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NC State Recruit Luke Cothron No Longer Committed to Wolfpack

GREENSBORO, NC - MARCH 13:  Sidney Lowe, head coach of the North Carolina State Wolfpack coaches against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in their semifinal game in the 2010 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum on on March 13, 2010 in Greensboro, North Carolina.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
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Marcus ShockleyCorrespondent IMarch 18, 2010

So one player that everyone thought had made his college choice has changed his mind. Luke Cothron (PF, 6′8″, 2010), a post player who can shoot from outside, had committed to NC State back in October of 2009. But now he says he’s no longer committed to the Wolfpack, in a move that took everyone, even his high school coach, by surprise.

It’s unclear why Colthon decided to re-open his recruitment or which teams he might now be considering. NC State seemed like a good fit for Colthon, but with such a big decision, it’s understandable if players sometimes rethink their plans.

Colthon is a post player but will need to add interior scoring and work on his paint game in order to be effective for the Pack, but his size and shooting ability are certainly attractive.

Here’s some video of Luke Cothron from the Boo Williams:


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