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January 20, 2010OAK RIDGE, N.C. - Junior power forward Jacob Lawson is enjoying the changes in his life.
The former Greensboro (N.C.) Northern Guilford High standout is making a name for himself on a talented Oak Ridge Military Academy squad, that also includes NC State sophomore center commit Joseph Uchebo.
The explosive 6-foot-8, 210-pound athlete showed flashes of his impressive leaping ability Friday in a heart-breaking 66-64 loss to Winston-Salem (N.C.) Quality Education Academy.
Lawson scored 10 points on 4 of 9 shooting (0 for 1 on three-pointer's), and 2 of 2 at the line. He added five rebounds, two assists, two steals, three blocks and three turnovers, while battling second-half foul trouble.
Lawson said NC State, Miami, Florida, Syracuse, Wake Forest, Virginia Tech, Clemson and Seton Hall, are some of the schools showing interest.
Click below to watch Lawson, who is wearing No. 24 for Oak Ridge in action, or watch upper right video module: