June 29, 2006

JOTS AAU coach talks recruiting, Huggins

Kansas State coach Bob Huggins is good friends with J.O. Stright, the coach for the Pittsburgh JOTS AAU team. Stright has several players on his current squad receiving attention from Division I schools including the Wildcats. Stright addressed the recruiting process of his players and his thoughts on how Huggins will perform as coach of the K-State basketball program.

"We have several players on this year's team that are receiving attention from schools across the country," Stright said. "Herb Pope is probably the big one at this point. Right now, I guess you could say the book is wide open for Herb. He had committed to Pittsburgh, but he retracted that. I think he was just not sure of what he wanted to do."

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