October 15, 2006

Barnes makes his final visit

Oklahoma has already corralled one of the top post players in the country for the 2007 recruiting class in Edmond (Okla.) Oklahoma Christian School star Blake Griffin, but they are far from content with the depth at the position.

Rivals150 member and College Park (Georgia) Riverdale star Chris Barnes is much more than simply another body in the post, which can be seen by the focus placed on his recruiting process by Sooners head coach Jeff Capel. Barnes took his official visit to Norman this weekend to check out one of his top teams and it appears Oklahoma has done nothing to hurt their chances with the talented power forward.

Oklahoma was the final visit for Barnes and his college destination will be decided by Thursday. Barnes refused to name his finalists, but it is widely believed the three schools he's visited - Oklahoma, Georgia, and Kentucky - are the three schools in the running.

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