July 16, 2006
D.J. Richardson - Peoria's Next Big Thing
Peoria, Illinois has seen it's share of Division I players, including Frank Williams, A.J. Guyton, Shaun Livingston, and David Booth. The next prospect that is expected to bring college coaches out is Peoria Central's athletic sophomore guard, D.J . Richardson. Richardson, a 6-foot-3 guard, has already seen the beginning of this attention, including a scholarship offer.
Currently, Richardson states he is hearing from Florida, Michigan State, Illinois, Purdue, Baylor (offered), Indiana, DePaul, and Bradley. Although many of the schools are Big Ten schools, when conference affiliation was brought up, two conferences came to the forefront, the ACC and the Big East.
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