November 16, 2007

Teams buckling down on Buckles

Miami Pace forward Rakeem Buckles has one state championship ring after last year's successful year at the Florida school. The fast-rising big man wants another. And without sounding too greedy, he'd like to have three by the time he leaves for a high-major college.

Buckles, one of the fastest rising big men in the Southeast, is ready for the encore this season. The 6-foot-8 forward is ready for the challenges ahead of him and his teammates. Winning back-to-back state championships isn't an easy task no matter where you are at.

The class of 2009 prospect said Pace doesn't have a secret to success just a simple formula.

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