June 6, 2007

Monroe is every school's big prize

The spotlight for basketball recruiting will be directed on a fledgling high school in a New Orleans suburb for the next few months.

Helen Cox, which originally was a junior high school located in Harvey, became a senior high school just three years ago. It will be the home to the top basketball prospect in the country during next season.

Rivals.com has moved 6-foot-10 forward Greg Monroe to the No. 1 ranking of recruits for the 2008 class. LSU is one of 11 schools listed by Monroe as possibilities for where he will play during his freshman season of college.

The list of schools is a Who's Who of college basketball as would befit such an outstanding prospect.


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