Center/forward Burgess selects Cougars

Top 100 center/forward David Burgess of Irvine-Woodbridge, Cal., has chosen BYU over Gonzaga. Burgess, whose brother Chris played for Duke and Utah, had earlier considered Louisville, Florida and UCLA. The Cougars recently gained center/forward Chris Miles of Provo-Timpview, Utah, over Gonzaga, Utah State and Utah; and guard Lee Cummard of Mesa, Ariz., over Arizona State and UCLA.

St. John's has a commitment from center Mohamed Camara of Guinea/Louisville-Moore, Kty/Riverside CC, Cal., over Arizona State, Rutgers and San Diego State.

Radford pledged forward Josh Fox of Staunton-Riverheads, Va., over Winthrop, American and Loyola-Maryland. He averaged 1.5 points and 9.3 rebounds as a junior.

Hampton has a commitment from guard Adrian Woodard of Sanford-Lee County, NC.

Penn gained guard David Whitehurst of Monmouth, NJ/Lawrenceville-Lawrenceville Prep, NJ.

Mercer has a commitment from forward Sam Dolan of Albany, NY/Oakdale-St. Thomas More, Conn., over Marist and Stetson.

Top 100 guard Albert Weber of Durham-Mt. Zion Academy, NC., who reopened his recruiting after committing to Alabama, is considering UConn, Arkansas, the Tide and Oklahoma.

Ramel Bradley, a Top 100 guard from Brooklyn-Park West, NY/Mt. Zion Academy, Va/Bradenton-IMG Academy, Fla., who denies reports of a verbal to Kentucky, is also considering Boston College, Georgia, Clemson and Miami-Florida.

Eighty-eight prospects on the early Class 2004 Top 100 have already made commitments. List of remaining Top 100 Prospects.

Texas, Indiana and Louisville lead the early 2004 Top Classes. Florida State led the 2003 Top Classes.

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