Longar Longar, the spindly 6'10'' 200 pound shot-blocker from Rochester High School in Rochester, Minnesota, will tour the campus of a Big 12 school next weekend.
Longar will take an official trip to Oklahoma along with his Team Minnesota teammate point guard Lawrence McKenzie, who has already commited to Kelvin Sampson's program.
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.
"He will probably sign late," said Ryan Thornton, coach with Team Minnesota.
Longar still needs a qualifying test score, and is taking the ACT next weekend. He also in currently trying to fulfill his core requirements. His academic situation will likely become clearer by the spring.
We'll keep you abreast of Longar's situation as it continues to develop.
Note: The Hartford Courant reports in Saturday's paper that Longar will visit the Storrs, CT campus on November 2nd. more