Filling a pressing need for a big man in the 2009 recruiting class, Montverde Academy (Fla.) center Ruslan Pateev announced in a Wednesday afternoon press conference that he will sign with the Sun Devils. The 6-11 235 center chose Arizona State over Florida State. Devils Digest talked to Montverde's head coach Kevin Sutton following the decision.
November 12, 2008
Montverde Academy (Fla.) center Ruslan Pateev has narrowed down his list of favorites to four, and he kicked off his official visits with a trip to Arizona State this past weekend. Devils Digest caught up with Montverde's head coach Kevin Sutton, who gave us the center's impressions of his Tempe trip.
October 29, 2008
Ruslan Pateev is a player that the Sun Devils have been tracking for a while, and the recruiting efforts have picked up recently when Head Coach Herb Sendek and Associate Head Coach Dedrique Taylor went down to at Montverde Academy (Fla.) to observe Pateev in open gym. Montverde's Head coach Kevin Sutton talked to Devils Digest about his center and his recruitment.
September 27, 2008