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'09 OK SG Xavier Henry (Kansas Verbal)

Discussion in '2009 Basketball Recruiting' started by OSUBasketballJunkie, Sep 28, 2006.

  1. wadc45

    wadc45 Bourbon, Bow Ties and Baseball Hats Staff Member BP Recruiting Team

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    Top performers at the Kayhawk Invitational...Henry has a top 3 of Kansas, Memphis and UNC with OSU and Louisville also in pursuit. Interesting notes on his brother as well.
  2. LitlBuck

    LitlBuck Kevin Warren is an ass

    Reads like KU might have an upper hand already. We will be limited in 09 with scholarships.
  3. OSUBasketballJunkie

    OSUBasketballJunkie Never Forget 31-0

    It was thought that Kansas had the edge at one time but the longer this goes, the better our chances......
  4. LitlBuck

    LitlBuck Kevin Warren is an ass

    Even if he wants to bring his brother along? I guess that was my point.
  5. OSUBasketballJunkie

    OSUBasketballJunkie Never Forget 31-0

  6. flybuckeye

    flybuckeye Sophmore

    I hear so many people raving about Xavier Henry, but Shawn Williams is as smooth as they come at 6-7. His range is incredible for his size and he is still growing. He averaged 19 and 7 for a 39-0, top-5 nationally ranked team and is getting offers from everybody. Why are you not as high on him as some other people are?
    -- Ian from Oakland

    Shawn Williams is a big-time shooter with size, as you mentioned. Every team wants a player who fits that bill, and we have respect for that kind of talent as well. Williams is ranked as the No. 28 prospect in the class of 2009 by But here is the deal with Xavier Henry. He might not be quite as good a spot-up shooter as Williams, but he is not far from it. He also has the size of Williams. What separates the two is that Henry is very athletic and can create shots off the dribble. Obviously with a long way to go, Henry has the potential to be a Kobe Bryant-type of player. At times he is unguardable. He can get his shot at will, and he can handle and pass at a very high level.
  7. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member


    KU hoops target Henry continues to shine
    By Gary Bedore
    May 28, 2007

    Xavier Henry continues to make a bid to become the No. 1 player in the recruiting class of 2009.
    Henry, a 6-foot-6 junior-to-be from Putnam City (Okla.) High, was the most impressive player Saturday at the Nike Memorial Day Classic in Nashville, Tenn., according to expert Jerry Meyer.
    ?Henry did what he does best, which is score at all three levels,? Meyer reported. ?Proficient in the mid-range, Henry also has the explosiveness to attack the rim. After struggling early with his deep jumper, Henry found the range right before the half (against a Florida team) and dropped some jaws with his patented ?hop-back? three.?
    Henry, the No. 2 player in his class behind Renardo Sidney (6-9 Rancho Dominguez High, Artesia, Calif.), has a college list of Kansas University, Memphis, North Carolina, Texas, Ohio State and Louisville.

  8. OSUBasketballJunkie

    OSUBasketballJunkie Never Forget 31-0$

    At the Nike Memorial Day Classic, Henry listed Kansas, North Carolina, Memphis, Kentucky, Texas, Ohio State and Louisville as his top schools.
  9. OSUBasketballJunkie

    OSUBasketballJunkie Never Forget 31-0 (Free)

    NIKE Memorial Day Classic last weekend, Henry was listed as a top underclassmen and top performer for the event.
  10. DaytonBuck

    DaytonBuck I've always liked them

    Didn't his brother turn down basketball to play baseball?
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  11. Yeah, but suppossedly he is giving up basketball and will probably enroll at Kansas, and thus probably making KU the leaders for Xavier as well...
  12. OSUBasketballJunkie

    OSUBasketballJunkie Never Forget 31-0$

    Henry lists Kansa, UNC, Kentucky, Memphis, Texas, Ohio State and Louisville. Xavier says he is open to other schools. No timetable for a decision.
  13. osugrad21

    osugrad21 Capo Regime Staff Member

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    Today was the first day for official contact for '09 prospects...Thad called :)
  14. OSUBasketballJunkie

    OSUBasketballJunkie Never Forget 31-0$ (Brian Snow)

    Henry is still listing Kansas, Memphis, North Carolina, Texas and Ohio State. Henry likes Ohio State's style of offense.
  15. DaytonBuck

    DaytonBuck I've always liked them

    Memphis might be one to watch in this battle. Coach Cal was an assistant when Xavier's dad played there and the two supposedly still have a good relationship.

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