2012 Intro: Junior Lomomba

Scout.com first spotted Junior Lomomba this past spring. Since then he's scored a few scholarship offers and plenty of college interest.

Sophomore J.P. Tokoto has already received quite a bit of early attention, but there's another 2012 prospect in the state of Wisconsin that is earning his stripes.

Junior Lomomba, a 6-foot-4, 185-pound wing at Madison (Wisc.) Memorial, didn't have to be a major contributor for last years state championship team that included Vander Blue and Jeronne Maymon.

But with Maymon in college, Lomomba is stepping into a bigger role for the Spartans.

"Last year I had less pressure, but I think this year since it's my second year playing on the team and we won a state championship last year I think I have more responsibilities," Lomomba said. "But we still have a couple of senior, buts I do have more responsibilities on the team."

Playing alongside someone like Vander Blue, a Marquette signee, makes things a little easier for the sophomore prospect. In fact, the amount of talent makes practices quite competitive and entertaining, according to Lomomba.

"It's always fun because even at practice it's so competitive and when we get to the game everybody wants to stop us and we are just having fun out there."

Over the summer Lomomba began building his reputation and college programs got a chance to see his full skill set.

"My uncle is the one in charge of my recruiting stuff, but sometimes he tells me about the coaches and who is coming to see me," he said. "But overall I'm just trying to focus on playing basketball and keeping my grades up."

Already Marquette and Baylor have stepped up with scholarship offers, while Minnesota, Nevada, Xavier, Cincinnati, Iowa, Tennessee and New Mexico State have shown interest.

"They are all showing high interest in him," Lomomba's uncle Hennssy Auriantal said. "Some are saying we will offer you, but the head coach hasn't seen you yet. They are all telling us that."

Lomomba has taken early unofficial visits to Iowa, Marquette, Xavier and Cincinnati. According to Auriantal, Xavier, Cincinnati and Tennessee are expected to be at a game in the near future.

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