Several sources indicate that Oklahoma may have a good shot at grabbing a verbal commitment from Longar Longar, if the spindly 6-9, 200-pound shot-blocker from Rochester High School in Rochester, Minnesota, has a great visit to the campus. Longar is expected to be on the campus of Oklahoma this weekend. Sources tell us that Longar likes Oklahoma alot.
Longar will take an official trip to Oklahoma along with his Team Minnesota teammate point guard Lawrence McKenzie, who has already committed to Kelvin Sampson's program. This certainly has helped Oklahoma in its bid to land Longar.
Other schools in contention for the rapidly developing big-man from The Sudan include Fresno State, Minnesota, and Connecticut. Fresno and Connecticut are interested in bringing Longar in for visits. Fresno has offered. Connecticut is trying to bring Longar in for a visit on October 25th.
Longar still needs a qualifying test score. He also in currently trying to fulfill his core requirements. His academic situation will likely become clearer by the spring.