January 4, 2008
Five-Star McDonald Seeing Lots of Attention
While the football world is currently in a dead period on the recruiting front, matters are moving briskly on the basketball side of things. Tennessee, like most programs, had a light schedule over the holidays (not counting mileage) and the staff took advantage by hitting the road. Not surprisingly, one of their first stops was to check out Leslie McDonald, 2009's top target for the staff and a priority since his freshman year.
McDonald (6-foot-4, 195 pounds) and his Briarcrest team was conveniently in Bristol, Va. last weekend taking part in the venerable Arby's Classic, and the Tennessee staff took advantage by making multiple visits to see him play.
The powerful shooting guard is used to the attention after a summer that saw him confirm his position as one of the top backcourt prospects in his class, but he still takes note of who's in the stands.
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