by Franklyn Calle
One of the top juniors in the nation has open up his recruitment once again, according to multiple reports. C.J. Leslie de-committed from N.C. State during the weekend after giving the Wolfpack a verbal during his freshman year. The 6-9 power forward might also be considering Memphis at the moment. Leslie is a Raleigh, North Carolina native who currently attends Word of God Christian Academy. N.C. State is down to one verbal commitment for the 2010 recruiting class in Ryan Harrow, a 6-0 point guard from George Walton Comprehensive H.S. in Georgia. The Wolfpack hold three commitments for the 2009 recruiting class in Lorenzo Brown-a 6-4 shooting guard from Centennial H.S. in Georgia, Scott Wood-a 6-6 shooting guard from Mario H.S. in Indiana, and Richard Howell-a 6-8 power forward from Wheeler H.S. in Georgia.
Nationally ranked power forward, Ben Clifford, gave Utah State a verbal commitment on Sunday. The 6-8 junior from South Jordan, Utah currently attends Bingham High School. Clifford became Utah State’s first commitment for the 2010 recruiting class. The Aggies have two commitments for the 2009 recruitng class in Preston Medlin, a 6-5 shooting guard from Hebron H.S. in Texas, and Nate Bendall, a 6-9 power forward from Salt Lake Community College in Utah.