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Texas is loaded this year- 10 players in the top 100, including 5 in the top 20.
The top ones we may have a shot with according to Gerry: Julius Randle comes in at #2 and Keith Frazier comes in at #9.
As far as any other targets in there for UT, I'll let some of the more knowledgeable hoops guys fill you in.
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I hate being pessimistic, but i don't think we're getting any of them. Wtf? I would kill to have Julius Randle or the Harrison twins.
"I don't hate you, I'm just not necessarily excited about your existence."
Ya neither do I.
It's a shame, really. How the hell we miss out on all the top prospects in our own state will be a mystery, considering we have some hell of recruiters on this staff :/
well we are pretty full for one thing and we haven't missed just yet. We've seen this coming for a while.
Yeah, i agree, but you ALWAYS make room for a Julius Randle. It's like giving up on Kevin Durant.
Gerry, Are we after Kaviar Shepard from Grace Prep! I may have spelled his name wrong
Umm......no. More like Zach Randolph without baggage. As good as he is, he is nothing like KD.
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Texas has the same issues in Shepard's recruitment as they do in Kendall Harris' recruitment. Older brother played/plays for a rival (Harris at OSU and Shepard's older bro is Keith Davis at A&M) and they both play for Jazzy Hartwell's Urban DFW Elite program.
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