Franklin opens up about recruiting
October, 15, 2009
By Chris Lawlor
Gary Franklin Jr., the No. 14 point guard in the ESPNU 100 from Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.), will make his fifth appearance on ESPN family of networks Thursday.
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