July 10, 2006

What's up with Earl Clark?

With almost 200 top high school prospects in the gym in Teaneck, N.J. for the ABCD Camp, nearly all the media attention was focused on the court.

For Louisville fans, the real story was sitting in the stands.

Earl Clark, a 6-foot-9 small forward who signed with Louisville in the class of 2006, was watching the action from the sidelines. Clark was just a few feet away from Louisville assistant Steve Masiello and was on the same side of the gym as future Syracuse star Paul Harris and former UConn star Charlie Villanueva.

Clark seemed to be a hit in the gym, with AAU coaches and other players coming up to shake his hand. The No. 1 recruit in the state of New Jersey last season, Clark has high expectations for his first season with Rick Pitino and the Cardinals.

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