June 19, 2006

Hoosiers impress McCamey during unofficial visit

St. Joseph's High School, a small Catholic school in Westchester, Illinois, has become a recruiting hot spot this year for college basketball coaches.

That's because the program is home to two of the top 50 juniors in the country-guards Evan Turner and Demetri McCamey.

The Hoosiers, and tons of other programs, are recruiting both players and have offered scholarships already. But while some programs are just getting familiar with the St. Joseph's basketball program, the Hoosiers already have quite a history with the small Chicago school. It's the same school that produced former Hoosier stars Isaiah Thomas, Daryl Thomas, and Tony Freeman, Sr. in the 1980's.

That fact has helped the Hoosiers become a key recruiting force at St. Joseph's, because those former Indiana players have told stories about the glory of old IU to the new generation of players.

McCamey made the trip down to Bloomington this past week on Thursday. He certainly made the most of his time on campus as he squeezed in a full day's schedule during his visit.



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