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Brooks of Iowa Western to Creighton, Uchebo to visit Pitt, Other JUCO Recruiting News

By Brad Winton, JuCo Recruiting, 04/14/13, 1:15PM EDT


Devin Brooks, a 6-1 point guard at Iowa Western CC, has given a verbal commitment to Creighton. Brooks is a smooth point guard who can score and distribute the ball. He led Iowa Western to a 32-3 record this season and took them to the Elite Eight of the NJCAA D1 tournament. Brooks averaged 16 points, 5.6 assists and 6.6 rebounds per game this season. Before committing, he had offers from Southern Illinois, Illinois State, Duquesne and Creighton. Brooks also had interest that was picking up from Texas, Auburn, Ole Miss and Seton Hall.

Joseph Uchebo, a 6-11 center at Chipola College, will visit Pitt next weekend. Uchebo will have three years of eligibility wherever he ends up because he sat out this season with an injury. Uchebo is now  back at full strength. He averaged 12 points and 12 rebounds per game last season as a freshman at Chipola. Uchebo committed to NC State out of Word of God Academy, but didn’t qualify and had to go the junior college route.

Deonte Houston of Olney Central CC gave a verbal commitment to Coastal Carolina. Houston averaged 14.7 points, 4.7  rebounds and 4.5 assists per game.

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