Fab Melo ready to announce?

All eyes are on Fab Melo, Scout.com's fifth-ranked prospect in the Class of 2010. A few select programs remain in the running for the 7-0, 265-pound center's commitment. Will Melo announce his decision before heading home to Brazil later this evening. InsideTheVille.com has the latest....

For a young man who doesn't enjoy the glaring spotlight of media attention, all eyes in the college basketball world are focused on Fab Melo.

Melo, Scout.com's No. 5 prospect in the Class of 2010, is the focus of one of the most heated recruiting battles in the nation.

The programs still left standing as decision time looms, it appears, are Louisville, Syracuse and Florida State. UConn also deserves mention as a possible choice.

The big question, when will the 7-footer announce his decision?

That decision could come - literally - at any moment. Melo is slated to travel home to Brazil this evening and InsideTheVille.com has received indication that an announcement could be made before his departure.

Which coaching staff will get a major boost to their 2010 recruiting class? Will it be Louisville's Rick Pitino, the presumed favorite in the race? Or will it be upstarts Jim Boeheim or Leonard Hamilton?

Stay tuned to InsideTheVille.com for breaking updates on Melo's college decision.

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