Babb Making His Way To Big Ten Country

Chris Babb's 31-point per game average is on its way to the Big Ten.

The Penn State Nittany Lions went out of the region to nab one of the best shooters on board. Arlington (Tex.) Oak Ridge senior shooter Chris Babb is the guy Ed DeChellis nabbed.

"He just committed to Penn State," Mike Babb said. "It got down to Penn State and Iowa. He made the call today to both coaches."

As a senior, Babb strived to get better. As a result, he turned in a monster season. For starters he averaged 31.6 points per game. He made 270 free throws, a school record. The capper came in the point column where he scored a school-record 1,100 points."

The decision for Babb took a long time. The process played out over a couple of months.

"I shrunk it down to Penn State and Iowa about a week ago," Chris Babb said. "I went about a week just going back and forth. I was thinking about it and I couldn't think of just one thing it was more like a gut feeling like I should go to Penn State."

As the season rolled on the best shooters still on the board were Babb and Scottie Haralson. The latter popped for Connecticut and now Babb is Big Ten-bound.

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