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A Closer Look at Joel James
Center Joel James will likely have a big role on the 2012 Tar Heels as a freshman. With the departures of Tyler Zeller and John...

Alex Oriakhi to transfer to Missouri
Former Connecticut forward Alex Oriakhi will transfer to Missouri, the Tigers announced Friday. The 6-foot-9, 245-pound Oriakhi will provide an instant inside presence to a...

Nerlens Noel already recruiting Alex Oriakhi
Just hours after top Kentucky recruit Nerlens Noel announced his decision to play in Lexington last night, he took to Twitter to try and lure...

Missouri in mix to land UConn transfer Alex Oriakhi
Phil Pressey and Alex Oriakhi became friends years ago, back when they played for the same AAU team, and they never lost touch, even as...

Rodney Hood, Anthony Gill and Alex Oriakhi among possible transfers to Tobacco Road schools
In terms of new arrivals, the most intriguing names are Connecticut's Alex Oriakhi, South Carolina's Anthony Gill and Mississippi State's Rodney Hood. Oriakhi, a 6-foot-9...

Why So Much Interest in Alex Oriakhi?
The Hartford Courant's Dom Amore fielded a question in his Monday mailbag that has been asked recently by plenty of UConn fans. It goes something...

Alex Oriakhi Meets With Kentucky, Xavier & Mizzou (Updated)
Over the last couple of days, UConn junior power forward Alex Oriakhi met at his Lowell, Mass., home with Kentucky coach John Calipari, Xavier coach...

Hoopsbag: North Carolina edition
Alex Oriakhi -- the UConn forward who plans to transfer because of the Huskies’ 2013 NCAA tournament ban -- plans to visit UNC, Duke, Missouri...

John Calipari to Meet With Alex Oriakhi
Former UConn big man Alex Oriakhi is the hottest recruit in the nation. He has one year of eligibility remaining, a stellar academic record, and...

What's Next: UNC's power forwards
Looking ahead at UNC’s two power forward positions in 2012-13: Whatever James Michael McAdoo's decision, the Tar Heels will need significant contributions from newcomers. Junior...

ACC Recruiting Links, April 5
North Carolina is traveling to Charlotte for a scrimmage on Thursday, and it could help out with recruiting in the area. Point guard signee Marcus...

Alex Oriakhi Will Visit UNC, Duke, Kentucky, Missouri
UConn forward Alex Oriakhi, perhaps the most sought-after transfer in the country, will “definitely visit” North Carolina, Duke, Kentucky and Missouri, his father told Hearst...

Possible Landing Spots for Alex Oriakhi
Despite an off year as a junior at UConn, 6-9, 240-pound Alex Oriakhi appears to be in high demand. Adam Zagoria of Zagsblog.com writes that...

Marcus Paige, Alex Oriakhi are key for UNC basketball’s rebuilding
Roy Williams is already planning to welcome a four-man recruiting class that includes Marcus Paige, a point guard from Ames, Iowa, who played earlier this...

Alex Oriakhi Could End Up On Tobacco Road
Alex Oriakhi's request for a release from his scholarship was granted by UConn on Tuesday, meaning that the 6-foot-9 junior will have one year of...

UConn transfer Alex Oriakhi interested in UNC
UConn transfer Alex Oriakhi and his father informed InsideCarolina.com on Tuesday evening that North Carolina has not yet made contact, however they confirmed that they...

John Henson, Dexter Strickland named Parade All-American
2009 Parade All-American First team
Derrick Favors (South Atlanta) Atlanta, Ga. 6'9"
Xavier Henry (Putnam City) Oklahoma City, Okla. 6'6"
John Henson (Sickles) Tampa, Fla...

Wear twins, Henson, & Strickland to play in McDonald's All-American game?
Recruiting analysts have speculated that Kansas signees Thomas Robinson and Elijah Johnson will not be invited to play in the McDonald’s game. Rivals.com has listed some...


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