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.
The Recruiting Guy:
Player of the Week: Eric Curry
Get to know Arkansas forward target Eric Curry.
Name: Eric Curry
City/School: Little Rock Southwest Christian Academy
Junior stats: 15.8 pg 8.9 reb 2.4 ast
Number of years playing basketball: 7
Schools that have offered: Alabama, Arkansas, Oklahoma St, Memphis, Iowa St, Vanderbilt, SMU, Western Kentucky, VCU, Minnesota, UT Martin, UALR, Auburn
Other schools showing interest: Oregon, Florida, Xavier, LSU
I like Arkansas because: I think they fit my style of Play
In college, I plan to major in: Communications/Journalism/Broadcasting
Best basketball moment: when we won the 16u Peach Jam
Best player I've played against: D'wayne Bacon
Favorite high school team to play against: Prime Prep
Describe what basketball means to you in 20 words or fewer: Basketball is my passion. It is what i want to make a career out of.
My ringtone on my cell is: Regular Iphone ringtone
Favorite NBA player: Lebron James
Favorite music: Hip/Hip and Rap
Favorite song: Drake- Legend
Favorite movie: Like Mike
Favorite TV show: ESPN Sportscenter
Favorite actor: Kevin Hart
Favorite actress: Gabrielle Union
Favorite food: Hot Wings
Favorite class: History
Dream Date: Beyonce
Hobbies: Play Video Games / Sleep
The one thing I could not live without is: Cell Phone
Role model: Lebron James
Three words to describe me: Laid Back, Competitor, Determined
People would be surprised that I: I know about all Sports hockey, golf, Baseball, tennis,etc.
Ten years from now I'll be: Successful in the NBA
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