Cobbins Sees Recruitment Develop

Michael Cobbins earned an invite to NBA Camp and then made the most of it. Now he's preparing for an important summer.

After an impressive season at Amarillo (Tex.) Palo Duro, where Michael Cobbins averaged 18 points and 10 rebounds per game, the 6-foot-9, 215-pound big man scored an invite to the NBA Top 100 Camp in Charlottesville (Va.).

Despite being smaller in size than some of the other big men at the camp, Cobbins felt he more than held his own, in an environment that consisted of the nation's top rated prospects.

"The camp [went] great," Cobbins told "To see all this talent in one building and all playing at the same time and at different levels is just great."

"I would say I'm holding my own against them," he added. "I would say I'm the smallest big guy here. Everybody else is 6-10, 6-11 and bigger in size as well, but I'm still doing my job."

And Cobbins will need to continue to his job in July when he plays in front of college coaches. The four-star prospect is set for a big month where he'll play at the RBK U camp, the Great American Shootout, RBK Summer Championship and the Price Chopper.

Coaches from coast-to-coast will be following Cobbins this summer. Already he claims offers from Virginia, Indiana, Oklahoma State, Providence, Marquette and Georgia Tech, with interest also coming in from Oklahoma and Texas.

"It's definitely starting to pick up right now because it's nearing the point where the coaches can get out and call you," he said. "I'm getting more phone calls daily from different coaches at different schools."

"It's a different coach everyday or two coaches a day, but I think I'm handling it all pretty well," he added.

As far as a decision, the 2010 prospect doesn't plan to make his college choice until after the July evaluation period.

"I think I'm going to wait until after the July period," he said. "I think around mid-August I should know where I'm going to go. Then I'll sign in November."

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