Clark A Commodity In 2007 or 2008!

Andre Clark's situation could best be described as confusing. However, we've got the scoop on his options and what's about to happen with his recruitment.

Andre Clark's situation is in flux. The potential post-graduate center is also a candidate for a scholarship in 2007. Confused? Here's the deal.

Clark, a late-blooming 6-foot-10 center out of Little Rock, Ark., is taking the SAT soon and it just may determine his fate … maybe.

"I think if he makes the test score he might go ahead and come on out," Arkansas Hawks coach Bill Ingram told "But, he told me last night that he thinks he might need another year.

"I think he's going to get (the score) but even if he does he's still might go to prep school."

On June 13th, Clark takes an official visit to Colorado. He'll attend the NBA Camp next week but he's handling his recruitment as if he were a member of the Class of 2007.

Colorado is the first of at least two more official visits. "Everything he's doing now are official visits," Ingram said. For the Buffaloes to have a player of Clark's talent on campus this late in the game is a big deal. However, the stakes go up after NBA Camp when Clark visits traditional powers Indiana and Kentucky.

"He's already got the one to Indiana set up for the 26th," Ingram said. "I think he'll leave there and go straight to Kentucky."

Clark is a powerful athlete who rejects shots and has showcased an improved ability to get it done around and through the rim. Should be a 2007 kid, we'd consider him a major league steal for someone. Oklahoma is also very much a player for his services, Ingram said.

"He has a lot of family in Indiana. A lot of close family and they're really close."

Exactly how does a player this talented, athletic and large go relatively undetected?

"I think he was in a high school system where they just didn't play to his strengths," Ingram said. "I've watched this kid all year. He was working out with Joe Johnson last week and (Johnson) said the kid was amazing. He said Clark is as skilled as some of the guys he plays with.

"He could put on 25 pounds of muscle and it wouldn't even faze him. His shoulders are so broad and he's got long arms."

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