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All-State notebook: Deer Creek's Garrett Hermanski accepts invite

The Antlers' basketball star will replace James Woodard of Edmond Memorial.
BY SCOTT WRIGHT AND RYAN ABER Published: July 25, 2012

Edmond Memorial's James Woodard and Lawton Eisenhower's D'Andre Wright are among a trio of players to withdraw from the All-State boys basketball game. The pair of incoming freshmen at Tulsa will be replaced by Deer Creek's Garrett Hermanski and Ardmore's Travis Galbreath on the Large West team.

On the Large East roster, Victory Christian's L.J. Ross is being replaced by Kansas' Corey Cowan.

The All-State boys basketball games begin with the small-school game at 7 p.m. Thursday at Oral Roberts University's Mabee Center. The large-school game is scheduled for 8:30.


Tulsa Washington basketball standout Juwan Parker announced online that Memphis, Georgia and Stanford are his final three college choices, and he'll commit on Aug. 19.

Parker, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard and a two-time selection to The Oklahoman's Super 5 team, has more than 20 scholarship offers, including Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Tulsa.

He will announce his decision on the National Recruiting Spotlight blog, where he also revealed his final three choices.

Memphis and Georgia were among the first programs to offer Parker a scholarship, and Stanford joined the race late, because of the stringent academic standards at the school, according to Parker.

Parker has averaged a double-double over his last two seasons. His summer was cut short because of a toe injury that required surgery.


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