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Coach's Take: Austin Nichols

Coach's Take: Austin Nichols

Memphis (TN) Briarcrest Christian big man Austin Nichols is off to a fantastic start to the 2012 AAU season, on the heels of an outstanding junior campaign. Recently, the Kansas Jayhawks extended Nichols an offer, and Phog.net spent a few minutes with Briarcrest head coach John Harrington breaking down his game and recruitment.

Not long ago, Austin Nichols sat down with the coaching staff at Memphis (TN) Briarcrest Christian to discuss his recruitment. At the time, the 6-foot-9, 205-pound junior was already in high demand, with offers on the table from top-shelf schools and programs such as Vanderbilt, Florida, Tennessee and Virginia. But Briarcrest head coach John Harrington had a feeling it wouldn't be long until the...

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