October 13, 2007

Morrow to give USC bulk in 2008

One of the main items on head coach Dave Odom's recruiting wish list for the 2008 South Carolina basketball team was muscle and size. He received his wish on Oct. 2 when Darius Morrow, a 6-foot 8, 250-pound center from Columbia High School in metro Atlanta, gave his pledge to play for the Gamecocks.

Morrow, who chose USC over a host of other schools including Cincinnati, Penn State, Fordham, UAB, among others, felt the Gamecocks were the perfect fit for him for several reasons.

"Location was very important," Morrow said. "My family is only a couple of hours away, and can drive up and see me play anytime."

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