NCB On The Trail: Demetrius Houston

Mississippi State adds 2014 big man

July, 22, 2013
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6-foot-9 power forward Oliver Black (Jackson, Miss./Wingfield) verbally committed to Mississippi State on Sunday, according to multiple sources.

Black, a class of 2014 prospect, chose the Bulldogs over Ole Miss and Oklahoma State, among others. He joins SF Demetrius Houston (Montgomery, Ala./Carver) and SG Maurice Dunlap (Greenwood, Miss./Amanda Elzy) in MSU's recruiting class. The Bulldogs also hold a pledge from two-sport standout Elijah Staley (Marietta, Ga./Wheeler) who is expected to play football and basketball.
Four-star SF Demetrius Houston (Montgomery, Ala./Carver) has committed to Mississippi State over the likes of Alabama, Auburn, Seton Hall, Tennessee, George Mason and Georgia.

What will Houston bring to the Bulldogs and how does he fit?

Four-star wing commits to Miss. St.

July, 8, 2013
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Rising senior small forward Demetrius Houston (Montgomery, Ala./Carver) ended his recruitment on Monday with a verbal commitment to Mississippi State, according to multiple reports.

He joins SF Elijah Staley (Marietta, Ga./Wheeler) and SG Maurice Dunlap (Greenwood, Miss./Elzy) in Mississippi State's 2014 class. The Bulldogs also hold a verbal pledge from Houston's high school teammate, Class of 2015 PF Joseph Struggs.

Houston also held offers from Alabama, Auburn, George Mason, Georgia and Seton Hall.

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