July 17, 2007

Marshall shines at Peach Jam

Arlington (Va.) point guard Kendall Marshall was receiving some buzz before last week's Nike Peach Jam, but after a breakout performance in North Augusta in front of several colleges, he has quickly set himself apart as one of the truly elite underclassmen prospects in America. Playing multiple games in front of coaches including North Carolina's Roy Williams, Duke's Steve Wojciechowski and Johnny Dawkins, Virginia's Dave Leitao, and many others, Marshall put forth a series of standout efforts.

"This is a great experience for me. I was really looking forward to coming down to the Peach Jam, one of the best tournaments in the country, with my AAU team. I just wanted to come out here, do my best, and win a championship," Marshall said. "The team, we've been playing well lately. They've been coming on at the right time, at the end when it counts. My teammates, especially Ed Davis, have been playing well."


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