May 31, 2006

Aminu Has Vols on Early Short List

When the subject of the top hoops prospects in the Class of 2008 comes up, it's a safe bet that Georgia's Al-Farouq Aminu is a name that is going to come up in the conversation.

It's risky to label anyone as a 'can't miss' player before their junior year of high school, but in Aminu's case, it doesn't seem that much of a reach.

It's also easy to see why Tennessee and a host other high-majors have made him an early target in the recruiting game.

Aminu (6-foot-8, 210 pounds), from Norcross, Ga., is way ahead of the curve in terms of the array of skills he possesses for a young player with his size.

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