May 17, 2006

KU calls on Leuer

Every spring and summer an unknown player emerges and establishes himself as a high-major prospect. Since returning home from the Jayhawk Invitational, Jon Leuer, the 6-foot-10, 215-pound power forward from Orono (MN) High School has become one of the most talked about recruits in the class of 2007.

High-major programs from across the United States are calling on the Minnesota big man.

It wasn't that long ago when Leuer was being recruited by the likes of Iowa State, Minnesota, New Mexico, St. Louis, Illinois State, Rice, Wisconsin-Green Bay and others.

"Virginia, West Virginia, Vanderbilt, Purdue, North Carolina, Kansas and Wake Forest are some of the new schools that have called and asked about Jon,"
said Mike Leuer, Jon's father.

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