Richard Davenport covers recruiting for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He is the host of Recruiting Thursday, a weekly radio show that airs from 7 to 8 p.m. on 92.1 FM in Fayetteville; 93.7 FM in Little Rock; 95.3 FM in Fort Smith; 96.3 FM in Hot Springs; 104.3 FM in Harrison/Mountain Home; and 106.9 FM in Arkadelphia.
Player of the Week: Jabril Durham
Name: Jabril Armon Durham
School: Seminole State College
Stats: 21.2ppg 5.5rbg 6.7 assist
Number of years playing basketball: 15
Schools that have offered: Oklahoma state, Texas A&M, Marquette, Texas State,
I signed with Arkansas because: I will the opportunity to play right away and I fit in the system perfectly.
I plan to major in: Pre-Med
Best basketball moment: Winning All Conference First Team junior college
My favorite play: Pick and Roll
Best player I've played against: Marcus Smart
Favorite high school team to play against: Flower Mound Marcus (Marcus Smart)
Describe what basketball means to you in 20 words or fewer: It's a humbling way to express my love for The Lord. I play for him.
Favorite NBA player: Stephen Curry, Jason Kidd, Pistol Pete
Favorite NBA team: Warriors
Favorite music: Old School Hip Hop
Favorite song: Juicy Biggie Smalls
Favorite book: Harry Potter
Favorite movie: Harry Potter
Favorite TV show: Scandal
Favorite actor: Nicolas Cage, Danielle Radcliffe
Favorite actress: Zoe Saldana, Sanna Latham
Favorite food: Italian food
Favorite class: Biology
Dream Date: Beyonce
Hobbies: Play Video Games, Cook
The one thing I could not live without is: The Lord
Role model: My Dad
Three words to describe me: Humble, intelligent, Competitive
People would be surprised that I: I came from a NAIA school to juco and now Arkansas
Ten years from now I'll be: Playing professional basketball either overseas in EuroLeague or NBA or almost out of med school
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