State's best '11 receiver in Tigertown

The top South Carolina wide receiver in the class of 2011 was in Clemson last night to see the Tigers' basketball team in action against Duke.

WR Charone Peake Profile

Dorman High School wide receiver Charone Peake was joined by a host of big-name 2011 prospects on Saturday. Shaq Anthony, DeShaun Williams, Lateek Townsend, Sterling Bailey, Terrance Smith, Jadeveon Clowney, Christian LeMay, Jeoffrey Pagan, Brandon Ellerbe and Stephone Anthony were all in Tigertown.

CUTigers caught up with Peake Sunday afternoon.

"I got in about 4 o'clock on Saturday. When I got there, I talked with coach (Dabo) Swinney. Then I went to coach (Jeff) Schott's office and talked with him for a while," he said.

Swinney talked to Peake about his basketball game from the night before and asked how his mom was doing.

Before the visit, the only other recruits he knew were Anthony and Williams, a pair of Clemson commits. On Saturday, he got to know the guy who could be ranked as the state's top player.

"That was the first time I talked to Clowney," Peake said.

"Meeting the other recruits is good because they could end up being your teammates."

As far as Clemson's 60-47 loss to Duke, the result could have been better.

"The game was good, but it didn't come out the way I wanted it to," Peake said.

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