May 18, 2006
Liggins a 'rangy' point
Illinois players on Indiana traveling squads? That is actually a
growing trend that one could not help but notice this spring on the AAU circuit.
One of the most noticeable is fast rising
DeAndre Liggins' move to the Indiana Elite program. A year ago the
junior-to-be was a member of the Illinois Fire. Ironically those two teams
met this past weekend in Bloomington a the Adidas May Classic (AMC) with Indiana
Elite pulling out the close game.
Liggins is just in the Class of 2008, but that has not prevented a long list
of high majors from taking early interest in his progress.
"Wake Forest, Illinois, UConn, Virginia, Iowa," said Liggins. "Virginia
actually has offered me a scholarship."
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