Thursday, November 15, 2001

Xavier recruits

By Neil Schmidt
The Cincinnati Enquirer

        The Musketeers completed their recruiting in September, filling a five-man class in Thad Matta's first recruiting campaign.

        Four of the five are big men: 6-9, 235-pound Anthony Myles, a Chicago native playing at Olney (Ill.) Central College; 6-10, 235-pound forward/center Randy Holbrook, a St. Louis native playing at Odessa (Texas) College; 6-8, 210-pound forward/center Angelo Smith of Indianapolis Lawrence North; and 6-7, 225-pound power forward Brandon Cole of Richton Park (Ill.) Rich South. The other recruit is 6-foot point guard Dedrick Finn from Newburgh (Ind.) Castle.

        Future Stars publisher Van Colemanrates Holbrook No. 4 and Myles No. 17 amongjunior-college power forwards. Finn is a consensustop-100 prep player.

        Myles averaged 11 points and eight rebounds lastseason. Cole averaged 19.5 points and 9.0 rebounds.Finn averaged 20.5 points, six assists, five reboundsand three steals. Smith averaged 11.7 points, 9.7rebounds and two blocks. Holbrook averaged 7.0 pointsand 4.8 rebounds while battling a back injury andsplitting time with two Division I signees.

        Finn is regarded as the top point guard inIndiana, and both he and Smith made the juniorall-state team this spring.

       Athletic directors should fax (768-8550) or e-mail ( to the Enquirer the names of athletes signing national letters-of-intent this week.


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