Keith Clark, F, 6'9, PUTNAM CITY, OKALHOMA:
JH: All they OU fans hope you are doing well, and they hope things are going well in the classroom as well. How are things going?
KC: "Everything is good. I have to take some classes during the summer. They say everything will be fine if I take these classes and pass them. They do want me to take the ACT again, which I will do sometime in June."
JH: How are your ACT and SAT tests coming along?
KC: "My last test score got flagged by the NCAA. My counselor said it was because I jumped up 10 points on my reading and one other part. I am not really worried about it, because I have been studying for it and everything. I will just take it again and pass it again. I really don't understand where they are coming from because I studied for it, but I will keep studying and pass it again."
JH: What are you doing basketball-wise this summer?
KC: "I am just working out on my own. I am trying to run and put on some weight by getting stronger. I am going to play in the All-State game and I am going to play in the Faith Seven game this summer."
JH: You stuck with OU and Coach Capel. What have been your impressions of Coach Capel thus far?
KC: "Coach Capel is a great guy. I just love his personality. He is young and he is willing to listen. He can relate to the same things in our era and that is really going to be a benefit for the players and me. He is a great coach for a reason and he will prove that while I am at OU."
JH: Coach Capel says he will install a motion offense and that he wants to get up and down the court a little bit. He says he needs players who can handle the ball in the open court and who can pass. Doesn't that sound like you?
KC: "I was glad to hear what kind of offense that he is running. It sounds like he wants to play my style of game. I love to get out with it, run with it and make things happen with a pass or scoring the ball. I like the fact that he doesn't put limitations on people because of size. I am a big man who can handle the ball and he says he will take advantage of that."
JH: I believe you played on the same Athlete's First team that Sooner commits Blake Griffin and Cade Davis played on. What are your thoughts on your former and future teammates?
KC: "Those two are like my little brothers. I looked after Blake for two or three summers and Cade for one summer. It feels good to have them coming with me to OU. They are great players and I feel good about having them on the same team with me at OU."
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