Update on Louisville Hoops Signees and Prospects

The University of Louisville's class of 2004 is ranked #3 nationally by TheInsiders.com. However, the way the group is collectively performig these days, that ranking might be too low. Here's an update on <b>Sebastian Telfair, Brian Johnson, Lorenzo Wade, Terrance Farley, Donta Smith,</b> and prospect Rajon Rondo.

The University of Louisville's class of 2004 is ranked #3 nationally by TheInsiders.com. However, the way the group is collectively performig these days, that ranking might be too low. Here's an update on Sebastian Telfair, Brian Johnson, Lorenzo Wade, Terrance Farley, Donta Smith, and prospect Rajon Rondo.

2004 SIGNEE UPDATE

Sebastian Telfair is off to a quick start to the 2003-04 season. The 6'0 point guard had 34 points, 12 assists, and 4 rebounds, including 3 three point field goals in a 112-41 win Tuesday night against Fort Hamilton. Telfair had 26 points, 5 assists, 3 rebounds and 2 three pointers last Tuesday in a 79-41 win over New Utrecht. Telfair leads Lincoln against Darius Washington and Orlando Edgewater tonight on ESPN.

Oak Hill Academy has to rank as the best team in high school hoops this season adn 6'9 power forward Brian Johnson is a big reason why. He's doing his damage in the paint this season and played well at the Marshall County Hoop Fest last weekend. Had 18 points, 13 rebounds and 2 blocked shots vs. Lanier (MS) Saturday night adn 11 points, 8 rebounds, and 2 blocks against Lexington Catholic Friday night at the Hoop Fest. Johnson had 10 points, and 6 rebounds Tuesday night against R.J. Reynolds.

6'5 guard Lorenzo Wade plays on a talented and balanced Hargrave squad. Wade poured in 22 points, 4 rebounds, and 4 assists vs. Coastal Christian Academy in a 99-75 win last Saturday. Hargrave will play in the Fork Union Invitational this coming weekend.

6'10 center Terrance Farley had fluid drained from his knee last week but had 10 points and 12 rebounds against Louisville Shawnee last Friday, then came back with a steller defensive effort against Centralia (IL) in the Marshall County Hoop Fest with 6 points, 8 rebounds and 10 blocked shots. Farley finished with 15 points on 3-6 field goal shooting and 10-11 free throw shooting and grabbed 9 boards in a close victory over DeSales Tuesday night.

Southeastern Illinois has played a very tough early season schedule, knocking off #1 Southeastern Iowa last week, and they can thank 6'7 Donta Smith for the superb start. Smith has been scoring at will and has posted several games of 30+ points. Tossed in a cool 15 points, including 3 three pointers in a 114-41 win against Greenville JV Tuesday. SIC is 11-1 this season.

2004 PROSPECT

6'2 Rajon Rondo has improved tremendously since transferring from Louisville Eastern High School to national powerhouse Oak Hill. Rondo played well Friday night at the Marshall County Hoop Fest with 17 points and 12 assists. He then came back with a 14 point, 7 assist effort against Lanier. Scored 13 posted and dished for 16 assists Tuesday night against R.J. Reynolds in a blowout victory.


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