Jake Kitchell,Gets Recruiting Attention

Jake Kitchell, a 6-foot-9 power forward from Union Mills (IN) South Central, is one of the top big men in the Hoosier State. Kitchel has had an excellent spring as a member of the SYF players AAU program and played in the Sabes Invitational earlier this month. Kitchell recently received a scholarship offer from Oregon State and is receiving looks from many Midwest programs, including Minnesota.

Jake Kitchell, who will be a four-year varsity player, averaged 20.3 points, 13.7 rebounds and l5.8 blocked shots per game as a junior. He led the state in blocked shots. Kitchell averaged 16.0 points, 10.6 rebounds., 4.3 blocks and 3.0 assists as a sophomore and 14.6 points, 9.5 rebounds, 3.9 blocked shots and 1.9 assists per game as a freshman.

Kitchell will attend the Indiana Elite camp next month in June. He is also hearing from several Big Ten and Pac-10 schools, including Minnesota. Kitchell is also getting interest with several in-state schools, such as Ball State, Notre Dame and Butler with Indiana State already offering him a scholarship.

Kitchell is a strong inside player who is working hard to improve his outside game.

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