April 24, 2006

Cats pursue Colon

Bob Huggins and his assistant coaches have continued to recruit for the Class of 2006. With 7-foot-3, center Jason Bennett and 6-foot-2, guard Blake Young already having signed letters of intent, the coaches have turned their attention to finding more help for the interior game and have focused on 6-foot-10, 260-pound power forward Luis Colon.

Colon has offers from the Wildcats, Connecticut and Pittsburgh. He in the process of scheduling an official visit to Kansas State.

Art Alvarez, Colon's coach on the Miami Tropics from the AAU circuit, has a long-time relationship with Huggins and K-State assistant coach Frank Martin based on past players who have played for Alvarez and then for either Huggins or Martin in college.

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