Kentucky Gets Verbal Commitment From 8th Grader
Old 05-05-2008, 03:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Kentucky Gets Verbal Commitment From 8th Grader

WOW .. is this even allowed?

Originally Posted by Lexington Herald Leader
One day. Two games. An eighth-grader competing against players 15-years-old and younger. Those factors made for perhaps the most surprising commitment in the history of Kentucky basketball. UK Coach Billy Gillispie noticed Michael Avery, an eighth-grader from Lake Sherwood, Calif., while attending a youth basketball event sponsored by LeBron James last weekend in Akron, Ohio. Less than a week later, Avery accepted Gillispie's offer of a scholarship to play for the Wildcats ... beginning with the 2012-13 season.
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Ya, im guessing it's legal, I mean it's only a verbal agreement. Maybe if they made him sign something, it wouldn't be allowed..
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