May 18, 2007

Sampson getting heavy interest from U

While working hard to pick up his first commit in point guard Nate Garth Minnesota coach Tubby Smith has also been hard after Northview High School's Ralph Sampson III, 6-foot-10 220 pounds, out of Duluth, Ga. Sampson visited Minnesota last weekend and had an excellent trip to the University.

Sampson is playing his AAU basketball with the Georgia Stars this summer led by Bo Bell.

Another big reason for Bell's high praise of Sampson is the 6-foot-10 big man's work ethic.

Other schools looking at Sampson include Cal, Indiana, NC State and Auburn.

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