June 28, 2006
Early makes his final decision
With a fresh start to the Oklahoma basketball program has come an interest much different from the local flavor Sooner fans have come accustomed to in the past. With two 2007 commitments already verbalized, head coach Jeff Capel is looking beyond the midlands for his third commitment of the class.
While they received a visit from Huntington (WV) guard Chris Early this week the Sooners indeed sealed their third commitment of the class as Early made his decision before leaving the University of Oklahoma on Wednesday.
Early has long favored Oklahoma as his lone offer, but the list of teams interested in him has continued to grow after the way he has performed over the summer AAU circuit. There were many factors leading to his decision to get the process over with by committing to Oklahoma over offers from Virginia Commonwealth and Miami.
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