August 1, 2006

Men's hoops adds third commit of 2007 Class

Durham, N.C., Southern High School power forward Julian Gamble has committed to the Hurricanes.

He joins Edwin Rios and Freddy Asprilla as Class of 2007 commitments.

Gamble committed to coach Frank Haith last night from Los Angeles, where Gamble was participating in an AAU Tournament.

"I talked to coach Haith and told him that I wanted to go ahead and commit," Gamble said. "Previous players he'd coached before said he was a real good guy, and Miami's a real up and coming school.

"I called him last night around 6 p.m. L.A. time. We had just lost the AAU Best of the Summer championship game, which we lost by seven points. We made small talk, were talking about Miami. I told him I really like the school. And then I told him I want to be a Hurricane. He was like, `That's great!'"

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