June 10, 2006

UW in pursuit of J.J. Hickson

There's virtually a school for every letter of the alphabet interested in J.J. Hickson. With 21 programs in pursuit and 14 offers (including Kentucky and Michigan State), Hickson, #14 Rivals150 for 2007, is just about the hottest topic around on recruiting message boards.

This buzz hasn't stopped Cameron Dollar from keeping in touch with the 6-8, 230-pound power forward from Wheeler High in Marietta, Ga and making Washington the 22nd party invited to the Hickson House of Hype. With a recruiting class already featuring two four-star players (Isaiah Thomas and Matthew Bryan-Amaning), and one -- possibly two -- spots remaining, landing a five-star guy like Hickson this late in the game seems a bit over the top. Or does it?

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