December 11, 2006

Neysmith enjoys moment in spotlight

Many Sooner basketball fans had their first opportunity to see 2007 signee Norcross, Georgia combo-guard Tony Neysmith in action last week. His nationally No. 2-ranked Norcross team faced No. 1-ranked Oak Hill Academy on national television last Thursday in a back-and-forth battle which saw the Oak Hill Warriors walk out of Atlanta, Georgia victorious with a 65-57 victory.

Despite the loss there were plenty of positives to take away from the game. Most notably for many of the players was their first appearance on national television. For some of the players it will be the first of many appearances, however the honor does not go overlooked.

Oak Hill Academy has been touted by many to be an unbeatable team this year with seven of the top players in the country over the next three years on their roster. Neysmith was upset about the defeat, but felt his team gave a strong showing to the country.

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