Kaba Favors Trio

Daye Kaba is finally healthy and the France native's recruitment is starting to pick up as well.

This is as healthy as Daye Kaba has been basically since he arrived at Our Savior New American.

The 6-foot-3 1/2, 200-pound senior combo guard, who came over from France prior to his junior season, has been bothered by knee injuries for much of the past year.

``I'm not hurt anymore," Kaba said. "I was hurt for the past seven months. I had swelling in both knees, but I'm finally 100 percent now."

Boston College, USC and Old Dominion have taken notice and the trio has emerged as Kaba's current favorites. New York Elite coach Erik Jakilitsch also said that Rhode Island, Providence and Seton Hall have expressed interest as well.

``He doesn't want to drag the process out," Jakilitsch said. "If he had been healthy, a lot more schools would have been on him."

Boston College coach Al Skinner flew in recently to meet with Kaba.

``I like Boston College a lot," Kaba admitted. "They're going to the ACC, they were one of the top teams in the country last year and they have a good program that is on TV often."

Kaba did little this summer, instead electing to try and rest his knees with the hope he'd be healthy for his second and final go-around at Our Savior.

If his recent play in the IS8 is any indication, Kaba is back to full-strength.

``He scored 37 points against the Panthers and was 7-for-11 from 3-point range," Jakilitsch said. "He's been getting to the basket well, is rebounding and has really picked up his defense. But the best thing he does is get to the basket; I think he does it as well as anyone in the country."


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