May 12, 2011

Georgia guard on Vols' radar

While a new era is most certainly underway in Tennessee basketball, one thing that appears it will remain a constant is the presence of Georgia (specifically Atlanta) as a focal point for the Vols' recruiting efforts. Guard Marcus Hunt, from College Park, is just one of several prospects in a deep 2012 class that has already emerged as a target for the new staff in Knoxville.

Hunt (6-foot-5, 212 pounds) is a rare combination of size and strength on the perimeter. His thick build belies some surprising quickness and athleticism, making him a tough match-up for your typical perimeter defender.

Cuonzo Martin got a close up look at Hunt's physical nature not long after taking over the Tennessee program.

Rivals.com currently rates Hunt as a three-star prospect and the No. 133 overall player in the nation.

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