June 27, 2007

Recruitment picking up for Kinney

Coming into the AAU season, Champaign Centennial guard James Kinney was feeling his recruitment attention was limited to just the state of Illinois. However, over the past month, schools from across the nation been in contact with the 6-foot-1 guard, with much of the concentration occuring in the midwest.

"Illinois and DePaul have been there all along," noted Kinney when discussing teams showing interest. "Indiana, Xavier, Northern Iowa, Iowa, Iowa State, Kansas State, Valpo, North Dakota State, Southern Illinois are some of the other schools that have been contacting me."

Kinney feels the reason for the increased interest is simple. "Being consistent in my game and stepping up in the bigger games."

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