Brumbaugh Reportedly On His Way to OSU

Keith Brumbaugh, one of the nation's top high school basketball players, reportedly has decided to attend Oklahoma State, according to stories in The Oklahoman and Tulsa World on Wednesday. However, the 6-foot-8 Brumbaugh has not confirmed that report.

The Oklahoman, using a report in the Omaha World-Herald and two unnamed sources, states that Brumbaugh will enroll for the fall semester. The Omaha World-Herald story quoted Nebraska assistant basketball coach Scott Spinelli as saying Brumbaugh had decided to play at OSU instead of Nebraska.

OSU coaches cannot comment on Brumbaugh because the April signing period has passed. Thus, Brumbaugh is not able to sign a letter of intent until he enrolls for the fall semester. Brumbaugh also has declined comment since visiting Oklahoma State this past weekend.

Brumbaugh averaged 30.3 points, 12 rebounds, 4.9 assists, 3.6 steals and 1.5 blocks while being named Florida's Mr. Basketball as a senior at Deland High School in 2004-05.

Brumbaugh initially declared for the NBA Draft in the spring, but did not hire an agent and eventually removed his name a week before the draft.

Brumbaugh worked out with former NBA head coach John Lucas Jr. (the father of former Cowboy point guard John Lucas III) for part of the spring in an attempt to show he was ready for the NBA.

Brumbaugh (ranked the 14th-best high school player in the nation by Scout.com) would join what is already known as the best recruiting class in OSU history, even though Gerald Green opted to go to the NBA. Brumbaugh will be joining McDonald's All-American Byron Eaton (ranked No. 23rd by Scout.com), Roderick Flemings (No. 46), Kenneth Cooper (No. 81) and Terrel Harris (No. 94).

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