August 9, 2006

Howard is down to four

Always playing hard is how Matt Howard has earned his lofty rating. The power forward prospect exploded onto the national scene this summer with a strong performance in Arkansas. After that he never looked back. After visiting six schools this summer, Howard has now narrowed his list to four.

Howard and his Spiece Central Star teammates recently returned from Las Vegas where they played well. When asked about Vegas, Howard said, "It was a lot of fun. It was some of the best games we played all year against some of the best players around."

In Vegas the Central Stars gave the high powered Southern Cal All Stars a run for their money. Much of the reason for that was because of Howard's strong play against Kevin Love. "Well he is like the number one player in the nation. You have to do everything that is possible. I just tried to be physical with him and deny him the ball."

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