Saturday, April 12, 2008

Unlocking the Door to His Future -

"Chris Braswell knows he can't defeat public opinion. No matter what happens over the next five months, whether the 6-foot-8 Georgetown recruit either shows up on campus in the fall or returns to a prep school, Braswell is still going to feel skeptical eyes on him -- on the basketball court, in the classroom and in cyberspace.

The end of a curious high school career could come today for Braswell when he suits up for the Capital All-Stars in the Capital Classic at Comcast Center. The player once dubbed the Washington area's next great big man orally committed to the Hoyas in October 2006, but it's far from certain when he will suit up.

Braswell repeated the eighth grade at Andrew Jackson Middle School in Forestville. Then, he spent his freshman year at Suitland dogged by rumors of poor grades and attendance. He spent the next two years at DeMatha, but he missed the final six weeks of his second season there without any explanation. He's spending this year at Hargrave Military Academy, a landing spot for athletes hoping the strict environment will help them improve their grades and gain initial NCAA eligibility. " Read More

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