JC Forward Marcus Sikes Visits Minnesota

Marcus Sikes, a 6-foot-8, 245-pound forward from Mount San Jacinto (Calif.) College, visited Minnesota Saturday and Sunday. Sikes had visited Cincinnati Thursday and Friday and is considering the two schools, along with Bradley.

Marcus Sikes, who played in 29 games for the University of Georgia as a freshman, averaged 13.1 points and 11.3 rebounds and earned All-Foothill Conference honors after transferring to Mount San Jacinto this season.

Mount San Jacinto coach Patrick Springer told GoldenSports.Net that Sikes is a 3/4 (more of a small forward than power forward) on offense and a 4/3 on defense. Springer felt that Sikes will likely make a decision soon among the three schools.

Minnesota head coach Dan Monson was in Houston Saturday for the Kingwood Classic, but returned Saturday morning to meet with Sikes.

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