August 11, 2006

Is Jon Leuer now the main Gopher target?

With Trevor Mbakwe accepting a scholarship from the Marquette Warriors Wednesday night, the questions from several Gopher fans have turned in the direction of versatile Orono forward Jon Leuer. Will the scholarship that they were thinking of giving Mbakwe now be offered to Leuer?

Leuer recently went on a tour checking out Iowa, Illinois (who isn't recruiting Jon as they are filled with frontcourt commits the next couple years), Indiana and Louisville.

In the next couple weeks Jon would also like to see West Virginia, Wake Forest and maybe Arizona State.

Kansas is also interested in Jon, although the Jayhawks may be in a numbers crunch, and Leuer was there this summer during the Jayhawk Invitational.

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