Chicago Colleges: Forrest Robinson
Robinson, a 6-foot-10, 230-pound center, chose DePaul over offers from Bradley, Mississippi State, Saint Louis and Tennessee Tech.
“It wasn’t one thing,” said Robinson, who visited the DePaul campus on Sunday. “Everything was great. I’m going to help the spread the floor. We’re going to play fast-paced, run the floor and have fun, my style of basketball.
“I see DePaul making a big run soon. In a year, maybe next year, DePaul will be a powerhouse.”
Robinson, who is from Ranger, Texas, played his first college season at North Texas and averaged 1.6 points and 1.2 points in 16 games.
He attended Eastland High School in Texas and averaged 21.4 points and 9.2 rebounds as a senior.
Robinson is DePaul’s second Class of 2013 recruit. He joins Morgan Park (Chicago) senior point guard Billy Garrett Jr.
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