July 11, 2006

UA hoops staff hits recruiting trail

No month is more important to a college basketball staff than July. Whether it's trying to finish off the senior class or getting a head start on the juniors, sophomores and in some cases freshmen, recruiting is the name of the game this month.

This past week the big three all-star camps took place with adidas taking place in Suwanee, Ga., Reebok ABCD camp in Teaneck, N.J., and Nike camp in Indianapolis. As might be expected Tide head coach Mark Gottfried checked in at each camp with top Tide assistant Philip Pearson and director of basketball operations Kobie Baker filling in during the coaching change.

Current Tide commitments Rico Pickett and Senario Hillman both put on good performances while earning all-star honors at their respected camps.

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