UMass recruit opts for Baylor
By Matt Vautour, The Daily Hampshire Gazette Staff Writer, 4/23/1999

In the end, it came down to location for DeMarcus Minor.

The 6-foot-5 guard/forward from Garland, Texas, who had been heavily recruited by the University of Massachusetts and Minnesota, decided to stay close to home and attend Baylor University.

According to a story on the Insider's Report web site, Minor, a star junior college player at Barton County Community College in Kansas, came close to committing to UMass, but changed his mind earlier this week.

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Lari Ketner helped solidify his NBA future last weekend with an impressive showing at the Nike Desert Classic, a showcase for NBA prospects in Phoenix.

Freed from collegiate zones and double-teams, Ketner led his team with 13.3 points and 6.7 rebounds during the event.

He played for a Midwest team, along with James Posey, that placed third in the event.

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