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Top IU recruit Perea receives benefits

AAU coach, foundation leader acknowledges paying for flights, providing gifts

Updated: May 26, 2011, 11:12 AM ET
By Mike Fish | ESPN.com

The recruitment of Hanner Mosquera-Perea, one of the top commitments in the Tom Crean era at Indiana University, makes for a revealing study in the pulls and tugs on the heart of a young talent. It also sheds light on the off-court dealings and relationships in big-time college basketball.

Perea, a 6-foot-8-inch, 225-pound forward from Bogotá, Colombia, has said he'll join the Hoosiers in the fall of 2012, part of a class that ESPN has ranked as tops in the country. On the ...

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