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Recruiting: New York

Posted: Friday November 10, 2006 3:06PM; Updated: Monday November 13, 2006 2:57PM
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State Champ: Louisville

Top New York-Produced Recruits: 2004-07
Player Pos. Stars School Cl.
Johnny Flynn** PG 5 Syracuse '07
Talor Battle PG 3 Penn State '07
Brandon Walters C 3 Undecided '07
Edgar Sosa** PG 4 Louisville '06
Curtis Kelly** PF 4 UConn '06
Jonathan Mitchell** PF 4 Florida '06
Greg Paulus** PG 5 Duke '05
Levance Fields** PG 4 Pittsburgh '05
Danny Green** SG 4 UNC '05
John Garcia C 4 Seton Hall '05
Russell Robinson** SG 4 Kansas '04
Juan Tello Palacios** SF 5 Louisville '04
A.J. Price** PG 4 UConn '04
Gavin Grant** SF 4 N.C. State '04
Ronald Ramon PG 3 Pittsburgh '04
Randall Hanke C 2 Providence '04
** Ranked in RISE's Top 100
Stars is star rating on scout.com
More State Champs
Who were the State Champs elsewhere in the U.S.? Pick another state from the menu:

Louisville, by a nose over Pittsburgh. The Panthers -- or specifically, ex-assistant coach Barry Rohrssen -- recruited their starting backcourt out of New York, grabbing Ronald Ramon and Levance Fields in back-to-back years. But the Cardinals' 1-2 punch of Juan Palacios (who averaged 10.2 points and 6.2 rebounds last year while battling injuries) and Edgar Sosa (who's battling for the starting PG job as a frosh) is slightly stronger.

Outside Player: UConn

A host of powerhouse teams have signed their point guards from New York: UConn has A.J. Price; Syracuse has Johnny Flynn (the gem of '07); Duke has Greg Paulus (New York's best player in '05); and Kansas has Russell Robinson.

Dragging In-State: St. John's

St. John's has a commitment from three-star point guard Malik Boothe in the Class of 2007, and brought in a 2006 class with a quartet of four-star recruits, but the Johnnies don't have anyone on this list. Which has to hurt a little.

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