August 18, 2007
Decision Time for Simpkins
It was a busy but productive summer season for one of the top forward prospects for the 2008 class, Matt Simpkins of Sacramento (CA). The 6-foot-9 215-pound forward slipped a bit in the latest Rivals150 ranking to 47 following an inconsistent spring season, but a strong finish to close out the summer should see him pop back up. We caught up with Matt earlier in the week to talk about his summer and latest recruiting status.
Simpkins was among a group of forty players invited to compete at the inaugural Nike Global Challenge in Portland this August. Four American teams formed to compete with and against high school players from China, Puerto Rico and Canada.
Simpkins is receiving interest from Cal, UConn, Georgetown, Florida and Washington.
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