June 29, 2006

Walkup focused on AAU

Just as quickly as the recruiting process heated up for 6-foot-6, 195-pound Nathan Walkup, the Deer Park (TX) forward received the offer he wanted and committed to Coach Billy Gillispie and Texas A&M.

Several schools continued to recruit Walkup in the following weeks hoping that the three-star prospect could still be swayed, but the fast-rising recruit quickly put any follow-up to rest.

Walkup is now squarely focused on his game, playing extensively this summer on the AAU circuit, and also working out with a personal trainer twice a week to develop physically.

Walkup and his AAU team will finish out the summer going to the Great American Shootout in Denton as well as the high profile Las Vegas tournament. They will also play in a local Houston tournament July 11-13.

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