With the start of IU's first semester now just days away, IU Coach Mike Davis has added another player to his 2005-06 roster - Cem Dinc.
Cem Dinc, a 6-10, 245-pound big man from Europe, gave Davis his verbal commitment Wednesday morning, according to his prep school coach, Jason Smith.
"He called me this afternoon and told me he committed," said Smith. "He was really excited about Indiana and he really enjoyed his visit there."
Indiana's last minute push with Dinc enabled the Hoosiers to bring in a player who just recently completed a stint with the Turkish National team, a squad that was coached by Bogdan Tanjevic, who also coached Mike Davis when he played in Europe after his playing days at Alabama.
That connection helped the Hoosiers lure Dinc to campus, but Smith said it was how the Hoosiers envisioned using Dinc that sold him on the IU program.
"I think the selling point was that Coach Davis would allow him to play a lot at the 3 position and maybe even some at the 2," said Smith.
Indiana.scout.com will have more on Dinc's commitment later this afternoon.
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