Hale's Season Off To Good Start

One of the best players in New Mexico has signed his letter of intent to play for Skip Prosser and the guard spoke with Evan Daniels about how he is progressing and even commented on his recruiting class.

After casting his lot to attend Wake Forest, Harvey Hale of New Mexico has been in full high school basketball mode. His high school team is off to a 5-4 start mainly because of Hale's play.

The 6-foot-2 guard is averaging 21 point and 6 assists a game at Rio Grande HS. Hale says he stays in close contact with Wake Forest's staff and talks to Coach Battle often. When asked what they chat about, he said they told him that he's going to be stepping in for Taron Downey next year.

Hale said that he hopes that he will be able to step right in and contribute as freshmen.

"I've told them that I'm ready," Hale said. "And if I keep working hard, good things will happen."

The best player in New Mexico went on to speak about his recruiting class and what he likes about the two fellow '05 commits.

"I played against them at NBA camp," Hale responded. "I liked Weaver's hands and Swinton's athleticism."

Stay tuned to DeaconSports.com for the latest on all Demon Deacon commits and recruits. DeaconSports have continuing coverage of WFU commitments and will have a game report and update from forward Kevin Swinton in the next week.

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