April 13, 2006

Arkansas guard focused on improvement

In 2005 Junction City, Ark., guard James Anderson missed most of the summer circuit after breaking his foot. The injury did not stopped Baylor along with Oklahoma St., Ole Miss, and Arkansas from seeing what he had to offer and extending offers to the 6-5, 190-pound prospect.

Averaging 31 points and 12 boards as a junior at Junction City it's easy to understand why college coaches found there way to the small Arkansas town, and Anderson and his teammates relished the spotlight.

"It was a good feeling," Anderson said of his last season. "Everybody started understanding that they had to learn their role and all that. Everybody adapted. Everybody had to go through a new experience with all the coaches coming in. It felt pretty good."

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