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Neville Fincher rounds out recruiting class

The Kansas State basketball team rounded out its 2013 recruiting class on Monday, picking up a verbal commitment from Neville Fincher.

The 6-foot-9, 240-pound power forward who currently plays at Hargrave Military Academy (Chatham, Va.) is exactly the type of player the Wildcats’ coaching staff wanted to get with its fourth, and final, available scholarship.

Fincher describes himself as a defensive-minded player that also has “a few moves on the block. I can score and get the ball in the hoop.”

“I’m long, I block shots, I grab rebounds and I try to dunk everything when I’m down low,” Fincher said Monday by phone. “I’m quick off my feet and I run the floor really well … At Kansas State, I want to develop a little with my mid-range game and get to the point where I can shoot a few jumpers.”

Fincher said he was also recruited by Marshall, Seton Hall, Duquesne, Western Kentucky and Houston. Read More »