March 27, 2007

Four-star Hamga open again

When Steve Alford left Iowa for New Mexico, Beas Hamga decided to put his recruitment back on the burner. The four-star big man re-opened his commitment to Iowa and will now reconsider a handful of other schools.

Hamga, a 7-foot native of Cameroon, verbally committed to Iowa last June and was excited about the prospects of suiting up for Alford and his staff. Now, less than a year later, the No. 32 ranked junior in the country is open again.

Hamga, who plays at Decatur (Ill.) Christian, is considering Connecticut, Florida, Georgetown, Indiana (offer), Iowa (offer) Kentucky, Memphis (offer), New Mexico (offer) Tennessee (offer) and UNLV (offer). That list is final, Hamga says, and doesn't plan on listening to any pitches from any other schools.

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