April 17, 2007
Kampen is one to watch
One of the under the radar big men in the state of Indiana for the class of 2008 is Emerson Kampen. Kampen is a versatile forward for the northern part of the state who has a very high skill level. Things are still early in the recruiting process for him, but he is still get significant interest from several programs around the area.
The biggest knock on Kampen since he entered high school is the fact that he isn't physical. Though he stands 6-foot-9, Kampen has done much of his damage from the mid-range and beyond the arc in his career.
With that improved strength and willingness to go into the post, Kampen might begin to see more interest from the college coaches. However at the moment he has already received significant attention. He has been hearing from Dayton, Xavier, Butler, IPFW, Ball State, Lehigh, and several other schools.
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