Barry headed to New Mexico StateGo here for the remainder.
Del Oro grad had been pursued by UCLA, St. John's and other college hoops powers
Highly recruited basketball star Remi Barry told the Auburn Journal Tuesday he has committed to New Mexico State University.
The 6-7, 200 pound forward from France graduated from Del Oro High last spring and was rated the 28th best high school prospect in the country by ESPN while playing at American Heritage high school in Florida in 2008-09.
He was unable to play for the Golden Eagles after the California Interscholastic Federation would not grant him eligibility. CIF maintained that Barry transferred to Del Oro from Florida for athletic reasons.
Barry’s decision to play for New Mexico State comes as a bit of shock. He was being recruited heavily by basketball powers such as St. John's, UCLA, Washington, Cal, and Colorado to name a few. Barry contends New Mexico State was just a better fit for him...
Thursday, August 26, 2010
The latest Remi Barry update
Remi Barry has signed with New Mexico State but is still awaiting academic clearance from the NCAA -- a "Waiting For Godot" -like process which might prohibit him from playing this coming season.