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Friday / December 2.
  • JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Louisville coach Rick Pitino and his son Richard are expected at Hudson Catholic Tuesday to check out talented juniors Reggie Cameron and Mike Young.

    They are the latest in a line of Division 1 coaches recruiting Cameron, a 6-foot-7 wing, and Young, a 6-8 power forward.

    Bob Huggins of West Virginia, Mick Cronin of Cincinnati, Kevin Willard of Seton Hall, Brandin Knight of Pittsburgh, Van Macon of Rutgers, Dan Hurley of Wagner and Jared Grasso of Iona are among the coaches who have come through recently.

    Florida and Notre Dame are also expected.

    Arizona junior wing Kevin Parrom is in stable condition after being shot early Saturday morning in The Bronx in an apparent dispute over a woman.

    Parrom was at home visiting his sick mother.

    “It happened at approximately 1:05 Saturday at 1200 Woodycrest Avenue,” a New York Police Department spokesperson who requested anonymity told SNY.tv by phone. “He was shot one time in the right leg. He was taken to Lincoln Hospital in stable condition.

    “He was with a woman and two people came to that location and knocked on the door. They followed him into a bedroom and shot him with a 22-caliber handgun. No one else was in the apartment when he was shot.”

    Chris Obekpa is one of the most sought after players left on the board in the Class of 2012.

    An active shot-blocker and rebounder from Our Savior New American on Long Island, the 6-foot-9 Obekpa hosted UConn coach Jim Calhoun for a home visit last Monday and then visited Providence unofficially over the weekend.

    “The [Providence] visit went well,” Our Savior assistant Eric Jaklitsch told SNY.tv. “We took a took a tour of their