April 17, 2007

Big offer for Sanchez

This year has been a roller coaster ride for Springdale (Ark.) Har-Ber forward Michael Sanchez, and his options have really opened up in the last few days.

Sanchez, 6-foot-8, is one of the top three prospects in Arkansas for 2007. He helped lead the Wildcats to the state championship game, and he has also done well with the 17 & Under Arkansas Hawks in the early AAU season. Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie likes what he sees.

"Late last week, coach Gillispie and coach Cox called Michael and told him they really wanted him for this upcoming season, so Michael's got to deal with that because he's been committed to wanting to go to prep school, and that is kind of a tough situation," father Bert Sanchez said. "But like coach Gillispie said, 'it's Kentucky, we're offering you a scholarship.' But, anyway, Michael's got to deal with that. He's not sure what he wants to go to prep school.

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