Kwamain Mitchell Still Solid with St. Louis

Kwamain Mitchell, a six-foot point guard from Whitefish Bay Dominican, told GoldenSports.Net that he remains committed to St. Louis. A text message was sent out Monday that Mitchell was re-opening his recruitment after rumors circulated that he might consider new schools. Minnesota had shown interested in him before his commitment and would have gotten involved, if he were to become available.

Kwamain Mitchell has shined in the Reebok Summer Championship in Las Vegas, scoring 90 points in four games as the Wisconsin Playground Warriors are 4-0, including a 57-49 win over DMF Donyell Marshall in playoff action Tuesday night.

However, Mitchell told GoldenSports.Net that he is committed to the Billikens.

"My coaches were saying that I should re-open my recruitment after my strong play. However, St. Louis is home for me. I am 100 percent committed."

Several top programs had watched Mitchell after he scored 27 points in the Vegas opener, which prompted some of Mitchell's advisors to suggest he look at bigger schools.

"It was confusing after three big games. However, I am going to keep my word and be a man. I am ready to go to St. Louis."

Mitchell had a strong spring as he led his team to the semifinals of the Sabes Foundation Invitational Tournament, losing to the eventual champion Howard Pulley and the quarterfinals of the Arizona Cactus Classic, where they lost to the New York Gauchos, who won the event.

Mitchell averaged 19.3 points per game as a sophomore and 16.4 points per game as a junior. He led the Green Knights to a 21-4 record and a Midwest Classic Conference championship. They fell to Racine St. Catherine's 44-41 in the Division 3 sectional finals. Mitchell was the team's only double-figure scorer.

Dominican has gone 51-3 over the two previous seasons, including a perfect 27-0 last season, and won back-to-back state titles.

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