August 10, 2011

Monster summer concludes for Dekker

It would be hard to find a player in the 2012 class who had a more prolific summer on the basketball court than Sam Dekker.

The 6-foot-7, 200-pound Wisconsin verbal commit exploded up the rankings over the last two months while competing for the Wisconsin Playground Warriors this summer. Dekker was a key cog on a 17U team that finished 40-17 while playing in some of the top tournaments across the country each week.

Dekker's whirlwind summer culminated with a 24-point performance for USA 2012 Blue at the adidas Nations tournament in California Tuesday.

Teaming with some of the top players in the country - Shabazz Muhammad, Isaiah Austin and Rodney Purvis - Dekker proved he belonged in the conversation with the elite basketball players in the country.

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