Dennard Abraham, a 6-8, 250 pound power forward/center from Notre Dame Academy in Middleburg, VA, has scheduled a visit with Youngstown State for Monday, October 7, 2002. The native Baltimorean will also be taking a trip to DePaul on September 27th.
Baltimore Select coach Jeff Bowden noted that YSU assistant coach Eric Skeeters was a major reason that Select alumni Doug Underwood picked the Penguins. Underwood averaged 10 points and four rebounds a game as the starting wing guard last season.
"Dennard feels he'll be able to get major minutes with the Penguins," Bowden added. "And he sees a strong program developing there with recruits like himself and Underwood."
"We're still working on visits to Rhode Island, Loyola-Chicago and La Salle," Bowden added. He'll be taking an unofficial trip to George Mason and is also considering Virginia Commonwealth. All seven schools have offered scholarships.
Abraham averaged 15 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks per game last season with Larry Cullinane's NDA program.
He is a very powerful inside player who can handle either post position. At Notre Dame, he's in a good setting for academics and plays with one of the better prep programs in the DC-area.
Abraham is next scheduled to compete with Baltimore Select in the Charlie Weber Invitational at the University of Maryland the first weekend in October.