August 21, 2006

Solomon Alabi three visits away from a decision

He's played exactly one year of organized basketball, yet he's the 24th ranked player in the country according to If that doesn't tell you about what kind of future Solomon Alabi has in the game of basketball, nothing will.

7-foot-1 and 230 pounds, Alabi arrived in America in the summer of 2005 and the amount of improvement he's shown in the last year made him the talk of college coaches and recruiting analysts this past summer.

Alabi moved from Nigeria to Montverde, Fla., Academy, a school most recently famous for developing UCLA forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute. Upon his arrival, he was considered a raw big man with significant upside.

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