Nation's Top Team Loaded Again
January 22, 2008
By Brett Swanson (JucoJunction)
Gary Flowers: (FR) 6-foot-8 (215) from Dallas, TX. Flowers will be able to get out of Chipola College with some summer school and have three years left to play at the Division One level. Flowers signed with Oklahoma State coming out of prep school at Genesis One Christian in Mendenhall, MS.
Gary is receiving interest from Seton Hall, South Florida, Cincinnati, Indiana, West Virginia and Wichita State according to Heiar. Gary is currently averaging 13.5 ppg and 7.1 rebounds while shooting 52.9% (135-255) from the floor this season.
Vernon Teel: (FR) 6-foot-4 (189) from Jamaica, NY. Teel attended Long Island University back in 2006-2007 but didn't play. Vernon attended Laurinburg Institute prior to Long Island. The combo guard will leave Chipola College this summer needing just one summer school class to graduate.
"Vernon can guard all three positions on the floor and he really competes on every possession," said Heiar.
Old Dominion, Louisiana Tech, New Orleans, Oklahoma, Murray State, Colorado State and St. Louis are showing interest in the New York City guard. Teel is currently averaging 8.6 ppg, 3.2 rebounds and 3 assists on the season while shooting 48.5% (68-134) from the floor.
Decoya White: (SO) 5-foot-11 (191) from Chipley, FL. White, a combo guard, plays behind a log jam of talent. Decoya is currently averaging 4.2 ppg this season for
"Decoya has great range on his shot out to 23 feet and has a great feel for the game. He is a top notch defender," said Heiar.
Eddie King: (SO) 6-foot-3 (172) from Malone, FL. King played at Bevill State Community College (AL) a few seasons back.
"Eddie is a combo wing player that makes plays with the ball. Eddie can finish with both hands out to 10 feet," said Heiar.
Antwon Hall: (SO) 6-foot-4 (185) from Cottondale, FL. Hall attended Alabama Community College a few seasons ago. Hall must go the D2/NAIA route.
Antwon can play three positions on the floor (2-4). The wing player can defend all four positions on the floor according to Heiar.