Slawson Creates A Buzz

Even though the college guys can't be in the gyms word has leaked out. R.J. Slawson, a 2010 power forward can play and his list of suitors is shaping up nicely.

The spring has been good to R.J. Slawson. The N. Charleston (S.C.) Fort Dorchester product has shown well at recent events. The result has been a ramping up of the interest in his game.

As a junior, Slawson averaged 20 points, 8.5 rebounds and 4 blocks. On the traveling team circuit, he appears to be a very big with a stroke and an intention to dunk what he can in the paint.

"I think I'm versatile," Slawson said. "I can play inside and out. A lot of coaches tell me I can probably play the three in college. I still have a lot of stuff to work on to get better."

A handful of programs have him pegged and figured out. He's been to South Carolina, College of Charleston and is likely to be on Clemson's campus early next week. Offers have come in from South Carolina, Clemson, Temple, VCU, Charleston and UNC-Greensboro. "Auburn just offered me yesterday," Slawson said.

Many schools are expressing interest and will have a chance to eyeball him for the first time in July. "I think its word of mouth. The college coaches can't come see until later so some of the scouts have been talking about me and telling people about me. Ever since (the Bob Gibbons TOC) they've been calling."

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