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Ralph Sampson Commits to Minnesota

Ralph Sampson commits to Minnesota

Ralph Sampson, a 6-foot-11, 220-pound senior center from Duluth (GA) Northview, has committed to Minnesota, according to sources close to the situation. The Gophers were hoping to land a center to go along with their three-man recruiting class and have a projected top-10 group. He joins jucos Paul Carter and Devron Bostick and South Dakota big man Colton Iverson as the four current recruits.

Ralph Sampson is the son of former college and NBA standout Ralph Sampson. He played for the Georgia Stars AAU team and attended the LeBron James Skills Academy. His father, Ralph Lee Sampson, was one of the most heavily recruited players ever. He signed with Virginia and was one of only two male players in the history of college basketball to receive the Naismith Award as the National Player of...

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