This would mark the end of a historic program, as Coach Bob Cimmino’s program has produced two current RU players, rising sophomore Mike Coburn and Florida transfer Jonathan Mitchell.
Mount Vernon’s basketball program has won eight state and four federation titles. Former Mount Vernon basketball stars include Ben Gordon, now playing for the Chicago Bulls, as well as Gus Williams, Earl Tatum, and Scooter and Rodney McCray.
**In UConn news, Rivals reports that 2009 center Daniel Orton will take five visits, including one to UConn.“I will take all five official visits before I make my final decision,” the 6-10 Orton told Rivals. “Kansas, Kentucky, Ohio State and Connecticut are the schools I plan to officially visit. I don’t know what school I will visit for my final visit, but I definitely plan to visit these schools.”