour drive from Tallahassee, Fla.

With the short proximity to Florida State's campus, it's no surprise that Leonard Hamilton and the Seminoles extended a scholarship offer prior to start of the spring and summer.

Moore, whose biggest asset is his marksmanship from long range, makes no secret that he grew up a ‘Noles fan – and that FSU is clearly in the lead when it comes to his recruitment.

However, the 15-year-old Moore, who turns 16 this week and just got done playing his first season with the Georgia Stars under-16 squad, isn't quite ready to pull the trigger.

``I really like Florida State a lot, but I'm not going to commit just yet," Moore said.

Moore, who averaged 22 points per game as a sophomore while spending most of his team running the point, said that Miami, Virginia Tech, Georgia and Kansas are other schools that have expressed interest since the summer began.

The Georgia Stars are laced with talent, Moore being one of them. Because of his perimeter capabilities and his athleticism, don't be surprised if he makes quick strides throughout the high school season. He could be one of the true risers in the Class of 2007.

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