September 24, 2007
The Weekly Spin: More than an X-Factor
One of the premier point guards in the west coast's outstanding 2009 class is Elk Grove (Calif.) Pleasant Grove standout Xavier Thames. While Thames has yet to truly break out on the national scene, he's well-liked by many programs in the Pac-10 because of his size, handle, and shooting stroke. The Weekly Spin checks in with the Eagles top prospect, who is more than an X-Factor.
Xavier stands 6-foot-3, knows how to set-up defenders, and can really score. He leads a talented Pleasant Grove high team that is more than capable of a twenty-win season in 2007-08. That would be more than double what the Eagles won a year ago, a school that's just a few years in to its existence.
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