August 5, 2008

Burton pledges to the Beavers

Monday was a big day in Oregon State basketball history. After the summer evaluation period concluded, the Beavers coaching staff put on the full press on their top targets - and it's paid off. Earlier in the day, 2010 point guard Ahmad Starks gave Oregon State the green light and on Monday night, 2009 post presence Joe Burton of Hemet, California decided on the Orange and Black as well.

In a late-night text message to, Burton confirmed that he has given Oregon State head coach Craig Robinson a verbal commitment.

Burton is currently playing in a basketball event with his AAU team in Hawaii and was unavailable for more comment tonight, but will be sure to touch base with him for more on his commitment in the near future.

Stay tuned.....

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