April 12, 2006

Huggins and Hill to visit Beasley

Oak Hill (Va.) Academy power forward Michael Beasley gave a verbal commitment to Charlotte during his sophomore year. His former AAU coach and good friend Dalonte Hill was an assistant at Charlotte at the time. Now, Hill is employed by Bob Huggins at Kansas State and many have assumed Beasley will follow Hill to Manhattan. Oak Hill coach Steve Smith talks about that and about Beasley as a player.

"I am sure some things have changed in Michael's mind since Dalonte left Charlotte," Smith said. "The problem, I guess, at this point is that Michael hasn't really talked about what he's thinking about this whole process.

"Right now, I'm not sure what he's going to do, but my gut tells me that he will open things back up and look at his options. I think it is safe to say that Kansas State would be a school he would look closely at if he does open things back up."

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