Prep big man chooses Memphis over others


MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Lexington High big man Nick Marshall, a 6-11 center, verbally committed on Tuesdsay to sign with Memphis.

The senior to be chose the Tigers over Tennessee, South Carolina, UConn, Indiana and Mississippi State.

Marshall averaged 12 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks for Lexington last season as a junior, but really got national attention for his play on the AAU Summer circuit last month.

Marshall, who is 17, plans to a year at a prep school after graduating from Lexington and then join the Tigers as a member of the 2016 class.


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