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Helen Cox (La.) vs. Norcross (Ga.) preview

Greg Monroe leads Helen Cox (La.) against Al-Farouq Aminu and Norcorss Thursday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

Updated: January 10, 2008, 3:34 PM ET
By Jamar Hudson | ESPN.com

In the fifth installment of the Old Spice High School Showcase, Helen Cox (Harvey, La.) will visit Norcross (Ga.) Thursday at 7 p.m ET. The game will be aired on ESPN2.

Greg Monroe
Kelly Kline/Icon SMIGreg Monroe's ranks No. 4 overall in the ESPN 150.
Helen Cox (18-5) is led by ESPN 150 power forward and Georgetown commit Greg Monroe. Monroe, the No. 1-ranked power forward in the ESPN 150, is considered the best all-around inside player in the Class of 2008. As he takes his game to Georgetown next year, he will look to add his name to the list of great big men to suit up for the Hoyas.

At 10-1, Norcross is ranked No. 17 in the ESPN HIGH Elite 25 and is the No. 5-ranked team in the Southland. Wake Forest commit Al-Farouq Aminu, the No. 3-ranked small forward in the ESPN 150, is the go-to player for Norcross, the two-time defending state champion.