2014 Forward Talks MSU

2014 forward Marcanvis Hymon of Whitehaven (TN) High School, who recently camped at Mississippi State with his team, talks about Mississippi State.

  • Name: Marcanvis Hymon
  • Classification: 2014
  • High School: Whitehaven (Memphis, TN) High School
  • Position: Forward
  • HT-WT: 6-foot-7, 190
  • Colleges of Interest: Arkansas, Auburn, Cincinnati, Florida, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri, Ole Miss, Tennessee

  • Hymon, who camped at Mississippi State with members of his Whitehaven High School team Friday, talked about Mississippi State and his relationship with the Mississippi State coaches.

    "Mississippi State is a great school that has a good future in basketball under (MSU head) Coach (Rick) Ray," said Hymon. "I like (my recruiting coach) (assistant) Coach (Wes) Flanigan and Coach Ray because they are real good people. They have an opportunity to do some good at Mississippi State."

    He talked in more detail about his feelings toward Flanigan.

    "I have a good relationship with Coach Flanigan," said Hymon. "He is a down-to-earth dude. We talk a lot, not just about the basketball thing, but about life, too. He gives me good advice on a lot of different things."

    Hymon, who is being recruited by not only Mississippi State (offer) but Ole Miss (offer), Missouri (offer), Florida, Tennessee, Arkansas (offer), LSU (offer), Cincinnati (offer) and Auburn (offer). talks about where MSU fits in his recruiting picture.

    "Mississippi State has been in there with me for awhile," he said. "I've got no other choice but to put them in there (among my final teams)."

    Keep it on GenesPage.com and Scout.com as we continue to follow the recruitment of this talented member of the class of 2014.

    Gene Swindoll is the publisher of the GenesPage.com website, the source for Mississippi State sports on Scout.com sports network. You can contact him by emailing swindoll@genespage.com.

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