October 17, 2007

2010 guard truly special

Maybe Brandon Knight's coach can describe it best.

"He's different than other kids," Pine Crest head coach David Beckerman said.

That's a simple, yet accurate, way to describe Rivals' second-ranked basketball player in the Class of 2010.

Knight is different. He's a different player, but he's also a different kid.

The 6-foot-3, 170-pound point guard is behind only San Diego forward Jeremy Taylor for the top spot in 2010. Knight is the No. 1 ranked guard among the nation's sophomores and is rated as the eighth-best prospect regardless of class.

Christian McCollum can be reached at cmccollum@uconnreport.com

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