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November 16, 2012 at 8:31 AM

Aaron Gordon trims list to three

Aaron Gordon, the top 2013 prospect on the West Coast, has narrowed his list to three teams – Washington, Arizona and Kentucky.
The 6-8 forward from Arch Bishop Mitty High in San Jose, Calif. eliminated Oregon, Kansas and California.
Gordon plans to sign in the spring.
FRIDAY MORNING LINKS:
Isaac Hamilton is going to make his college decision 4 p.m. PT on ESPNU. He initially considered Washington, but canceled a recruiting trip. Many believe he’ll pick UCLA or UNLV. He’s also reportedly interested in Baylor, San Diego State and UTEP.
— California coach Mike Montgomery hopes Golden Bears signee Jabari Bird becomes a basketball Pied Piper who leads other elite recruits to Berkeley, Calif.
UCLA is appealing to the NCAA today it’s ruling to make freshman Shabazz Muhammad ineligible. For the latest info, follow the Twitter feed from LA Times’ Baxter Holmes.
— No. 13 UCLA (3-0) didn’t need overtime to rout James Madison 100-70. Normal Powell led the way with a career-high 27 points, but Jordan Adams stole the show. He had 25 points and scored became the first UCLA freshman to begin his career with three consecutive games of 20 or more points.
— No. 12 Arizona’s young front line dominated its 72-51 win over UTEP. The Wildcats (2-0) led the battle of the boards 35-14 and held the Miners to 36.4 percent shooting. Arizona newcomer Mark Lyons scored a game-high 17 points.
Josh Huestis scored a career-high 18 points, leading Stanford to a 69-51 victory over Alcorn State. Chasson Randle added 10 points and Dwight Powell grabbed 10 rebounds for the Cardinal (3-0), who have won nine straight dating to last year’s run to the Postseason NIT tournament title.
Askia Booker scored 16 points, freshman Xavier Johnson had 15 and Colorado (2-0) rallied from seven points down in the second half to defeat the Flyers, 67-57. The Buffaloes (2-0) play No. 16 Baylor 9:30 a.m. Friday.
— Heartbreaking loss for Oregon State, which had several chances in the final minutes to force overtime but fell 65-62 to Alabama at New York’s Madison Square Garden in the 2K Sports Classic benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. Devon Collier scored 21 points for the Beavers (2-1) while Angus Brandt had 10 points and 11 rebounds. Eric Moreland added six points and grabbed 14 rebounds.
The Minnesota Timberwolves waived former Washington star Will Conroy. He appeared in four games, scored just one point and averaged five minutes.

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