February 23, 2007

Coach: UK verbal has McD's A-A ability

When word spread earlier this week that Kentucky had landed a verbal commitment from Michigan junior Draymond Green, it sent most Wildcat fans scrambling to learn more about a prospect whose name had previously not surfaced as a UK recruiting target.

Just who exactly is Draymond Green?

A perfectly legit question, says Saginaw coach Lou Dawkins.

"A lot of people outside of Michigan may not know that much about Draymond because he's just a junior and this is the year he's really stepped up and become a dominant player," Dawkins said. "Last year as a sophomore he played with Larry Wright, a really good guard who's now at St. Johns, and he's been playing beside Josh Southern (a Boston College signee) the last two years. We've been blessed with a lot of talent here, so it's not been easy to grab the spotlight.

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