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Class of 2001 Basketball Prospects

Prospects from the Class of 2001 who have expressed an interest in playing basketball at Texas. This list should not be taken as comprehensive. Last updated 10/24/2000.

Point Guards:
Texas Kids
  • Carlos Hurt, 6-2, Alief Elsik (VERBALLED TO LOUISVILLE; TOP 15)
  • Terrance Ford, 5-10, Sugarland (VERBALLED TO TEXAS!; TOP 20;)
Out of State Kids
  • Miguel Bierdiel, 6-6, Merrillville, IN Andrean (ORIGINALLY FROM PUERTO RICO; 16 YEARS OLD; MARQUETTE, NEBRASKA, VALPARAISO HAVE OFFERED, UTAH, LOUISVILLE, UMASS, LOYOLA, AND PURDUE ARE ALSO INVOLVED)
  • Maurice Williams, 6-2, Jackson, MS Murrah (VERBALLED TO ALABAMA, STILL TAKING VISITS, TOP 15)
  • Jermaine Watson, 6-2, Marion, MA Mount Tabor
  • Xavier Whipple, 6-2, Irwinton, GA Wilkinson County
  • Carl Krauser, 6-2, Montville, CT St. Thomas More prep (VERBALLED TO PITTSBURG; TOP 60)
  • Donald Perry, 6-1, Tallulah, LA Reuben McCall (VERBALLED TO INDIANA; TOP 70)
Shooting Guards:
Texas Kids
  • Antonio Falu, 6-5, San Jacinto JC (THREE YEARS ELIGIBILITY REMAINING)
  • Stanley Asumnu, 6-3, Houston Westbury Christian (IN HOMES WITH RUTGERS, SOUTHERN MISS, UT PAN-AM)
  • Daniel Ewing, 6-3, Sugarland Willowridge (VERBALLED TO DUKE; TOP 30)
  • Kenny Taylor, 6-3, Sugarland Willowridge (VERBALLED TO BAYLOR, TOP 100)
Out of State Kids
  • Anthony Vasser, 6-7, Birmingham, AL Woodlawn
  • Josh Pace, 6-6, Griffin, GA Griffin (VERBALLED TO SYRACUSE; TOP 50)
  • Errol Knight, 6-5, Seattle, WA Chief Sealth (VERBALLED TO WASHINGTON)
  • Edwin Draughan, 6-5, Lakewood, CA Mayfair (TOP 100; HAS LISTED TEXAS FIRST)
  • Michael Clayton, 6-5, Baton Rouge, LA Christian Brothers (FOOTBALL WIDE RECEIVER WHO WANTS TO PLAY BOTH SPORTS; "SOFT" VERBAL TO LSU; TOP 80)
  • Solomon Forbes, 6-4, Jackson, MS Lanier (NOT CURRENTLY LISTING TEXAS)
  • Ben Bowling, 6-4, Hazard, KY Perry County Central
  • Ernest Shelton, 6-3, Memphis, TN White Station (WAKE FOREST, ALABAMA LEAD)
  • Billy Edelin, 6-3, Hyattsville, MD DeMatha (TOP 30; VERBALLED TO SYRACUSE)
  • Barry Elder, 6-3, Madison, GA Morgan County (VERBALLED TO GEORGIA TECH)
  • Lynzell Jackson, 6-3, Tempe, AZ Tempe (A FOOTBALL WIDE RECEIVER WHO WANTS TO PLAY BOTH SPORTS)
Small Forwards/Swingmen:
Texas Kids
  • Chris Rhodes, 6-8, Houston Westbury Christian
  • Matt Gipson, 6-6, Burkburnett (VERBALLED TO OU)
Out of State Kids
  • Matt Carroll, 6-8, Aurora, CO Smoky Hill
  • James White, 6-7, Newport, MD
  • Omari Westley, 6-7, York, PA Crispus Attucks (TOP 70)
  • Dijon Thompson 6-6, Redondo Beach, CA Redondo Union (VERBALLED TO UCLA; TOP 30)
  • Michael Collins, 6-6, Commerce, GA Commerce (A WIDE RECEIVER IN FOOTBALL WHO WANTS TO PLAY BOTH SPORTS; BEING RECRUITED BY TEXAS IN FOOTBALL)
  • Jamaal Williams, 6-6, Corona, CA Centennial (TOP 60)
  • Ismail Muhammed, 6-5, Atlanta, GA Mohammed (VERBALLED TO GEORGIA TECH; TOP 90)
  • Jackie Manuel, 6-5, West Palm Beach, FL Cardinal Newman (VERBALLED TO NORTH CAROLINA)
  • Antonio Hudson, 6-5, Grambling, LA Southern Lab (GEORGIA TECH LEADS; TOP 100)
  • Donnie Jackson, 6-5, Utah Valley, UT JC (A JUCO SOPHOMORE)
  • Freddie Robinson, 6-4, Tulsa, OK Central (COLORADO STATE LEADS)
Power Forwards:
Texas Kids
  • Jason Maxiell, 6-8, Carrollton Newman (VERBALLED TO CINCINNATI; TOP 70)
  • Marcus Sloan, 6-8, Houston Eisenhower
  • Curtis Walker, 6-8, Sugarland Willowridge
  • Larry Freeman, 6-7, Buffalo
Out of State Kids
  • Jason Carter, 6-9, Las Vegas, NV Bishop Gorman (VERBALLED TO COLORADO; TOP 100)
  • Larry O'Bannon, 6-9, Louisville, KY Ballard
  • Dustin Villepique, 6-9, Simi Valley, CA Simi Valley (VERBALLED TO GONZAGA)
  • Chris Massie, 6-8, Oxnard, CA JC (JUCO SOPH, MAY ENTER NBA DRAFT; VERBALLED TO MEMPHIS)
  • Dennis Latimore, 6-8, Halstead, KS Halstead (VERBALLED TO ARIZONA; TOP 50)
  • Jawad Williams, 6-8, Lakewood, OH St. Edward (TOP 20; NORTH CAROLINA LEADS)
  • Nehemiah Ingram, 6-8, Milledgeville, GA Baldwin
  • Gavin Ludgood, 6-8, Clarksville, AR, Clarksville
  • Jason Clark, 6-7, Chatham, VA Hargrave Military (VERBALLED TO VIRGINIA)
  • Jasper Johnson, 6-7, Hollandale, MS Simmons (VERBALLED TO SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI)
  • Gavin Ludgood, 6-7, Clarksville, AR Clarksville (TOP 70)
  • Marcus Spears, 6-5, Baton Rouge, LA Southern Lab (NATIONŐS TOP TIGHT END; WILL PLAY BOTH SPORTS ON FOOTBALL SCHOLARSHIP; LISTS TEXAS AMONG TOP 5; TOP 40)
Centers:
Texas Kids
  • Chris Wright, 6-10, Redwater (COMMITTED TO TEXAS; TOP 90; RANKED #68 BY MIDWEST HOOPS)
  • Emeka Okafor 6-9, Houston Bellaire (DOWN TO RICE, GEORGIA TECH, VANDERBILT; TOP 40)
Out of State Kids
  • Chris Jackson, 7-0, Los Alamos, NM High
  • Michael Fey, 6-11, Olympia, WA Capital (VERBALLED TO UCLA)
  • Alex Graham, 6-11, Redlands, CA Redlands
  • David Harrison, 6-11, Nashhville, TN Brentwood Academy
  • Darryl Jacobs, 6-10, Buffalo, NY Traditional (TOP 40; LIKELY HEADED TO PREP SCHOOL)


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