April 30, 2007

Hoosiers extend an early offer to 09 guard

If you're looking to recruit a guard, Peoria might be a good place to start. The northern Illinois city has produced in the past some of the nation's best backcourt players, with guys like Shaun Livingston and A.J. Guyton.

And it's looking like next on that list will be D.J. Richardson, a 2009 guard out of Peoria Central.

The 6-3 Richardson is thought by some to eventually be the top 2009 prospect in Illinois, and the list of schools recruiting him early certainly reinforces that sentiment. He says he has a slew of programs showing interest in him even at the young point of his recruitment: Illinois, Bradley, Baylor, Tennessee, Florida, Stanford, Clemson, Northwestern, Michigan State, Ohio State and Indiana.

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