Theo Davis Back Open

It's been a long road for Theo Davis, who didn't get into Iowa State this year and landed at Lutheran Christian Academy (Pa.). Now the 6-foot-10 big man has decided to re-open his recruitment - and basically start from square one.

It's a familiar theme that happened about a year or so ago, but Theo Davis is back on the board.

Davis, a well-traveled Canadian big man who found out he wasn't academically eligible to play at Iowa State this year, has decided to re-open his recruitment after landing at Lutheran Christian Academy (Pa.).

``After I didn't get into Iowa State, it was a second chance to look at my decision and make sure it was the right fit," said the 6-foot-10, 215-pound Davis. "I realized it wasn't the right spot for me."

``I was in Canada when I found out and I thought it would be a good thing for me to open things up," he added.

Davis initially committed to Texas back in the fall of 2005. Shortly thereafter, while he was attending Cardozo High (N.Y.) and was playing for Ron Naclerio, he opted to withdraw his verbal pledge.

Davis, 19, barely played at Cardozo before returning to Canada and committing to Wayne Morgan and the Cyclones this past April.

``I don't want to choose a school that I don't know a lot about this time," Davis said. "That's what happened with Iowa State – I wasn't 100 percent informed about the school."

Davis, who runs the floor well and can affect the game on the defensive end with his shot-blocking and rebounding ability, does not have a list right now. He said LaSalle, Mississippi State, UTEP and George Washington have all expressed interest.

``I want to make sure I don't rush anything this time, so I make sure I pick the right school," Davis said. ``Since I made the decision to open up my recruitment, I'm not sure people know."

``I'm really open to any school right now," he added.

Davis said he has already achieved the necessary test score to play in college, but that his ninth grade year in Canada was the reason he wasn't eligible this year.

``I was depressed after I found out," Davis admitted. "It was tough, but I think it's going to help me in the end."


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