April 30, 2011

N.C. center chooses Dawgs

Georgia coach Mark Fox and his staff have been looking to add more quality players to their 2011 over the last month. On Saturday afternoon, they added one of the top remaining unsigned post playesr to their 2011 class when John Cannon decided he wants to play his college basketball for Georgia.

"I just committed to the University of Georgia," Cannon revealed to UGASports.

Cannon joins Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Tim Dixon, John Florveus, and Nemanja Djurisic to make up Georgia's 2011 recruiting class.

The 6'11 240-pound center chose the Dawgs over offers from Northwestern, Old Dominion, and an opportunity to walk on at North Carolina on academic scholarship. As a senior at Mountain Heritage in Burnsville (NC), Cannon averaged around 22 points, 12.5 rebounds, 7.5 blocks per game.

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