KingWood Classic

This story originally published by Dave Telep

April 26, 2004

See who was watching the kids on Sunday!

Kingwood: Day Three Notes

Basketball News By Dave Telep
National Recruiting Director

HOUSTON – There were some big time head coaches watching from the stands on Sunday. Learn about an early list for Daequan Cook and get caught up on the latest scuttlebutt from the Kingwood Classic.

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    Georgia head coach Dennis Felton had to be extremely pleased with his two commitments, Mike Mercer and Louis Williams. Felton watched them all day long on Sunday. … Amir Johnson was watched by assistants from Oregon State, Syracuse and Louisville. Arizona State head coach Rob Evans represented the Sun Devils. …

    Michigan State's Tom Izzo paid attention to Mean Streets sophomore forward Joevan Catron. … Bobby Frasor of the Illinois Wolves drew more head coaches again like Paul Hewitt, Roy Williams and Izzo. …

    Tod Kowalczyk of Wisconsin-Green Bay was in the stands monitoring Brandon Ewing of Mean Streets. … Dayton head coach Brian Gregory trailed Mean Streets junior Jerel McNeal around on Sunday. … Western Kentucky head coach Darrin Horn was in the stands for every one of Daniel Emerson's games with the Georgia Stars on Sunday. …

    Stan Heath of Arkansas and Memphis assistant Tony Barbee had to be excited as they sat in the stands watching a young Memphis YOMCA team reach the semifinals of the event for the third year in a row. …

    Indiana head coach Mike Davis was in the stands watching Terrence Williams of H-Squad. Now, the IU coach spent quite a bit of time on Williams last week. We know Indiana traveled to Seattle during the week to see him as well. Davis was also keeping tabs on sophomore Marques Johnson of Blessed IJN. …

    Assistants from Missouri and Providence were in the house watching Chad Millard on Sunday. … The early list for Spiece Indy Heat sophomore stud Daequan Cook reads Michigan, Ohio State and Cincinnati. …

    Scout's Seat

    Lookout Memphis! Sophomore forward Pierre Niles is filling out his body. Now, because of it he'll likely project as a power forward but he'll be one skilled monster down low, that's for sure. .. Speaking of Memphis, they've got a senior guard named Courtney Pilgrim who is a 3-point ace. Pilgrim is young for his age and might do a tour at a prep school. …

    We said it the last time we saw them but it bears repeating. Mean Streets is the hardest playing team on the circuit. Collectively, those guys get after it on defense and that's why they're good. Others have more talent but few bring as much heart as a unit. …

    Chad Millard hit the game-winning shot for Blessed IJN against H-Squad.

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