UCLA Pursues French Forward

He's a 6-7 forward, a high school senior, originally from France but now in California, and has a number of Pac-10 schools showing interest, including UCLA...

The UCLA Bruins are hosting a forward this weekend on an official visit.

Remi Barry, a 6-7 senior forward who attends Loomis (Calif.) Del Oro, trips to Westwood on Friday.

Barry, who is originally from France, played at American Heritage in Florida in 2008-2009, then transferred this year to Del Oro, but was ruled ineligible. Since then, he's been playing AAU ball with YBA and turning heads.

"We're slowly working through the process," Chris Hendricks, a family friend said.

Hendricks said Washington is coming in for an in-home visit today and UCLA's Ben Howland will be in town Wednesday, in advance of the official visit. Barry's already been St. Mary's and intends to go to Cal in the coming weeks.

Arizona State, Washington State, St. Mary's and a bevy of others have shown interest.

Howland has been out to see him in a high school workout, and the Bruins have offered.

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