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Apple Valley 14-Year Old Getting College Interest?

Charley Walters of the St. Paul Pioneer Press has a bit in his column today about a 14-year old from Apple Valley that is already drawing interest for his basketball prowess, particularly from the Golden Gophers.

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Tyus Jones, a 6-foot-1 freshman from Apple Valley High School, just returned from a trip to Colorado Springs, Colorado, where he participated in tryouts for the USA Junior National team.

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Walters says that while there has been no formal offer yet, the Gophers are “infatuated” with Thomas and will offer him a scholarship at some point.

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