September 11, 2007

Strickland staying patient

Patience is a virtue. No one knows that better than five-star junior Dexter Strickland.

After two years of a small role at national power St. Patrick's High School in Elizabeth, N.J., Strickland is ready for his turn. The five-star prospect from the class of 2009 is one of the several Division I players on his nationally-ranked team. Instead of playing a smaller role, Strickland will be a featured player this season.

Before his quest for the hardware at the high school level, Strickland is ready to see some college campuses. The five-star prospect is going to Florida this weekend in what will be his first trip to The Swamp. A visit to Indiana is likely for Midnight Madness and a visit to North Carolina is also very possible, he said.

Michigan State, Villanova and Seton Hall have already hosted Strickland unofficially.

Strickland said he has offers Florida, Michigan State, Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio State, Villanova, Rutgers and Seton Hall while Duke is also looking at him.

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