2012 Intro: DeJuan Marrero
The Essentials: 6-5, 205-lb forward for Bowman Academy and Spiece Indy Heat
The Schools: Cincinnati, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio State and Purdue have offered scholarships. Florida, Kentucky, Marquette, Michigan and Xavier have expressed interest.
The Numbers: 17.0 ppg and 12.0 rpg for Bowman Academy, which won the Class A state championship.
The Leaders: Long considered to be a Purdue-lean, the Boilermakers, Illinois and Ohio State are believed to be the three schools in the best shape with Marrero, who has not named a leader publicly.
The Quote: “It is cool. I know they are two big rival schools, and knowing I have Indiana and Purdue shows me that my hard work has paid off. It is great to have two great schools recruiting me.” – Marrero to Brian Snow of Rivals.com on being recruited by Indiana and Purdue.
The Ranking: The Hoop Scoop ranks Marrero the 38th best prospect in the 2012 class.
The Video Interview (courtesy of Daniel Poneman):
Marrero video highlights from the state championship game are after the jump …
The Video Highlights:
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