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Cothron opens it up

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Four-star prospect Luke Cothron has been considered a soft commitment to North Carolina State, but now the 6-foot-8, 210-pound power forward is officially decommitted.
Cothron, an Alabama native who is now at Red Springs (N.C,) Flora Macdonald Academy, has opened up his recruitment and is likely headed elsewhere than NC State.
"When I committed I rushed into my decision," said Cothron. "I never got to look at other schools, and I just want to make the best decision because this is my future, and I don't want to have any regrets."
Alabama and Kentucky are likely visitation destinations for Cothron and Tennessee, Connecticut and Ole Miss are also on his list.
Connecticut's Coach Calhoun is scheduled to visit Cothron this week.
Cothron, who averaged 31 and 14 points per game, is looking to make an impact early in his college career.
"I want to come in and play as a freshman," said Cothron. "I also want a good relationship with the head coach, and I want to be surrounded by a great team."
Cothron is the No. 33 ranked prospect in the Rivals150.
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