May 12, 2008
Prather Emerging As Elite 2010 In-State Prospect
Atlanta -- One of the biggest differences between football and basketball recruiting is that on the hoops side, things get serious between prospects and programs at a much earlier stage of the game. One prospect who is starting to see significant interest from Tennessee and a host of other high majors is Jackson, Tenn. wing Casey Prather.
Prather (6-foot-5, 190 pounds) from North Side high school in Jackson and his Nashville Celtics teammates were in action this weekend at the Wallace Prather Memorial Tourney in Atlanta on the campus of Georgia Tech, and Prather had little trouble showing why college coaches already consider him an intriguing prospect.
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