View Full Version : DeMarcus Cousins Commits to Memphis

03-08-2009, 03:10 PM
Top unsigned high school senior big man DeMarcus Cousins has made his decision. While taking an unofficial visit to the University of Memphis this weekend, the Alabama native decided to commit to the Tigers, joining SLAM diarist Xavier Henry, Dallas-area guard Nolan Dennis and juco teammmates big man Will Coleman and wing Darnell Dodson in a strong class of 2009 recruiting class. “Me and my family came to a decision after talking about it. We just thought it was the best place for me to be,” said Cousins this morning. “Everything about the school, the city, whole visit was impressive. I already liked Memphis, so the visit was just icing on the cake.”
Memphis is still in pursuit of John Wall, the nation’s top senior point guard. With seniors Antonio Anderson and Robert Dozier graduating, along with the possibilities of junior Shawn Taggart and freshman Tyreke Evans leaving early for the NBA, Memphis will need to reload–as they did this season, after the departures of Derrick Rose, Chris Douglas-Roberts and Joey Dorsey–in order to keep their place among the nation’s elite college basketball programs.
“Winning a national championship, that’s my number-one goal [as a freshman next season],” stated Cousins. “Whatever Ca

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Wake's Fastball
03-08-2009, 03:32 PM
Gosh they're going to be good next year if Tyreke sticks around.

03-08-2009, 06:56 PM
man, memphis gets some damn good recruits

03-08-2009, 09:28 PM
I've seen this kid play on TV. A raw talented kid. Very good pickup for Memphis. Hope they play harder teams next year to see exactly how good their team is. Definitely helps with the development of the players already.

03-09-2009, 08:43 AM
Jesus, John Calipari can recruit...