See below for Scout.com National Basketball Recruiting Analyst Dave Telep's thoughts on Oklahoma's latest commitment from Putnam City High School standout Keith Clark.
OUI: Dave, tell us about Keith Clark's game and where you see him playing at the college level?
DT: The strength of Keith's game has always been his versatility. About a year ago he began shooting it really well. He's definitely a combo forward who has more inside to his game than most kids we traditionally list as small forwards.
OUI: Where is Clark in your latest rankings?
DT: We ranked Keith No. 31 in our latest round of rankings. He could easily be higher on the list if he consistently goes out and plays to his immense abilities. He's a talented kid who plays inside and out and he's got a chance to be a real player.
OUI: With Clark joining Scottie Reynolds and Damion James, where does OU's class stack up nationally at this point?
DT: What OU is doing in 2006 is remarkable. They've got Scott Reynolds who we think has a chance to be the best shooter in the class and he's our No. 38 prospect. Then there's one of the most athletic guys in the country, Damion James; we've got him at No. 14. With Clark (No. 31), you have the groundwork for what could potentially be a Top 5 class. It's early to say that for sure, but it could be headed that way after OU targets a center for its 4th scholarship.
Telep says OU building a potential Top 5 class
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