Breeden selected to play in overseas event

If you are looking forward to seeing Cassan Breeden in the early part of the spring with the S.C. Ravens, you'll have to wait a little longer. The 6-7 ½, 183-pound junior will travel to Germany for the Albert Schweitzer tournament for two weeks in April.

"It's kind of a tough decision to leave my team, but it's a once-in-a-lifetime experience," Breeden said.

When Breeden returns, he'll try and make his mark as one of the elite players in the nation. Instead of playing in the shadow of Georgia Tech-bound big man Ra'Sean Dickey in both high school and in the summer, he'll be the star now.

"It's my team now," he said. "Now we'll be about speed and athleticism. We'll still have a big man, but he'll be able to shoot threes and move around."

Despite a recent Internet report, Breeden has yet to receive a scholarship offer from North Carolina or Kentucky.

He's in no rush to make a college decision. In fact, he'll probably hold off until the end of July.

"At the end of the summer, I'll look at who's still recruiting me and who still wants me," Breeden said. "Then I'll take my visits to the schools I like – the ones that suit my style of play."

Some of the schools he's considering at this point include Kentucky, UNC, Clemson, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Wake Forest and N.C. State.

"North Carolina is just such a good program and if they offer, it would still depend on who else they are recruiting," Breeden said. "If I'll be able to play when I get there. If you go there, you've definitely got a chance to go to the league and that's where I want to be."

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