July 12, 2006

Decision time for Lucas-Perry

The month of July has been good to Flint (Mich.) Powers Catholic 2007 point guard prospect Laval Lucas-Perry.

The 6-foot-1, 191-pound Lucas-Perry started the month completing Arizona head coach Lute Olson's Advanced Skills and Development camp where he apparently picked a scholarship offer from the Wildcats. And a few days later he headed out to Teaneck, N.J., where he took part in the ADCD Camp and sparked new interest and offers.

The Spartans are yet to offer, but Lucas-Perry said the staff in East Lansing has indicated an offer could be on the way.

But if the Spartans want to join the race for Lucas-Perry, Tom Izzo and Co. have less than a week to do so. That's because Lucas-Perry indicated to BadgerBlitz.com that his college decision would be made public during a tentatively planned press conference at Flint Powers Catholic High School next Wednesday.

Asked who he is considering and Lucas-Perry rattled off a list of 11 programs, which includes Arizona, Boston College, Dayton, Indiana, Iowa, Marquette, Michigan, Michigan State, Penn State, Wisconsin and Wright State.

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