April 20, 2006
Stokes at Kingwood
UConn or Villanova. Villanova or UConn. That's the choice facing Newark (N.J.) St. Benedict's shooting guard/small forward Corey Stokes and it will not be an easy pick for one of the top players in the 2007 class.
Stokes, a 6-foot-5, 210-pound prospect, is rated the 27th best player in the Rivals.com Top 100 of 2007. He averaged about 13 points, 11 rebounds and five assists this past season and this weekend, he and his Metro Hawks AAU team will be playing in the Kingwood Classic in Houston, Texas.
Stokes, who attended UConn's regular-season finale against Louisville at Gampel Pavilion, made a trip to Villanova this past weekend. Rivals.com reported earlier this week that another trip to the Storrs campus is a possibility before Stokes makes his decision.
"It went really well," Stokes told Rivals.com about his trip to Villanova. "I wanted to go back because it's just been so hard to pick between the two schools. I liked it there but I haven't decided on anything."
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